Updated graduate course and programme information 2019/20 - for prospective students

The following information provides prospective students with a summary of new course and programme information for the 2019/20 session. It is intended to help you when you are selecting your courses.

New programmes  |  Suspended programmes  |  Withdrawn programmes  |  Substantive changes to programme regulations  |  Programme title changes  |  New courses  |  Course title changes  |  Course code changes  | --> Course unit value changes  | -->

Graduate programmes

New programmes for 2019/20
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new programmes in 2019/20:

European Institute

LSE-Bocconi Double Degree in European and International Public Policy & Politics

MSc in European and International Public Policy (EIPP)

MSc in European and International Public Policy (EIPP) (LSE and Sciences Po)

MSc in The Global Political Economy of China and Europe (LSE and Fudan)

Department of Gender Studies

MPhil/PhD in Gender (Social Research Methods)

Department of Health Policy

Executive MSc in Evaluation of Health Care Interventions and Outcomes (in collaboration with NICE)

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

MSc in Behavioural Science

Department of Public Policy

Master of Public Policy

Department of Social Policy

MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Research)

Department of Sociology

MSc in Human Rights and Politics

Department of Statistics

MSc in Financial Statistics and Chinese Economy (with Fudan)

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Suspended programmes for 2019/20
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2019/20 session.

Department of Law

MSc Law, Anthropology and Society

Department of Management

MSc Management Science (Decision Sciences)

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Withdrawn programmes for 2019/20
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2019/20 session.

Department of Anthropology

MSc Social Anthropology (Learning and Cognition)

European Institute

MSc EU Politics
MSc EU Politics (LSE and Sciences Po)

Department of International Development

MSc African Development

Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method

MPhil/PhD Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Department of Social Policy

MSc Global Population Health
MSc Social Policy (Research)

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Substantive changes to Programme regulations from 2019/20
The following programmes will change their structure, course options and/or other elements of the programme regulations from the 2019/20 session.

European Institute

MSc Global Europe
MSc Global Europe: Culture and Conflict (LSE & Sciences Po)
MSc Political Economy of Europe
MSc Political Economy of Europe (LSE and Sciences Po)
MSc European Studies (Research)
MSc International Migration and Public Policy

Department of Geography & Environment

MSc Local Economic Development

Department of Media & Communications

MPhil/PhD Data, Networks and Society
MPhil/PhD Media and Communications

Department of Methodology

MSc Social Research Methods - Social Policy stream

School of Public Policy

Master of Public Administration

Department of Social Policy

MSc Social Policy (Research)

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Programme title changes from 2019/20
The following programmes have changed title from the 2019/20 session.

Old title

New title

The European Institute

MSc in Global Europe: Culture and Conflict

MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe

MSc in Global Europe: Culture and Conflict (LSE & Sciences Po)

MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe (LSE & Sciences Po)

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Graduate courses

New courses for 2019/20 
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new courses in 2019/20.

European Institute courses:

EU483 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (1.0)

EU4C9 MSc Europe and China in Global Politics and Economics Capstone Project (1.0)

Department of Health Policy courses:

HP4E4E Cost-effectiveness in Health Care (0.5)

HP4E5E Economics of the Pharmaceutical Sector (0.5)

HP4E6E Measuring the Performance of Health Services and Systems (0.5)

HP4E7E Dissertation in Health Economics and Policy

Department of International Relations courses:

IR476 Gender and Political Violence (1.0)

 

Department of Media and Communications courses:

MC437 Media, Data and Social Order (1.0)

 

Department of Public Policy courses:

PP401 Political Science for Public Policy (0.5)

PP402 Quantitative Methods for Public Policy (0.5)

PP403 Public Management (0.5)

PP404 Economics of Public Policy (0.5)

PP405 Public Policy Applications (0.5)

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SP402 Researching International Social and Public Policy - Advanced (0.5)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SO4B1 Contemporary Politics of Human Rights (1.0)

SO4B2 MSc in Human Rights and Politics Dissertation (1.0)

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Course title changes from 2019/20
The following courses have changed title for the 2019/20 session. 

