THE LONDON SCHOOL
OF ECONOMICS AND
LSE Summer School 2010 Application Form
5 July – 13 August 2010
Session 1: 5 July – 23 July 2010
Session 2: 26 July – 13 August 2010
Closing date for applications: 28 May 2010
Section 1: Personal Details
The name entered in section one will be used to produce ID cards and
certificates, and should be completed in BLOCK CAPITALS.
Applicants engaged in full-time education should enter ‘student’ in the
Occupation field, with the name of their university.
Applicants not engaged in full-time study should enter details of their job and
the name of their employer.
Section 2: Courses
It is only possible to select ONE course per session
It is not possible to study several courses simultaneously, or one course from
Preparatory English courses are not compulsory: these boxes should not be
checked if English is the applicant’s first language.
Section 3: Qualifications and Educational Background
Applications to the Summer School are assessed on the basis of the
information provided on this form, therefore it is recommended that applicants
provide as much information as possible about their academic background in
this section of the application form.
Where all required information is not available, the Summer School Office will
contact applicants – this will delay the application process.
Section 3.1: University
o The name or names of any universities at which applicants have
studied, or currently attend should be entered in the relevant
Undergraduate or Postgraduate section.
o Degree Type: e.g. BA(Hons), MSc, BBA
o Subject: Major (and Minor where appropriate) field of study
o Result: if grades are not yet available, this field should be left empty
o Date awarded: Month and year of award, or expected completion
date, should be entered in this field.
Section 3.2: Prerequisites
o All courses have individual prerequisites – please see the Summer
School website/brochure for further information.
o Details of relevant courses should be entered, including main
textbooks used (state author, title and edition), date and grade.
o All applications must be accompanied by a transcript confirming these
Section 3.3: Mathematical/Statistical Background
o Some quantitative courses require competence in mathematics and/or
o For applications to courses that do not require mathematics, this field
can be left empty.
Section 3.4: English as a Second Language
o Applicants for whom English is not their first language should enter
details of appropriate qualifications here.
o Name of test, grade and date awarded are required.
o Applicants who have studied and been assessed at university level in
the English language do not require an additional qualification.
o Full details of accepted qualifications can be found on the summer
Section 4: General Information
Section 4.1: MSc conditional offers
o Some applicants are required to take a Summer School course as part
of a conditional offer to a graduate programme at LSE.
o Do not check ‘YES’ if you do not have an offer from Graduate
Section 4.2: LSE students/alumni, Section 4.3: Returning Summer School
o Applicants who have studied previously at Summer School, current
LSE students or LSE alumni are eligible for a 10% reduction in fees.
Section 4.3: Source
o For monitoring purposes, applicants should enter where they first
heard about LSE Summer School
Section 4.4: LSE Library membership
o Details of applicants’ membership to the LSE Library should be
Section 5: Disabled applicants
LSE assesses applications from disabled students on the same academic
grounds as all candidates.
Applicants are strongly recommended to disclose disabilities to the Summer
School Office on the application form so that any necessary, reasonable
individual arrangements can be organised.
Without sufficient notice it may not be possible to organise the adjustments
The nature of disability should be indicated here, and whether it will affect
study or examination arrangements during Summer School.
This includes, but is not limited to, dyslexia/dyspraxia, visual or any physical
Section 6: Payment Details
Section 6.1: Sponsor Details
o If a sponsor or company will be paying for Summer School tuition then
an invoice will be produced directly for them
o If the applicant themselves, or friend or family will be paying, this
should be left empty.
o It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that fees are paid in
full by the correct date.
Application Fee Payment Form
o Applicants wishing to pay the application fee by credit card (Visa or
Mastercard) or debit card (Switch, Delta, Maestro or Solo) should
complete the attached payment form.
o Payment may also be made by UK Sterling cheque or bank draft,
made payable to London School of Economics.
o The application fee of £50 must be submitted together with the
o Applications made after 28 May 2010 will incur an additional late
booking fee of £60, making the total application fee £110, and will only
be considered if places remain on the programme.
o Late applicants should contact the Summer School Office before
completing their application.
Tuition Fees One Session (3 weeks) Two Sessions (6 weeks)
Standard Rate £1,550 £2,650
Student Rate £1,175 £2,000
Note: ‘Student Rate’ applies to applicants registered in full time education, or
The completed form should be returned to the address below by post. We are
unable to accept faxed or emailed application forms. Applicants requiring help to
complete the form or a large-print version of the form should contact the Summer
School Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer School Office,
Applicants must ensure that they have understood fully the terms and
conditions of their application, as outlined on the Summer School website. We
expect all Summer School students to behave according to our Code of
Conduct, details of which will be posted and emailed with the offer letter. LSE
Regulations also apply to LSE residences and Summer School social events.
LSE Summer School 2010 Application Form
Please complete using BLOCK CAPITALS
Section 1: PERSONAL DETAILS
Family Name/Last Name
Given Name/First Name
Title Male/ Date of Nationality
Female Birth Day Month Year
Please print clearly
Alternative email address
Please provide a personal email address
Including international code
Occupation State occupation and name of employer or university
Section 2: COURSES
Preparatory English is a one-week course intended for those who have achieved the
level of proficiency required, but who wish to refresh their language skills before
starting the regular course. This course is not compulsory.
LN101 Preparatory English LN102 Preparatory English
(28 June – 2 July 2010) (19 July – 23 July 2010)
Please indicate your choice of course below. You may attend one or both sessions,
but you may only select ONE course from each session.
