BSc in Geography with Economics 

For all first, second and third year students in 2015-16

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

1

EC100

Economics A or

 

EC102

Economics B §

2

MA107 Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (H) and ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (H)

3

GY100

Introduction to Geography

4

Either GY103 Contemporary Europe or

 

GY140

Methods in Spatial and Social Analysis or

 

GY120

Environmental Change: Past, Present and Future or

 

GY121

Sustainable Development

Year 2

5

EC201

Microeconomic Principles I

6

GY201

Urban and Spatial Economic Analysis I

7 & 8

Two from the following:

 

GY200

Economy, Society and Space

GY202

Introduction to Global Development

GY205

Political Geographies, Policy and Space

GY220

Environment: Science and Society

GY222

Applied Environmental Economics

GY240

Research Techniques (Spatial, Social and Environmental Analysis)
(required for GY350 under papers 11 and 12)

 

GY244

London's Geographies: An Introduction to Cultural and Historical Geography 

GY300

Theories of Regional Development and Change

Year 3

9

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles

10

GY305

Urban and Spatial Economic Analysis II

11 & 12

Two from:

 

GY300

Theories of Regional Development and Change

GY301

The Political Geography of Development and the South

GY302

Urban Development: Politics, Policy and Planning

GY303

The Geography of Gender: Global Perspectives

GY306

Geographies of Race 

GY324

Environmental Governance

GY325

Environment and Development

GY350

Independent Research Project

 

One other Geography course not taken under 7 & 8
An approved Economics course including:

 

EC307

Development Economics

EC313

Industrial Economics

EC325

Public Economics

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.

 

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