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Studying History - A taster course (LS6732)

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History Humanities Social Sciences
Course date


Two and a half hours (2 to 4.30pm)

Academic direction
The London School of Economics and Political Science


Come along to our taster course to experience two taster sessions with LSE academics, meet LSE students and discover the options available in the LSE Department of International History.

This course is now full. Applications are closed. 

Location: On campus

LSE’s Department of International History teaches and conducts research on the international history of Britain, Europe and the world from the early modern era up to the present day.

With undergraduate programmes in BA History, BSc International Relations and History and BSc Politics and History, the department offer a wide variety of options for students interested in the making of the modern world, ranging from the discovery of the New World in the late fifteenth century up to the decision-making processes confronting states in the first decade of the New Millennium.

Looking at a large globe of the world

The LSE Travel Fund contributes towards the cost of standard rail or coach travel to and from the LSE campus for eligible students attending an on-campus taster course. Please visit the LSE Travel Fund webpage to check eligibility requirements. 

Course requirements

Open to year 12 students only.

This LSE taster course is only open to those students with an interest in studying History, not any of the other subject areas offered by LSE.