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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 will take a core course in the Department of International History, then choose their other two taught options from a range of courses in the Departments of International Relations and International History, before completing the programme with a research dissertation on a relevant topic from the history of international affairs.

* 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:

NB. All IR courses are Controlled Access, which means that students will be required to complete the Student Statement box on the online application form, accessible from course selection page/s on LSE for You, indicating why you wish to take the course. Places on these courses are subject to availability. Further guidance will be provided at the Programme Induction at the start of term.

Paper 3: Options

Choose one additional full unit or two half units from the courses listed below, or from other course options offered by other related departments at LSE (subject to availability and permission from the Programme Director):

** indicates that the course is Controlled Access (see above).

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.