Updated undergraduate course and programme information 2019/20 - for current students

The following information provides current undergraduate students with a summary of new course and programme information being offered in the 2019/20 session:

New programmes  | Withdrawn programmes | Substantive changes to programme regulations  |  New courses  | Suspended courses | Withdrawn courses | Course title changes  |  Course code changes  

Undergraduate programmes

Updated undergraduate summative assessment information for 2019/20

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

Language Centre

BSc in International Relations and Chinese
BSc in Language, Culture and Society

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

BSc in Psychological and Behavioural Science

Department of Social Policy

BSc in International Social and Public Policy
BSc in International Social and Public Policy and Economics
BSc in International Social and Public Policy with Politics

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

Department Social Policy

 BSc in Criminology

 

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Withdrawn programmes for 2019/20
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2019/20 session.

Department of Social Policy

BSc in Social Policy
BSc in Social Policy and Economics
BSc in Social Policy and Sociology
BSc in Social Policy with Government

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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.

Department of Anthropology:

BA in Social Anthropology (First year students in 2019/20)
BSc in Social Anthropology (First year students in 2019/20)

Addition of language specialism option.

Department of Economic History:

BSc in Economic History (First year students in 2019/20)

EH103 to become a compulsory course in Year 1.

BSc in Economics and Economic History (First year students in 2019/20)

Change to core courses in Year 1.

BSc in Economic History with Economics (First year students in 2019/20)

Change to core courses in Year 1.

Department of Geography & Environment:

BSc in Environment and Development (First year students in 2019/20)
BSc in Environment and Development (Second year students in 2019/20)

GY222 changed from core to optional in Year 2.

BA in Geography (First year students in 2019/20)

Addition of language specialism option.

Department of Government:

BSc in Politics and Economics

Removal of semi-core course EC221 from papers 7, 8 and 10.

Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method:

BSc in Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method (First year students in 2019/20)

Addition of language specialism option.

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Undergraduate courses

Updated undergraduate summative assessment information for 2019/20

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

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN280 Public Anthropology (0.5)

AN281 Health and Welfare: Anthropological Perspectives (0.5)

Department of Accounting courses:

AC200 Accounting Theory and Practice (1.0)

 

Department of Economic History courses:

EH312 Knowledge, Technology and Economy from the Middle Ages to Modernity (1.0)

Department of Geography courses:

GY101 Succeeding in your degree: Critical skills for Geography and Environment students (0.0)

Department of Government courses:

GV324 Applied Quantitative Methods for Political Science (0.5)

 

Department of International History courses:

HY247 The History of Modern Turkey, 1789 to the Present (1.0)

HY331 Henry Kissinger and the Global 1970s (1.0)

HY332 Interwar worlds: the cultural consequences of the First World War (1.0)

 

Department of International Relations courses:

IR349 Conflict and Peacebuilding (1.0)

IR372 Nuclear Non-proliferation and World Politics (Special Topics in International Relations) (0.5)

Language Centre courses:

LN115 Intercultural Communication and Management (1.0)

 

Department of Management courses:

MG316 Brand Strategy (0.5)

Department of Mathematics courses:

MA321 Measure Theoretic Probability (0.5)

MA322 Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (0.5)

MA323 Computational Methods in Financial Mathematics (0.5)

MA332 Programming in C++ (0.0)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH333 Philosophy of Gender and Race (0.5)

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science courses:

PB100 Foundations of Behavioural Science (1.0)

PB130 Statistics and Research Methods for Psychological and Behavioural Science (1.0)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SP101 Social Research for Understanding Social Needs and Problems (1.0) (new title: Foundations of Social Policy Research)

SP112 Politics of Social Policy Making (1.0)

SP170 Crime and Society: Representations and Realities (1.0)

SP171 Identities, Crime and Criminal Justice (1.0)

SP172 Policing and Security (0.5)

SP173 Politics and Crime (0.5)

Department of Sociology courses:

SO235 The Sociology of Homicide (0.5)

SO236 Urban Society (0.5)

Department of Statistics courses:

ST326 Financial Statistics (0.5)

 

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Suspended courses for  2019/20
We regret we are unable to offer the following courses in the  2019/20 session.  For alternative option courses you should consult your academic adviser.

