Updated graduate course and programme information 2014/15

The following information provides a summary of new course and programme information for the 2014/15 session. It is intended to help you when you are selecting your courses.

Graduate programmes

New programmes for 2014-15
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new programmes in 2014-15 (a link to the programme information will appear shortly).

Department of Economic History

MRes/PhD Quantitative Economic History

Department of International Development

MSc African Development

Department of Management and Department of Social Policy

Executive MSc Behavioural Science

 

Withdrawn programmes from 2014-15
The following programmes will be permanently withdrawn, and no longer available in the 2014-15 session. 

Department of Government

MSc Comparative Politics (Research)

MSc Public Policy and Administration (Research)

MSc Political Theory (Research)

MSc Regulation (Research)

Department of Sociology

Diploma in Sociology

MSc Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies

 

Programme title changes from 2014-15
The following programmes have changed title from the 2014-15 session.

Old title

New title

Department of International Relations

MSc Diplomacy and International Strategy

MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy

Department of Management

MSc Management, Information Systems and Innovation

MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation

Graduate courses

New courses for 2014-15
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new courses in 2014-15.

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN473 Anthropological Approaches to Value (H)

 

Department of Economics courses:

EC409E Public Policy in Practice Workshop III (H)

EC421E Global Market Economics (H)

EC410 Public Economics for Public Policy (H)

EC454E Economics for International Development (H)

Department of Economic History courses:

EH409 Chinese Economy in Transition: 1850-1950 (H)

EH474 Research Prospectus

EH473 Research Paper in Quantitative Economic History

 

European Institute courses:

EU425E Interest groups, markets and democracy (modular) (H)

EU474 Contested ideas in EU Law and Government (H)

EU446E Economic governance of EMU (modular) (H)

EU475 Muslims in Europe (H)

EU453E The Political Economy of Welfare State Reform (H)

EU476 Turkey in Europe (H)

EU473 Informal Governance (H)

EU497E Dissertation (H)

Department of Geography and Environment courses:

GY400 The Economics of Urbanization in Developing Countries (H)

GY449 Urban Futures (H)

GY441 The Politics of Housing (H)

 

Department of Government courses:

GV488E Regulatory Analysis

GV4H5 The Politics and Philosophy of Environmental Change (H)

GV4E4E Fiscal Governance and Budgeting (H)

GV4H7 Subnational Politics in Comparative Perspective (H)

GV4H4 Foundations of Political Theory (H)

 

Department of International Development courses:

DV448 Political Economy of Development I (H)

DV451 Money in an Unequal World (H)

DV449 Political Economy of Development II (H)

DV501 Development History, Theory and Policy for Research Students (H)

DV450 Bureaucracy and Development (H)

DV510 Research Design and Proposal in International Development

Department of International History courses:

HY447 Hacking the Archive

HY470 What is international about the 'International'?

Department of International Relations courses:

IR452 Empire and Conflict in World Politics (H)

 

Department of Law courses:

LL440E Digital Rights, Privacy and Security (H)

LL444E International Law and the Use of Force (H)

LL441E Employment Law (H)

LL4CL Explaining Punishment: Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology (H)

LL442E Insolvency Law: Company Liquidation and Stakeholder Interests (H)

LL4CM Law in the Economy (H)

LL443E Insolvency Law: Principles, Rescue and Reconstruction Processes (H)

 

Department of Management courses:

MG406E Behavioural Decision Science (H)

MG463 CEMS Global Management Practice (H)

MG407E Goals and Motivation for Individuals and Teams (H)

MG464 CEMS Global Business Principles (H)

MG460 Handling Disruption: Humanitarian Emergencies Management and Development (H)

 

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH426E Philosophy and Public Policy (H)

PH459 Governing Knowledge: Foundational Issues in Science Policy (H)

PH458 Evidence and Policy (H)

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA4M2E Behavioural Science and Policy (H)

SA4M5E Dissertation in Behavioural Science

SA4M3E Research Methods for Behavioural Science (H)

SA4X6E Welfare Analysis and Measurement (H)

SA4M4E Policy Appraisal and Impact Assessment (H)

 

Department of Social Psychology courses:

PS464 Social Influence (H)

 

Department of Sociology courses:

SO476 Researching Migration - Research Questions and Research Methods

SO480 Urban Inequalities (H)

SO477 Urban Social Theory (H)

SO481 Class, Politics and Culture (H)

SO479 Human Rights and Postcolonial Theory (H)

 

 

Course code changes from 2014-15
The following courses have changed codes for the 2014-15 session.  Course codes are used to register you for courses in the School.

