LSE-UCT July school

7 Feb 2017 - 15:00

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are delighted to offer the fifth LSE-UCT July School from 17 - 28 July 2017. This innovative and prestigious two-week 'summer school' style programme provides the highest calibre students, graduates and professionals from across the globe with an exciting opportunity to study important social science issues relevant to Africa today across subject areas as diverse as international relations, economics, management, government, geography, law, media and social policy. Bookings are now open.


LSE-UCT July School Courses


The LSE-UCT July School offers courses from across the social sciences, all with reference and relevance to Africa today. Participants  select one intensive course to study for the two-week programme.

Each course is delivered by one or more leading academics from LSE and/ or UCT, supported by Teaching Assistants who are usually PhD students from one of the partner institutions.

Each course normally comprises 48 contact hours over two weeks, usually arranged as 36 hours of lectures and 12 hours of classes or seminars.  The course is assessed through mid-term assessments and final examination, allowing the award of a graded  transcript to participants who successfully complete the programme.

The courses currently on offer in 2017 are: