BSc in Government and History

For all first, second and third year students in 2014-15

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

1

Either GV101 Introduction to Political Science or GV100 Introduction to Political Theory

2

One from:

 

HY113

From Empire to Independence: the Extra-European World in the Twentieth Century

 

HY116

International History since 1890

 

HY118

Faith, Power and Revolution: Europe and the Wider World, c.1500-c.1800

3

Either the course not taken under 1 or a further course from 2

4

An approved course taught outside the Departments of Government and International History

Year 2

5

One from:

 

GV100

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

 

GV101

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

 

An approved course from the Government list A (if both GV100 and GV101 taken in year 1)

6

Any course from Government list A 

7 & 8

Two courses from the History list A

Year 3

9

Either GV390 Government Dissertation Option *

 

Or A course from Government list B

10

Any course from the History list B

11

Either Any course from Government list A 

 

Or Any course from the History list B

 

Or HY300 Dissertation *

12

Either Any course from Government list A

 

Any course from the History list A or list B

 

An approved course taught outside the Departments of Government and International History

Notes

* The following courses are mutually exclusive and only one of them can be chosen: GV390 and HY300.

 

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

GV248

Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives

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

GV303

From Empire to Globalisation (n/a 14/15)

GV305

Sustainability Science and Policy: Problems and Perspectives  (n/a 14/15)

GV308

Leadership in the Political World (H)

GV309

Politics of Money and Finance in Comparative Perspective

GV311

British Government

GV312

Advanced Topics in Government: Executive Politics

GV313

Politics of Trade in Comparative Perspective

GV314

Empirical Research in Government

GV366

Political Economy of the Developing World

History List A

HY203     

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion 

HY206

The International History of Cold War, 1945-1989

HY208

The History of the United States since 1783 (n/a 14/15)

HY216

Four Reichs: Austria, Prussia and the Contest for Germany since 1618 (n/a 14/15)

HY221

The History of Russia, 1682-1825 

HY226

The Great War 1914-1918

HY232

War, Genocide and Nation Building. The History of South-Eastern Europe 1914-1990

HY233

Empire and Nation: Britain and India since 1750 (n/a 14/15)

HY235     

Modernity and the State in East Asia: China, Japan and Korea since 1840

HY238     

The Cold War and European Integration, 1947-1992

HY239

Latin America and the United States since 1898

HY241

What is History? Methods and Debates

HY242

The Soviet Union: Domestic, International and Intellectual History

HY243

Islamic Empires, 1400 - 1800

History List B

HY303     

Russia in Revolution, 1914-1921 

HY311

Limited War During the Cold War Era: The US in Korea (1950-53) and Vietnam (1954-75)

HY315

The European Enlightenment, c.1680-1799

HY319

Napoleon and Europe

HY320

The Cold War Endgame

HY322

Nazi Germany and the Second World War: Causes and Course, 1933-1945

HY323

Travel, Pleasure and Politics: The European Grand Tour, 1670-1825

HY324

Muslim-Jewish Relations: History and Memory in the Middle East and Europe, 622-1945