The London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom)

LSE’s strong social science foundations and academic rigour are central to our CEMS programme. We offer a multidisciplinary academic approach to understanding the theory and practice of management, with a strong focus on management theory. Student also have the opportunity to participate in our management practice focused course Management in Action, as well as numerous elective courses from across the School. Our faculty will encourage students to develop their critical thinking skills, and to apply insights from research to organisational challenges. Most courses will assess individual, written assignments, while others will use a combination of individual and group assessment, including class participation or peer evaluation. Students will have access to LSE Careers consultants and events with representatives from a range of organisations. Students will also have opportunities to attend Department of Management events, and public lectures delivered by high profile speakers from around the world. LSE is vibrant, diverse and multicultural, with a campus in the heart of London.

Watch the programme video: https://youtu.be/NfTIaosYzxg?list=PLB489E8BA2C3B99B2

Location
London School of Economics (New Academic Building)
54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London WC2A 3LJ
United Kingdom
51° 30' 55.7424" N, 0° 7' 4.0476" W
LSE University Campus
CEMS abbreviation : 
LSE

 CEMS Programme Manager (PM)

Maryane Mwaniki


MSc Management and Exchanges Programme Manager
m.mwaniki@lse.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 207 106 1211

 CEMS Corporate Relations Manager (CRM)

Maryane Mwaniki


MSc Management and Exchanges Programme Manager
m.mwaniki@lse.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 207 106 1211

 CEMS Academic Director

Emma Soane


e.c.soane@lse.ac.uk

Target of this fact sheet: Prospective CEMS students applying to MSc+MIM

 Contact

Contact people for application questions

Maryane Mwaniki


MSc Management and Exchanges Programme Manager
m.mwaniki@lse.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 207 106 1211



 Programme Info

MSc degrees offered in combination with CEMS MIM: 
Application Deadlines: 
Rolling deadline, but advised to apply by March.
Student Selection Dates: 
Not applicable
Language of Instruction: 
English
Duration and Full-time Workload: 
24 months
Term Dates for the Master Programme(s): 

 MSc Academic Expenses

 Living Expenses

Estimated monthly budget for single students:

Housing (shared)http://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
Transportationhttp://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
Meals & grocerieshttp://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
Miscellaneoushttp://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
Additional Expenses : 

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/moneyMatters/costOfStudying.aspx

Target of this fact sheet: Enrolled CEMS MIM Students before their term abroad

Curriculum Specificities : message from the CEMS Academic Director: 
LSE’s strong social science foundations and academic rigour are central to our CEMS programme. We offer a multidisciplinary academic approach to understanding the theory and practice of management, with a strong focus on management theory. Our faculty will encourage students to develop their critical thinking skills, and to apply insights from research to organisational challenges. Most courses will assess individual, written assignments, while others will use a combination of individual and group assessment, including class participation or peer evaluation. Students will have access to LSE Careers consultants and events with representatives from a range of organisations. Students will also have opportunities to attend Department of Management events, and public lectures delivered by high profile speakers from around the world.

 Academic Information

Required Documents before arrival: 
  • Nomination from University Programme Manager
  • CV
  • Online Exchange Registration
  • Proof of English language proficiency(http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/informationForInternationalStudents/englishLanguage.aspx)
  • Copy of valid passport (students who require a visa)
  • Degree transcript (students who require a visa)
  • Passport photo (jpeg preferred)

  • Required Documents After arrival at University: 

    Students should ensure they meet the English Language Requirements: http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/informationForInternationalStudents/englishLanguage.aspx

    Enrolment as visiting Student: 
  • Online Registration: Students will be sent an online student registration form to complete by mid May (term 1 students) and mid August (term 2 students). The data will be used to generate student records, ID cards and email accounts. 
  • Official Registration: In addition to this, students must also attend an official registration session at the LSE before the start of term.

  • Term 1: Student services Centre on Friday 9 September 2016
  • Term 2: Student services Centre on Wednesday 4 January 2017
  • Course offer availability and registration: 
  • Term 1: students will be able to officially choose courses around mid-September.
  • Term 2: students will be able to officially choose courses in the first week of January.
  • Language(s) of Instruction other than English: 

    N/A

    Language requirement: 
    http://www.lse.ac.uk/study/informationForInternationalStudents/englishLanguage.aspx
    Language offer: 

    The vast majority of courses are 2 hours per week for 20 weeks (i.e. in total 40 hours of classes). As the language classes usually last 3 terms, it is unlikely that CEMS students would be able to enrol on these courses as they are only here for 1 term.

