London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London: Local Economic Development

InstitutionLondon School of Economics and Political Science, University of London View institution profile
Department Geography and Environment
Web http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate
Email stu.rec@lse.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7955 6613
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme, accredited by the Institute for Economic Development (IED), focusses on the variety of ways in which local and regional agencies can work with the private sector in order to stimulate local economies. Students gain understanding of the local, national and international trends in business organisation and
a knowledge of the variety of local agents involved. The programme is targeted at two groups of students: first, those who have recently finished a first degree in a relevant discipline and want to develop specific skills and an understanding of local and regional economic development; second, managers of local economic development institutions who want to widen and deepen their existing knowledge. The MSc is also an ideal starting point for a career in economic development research.

MSc

The London School of Economics And Political Science

 

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) offers you the opportunity to study the social sciences in an institution with a worldwide academic reputation, while enjoying the cultural, social and recreational facilities of one of the world’s greatest capital cities.

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