BSc in International Relations and History 

Programme Code: UBIRHY

For all first, second and third year students in 2016-17

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

 

Students take the following unassessed course which runs during Weeks 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8 of Michaelmas Term only:

 

HY119

Thinking Like a Historian

1

IR100

Concepts of International Society

2

HY116

International History since 1890

3 & 4

Two from:

 

HY113

From Empire to Independence: The Extra European World in the 20th Century

 

HY118

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

 

An approved language (LN) course
An approved paper taught outside the Department

Year 2

5

IR200

International Political Theory

6

Either IR202 Foreign Policy Analysis 1 or IR203 International Organisations 

7 & 8

Two  from:

 

HY200

The Rights of 'Man': the History of Human Rights Discourse from the Antigone to Amnesty International (n/a 16/17)

HY203

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion

HY206

The International History of the Cold War, 1945-1989

HY216

Four Reichs: Austria, Prussia and the Contest for Germany since 1618 (withdrawn 16/17)

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 16/17)

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

HY240

From Empire to Commonwealth: War, Race and Imperialism in British History, 1780 to the present day

HY241

What is History? Methods and Debates

HY242

The Soviet Union: Domestic, International and Intellectual History

HY243

Islamic Empires, 1400 - 1800

Year 3

9

Either IR202 or IR203, not taken above

10

One full unit from:

 

GV247

Theories and Problems of Nationalism

IR204

International Political Economy (H)

IR305

Strategic Aspects of International Relations 

IR306

Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory (withdrawn 16/17)

IR308

Systemic Change in the Twentieth Century: Theories of the Cold War (withdrawn 16/17)

IR311

Europe's Institutional Order (withdrawn 16/17)

IR312

Genocide

IR313

Managing China's Rise in East Asia

IR314

Southeast Asia: Intra-regional Politics and Security

IR315

The Middle East and International Relations Theory

IR317

American Grand Strategy (H)

IR318

Visual International Politics (H)

IR319

Empire and Conflict in World Politics (H)

IR320

Europe's Institutional Order (H)

IR321

Revolutions and World Politics (H)  (n/a 16/17)

IR322

Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory (H)

IR323

Gender and International Politics (H)

IR324

The Practices of Transitional Justice (H)

IR325

The Situations of the International Criminal Court (H)

IR347

Political Economy of International Labour Migration (H) *

IR354

Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future (H)

IR355

Economic Diplomacy (H) *

IR367

International Political Economy of the Environment (H) *

IR368

The Political Economy of Trade (H) *

IR369

Politics of Money in the World Economy (H) *

11

One from:

 

HY311

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

HY315

European Enlightenment, c1680-1799  (n/a 16/17)

HY319

Napoleon and Europe

HY320

The Cold War Endgame

HY321

The Struggle for the Persian Gulf, 1945-2003  (n/a 16/17)

HY322

Nazi Germany’s War: Violence and Occupation in Europe, 1939-1945

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

HY325

Retreat from Power: British foreign and defence policy, 1931-68

HY326

Slavery, Capital, and Empire in the British World, 1700-1900

HY327

The Anglo-American Special Relationship, 1939-89

12

One from:
A further paper from 10 or 11 above

 

HY300

Dissertation

 

An approved paper taught outside the Department of International Relations and International History

Notes

* Prerequisite for this course is IR204 International Political Economy (H)

 

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.