BSc in Geography with Economics

Programme Code: UBGYWEC

Department: Geography & Environment

For students starting this programme of study in 2018/19

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the BA/BSc degrees (other than four-year BA/BSc degrees)

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.

Paper

Course number, title (unit value)

See note

LSE100 The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

Paper 1

EC100 Economics A (1.0) # or

 

EC102 Economics B (1.0) # A

Paper 2

MA107 Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (0.5) # and ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (0.5) #

Paper 3

GY100 Introduction to Geography (1.0)

Paper 4

One from the following:

 

GY103 Contemporary Europe (1.0)

 

GY121 Sustainable Development (1.0)

 

GY144 London's Geographies (1.0)

Year 2

Paper 5

EC201 Microeconomic Principles I (1.0) #

Paper 6

GY209 The Economic Geography of Trade, Production and Development (0.5) # and GY210 The Economics of Cities (0.5) #

Paper 7

GY245 Quantitative Methods in Geography (0.5) # and GY247 Field Methods in Geography & Environment (0.5)

Paper 8

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

GY202 Introduction to Global Development (1.0)

 

GY205 Political Geographies (1.0)

 

GY206 Urban Geography and Globalisation (0.5)

 

GY207 Economy, Society and Space (0.5)

 

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics (1.0)

 

GY307 Regional Economic Development (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

 

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (0.5)

Year 3

Paper 9

GY313 Firms and Economic Geography: Location, Technology and Innovation (0.5) # and GY314 The Economics of Housing Markets and Migration (0.5) #

Papers 10, 11 & 12

Courses to the value of 3.0 unit(s) from the following:
Students may take the following combinations:
up to 3.0 unit(s) from Level 3 options
up to 2.0 unit(s) from Approved economics options
up to 1.0 unit(s) from Paper 8 options 

Level 3 options

Approved economics courses

Paper 8 options list

Notes

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.

Level 3 options

GY307 Regional Economic Development (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (0.5)

GY309 The Political Geography of Development (0.5)

GY310 Urban Politics (0.5)

GY311 The Political Economy of Urbanisation (0.5)

GY312 Geographies of Gender in the Global South (0.5)

GY315 Geographies of Race (0.5)

GY326 Sustainable Business and Finance (0.5)

GY327 Global Environmental Governance (0.5)

GY328 Political Ecology of Development (0.5)

GY329 Applied Economics of Environment and Development (0.5) #

GY331 Geographies of Global Migration (0.5)

GY350 Dissertation (1.0) #


Approved economics courses

EC210 Macroeconomic Principles (1.0) #

EC220 Introduction to Econometrics (1.0) #

EC307 Development Economics (1.0) #

EC325 Public Economics (1.0) #


Paper 8 options list

GY202 Introduction to Global Development (1.0)

GY205 Political Geographies (1.0)

GY206 Urban Geography and Globalisation (0.5)

GY207 Economy, Society and Space (0.5)

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics (1.0)

GY307 Regional Economic Development (0.5)  (not available 2018/19)

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (0.5)


Footnotes

A : EC102 course allocation dependent on Economics A-level or equivalent background. See course guide for further information.

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

Level 1 courses are not permitted as part of this degree programme in Years 2 and 3. Modern language courses are not permitted in any year. Students wishing to study a modern language are encouraged to take one of the LSE Language Centre's extra-curricular courses.

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