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MSc in Empires, Colonialism and Globalisation

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Programme Code: TMHYEMCOGL

Department: International History

For students starting this programme of study in 2018/19

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 four full units, comprising one compulsory paper, a dissertation and optional course as shown.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Course number, title (unit value)

Paper 1

HY423 Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation (1.0) #

Papers 2 & 3

Either courses to the value of 2.0 units from List A:

List A



Courses to the value of 1.0 unit from List A and courses to the value of 1.0 unit from List B: A

List A

List B

Paper 4

HY499 Dissertation (1.0)

List A

HY424 The Napoleonic Empire: The Making of Modern Europe (1.0)

HY429 Anglo-American Relations from World War to Cold War, 1939-91 (1.0)

HY432 From Cold Warriors to Peacemakers: the End of the Cold War Era, 1979-1999 (1.0)

HY434 The Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe 1917-1990 (1.0)  (not available 2018/19)

HY436 Race, Violence and Colonial Rule in Africa (1.0)

HY439 War Cultures, 1890-1945 (1.0) #  (withdrawn 2018/19)

HY440 The Emergence of Modern Iran: State, Society and Diplomacy (1.0)  (not available 2018/19)

HY441 Islam, State and Conflict in Southeast Asia (1.0)  (not available 2018/19)

HY444 The Cold War in Latin America (1.0)

HY459 The Ottoman Empire and its Legacy, 1299-1950 (1.0)

HY461 East Asia in the Age of Imperialism, 1839-1945 (1.0) #

HY463 The Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1962 (1.0)

HY469 Maps, History and Power: The Spaces and Cultures of the Past (1.0)

HY471 European Empires and Global Conflict, 1935-1948 (1.0)  (not available 2018/19)

HY472 China and the External World, 1711-1839 (1.0)

HY473 The GDR and Communist Parties in Europe 1949-1990 (1.0)  (withdrawn 2018/19)

HY474 Slavery and Emancipation in the British World (1.0)

HY477 Race, Gender and Reproduction in the Caribbean, 1860s-1980s (1.0)

HY478 The Origins of the Modern World: Europe, China and India, 1600-1800 (1.0)

HY479 Environmental History in a Global Context (1.0)

HY480 Cold War Public Diplomacy: United States Cultural Battles Abroad (1.0) #

HY481 A Gender History of National Socialism – History, Memory, Debates (1.0)

List B

DV400 Development: History, Theory and Policy (1.0) #

EH404 India and the World Economy (0.5)

EH408 International Migration, 1500-2000: from slavery to asylum (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

EH413 African Economic Development in Historical Perspective (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

EH421 Economic History of Colonialism (0.5) #

EH446 Economic Development of East and Southeast Asia (1.0) #

EH452 Latin American Development and Economic History (0.5)

EH454 Human Health in History (1.0)

EH482 Pre-Modern Paths of Growth: Europe and the Wider World, 11th to 19th Centuries (1.0)

EH483 The Development and Integration of the World Economy in the 19th and 20th Centuries (1.0)

EH486 Shipping and Sea Power in Asian Waters, c 1600-1860 (0.5)

EU426 The West (0.5)  (withdrawn 2018/19)

EU475 Muslims in Europe (0.5)

GI409 Gender, Globalisation and Development: An Introduction (0.5)

GI411 Gender, Postcoloniality, Development: Critical Perspectives and New Directions (0.5) #  (not available 2018/19)

GV442 Globalisation and Democracy (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

GV465 War, Peace and Politics of National Self-Determination (0.5)

GV4C7 Nationalism and War (0.5)  (withdrawn 2018/19)

GY464 Race and Space (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

GY467 Global Migration and Development (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)


A course from another Masters programme taught at LSE which is complementary with the other courses chosen, is suitably timetabled and has the approval of the teacher concerned and the Programme Director.


A : EH408, EH413, EH482, EH483, GV442 and GV465 are subject to space.

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.