Old code

New code

Department of International Development courses:

DV443 Humanitarian Consultancy Project (H)

DV452

Gender Institute courses:

GI406 Feminist Political Theory (H)

GV4H3

Department of Law courses:

LL416 Regulating New Medical Technologies

Code and title changed to: LL4CN New Technologies in Law and the Body (H)

Department of Management courses:

 

MG489 Professional Development Programme and Business Project (H)

Title and code changed to: MG488 MiM Capstone Course – Management in Action (H)

Department of Sociology courses:

SO447 Topics in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies

SO482

 

Course title changes from 2014-15
The following courses have changed title from the 2014-15 session.

Old title

New title

European Institute courses:

EU464 Migration and Mobility: EU Law and Politics (H)

International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (H)

EU476 Turkey in Europe (H)

Turkey and Europe (H)

Gender Institute courses:

GI411 Gender, Postcolonialism, Development: Critical Perspectives and New Directions (H)

Gender, Postcoloniality, Development: Critical Perspectives and New Directions (H)

GI420 Globalisation, Gender and Development: Policy and Practice (H)

Globalisation, Gender and Development: Theorising Policy and Practice (H)

Department of Geography and the Environment courses:

GY479 The Urban Revolution (H)

Urban Revolutions (H)

Department of Government courses:

EC454E Economics for International Development (H)

Development Economics (H)

Department of International Development courses:

DV423 Global Political Economy of Development I (H)

Global Political Economy of Development (H)

DV433 The Informal Economy and Non-State Governance (H)

The Informal Economy and Development (H)

Department of Law courses:

LL416 Regulating New Medical Technologies

Title and code changed to: LL4CN New Technologies in Law and the Body (H)

LL434E Introduction to Regulation (H)

Regulation: Strategies, Theories and Implementation (H)

LL4AH Comparative Company Law (H)

Corporate Governance (H)

LL4BF Regulating for Financial Stability (H)

International Financial Regulation (H)

LL4BG Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law (H)

Philosophy of European Union Law (H)

LL4BX Corporate Governance (H)

Corporate Governance - Advanced Topics (H)

LL4Z4 Value Added Tax in the European Context (H)

Value Added Tax in the EU (H)

Department of Management courses:

IS418 Convergence and Information Management (H)

Social Computing, Data and Information Services (H)

IS499 Dissertation in Management Information Systems and Innovation

Dissertation in Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation

MG404 Consumer Behaviour: Behavioural Fundamentals for Marketing and Management (H)

Behavioural Fundamentals for Marketing and Management (H)

MG421 The Future of the Multinational Firm (H)

Foreign Direct Investment and Emerging Markets (H)

MG455 Principles of Decision Sciences (H)

Behavioural Decision Science for Management and Policy (H)

MG456 Advanced Decision Sciences (H)

Risk and Decision Analysis for Management and Policy (H)

MG489 Professional Development Programme and Business Project (H)

Title and code changed to: MG488 MiM Capstone Course – Management in Action (H)

MG498 Dissertation: Executive Global MSc Management (H)

Dissertation/Capstone Project (H)

MG4A1 MSc Management pre-sessional: Quantitative Methods and Mathematics

MSc Management pre-sessional: Skills Preparation for the MiM

Department of Methodology courses:

MY429 Special Topics in Qualitative Research Methods (H)

Special Topics in Qualitative Research: Introspection-based Methods in Social Research (H)

Department of Philosophy courses:

PH427 Genes, Brains, and Society: Philosophical Issues in the Biomedical Sciences (H)

Genes, Brains, and Society (H)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA429 Social Exclusion, Inequality and the Underclass Debate

Understanding Social (Dis)advantage

SA466 European Social Policy - Long Essay

European and Comparative Social Policy - Long Essay

SA4D2 Health and Population in Developing and Transitional Societies

Global Health and Population Change

Department of Social Psychology courses:

PS409 Political Psychology (H)

Political Psychology of Intercultural Relations (H)

 

Suspended courses for 2014-15
We regret we are unable to offer the following courses in the 2014-15 session. For alternative option courses you should consult your academic adviser.

