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

The following information provides prospective 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New programmes  | Suspended programmes | Withdrawn programmes | Substantive changes to programme regulations  | Programme title changes | New courses | Course title changes |

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 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 Social Policy

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

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 Suspended programmes for 2020/21
The following programmes have been suspended for the 2020/21 session:

Department of Law

MPhil/PhD Law (Socio-Legal Theory)

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 Withdrawn programmes for 2020/21
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2020/21 session: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

Mres/PhD in Management (Marketing)

MG5A1 A Social Sciences Perspective of Academic Research in Management (non-assessed) new core course added

Mres/PhD in Management Employment Relations and Human Resources

MG5A1 A Social Sciences Perspective of Academic Research in Management (non-assessed) new core course added

Mres/PhD in Management Organisational Behaviour

MG5A1 A Social Sciences Perspective of Academic Research in Management (non-assessed) new core course added

MPhil/PhD in Management Information Systems and Innovation

Newly modified structure.

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.

Old title

New title

Department of Accounting courses:

AC500 Accounting, Organisations and Society (0.0)

AC500 Topics in Accounting Research (AOI) (0.0)

AC501 Empirical Financial Accounting and Capital Markets (1.0)

AC501 Topics in Accounting Research (EoA) (1.0)

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)

Department of Sociology courses:

SO4A1E Governing Cities in an Urban Age: Challenges and Opportunities (0.5)

SO4A1E Cities in an Urban Age: Challenges and Opportunities (0.5)

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