The Department of International Relations has created a number of videos to help you find out more about our MSc programmes and individual courses, as well as more about various aspects of international relations and how we research and study it at LSE.
You can also watch all the videos as a YouTube playlist here and on iTunes U or on the LSE IR audio and video channel.
International Relations: an introduction
Featuring academics from the International Relations Department at the LSE, ‘International Relations: an introduction’ is a 10-minute film about the study of international relations, particularly at the LSE. The film looks at what we study, and why, and also at major themes and how to approach them, and debates Star Trek and whether there will ever be world peace.
Aspects of International Relations: International Political Economy
Featuring academics from the International Relations Department at the LSE, ‘Aspects of IR: International Political Economy’ is a 7-minute film about the study of international political economy, particularly at the LSE.
The film looks at what we study, and why, and also at the major themes in IPE, such as the financial crisis, climate change and globalisation of markets. It debates how IPE fits into IR, and the rewards and value of studying IPE.
Research clusters in the International Relations Department
In these short videos, you can learn about various aspects of international relations and how we research and study it at LSE, including:
BSc International Relations degree programme introductory video
In this introductory video the Departmental Tutor answers a number of questions about the BSc IR programme and what is special about it.
MSc Degree Programme introductory videos
In these videos the Programme Directors answer a number of questions about their MSc degree programmes and what is special about them.
MPhil/PhD International Relations introductory video
In this video, the Deputy Head of Department for Teaching and Learning talks about the MPhil/PhD International Relations programme.