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    Hi all,

    I know its out of forum topic, but someone please help me out with more information regarding the two year MSc. programme in Economics. I'll be completing my Bachelors next year and is planning to apply to LSE. I have a host of clarifications required - and is not about regular "what is the cost of living" or "how abt a scholarship" stuff. Its a bit serious academic stuff.

    Kindly reply to this thread if you can help me out - it would be really good if its a student who is/had attended the course or even the 1 year programme. Please reply or PM me. Thanks and regards!

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    what do you want to know
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    okay, i'll put it across:

    1) what was the avg GRE score of the admitted students, if not exact, atleast a vague figure

    2) are there Indian students in there - if yes, from which college nd course. Im doing BA (Econ, Pol Sci and Socio, majoring in Eco) .

    3) with my combination, is it possible to apply for the two year / one year course?

    4) is it possible to get a transfer (after the 1st year) to the econ and finance MSc

    5) what else is possible to give me an edge in my application - i have 2 research papers published and prizes in national level economics competitions etc. and 70+ agg (top 5% of my peers)

    well, this is a small summary of my doubts, thanks! chao!
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    1) I don't know, I was exempt from the GRE.

    2) From what I have seen there are a lot of Indians (from India) at LSE in general, I'm not one of them and I don't personally know any.

    3) The Two year course is for people that have a non-Economics undergrad degree, so you would have to apply for the 1 year course. They may ask you to take the two year course if they do not think you can handle the 1 year course straight away, but this is doubtful.

    4) If you take the 2 year course I would guess that you could, but I'm not sure. I would apply to it directly, seeing as the entry requirements are lower than for the MSc Econ it may be easier to get in.


    These are mostly administrative questions that you would be better off asking the LSE directly.
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    hmm... thanks for the answers :-)

    now do i have to submit multiple applications for 1yr and 2yr courses or is it that i apply for 1yr nd if they im not suitable for it, that they may offer me the 2yr one?

    and yeah, hows te placements out there... and where did u land up?
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    i would ask the grad admissions office about that.

    I got into the MSc Econ 1 year.
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    I can only speak with regard to Delhi University - there are quite a few students every year who get offers for the MSc Economics programme (ballpark 5-10). However, even those who have an Honours degree in Economics from the University have to take the 2-year programme since LSE doesn't regard the DU standard to be fit enough. I would check with Grad Admissions
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    (Original post by Sigma)
    I can only speak with regard to Delhi University - there are quite a few students every year who get offers for the MSc Economics programme (ballpark 5-10). However, even those who have an Honours degree in Economics from the University have to take the 2-year programme since LSE doesn't regard the DU standard to be fit enough. I would check with Grad Admissions
    hey sigma... thanks for that insight. are/were u a MSc student? and 5-10 seems a good number. The indian univs are not considered at par with Uk ones, but i really dont mind doing the 2 year prog considering the fact that MSc is two years in India.and my coll is ranked righ below the DUs and Xavier in India...

    As all quoted, the Grad Admin people are very frugal when it comes to givin info on these stuffs... i've been mailing LSE and Cam offices with the same question for a long now!!
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    (Original post by ajith)
    hey sigma... thanks for that insight. are/were u a MSc student? and 5-10 seems a good number. The indian univs are not considered at par with Uk ones, but i really dont mind doing the 2 year prog considering the fact that MSc is two years in India.and my coll is ranked righ below the DUs and Xavier in India...

    As all quoted, the Grad Admin people are very frugal when it comes to givin info on these stuffs... i've been mailing LSE and Cam offices with the same question for a long now!!
    Well I'm headed for a BSc Econ myself - but seen many of my seniors go through the MSc application process. Good luck!
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    (Original post by Sigma)
    Well I'm headed for a BSc Econ myself - but seen many of my seniors go through the MSc application process. Good luck!
    you mean, applying for BSc after ur BA from India? which college?
 
 
 
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