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN216 Cognition and Anthropology: Human Development in Cultural Environments (0.5)

AN221 The Anthropology of Christianity (0.5)

AN223 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia (0.5)

AN243 Children and Youth in Contemporary Ethnography (0.5)

AN245 Borders and Boundaries: Ethnographic Approaches (0.5)

AN247 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being (0.5)

AN250 The Anthropology of South Asia (0.5)

AN251 Cognition and Anthropology: Learning and Thinking in Relation to Social Institutions (0.5)

AN274 Subjectivity and Anthropology (0.5)

AN275 The Anthropology of Revolution (0.5)

AN276 Anthropology and the Anthropocene (0.5)

AN277 Topics in the Anthropology of sub-Saharan Africa (0.5)

AN278 Anthropology and Global History (0.5)

 

Department of Economic History courses:

EH208 Economic History Lab: Cities, Economy and Society, 1550-1750 (1.0)

EH309 Slavery from Ancient Greece to the Gulag (1.0)

EH325 Issues in Modern Japanese Economic Development: Late Industrialisation, Imperialism and High Speed Growth (1.0)

EH327 China's Traditional Economy and its Growth in the Very Long-Term (1.0)

Department of Geography and Environment courses:

GY315 Geographies of Race (0.5)

Department of Government courses:

GV227 The Politics of Economic Policy (1.0)

GV307 Political and Ethnic Conflict and Coexistence: Key Debates (0.5)

GV321 Concepts and Controversies in Political Theory (0.5)

GV398 Inside the Mind of a Voter: Research in Electoral Psychology (1.0)

Department of International History courses:

HY238 The Cold War and European Integration, 1947-1992 (1.0)

HY325 Retreat from Power: British foreign and defence policy, 1931-68 (1.0)

HY326 Slavery, Capital, and Empire in the British World, 1700-1900 (1.0)

HY327 The Anglo-American Special Relationship, 1939-89 (1.0)

Department of International Relations courses:

IR305 Strategic Aspects of International Relations (1.0)

IR317 American Grand Strategy (0.5)

IR320 Europe's Institutional Order (0.5)

IR324 The Practices of Transitional Justice (0.5)

IR347 Political Economy of International Labour Migration (1.0)

IR354 Governing IPE: Lessons from the Past for the Future (0.5)

IR377 Africa: Governance, Peace and Security (0.5)

 

Language Centre courses:

LN709 Arabic: Level Five (Current Issues)

LN789 Spanish: Level Five (Culture and Society)

LN790 Spanish: Level Five (Standard)

LN813 Japanese: Level Four (Media and Culture)

LN816 Russian: Level Three (Fast Track)

LN817 Russian: Level Five (Current Issues)

LN822 Mandarin: Level 5 (China Issues)

LN823 Mandarin: Level 5 (Advanced Reading)

LN825 Arabic Level 1 (Levantine Dialect)

LN826 Mandarin for Business (Leading to BCT- A)

LN827 Mandarin for Business (Leading to BCT-B1)

LN828 Mandarin for Business (Leading to BCT- B2)

LN900 Academic English for LSE100

LN950 Improvisation

LN951 Argumentation and Style

LN953 Academic Reading

LN954 Informal Vocabulary

LN960 Grammar for Academic Purposes II

Department of Law courses:

LL201 Administrative Law (1.0)

LL253 Law of Corporate Insolvency (1.0)

LL301 Global Commodities Law (1.0)

 

Department of Mathematics courses:

MA305 Optimisation in Function Spaces (0.5)

MA331 Practical Optimisation Modelling (0.5)

Department of Management courses:

MG208 Business Transformation and Project Management (0.5)

MG228 Managing the Stone-Age Brain (0.5)

MG307 International Context of Management (0.5)

MG312 Extreme Organisational Behaviour: Examining behaviour in non-normative organisational contexts (0.5)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH227 Genes, Brains and Society (0.5)

PH301 Rationality and Choice (0.5)

PH332 Effective Philanthropy: Ethics and Evidence (0.5)

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SP170  Crime and Society: Representations and Realities (1.0)

SP171  Identities, Crime and Criminal Justice (1.0)

SP172  Policing and Security (0.5)

SP173  Politics and Crime (0.5)

Department of Sociology courses:

SO210 Crime, Deviance and Control (1.0)

SO231 Knowledge, Power, and Social Change (0.5)

SO233 Reactionary Radicalism: Populism and Authoritarianism in the 21st Century (0.5)

SO308 Personal Life, Intimacy and the Family (1.0)

SO311 Law and Violence (0.5)

 

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Withdrawn courses for  2019/20
The following courses have been withdrawn for the 2019/20 session.  For alternative option courses you should consult your academic adviser.

