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    I am planning to apply for the MSc in Global Market Economics however am concerned that my quantitative background is not strong enough. I have an undergrad degree in Economics from a highly rated liberal arts college in the US with a 3.8 GPA. However, I only have semester of Calculus and Stats and no econometrics coursework.

    Does LSE allow you to take extra math courses to make up for your deficiency in the subject - like they do for Economics through their Summer School programme??

    I have also have 4+ years of work experience which I am hoping will count in my favor.

    It would be really helpful if someone who has applied or is currently a student can give some advice.
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    I am planning to apply for the MSc in Global Market Economics however am concerned that my quantitative background is not strong enough. I have an undergrad degree in Economics from a highly rated liberal arts college in the US with a 3.8 GPA. However, I only have semester of Calculus and Stats and no econometrics coursework.

    Does LSE allow you to take extra math courses to make up for your deficiency in the subject - like they do for Economics through their Summer School programme??

    I have also have 4+ years of work experience which I am hoping will count in my favor.

    It would be really helpful if someone who has applied or is currently a student can give some advice.
    For GME a strong numerical background is not quite so important, it's a two year course, during the first year there are some 'foundation' undergrad level modules available. Those with a comprehensive background tend to go for one of the one year masters, such as the single honours Econ MSc. Even if your background is not adequate for GME, then your offer will be made stipulating the LSE Summer school as a necessary pre-condition.
    However, you've a good GPA, and the LSE loves American dollars, providing you gain a good GRE score, there will be no problem in you getting admitted.
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    thanks alot for your input.. are you a current student? or do you have any ideas on the types of jobs that graduates of this programme obtain..
 
 
 
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