Department of Accounting courses:

AC410 Management Accounting, Strategy and Organisational Control

 

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN419 The Anthropology of Christianity (H)

AN463 The Anthropology of Borders and Boundaries (H)

AN420 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia (H)

AN467 The Anthropology of South Asia (H)

AN421 The Anthropology of Industrialisation and Industrial Life (H)

AN468 The Anthropology of Schooling (H)

AN424 The Anthropology of Melanesia (H)

AN469 The Anthropology of Amazonia (H)

AN459 Anthropology and Media (H)

AN900 A Programme of Ethnographic Films

AN462 The Anthropology of Post-Soviet Eurasia (H)

 

Department of Economic History courses:

EH408 International Migration, 1500-2000: from slavery to asylum (H)

EH447 Great Depressions in Economic History (H)

EH412 Research Topics in Economic History A (H)

EH451 Latin American Development: Political Economy of Growth (H)

EH419 Research Topics in Economic History (H)

EH466 Labour and Work in Preindustrial Europe (H)

EH428 History of Economics: Making Political Economy into a Social Science (H)

EH467 Epidemics: Epidemic Disease in History, 1348-2000 (H)

EH446 Economic Development of East and Southeast Asia

 

European Institute courses:

EU426 The West: Identity and Interests (H)

EU460 European Society and Politics beyond the Nation State (H)

EU427 European Public and Economic Policy

EU462 Partisanship in Europe (H)

EU431 European Integration from a Global Perspective (H)

 

Department of Finance courses:

FM440 Corporate Finance Theory (H)

FM4T3 Corporate Finance Theory - Dissertation (H)

Gender Institute courses:

GI416 Gender and Transition Societies: Politics, Policies and Patterns (H)

 

Department of Geography and the Environment courses:

GY408 Local Economic Development and Policy

GY464 Race and Space (H)

GY410 Economics of Local and Regional Development (H)

GY467 Global Migration and Development (H)

GY438 Cities and Social Change in East Asia (H)

 

Department of Government courses:

GV476 Twentieth-Century European Liberal Thought (H)

GV4G1 Applied Quantitative Methods for Political Science (H)

GV482 Political Science and Political Economy: Advanced Topics (H)

GV4G7 Marx and Marxism (H)

GV498 Multiculturalism (H)

GV4H1 Chinese Political Thought (H)

GV4C2 Globalisation, Conflict and Post-Totalitarianism (H)

GV4H7 Subnational Politics in Comparative Perspective (H)

GV4F9 African Politics, Wars, and Violence (H)

 

Department of International Development courses:

DV409 Economic Development Policy

DV448 Political Economy of Development I (H)

DV434 Human Security (H)

DV449 Political Economy of Development II (H)

Department of International History courses:

HY438 Western Intellectuals and the Challenge of Totalitarianism

HY461 East Asia in the Age of Imperialism, 1839-1945

Department of International Relations courses:

IR415 Strategic Aspects of International Relations

IR460 Comparative Political Economy

IR422 Conflict and Peace Studies

IR463 The International Political Theory of Humanitarian Intervention (H)

IR437 Postcolonial Perspectives in International Relations (H)

 

Department of Law courses:

LL407 Media and Communications Regulation (H)

LL4F1 Secured Financing in Commercial Transactions (H)

LL4AX Selected Topics in International Human Rights Law (H)

LL4F6 International Dispute Resolution: Non-Adjudicatory Processes (H)

LL4AZ International Tax Systems: Advanced Problems (H)

LL4G7 Mental Health Law: The Civil Context (H)

