MSc in Population and Development

Programme code: TMPNDV

Department: International Development

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

Full-year programme. Students must take courses to the value of three full units, non-assessed course SA4C1 and a dissertation as shown.

Paper

Course number and title

1

DV400 

Development: History, Theory and Policy or

 

DV442

Key Issues in Development Studies (H) and one other half-unit DV course from Paper 3 below

2

Two half-units from:

 

DV411

Population and Development: An Analytic Approach (H)

DV456

Planning for Population and Development (H) 

DV458

Demographic Change and Development (H) (not available 2017/18)

SA481

Population Analysis: Methods and Models (H)

SA4D2

Global Health and Population Change (H)

3

Two half-units or one full unit from:
Any courses not taken from Paper 2 above

 

DV400

Development: History, Theory and Policy (if not already taken under Paper 1)

DV407

Poverty (H)

DV413

Environmental Problems and Development Interventions (H)

DV418

African Development (H)

DV420

Complex Emergencies (H)

DV421

Global Health and Development (H)

DV428

Managing Humanitarianism (H)

DV442

Key Issues in Development Studies (H) (if not already taken under Paper 1)

DV455

Advocacy, Campaigning and Grassroots Activism (H)

DV457

Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes: Design, Implementation and Evaluation (H)

GI414

Theorising Gender and Social Policy (H)

GI417

Gender, Population and Policy (H) (not available 2017/18)

GY421

Gender and Development: Geographical Perspectives (H) (not available 2017/18)

GY431

Cities, People and Poverty in the South (H)

HP403

Health Systems and Policies in Developing Countries (H)

PS418

Health Communication (H)

 

SA4F1

Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (H)

SA4H7

Urbanisation and Social Policy in the Global South (H)

SA4N5

Global Ageing (H) (not available 2017/18)

 

Any other course approved by tutor*

4

SA4C1

Long Essay and the Research Process (not assessed)

5

DV459

Dissertation on Population and Development, to be handed in by 1 September

Notes

* By special permission only.

It is not always possible to offer students a place on each of their preferred courses. This is particularly the case where courses are offered outside the Department of Social Policy (ie not prefixed with 'SA'). For further information please see lse.ac.uk/socialPolicyCourses.