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LSE-Peking University Double MSc in International Affairs


Year 2: London School of Economics


Progression from Year 1 at Peking University

LSE-PKU students currently in their year 1 at PKU will receive visa invitations to the UK (including the CAS code) and information regarding registration at LSE only after LSE has received the progression list from SIS/PKU in mid-July. This list will have the names of students who have successfully passed all required exams at PKU to qualify for progression to year 2 at LSE.

Structure: LSE Courses

Students take core courses in the Departments of International Relations and International History, take a third course from the wide range of options offered by the two Departments, and complete the programme with a dissertation on a relevant topic.

* The LSE does not have a credit system. To complete the second year study at the LSE, you must successfully pass the four compulsory papers listed below.

Paper 1

Paper 2: IR Options

Choose one course from the following list

* All students require teacher permission, which can be attained by completing the online application form linked to the course selection on LSEforYou.

** indicates half-unit course

Paper 3: Options

Choose an additional full unit or two half units from the International Relations courses listed above or one of the full units listed below

Paper 4: Dissertation

The Dissertation will be supervised within the Department of International History at LSE and will be on a historical aspect of international affairs.