Subjects: Economics and management; social sciences, with special strengths in political sciences, law, international relations, anthropology, sociology, philosophy, geography.
Prerequisites: 3.3 GPA. With a 3.5 in related courses for Economics study (may be lower for other Departments); junior-level standing; demonstrated maturity.
Length: Academic year.
Credit: 4 courses are taken, which continue on through the entire three-term year. 8 Albion College units can be granted for work successfully completed.
Housing: Dormitories and apartments. The LSE has only limited dorm housing available through the entire University of London system, and cannot guarantee places. Students wanting dorm space should apply as soon as possible after acceptance, and to any or all of the halls of residence. If a hall turns down an application, students are advised to write back and ask to be placed on the waiting list. Be prepared to go 2-3 weeks before term starts to locate a dorm room if you hadn't been accommodated or to apartment hunt if nothing is available.
Costs not covered by Albion: Round trip airfare to London, housing, food, gas and electricity, personal expenses, books.
(LSE begins accepting applications in January. There is a rolling admissions policy and places are limited so students are encouraged to apply early.)
Dr. Gregory Saltzman, 111 Robinson Hall, ext. 0422,
Comments: LSE is a challenging program for the motivated, academically well-prepared student. Located in the heart of London, LSE has 6,000 students; 2,800 are undergraduates. It has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research in economics and the social sciences. Although there are classroom lectures, the primary method of teaching is the traditional British one of tutorials.
The General Course Office
Room A203, 20 Kingsway
The London School of Economics & Political Science
London WC2 2AE
Telephone: +44 171 955 7554
(+44 171 955 7439)
Fax: +44 20 7955 7674