Department of Accounting courses:

AC211 Managerial Accounting (1.0)

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN244 Anthropology and Media (0.5)

 

Department of Geography & Environment courses:

GY244 London's Geographies (1.0)

 

Department of International History courses:

HY321 The Struggle for the Persian Gulf, 1945-2003 (1.0)

 

Department of International Relations courses:

IR202.2 Contemporary Foreign Policy in Practice (0.0)

 

Department of Mathematics courses:

MA310 Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (0.5)

MA313 Probability for Finance (0.5)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH213 Scientific Revolutions: Philosophical and Historical Issues (1.0)

PH220 Scientific Method and Policy (1.0)

PH228 Emotion, Cognition and Behaviour: Science and Policy (0.5)

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA309 Crime Control: Ideas and Controversies (1.0)

SP233 Introduction to Global Population Change (1.0)

SP330 Assessing Social Progress (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 Geography & Environment courses:

GY144 London's Geographies (1.0)

GY144 The London Lab: Geography in the City (1.0)

GY207 Economy, Society and Space (0.5)

GY207 Economy, Society and Place (0.5)

GY247 Field Methods in Geography & Environment (0.5)

GY247 Field Methods in Geography with Economics (0.5) - for students on BSc in Geography with Economics
GY248 Field Methods in Geography & Environment (0.5) - for students on BSc in Economic History and Geography, BSc in Environment and Development and BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics

Department of International History courses:

HY116 International History since 1890 (1.0)

HY116 International Politics since 1914: Peace and War (1.0)

HY239 Latin America and the United States since 1898 (1.0)

HY239 People, Power and Protest in Latin America, c.1895 to the present day (1.0)

Department of Management courses:

MG310 Analytics for Strategic Decisions (0.5)

MG310 Strategic Decision Making (0.5)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SP101 Social Research for Understanding Social Needs and Problems (1.0)

SP101 Foundations of Social Policy Research (1.0)

SP111 Social Economics, Politics and Policy (1.0) (formerly SA104)

SP111 Social Economics and Policy (1.0)

Department of Sociology courses:

SO224 The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (1.0)

SO224 The Sociology of Race and Empire (1.0)

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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 Economic History courses:

EH311 Atlantic World Slavery (1.0)

EH316 Atlantic World Slavery (1.0)

Department of Geography & Environment courses:

GY247 Field Methods in Geography & Environment (0.5)

GY247 Field Methods in Geography with Economics (0.5) - for students on BSc in Geography with Economics
GY248 Field Methods in Geography & Environment (0.5) - for students on BSc in Economic History and Geography, BSc in Environment and Development and BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics

Department of Law courses:

LL242 International Protection of Human Rights (1.0)

LL342 International Protection of Human Rights (1.0)

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science courses:

PS111 Foundations of Behavioural Science (1.0)

PB100 Foundations of Behavioural Science (1.0)

PS115 Introductory Research Methods for Psychological & Behavioural Science (0.5)

PB110 Introductory Research Methods for Psychological & Behavioural Science (0.5)

ST117 Introductory Quantitative Methods for Psychological & Behavioural Science (0.5)

PB111 Introductory Quantitative Methods for Psychological & Behavioural Science (0.5)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA100 The Foundations of Social Policy (1.0)

SP100 The Foundations of Social Policy (1.0)

SA101 Sociology and Social Policy (1.0)

SP110 Sociology and Social Policy (1.0)

SA104 Social Economics, Politics and Policy (1.0)

SP111 Social Economics, Politics and Policy (1.0)

SA201 Research Methods for Social Policy (1.0)

SP201 Research Methods for Social Policy (1.0)

SA204 Education Policy (1.0)

SP230 Education Policy (1.0)

SA217 Psychology of Crime and Criminal Justice (1.0)

SP271 Psychology of Crime and Criminal Justice (1.0)

SA218 Criminological Perspectives (1.0)

SP270 Criminological Perspectives (1.0)

SA219 Comparative and International Social Policy (1.0)

SP200 Comparative and International Social Policy (1.0)

SA221 Poverty, Social Exclusion and Social Change (1.0)

SP231 Poverty, Social Exclusion and Social Change (1.0)

SA223 Health and Social Care Policy (1.0)

SP232 Health and Social Care Policy (1.0)

SA224 Introduction to Global Population Change (1.0)

SP233 Introduction to Global Population Change (1.0)

SA303 Sexuality, Everyday Lives and Social Policy in Developing Countries (0.5)

SP331 Sexuality, Everyday Lives and Social Policy in Developing Countries (0.5)

SA304 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (0.5)

SP335 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (0.5)

SA319 Social Security Policies (0.5)

SP332 Social Security Policies (0.5)

SA349 Dissertation (1.0)

SP399 Dissertation (1.0)

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