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London School of Economics and Political Science

United Kingdom
  • 32 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
  • 34 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
  • 71 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • 68 QS World University Rankings 2013
  • 35 QS World University Rankings 2015
  • 23 THE World University Rankings 2015-2016
  • 35 QS World University Rankings 2018
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About London School of Economics and Political Science

The London School of Economics and Political Science is public research university located in London. The London School of Economics is part of the University of London.The campuses of the school are located at Clare Market and Houghton Street in Central London. There are around 8,700 full-time students and over 800 part-time students at the School.

Campus information

The academic departments available at the School include accounting and finance, development studies, economics, employment relations and organizational behaviour, geography and environment, managerial economics and strategy, etc.

The LSE is situated in the City of Westminster between Covent Garden, Aldwych and Temple Bar, bordering the City of London. It resides adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice, Lincoln's Inn and Kingsway, in what used to be Clare Market. The School lies within the London Congestion Charging zone.

The nearest London Underground stations are Holborn, Temple and Covent Garden. Charing Cross, at the other end of Strand is the nearest mainline station, whilstLondon Waterloo is ten minutes walk across the River Thames. Buses to Aldwych and Kingsway will stop right outside the School at Houghton Street.


Off Campus Housing:

  • Bankside House
  • Butler's Wharf Residence
  • Carr-Saunders Hall
  • Grosvenor House
  • High Holborn Residence
  • Lilian Knowles House
  • Northumberland House
  • Passfield Hall
  • Rosebery Hall
  • Sidney Webb House


Courses available 10

Applied, Pure Sciences 1 Business, Management 3 Humanities & Social Sciences 5 Law 2


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