Updated undergraduate course and programme information 2014/15

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The following information provides undergraduate students with a summary of new courses course and programmes being offered in the 2014-15 session. It is intended to help you when you are selecting your courses.

Undergraduate courses

New courses for 2014-15
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new courses in 2014-15.  Links to this information will follow soon.

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN252 Anthropological Approaches to Value (H)

 

Gender Institute courses:

GI200 Gender, Politics and Civil Society

 

Department of Geography and Environment courses:

GY306 Geographies of Race

 

Department of Government courses:

GV248 Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives

GV309 Politics of Money and Finance in Comparative Perspective (H)

GV308 Leadership in the Political World (H)

GV313 Politics of Trade in Comparative Perspective (H)

Department of International History courses:

HY323 Travel, Pleasure and Politics: The European Grand Tour, 1670-1825

HY324 Muslim-Jewish Relations: History and Memory in the Middle East and Europe, 622-1945

Department of International Relations courses:

IR317 American Grand Strategy (H)

IR319 Empire and Conflict in World Politics (H)

IR318 Visual International Politics (H)

 

Department of Law courses:

LL301 Global Commodities Law

 

Department of Management:

MG301 Strategy

MG311 Behavioural Decision Science for Management and Policy (H)

MG303 The Future of the Multinational Firm (H)

MG312 Extreme Organisational Behaviour: Examining behaviour in non-normative organisational contexts (H)

MG304 Digital Platform Innovation (H)

MG313 Practical Optimisation Modelling (H)

MG309 International Human Resource Management (H)

MG314 Principles of Marketing (H)

MG310 Risk and Decision Analysis for Management and Policy (H)

MG315 Marketing Action Learning Project (H)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH219 Governing Knowledge: Foundational Issues in Science Policy (H)

PH231 Evidence and Policy (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 Management

ID100 Employment Relations

Code and title changed to: MG103 Management, Labour and Work

ID200 Organisational Theory and Behaviour

MG203

ID205 Corporate Social Responsibility and International Labour Standards (H)

MG210

ID316 Managing Diversity in Organisations  (H)

MG306

MN303 International Context of Management (H)

MG307

OR202 Operational Research Methods

MG211

OR307 Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)

MG308

 

Course title changes from 2014-15
The following courses have changed their title for the 2014-15 session.  Course details can be viewed by clicking on the relevant link below.

Old title

New title

Department of Accounting courses:

AC103 Elements of Management Accounting and Finance

Elements of Management Accounting and Financial Management

AC104 Elements of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Financial Management

Elements of Accounting, Financial Institutions and Financial Management

Department of International History courses:

HY232 Frontiers of Nationalism, Statehood and Independence: the History of South-Eastern Europe 1914-1990

War, Genocide and Nation Building. The History of South-Eastern Europe 1914-1990

HY243 The Islamic World in the Era of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Empires, ca 1400 - ca 1800

Islamic Empires, 1400 - 1800

HY311 The United States and the wars in Korea and Vietnam, 1941-75

Limited War During the Cold War Era: The US in Korea (1950-53) and Vietnam (1954-75)

Language Centre courses:

LN251 Comparative Literature and Society

Comparative Literature and 20th Century Political History

Department of Management courses:

ID100 Employment Relations

Title and code changed to: MG103 Management, Labour and Work

MG201 Core Disciplines II: Marketing, Human Resource Management and Information Management

Core Disciplines II: Marketing, Human Resource Management and Information Systems

MG228 Evolutionary Approaches to Behaviour and Management (H)

Managing the Stone-Age Brain (H)

MG303 The Future of the Multinational Firm (H)

Foreign Direct Investment and Emerging Markets (H)

Department of Statistics courses:

ST108 Probability and Statistics for the Social Sciences

Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences

 

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 Anthropology courses:

AN205 The Anthropology of Melanesia (H)

AN244 Anthropology and Media (H)

AN216 Cognition and Anthropology: Human Development in Cultural Environments (H)

AN245 The Anthropology of Borders and Boundaries (H)

AN221 The Anthropology of Christianity (H)

AN246 The Anthropology of Post-Soviet Eurasia (H)

AN223 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia (H)

AN250 The Anthropology of South Asia (H)

AN230 The Anthropology of Industrialisation and Industrial Life (H)

AN268 The Anthropology of Schooling (H)

AN231 The Anthropology of China (H)

AN269 The Anthropology of Amazonia (H)

Department of Economics courses:

EC301 Advanced Economic Analysis

 

Department of Economic History courses:

EH205 Towns, Society and Economy in England and Europe 1450-1750

EH301 The Origins of the World Economy, 1450 - 1750

EH211 Africa and the World Economy, 1500-2000

EH327 China's Traditional Economy and its Growth in the Very Long-Term

Department of Geography courses:

GY244 London's Geographies: An Introduction to Cultural and Historical Geography

GY306 Geographies of Race

Department of Government courses:

GV303 From Empire to Globalisation

GV305 Sustainability Science and Policy: Problems and Perspectives

Department of International History courses:

HY208 The History of the United States since 1783

HY233 Empire and Nation: Britain and India since 1750

HY216 Four Reichs: Austria, Prussia and the Contest for Germany since 1618

 

Department of International Relations courses:

IR305 Strategic Aspects of International Relations

IR308 Systemic Change in the 20th Century: Theories of the Cold War

IR306 Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory

 

Language Centre courses:

LN320 Spanish Language and Society 5 (mastery)

LN801 French: Level 4 (Cinema and Society)

LN715 Mandarin: Level 3 (Standard)

LN807 French: Level 5 (CIA Courtauld Institute of Art)

LN717 Mandarin: Level 4 (Standard)

LN809 Catalan: Level One (Fast Track)

LN720 Mandarin Chinese: Level 5 (Pronunciation For Cantonese Speakers)

 

Department of Law courses:

LL242 International Protection of Human Rights

 

Department of Management courses:

MG305 Innovation and Technology Management (H)

MG306 Managing Diversity in Organisations (H)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH220 Scientific Method and Policy

 

Department of Social Psychology courses:

PS203 Societal Psychology: Theory and Applications

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA313 European Social Policy

 

Department of Sociology courses:

SO211 Sociology of Health and Medicine

SO212 Work, Management and Globalization

 

Withdrawn courses from 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:

AN235 The Anthropology of Southern Africa (H)

AN247 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being (H)

Department of Economic History courses:

EH220 Comparative Economic Development: Late Industrial

 

Department of Government courses:

GV353 Politics of Money, Finance and Trade in Comparative Perspective

 

Department of International History courses:

HY114 War and Society from the Renaissance to the Napoleonic Era, c. 1500-1815

HY314 Representing the Past: Historiography and Historical Methods

Department of Management courses:

ID222 Managing Employment Law (H)

MN304 Strategy (H)

ID290 Human Resource Management

MN307 Aspects of Marketing Management (H)

ID300 Selected Topics in Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour

OR301 Model Building in Operational Research

ID301 Leadership in Organisations: Theory and Practice (H)

OR302 Applied Management Sciences

ID399 Employment Relations Project

OR304 Decision Sciences in Theory and Practice

MN302 International Marketing: A Strategic Approach

 

Department of Sociology courses:

SO307 Human Rights, Social Suffering and Justice