Old title

New title

Department of Management courses:

MG478 Globalisation and Human Resource Management (0.5)

MG478 Human Resource Management in Global Companies (0.5)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA451 Social Policy Research (1.0)

SP402 Researching International Social and Public Policy (0.5)

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Course code changes from 2019/20
The following courses have changed department codes for the 2019/20 session.  Course codes are used to register you for courses in the School.

Old code

New code

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA4AA International Social & Public Policy (0.5)

SP400 International Social & Public Policy (0.5)

SA4AB Researching International Social & Public Policy (0.5)

SP401 Researching International Social & Public Policy (0.5)

SA451 Social Policy Research (1.0)

SP402 Researching International Social and Public Policy (0.5)

SA4F1 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (0.5)

SP410 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (0.5)

SA4J9 Social Policy and Development (0.5)

SP411 Social Policy and Development (0.5)

SA4H9 Non-Governmental Organisations, Social Policy and Development (0.5)

SP412 Non-Governmental Organisations, Social Policy and Development (0.5)

SA429 Understanding Social (Dis)advantage (0.5)

SP413 Understanding Social (Dis)advantage (0.5)

SA4B8 Ethnicity, Race and Social Policy (0.5)

SP414 Ethnicity, Race and Social Policy (0.5)

SA4H7 Urbanisation and Social Policy in the Global South (0.5)

SP415 Urbanisation and Social Policy in the Global South (0.5)

SA4B5 International Planning and Children's Rights (0.5)

SP416 International Planning and Children's Rights (0.5)

SA4K2 Sexuality, Everyday Lives and Social Policy in Developing Countries (0.5)

SP417 Sexuality, Everyday Lives and Social Policy in Developing Countries (0.5)

SA4C8 Global Social Policy and International Organizations (0.5)

SP418 Global Social Policy and International Organizations (0.5)

SA4G8 Social Movements, Activism, and Social Policy (0.5)

SP419 Social Movements, Activism, and Social Policy (0.5)

SA409 Social Security Policies (0.5)

SP430 Social Security Policies (0.5)

SA481 Population Analysis: Methods and Models (0.5)

SP431 Population Analysis: Methods and Models (0.5)

SA4B9 Education Policy, Reform and Financing (0.5)

SP432 Education Policy, Reform and Financing (0.5)

SA4E6 Rural Development and Social Policy (0.5)

SP433 Rural Development and Social Policy (0.5)

SA4F8 Behavioural Public Policy (0.5)

SP434 Behavioural Public Policy (0.5)

SA4F9 Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities (0.5)

SP435 Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities (0.5)

SA4C2 Basic Education for Social Development (0.5)

SP436 Basic Education for Social Development (0.5)

SA4C6 International Housing and Human Settlements; Conflicts and Communities (0.5)

SP437 International Housing and Human Settlements; Conflicts and Communities (0.5)

SA4D3 Behavioural Economics and the Valuation of Health Outcomes (0.5)

SP438 Behavioural Economics and the Valuation of Health Outcomes (0.5)

SA4D5 Social Rights and Human Welfare (0.5)

SP439 Social Rights and Human Welfare (0.5)

SA403 Criminal Justice Policy (1.0)

SP470 Criminal Justice Policy (1.0)

SA4K5 Issues in Contemporary Policing (0.5)

SP471 Issues in Contemporary Policing (0.5)

SA4L6 Illegal drugs and their control: theory, policy and practice (0.5)

SP472 Illegal drugs and their control: theory, policy and practice (0.5)

SA4L7 Policing, Security and Globalisation (0.5)

SP473 Policing, Security and Globalisation (0.5)

SA4M1 Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective (0.5)

SP474 Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective (0.5)

SA4N8 Riots, Disorder and Urban Violence (0.5)

SP475 Riots, Disorder and Urban Violence (0.5)

SA465 Criminal Justice Policy - Long Essay (1.0)

SP498 Criminal Justice Policy - Long Essay (1.0)

SA470 Dissertation - International Social & Public Policy (1.0)

SP499 Dissertation - International Social & Public Policy (1.0)

SA550 Research Student Seminar (1.0)

SP501 Research Student Seminar (1.0)