    Visit the LSE Language Centre website for details on language courses: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/language/Home.aspx

    Minimum and Maximum Workload requirements: 

    The required credits is 30 ECTS worth of courses. This does not include skill seminars, Block Seminar, RGL and the BCSS.

    Exams, Grading and pedagogical principles: 
    Courses at the LSE are generally highly theoretical. The teaching style at LSE is normally in the form of lectures (with the entire class) and also smaller seminar groups (usually maximum of 15 students) for more in-depth discussion and analysis. Students will be graded according to the LSE mark scheme. Please refer to the LSE factsheet for details.
    Terms Dates
    Academic YearTerm 1Term 2
    Terms Dates : Details
    Term 1Term 2
    Nomination Period :Term 1 students must be nominated by 2 May 2016Term 2 students must be nominated by 1 July 2016.
    Student Registration Period :Term 1 students must complete the online student registration by 16 May 2016Term 2 students must complete the online student registration by 16 July 2016.
    Terms Dates details :26 September - 9 December 20164 January - 24 March 2016 (Students may be required to be present on campus the week commencing 24 April 2017 for the Business Project Presentations)
    Welcome Day / Orientation week9 September 20164 January 2017
    Block Seminar / Launch Event
  • 12 - 16 September 2016 (Block Seminar),
  • 22-23 September 2016 (Business Communication Skills Seminar)
  • 5-6 January 2017 (Responsible Global Leadership)
    School Vacations / Public Holidaysn/an/a
    Exam PeriodExaminations and assessements take place during Term 1. Specific details will be circulated to students during their term at the LSE.Examinations and assessements take place during term 2. Specific details will be circulated to nominated students during their term at the LSE.
    Terms Dates : Additional Information: 
    Term 2 students may be required to be present on campus during the week commencing 24 April 2017 for Business Project Presentations. This is compulsory for all Term 2 students.

     Academic Expenses

    MIM Academic Expenses: 

    Block seminar costs approximately 250 EUR, and RGL will costs approximately 100 EUR paid through the LSE online shop. The fee covers lunch and evening activities. Acccommodation is not included in the fee. We may provide accommodation at an additional cost during block week at one of our preferred residences, for those who need it. Details on how to access the online payment system will be sent to students during the summer.

     Living Expenses

    Estimated monthly budget for single students:

    Housing (shared)http://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
    Transportationhttp://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
    Meals & grocerieshttp://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
    Miscellaneoushttp://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/London-Life/livingCosts.aspx
    Additional Expenses : 

    http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/moneyMatters/costOfStudying.aspx

     Services and Facilities

    Health insurance: 

    Health Insurance: Exchange participants must arrive with their own health insurance that covers all international incidents. More information about health insurance can be found here: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/supportServices/healthSafetyWellbeing/healthIssues.aspx

    General Insurance: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/intranet/students/moneyMatters/home.aspx

    Housing: 

    LSE accommodationWe strongly recommend students look for private accommodation options, as LSE owned accommodation will not be available for visiting exchange students. Students are encouraged to start searching for housing options as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. There are a variety of private options available to students.

    For further information on private housing options visit the Accommodation Office website: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/accommodation/privateHousing/findingPrivateHousing/find.aspx

    Other useful links:

  • http://uniplaces.com
  • http://housing.london.ac.uk/cms/  
  • http://www.netletlse.co.uk/  
  • http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/  
  • Check out CEMS partner HousingAnywhere in addition to the local offers

    Internships support and national regulations: 

    Exchange students have access to all the services offered by the LSE Careers Service during the term of study. This includes careers information on the website, the online vacancy board, one-to-one careers advice, CV feedback, careers seminars and practice interviews. 

    Students can access these services once formal registration has taken place. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the range of events organised by the Careers Service, including career fairs, workshops, company presentations and skills sessions and are also able to apply for internships promoted by the School. 

    Check out CEMS Internship Guide

    Orientation / CEMS Club and other Student Clubs: 

    LSE CEMS Club:
    The LSE CEMS Club look forward to hosting incoming exchange students and ensuring excellent student experience across the term. All nominated students will be sent a welcome email from the LSE CEMS Club and Student Board Representative.

    LSE Graduate Management Society:
    The GMS is the professional networking group for the London School of Economics’ Department of Management. Their main goal is to help students get the most out of their time at the LSE by helping them to develop a strong social network. The GMS also have joint events with the CEMS Club.
    http://www.graduatemanagementsociety.com/

    LSE Student's Union:
    The student's union host a range of clubs and societies across the LSE.
    http://www.lsesu.com/

    Information about the city / the country: 
  • Transport for London: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
  • Visit London: http://www.visitlondon.com/
  • Timeout: http://www.timeout.com/london
  • Target of this Form: Enrolled MSc students applying to MIM at this school