BSc in Government and Economics 

Programme Code: UBGVEC

Department: Government

For all first, second and third year students in 2017/18.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

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

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

Either MA110 Basic Quantitative Methods or

MA107

Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (H) and

ST107

Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (H)

3 & 4

Two from:

GV101

Introduction to Political Science

GV100

Introduction to Political Theory

An approved course taught outside the Department of Government and Economics

Year 2

5

EC201

Microeconomic Principles I

6

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles

7

GV225

Public Choice and Politics

8

One from:

GV100

Introduction to Political Theory (if not taken in Year 1)

GV101

Introduction to Political Science (if not taken in Year 1)

An approved course from the Government List A (only if both GV100 and GV101 taken under Papers 3 & 4 above)

An approved course taught outside the Departments of Economics and Government (only if both GV100 and GV101 taken under Papers 3 & 4 above)

Year 3

9

Any course from the Economics List

10

Any course from Government List A

11

Either GV390 Government Dissertation Option

 

Or Courses to the value of one full unit from Government List B

12

Either EC220 Introduction to Econometrics

 

Or Any course from the Economics List

 

Or Any further course from Government List A

 

Or An approved course taught outside the Departments of Economics and Government

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.

Government List A

GV225

Public Choice and Politics

GV227

Politics of Economic Policy

GV245

Democracy and Democratisation

GV247

Theories and Problems of Nationalism (not available 2017/18)

GV248

Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives

GV249

Research Design in Political Science

GV251

Government, Politics and Public Policy in the European Union

GV262

Contemporary Political Theory

GV263

Public Policy Analysis

GV264

Politics and Institutions in Europe

Government List B

GV302

Key Themes in the History of Political Thought

GV306

Global Public Policy (H)

GV307

Political and Ethnic Conflict and Coexistence: Key Debates (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV308

Leadership in the Political World (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV309

Politics of Money and Finance in Comparative Perspective (H)

GV311

British Government

GV312

Advanced Topics in Government: Executive Politics (not available 2017/18)

GV313

Politics of Trade in Comparative Perspective (H)

GV314

Empirical Research in Government

GV315

Voting and Elections in Developing Democracies (H)

GV316

Advanced Issues in Applied Political Theory (H)

GV317

The Modern State - Theory and Practice (H)

GV318

Building Democracies from Conflict? Violence, Power-Sharing and Institutional Design (H)

GV319

Experimental Politics (H)

GV320

Populism (H)

GV325

Advanced Issues in Political Economy (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV335

African Political Economy (H)

GV366

Political Economy of the Developing World

GV398

Inside the Mind of a Voter: Research in Electoral Psychology

Economics List

EC301

Advanced Economic Analysis 

EC302

Political Economy

EC303

Economic Analysis of the European Union (not available 2017/18)

EC307

Development Economics

EC311

History of Economics: How Theories Change 

EC315

International Economics

EC321

Monetary Economics

EC325

Public Economics

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.