The London School of Economics and Political Science
Philosophy of Science MSc
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research, this programme explores both general questions about the nature of science and specific foundation issues related to the individual sciences. It is primarily designed to be accessible and stimulating for two main audiences: those who have studied science as undergraduates and would now like to study the philosophical foundations and methodology of science in depth, and those who have studied philosophy and would now like to delve deeper into the philosophy of science.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

LSE graduate support scheme, Lakatos Memorial Scholarship a £4,000 award for a single philosophy student.
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A 2.1 Honours degree or 1st Class degree (or overseas equivalent) with a considered interest in the areas covered. Most students will have a science background or one in philosophy. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Costs

Tuition Fees Philosophy of Science MSc

EU £15216 year 1
England UK £15216 year 1
Northern Ireland £15216 year 1
Scotland £15216 year 1
Wales £15216 year 1
International £23520 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About The London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics (LSE) is a Russell Group university, and is one of the member institutions of the University of London. Situated in the Westminster area of Central London, LSE is home to a diverse student body that comes from around the country and overseas to be a part of the experience.

Where is this programme taught

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