Session One: 5 July – 23 July Session Two: 26 July – 13 August
Accounting & Finance Department Accounting & Finance Department
AF101 Managerial Accounting and AF110 Principles of Accounting
AF202 Analysis and Management of Financial
AF225 Debt Markets
AF255 Financial Markets
AF350 Advanced Corporate Finance
Economics Department Economics Department
EC112 Essential Statistics for EC101 Introductory Microeconomics
Economics and Econometrics
EC212 Introduction to EC201 Intermediate Microeconomics
EC270 Public Finance EC235 Economics of European Integration
EC321 Money and Banking EC260 The Political Economy of Public Policy
EC312 Advanced Econometrics
EC322 Topics in Econometrics
EC341 Industrial Organisation and
Introduction to Competition Policy
International Relations, International Relations, Government &
Government & Society Department Society Department
IR120 Trade, Development and the IR115 Culture and Globalisation:
Environment Perspectives from Anthropology
IR150 British Politics in a Changing IR130 Athens to Al-Qaeda: Political Theory
World and International Politics
IR160 The Middle East in Global IR201 World in Crisis? Global Order and
Politics Disorder in the 21 st Century
IR209 International Political IR207 Development in the International
Economy Political Economy
IR245 International Journalism and IR210 International Politics: Building
Society – The Role of the Media in the Democracies From Conflict
IR250 The Global Politics of IR255 Crisis, Contagion and Containment:
Protest and Change Contemporary Issues in the Politics of Money
IR270 What Kind of Europe?
Crisis, Reform and the International
Role of the European Union
Law Department Law Department
LL102 Human Rights: Theory, Law LL104 Law and the Holocaust
LL135 Introduction to Corporate LL105 International Law: Contemporary
Law and Governance Issues
LL210 Law and Politics LL201 Intellectual Property Law and Society
LL202 Commercial Law
English Language Department English Language Department
LN103 English for Business
Management Department Management Department
MG110 Judgment and Decision MG150 E-Business in the Digital Age
Making for Management
MG133 Foundations of MG204 Leadership in Organisations
MG230 Behaviour in Organisations MG205 Competitive Strategy and Game
MG270 Business Development and MG207 Health Policy, Management and
ICT Innovation Economics
MG211 The International Business
MG220 Organisational Strategy
SECTION 3: QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
University Degree Subject Result Date
All 200 and 300 level courses have prerequisites (See the Summer School website
or brochure for further details). Prerequisites other than mathematics and statistics
should be listed below in as much detail as possible. Prerequisite courses are to be
passed to a reasonable standard and transcripts must be included as evidence.
Prerequisite Course Year Main Text Books Used Grade
3.3: Mathematical/Statistical Background.
You only need to fill this section in if the course you are applying for requires it.
Year Main Text Books Used Grade
3.4: English as a Second Language
The test, score and date of any additional English qualifications should be listed
below (see the Summer School website for a list of accepted qualifications).
Applicants whose first language is English, or who have studied and been assessed
at an English-speaking university, may leave this field empty. If in doubt see the
FAQ section of the website.
3.5: Academic Referee
It is not necessary to include a letter of reference with an application, however
applicants are required to include the contact details of an academic referee, should
we need to verify your qualifications or abilities.
SECTION 4: GENERAL INFORMATION
4.1: Is taking the Summer School required as a condition of an MSc/Diploma offer at
LSE? YES NO
If YES, give details
4.2: Are you currently, or have you previously been an LSE student?
If YES, please give details
4.3: Have you attended a LSE Summer School course in previous years?
If YES, please give details
4.4 Where did you learn about LSE Summer School?
Web Friends/Previous student/Colleagues
MSc Offer Employer
University British Council
Newspaper Advertisement Agency
Other (please specify)
4.5 Have you ever used the LSE Library before? YES NO
If YES, please give details of the following:
Dates; Type of Membership e.g. Day Member
SECTION : DISABLED APPLICANTS (including applicants with specific
LSE assesses applications from disabled students on the same academic grounds as all
candidates. Applicants are strongly recommended to disclose disabilities to the Summer
School Office on the application form so that any necessary, reasonable individual
arrangements can be organised. Without sufficient notice it may not be possible to organise
the adjustments required.
The nature of disability should be indicated below, and whether it will affect study or
examination arrangements during Summer School. This includes, but is not limited to,
dyslexia/dyspraxia, visual or any physical impairment. (Continue on a separate sheet if need
SECTION 6: PAYMENT DETAILS
Who will be paying for this course?
Myself Friend or family Sponsor or company
If ‘sponsor’ or ‘company’ is checked, we will address and send the invoice directly to
your sponsor. It is however the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the fees are
paid in full by the correct date. Please ensure that we have the sponsor’s full contact
6.1 Sponsor Details
Contact Telephone No. Contact E-mail Address Contact Fax No.
Have you completed all the questions and included the following with your
Application Fee Copies of Academic English Proficiency
Please check the following boxes to confirm that you have read, understood
and agreed to the terms and conditions as outlined on the LSE Summer School
I declare that the information supplied in this form is true to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
I have read and understood the Assessment and Examination arrangements and
agree to take the examinations as scheduled.
Disclaimer: Although all possible care has been taken in the preparation of this form,
no responsibility can be taken for any errors or omissions, however caused. Should
a course need to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, the applicant will be
offered an alternative course or a full refund of tuition fees and accommodation
Payment of the application fee by credit card can be made by completing the
payment form on the next page.
LSE Summer School OF ECONOMICS AND
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