Updated graduate course and programme information 2020/21 - for future students

The following information provides future students with a summary of new course and programme information for the 2020/21 session. It is intended to help you when you are selecting your courses.

This page will continue to be updated throughout the academic year as changes are confirmed by departments.

New programmes    |  Substantive changes to programme regulations  |  New courses

Graduate programmes

New programmes for 2020/21
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new programmes in 2020/21:

Department of Gender Studies

MPhil/PhD in Gender (Social Research Methods) - entry for students from MSc in Social Research Methods (Gender stream) only

Department of International History

MSc in International and Asian History

Department of Accounting

MRes/PhD in Accounting

Department of International Development

LSE-Sciences Po Double Degree in the Political Economy of Development - [MSc in Development Management (LSE and Sciences Po)]

Department of Geography and the Environment

LSE-PKU Double Degree in Environmental Policy, Technology and Health -
[MSc in Environmental Policy, Technology and Health (LSE and Peking University)]

Department of Social Policy

LSE-Fudan Double Master's in International Social and Public Policy (China Specialism)

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 Withdrawn programmes for 2020/21
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2020/21 session:

Department of Law

MSc in Law and Accounting

Department of Management

MSc in Management Science (Decision Sciences)

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Substantive changes to programme regulations for 2020/21
The following programmes will change their structure, course options and/or other elements of the programme regulations from the 2020/21 session.

Department of Economic History

MSc in Political Economy of Late Development

Change to Paper 1 core course.

Department of Gender Studies

MSc in Gender, Media and Culture

MC438 changed from Paper 2 long options list to Paper 1 short options list.

Department of Government

MSc in Political Science and Political Economy

MY457 and MY452 to change from compulsory to optional; GV482 to change from optional to compulsory.

Department of Management

MSc in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MG4G5 Dissertation: Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship to change from 0.5 unit to 1.0 unit.

Department of Statistics

MPhil/PhD in Statistics

Addition of Year 1 core courses ST505 Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis and ST552 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I.

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Programme title changes 2020/21
The following programmes have changed title from the 2020/21 session.

Old title

New title

Department of Gender Studies

MSc in Women, Peace and Security

MSc in Gender, Peace and Security

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Graduate courses

New courses for 2020/21 
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new courses in 2020/21.

Department of Health Policy courses:

HP4F2E Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Healthcare Programs and Policies (0.5)

HP4F3E Randomised Evaluation of Health Programmes and Policies (0.5)

Department of Management courses:

MG468 Foundations of Management III: Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and Leadership (0.5)

MG469 Extended Essay for Management (0.5)

MG470 Management Dissertation (1.0)

 

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Course title changes from 2020/21 
The following courses have changed title for the 2020/21 session.

Department of Gender Studies courses:

GI413 Gender and Militarisation (0.5)

GI413 Gender, 'Race' and Militarisation (0.5)

GI427 Advanced Issues in Women, Peace and Security (0.5)

GI427 Advanced Issues in Gender, Peace and Security (0.5)

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