LL4BE Principles of Financial Regulation (H)

LL4G9 European Monetary and Banking Law (H)

LL4BQ Trade Mark Law (H)

LL4H9 Human Rights in the Workplace (H)

LL4BR Brands and Trade Marks: Contemporary Issues (H)

LL4J1 Critical Perspectives on Legal Theory (H)

LL4BY An Introduction to the International Human Rights of Women (H)

LL4K2 Law of International Economic and Financial Sanctions (H)

LL4BZ International Human Rights of Women: Advanced Issues (H)

LL4L7 Advanced Mediation (H)

LL4C2 World Poverty and Human Rights (H)

LL4S2 E-Commerce Law (H)

LL4CC Commercial Remedies (H)

LL4S5 Piracy, Content and Ownership in the Information Society (H)

Department of Management

ID421 Human Resource Management and Employment Regulation (H)

MG452 Behavioural Economics for Management (H)

ID434 Managing Diversity in Organisations (H)

MG482 Innovation and Technology Management (H)

IS416 eHealth: Policy, Strategy and Systems (modular)

MN432 Personnel Economics (H)

MG402 Public Management: A Strategic Approach (H)

 

Department of Mathematics:

MA419 Search Games (H)

 

Department of Methodology courses:

MY429 Special Topics in Qualitative Research: Introspection-based Methods in Social Research (H)

MY456 Survey Methodology (H)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH423 Scientific Method and Policy

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA4C8 Globalization and Social Policy (H)

SA4L2 Contemporary Issues in European Social Policy (H)

SA4E6 Rural Development and Social Policy

SA4X6E Welfare Analysis and Measurement

SA4K1 Global Health Policy: Institutions, Actors and Politics

 

Department of Social Psychology courses:

PS411 Current Communication Research (H)

PS439 Science, Technology and Resistance (H)

PS421 Issues in Social Psychology: Group Dynamics (H)

PS447 Psychoanalysis and Communication (H)

PS428 Knowledge Processes in Organisations (H)

PS460 Inter-cultural Relations and Racism (H) 

Department of Sociology courses:

SO420 Globalisation: Economy, Politics and Power (H)

SO438 Sociology of Employment I: Social Relations at Work (H)

SO433 Cultural Theory (H)

SO466 Race and Biopolitics (H)

Department of Statistics courses:

ST418 Non-linear Dynamics and the Analysis of Real Time Series (H)

 

 

Withdrawn courses for 2014-15
The following courses will be permanently withdrawn, and no longer available in the 2014-15 session. For alternative option courses, please consult your academic adviser.

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN429 The Anthropology of Southern Africa (H)

AN461 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being (H)

AN446 Tutorials for MSc China in Comparative Perspective

 

Department of Economics courses:

EC450 Urban and transport Economics Seminars

 

European Institute courses:

EU423 Greece and the European Union

EU461 Economic History of Southeastern Europe and the Middle East, 1820-1970

EU438 Turkey: Political Economy and European Integration

 

Department of International History courses:

HY443 Class, Gender and Generation in 20th Century Germany

HY464 Crises and Detente in the Cold War, 1962-1975

HY445 The Holocaust as Global History

 

Department of Geography and the Environment courses:

GY430 Contemporary Urbanism

 

Department of Government courses:

GV436 National and Ethnic Conflict Regulation

GV4F6 The Philosophy and Politics of Environmental Change

Department of International Relations courses:

IR438 Theory of International Society: The English School and its Critics

 

Department of Law courses:

LL416 Regulating New Medical Technologies

LL4D5 Legal Risk in the Financial Markets (H)

LL4C9 Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships (H)

LL4L4 Law and the Holocaust (H)

Department of Management courses:

MN433 Case Study in Management and Strategy (H)

 

Department of Social Psychology courses:

PS437 Representations, Institutions and Communities (H)

 

Department of Sociology courses:

SO447 Topics in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies

SO464 Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Colonial Societies (H)

SO452 Urban Environment (H)

SO467 Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Britain (post-1945) (H)

SO461 Racial Formations of Modernity (H)