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How hard get into London School of Economics?

How hard get into London School of Economics?

How hard is it to get into LSE? LSE is one of the most competitive universities in the UK. It’s admission rate is approximately 9%.

Is London School of Economics part of University of London?

LSE was founded in 1895 and joined the University of London in 1900. The School’s academic profile spans a broad range of social sciences and is renowned for studying real world issues, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance.

Does London School of Economics have undergraduate?

LSE also offers a four-year undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (further information on the BSc Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree), combining the disciplines of philosophy, politics and economics.

Is the London School of Economics part of the LSE?

Designed by academics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with expertise from the LSE Department of Economics – renowned worldwide for its groundbreaking and transformative economics research – these University of London programmes prepare you to understand the world through the lens of economics.

Who are the trustees of the London School of Economics?

The five trustees were Sidney Webb, Edward Pease, Constance Hutchinson, W. S. de Mattos and William Clark. LSE records that the proposal to establish the school was conceived during a breakfast meeting on 4 August 1894, between the Webbs, Louis Flood and George Bernard Shaw.

How many international students are at London School of Economics?

One hundred and fifty-five nationalities are represented amongst the LSE’s student body and the school has the second highest percentage of international students (70%) of all world universities.

How did the London School of Economics get its mascot?

The Latin motto, rerum cognoscere causas, is taken from Virgil’s Georgics. Its English translation is “to Know the Causes of Things” and it was suggested by Professor Edwin Cannan. The beaver mascot was selected for its associations with “foresight, constructiveness and industrious behaviour”. 21st century