BSc in Economic History

For first year students in 2015-16

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

1

EH101

The Internationalisation of Economic Growth, 1870 to the Present Day

2

Either EC100 Economics A or EC102 Economics B §

3

EH102

Pre-industrial Economic History

4

An approved paper from outside the Department

Year 2

5

EH237

Theories and Evidence in Economic History

6 & 7

Two from:

 

EH204

Money and Finance: From the Middle Ages to Modernity

 

EH205

Towns, Society and Economy in England and Europe, 1450-1750 (n/a 15/16) 

 

EH207

The Making of an Economic Superpower: China since 1850

 

EH211

Africa and the World Economy, 1500-2000 

 

EH225

Latin America and the International Economy (n/a 15/16)

 

EH238

The Industrial Revolution

 

EH240

Business and  Economic Performance since 1945: Britain in International Context

8

Another course from papers 6 and 7, or a level 200 or 300 course from outside the Economic History Department

Year 3

9 & 10

Two from:

 

EC311

History of Economics: How Theories Change

EH301

The Origins of the World Economy, 1450-1750 (n/a 15/16)

 

EH304

The Economic History of North America: from Colonial Times to the Cold War

 

EH306

Monetary and Financial History since 1750 (n/a 15/16)

 

EH307

The Economic History of South Asia, 1600-2000

 

EH308

Historical Economic Geography: Cities, Markets and Regions in the 19th and 20th Centuries

 

EH325

Issues of Modern Japanese Economic Development: Late Industrialisation, Imperialism and High Speed Growth

 

EH326

Innovation and its Finance in the 19th and 20th Centuries

 

EH327

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

11

A further paper taught by the Department of Economic History from those listed under papers 7 or 9 & 10

12

EH390

Dissertation in Economic or Social History

Notes

§ Course allocation dependant on Economics A-level or equivalent background. See course guides for further information.

 

LSE100 is taken by all students in the Lent Term of Year 1 and the Michaelmas Term of Year 2. The course is compulsory but does not affect the final degree classification.