BSc in International Relations and History 

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

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 I 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

HY203

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion

HY206

The International History of the Cold War, 1945-1989

HY208

The History of the United States since 1783 (withdrawn 15/16)

HY216

Four Reichs: Austria, Prussia and the Contest for Germany since 1618 

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 15/16)

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 (n/a 15/16)

HY240

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

HY241

What is History? Methods and Debates (n/a 15/16)

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)

IR304

The Politics of International Economic Relations I (withdrawn 15/16)

IR305

Strategic Aspects of International Relations 

IR306

Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory (n/a 15/16)

IR308

Systemic Change in the Twentieth Century: Theories of the Cold War (n/a 15/16)

IR311

Europe's Institutional Order (n/a 15/16)

IR312

Genocide (n/a 15/16)

IR313

Managing China's Rise in East Asia

IR314

Southeast Asia: Intra-regional Politics and Security

IR315

The Middle East and International Relations Theory (n/a 15/16)

IR316

United Nations (withdrawn 15/16)

IR317

American Grand Strategy (H)

IR318

Visual International Politics (H)

IR319

Empire and Conflict in World Politics (H)

IR321

Revolutions and World Politics (H)

IR322

Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory (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) * (n/a 15/16)

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

HY319

Napoleon and Europe (n/a 15/16)

HY320

The Cold War Endgame

HY321

The Struggle for the Persian Gulf, 1945-2003

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

HY325

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

HY326

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

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.