BSc in Philosophy and Economics 

For all first 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 and 3

Either MA107 Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (H)
and
ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (H)
and
PH101 Logic

 

Or MA100 Mathematical Methods
and
ST102 Elementary Statistical Theory

4

PH103 Reason, Knowledge and Values: An Introduction to Philosophy

Year 2

5

An approved paper from the Philosophy Option List below

6

Either PH104 Formal Methods of Philosophical Argumentation (must be taken if PH101 not taken under paper 3)
Or
an approved paper from the Philosophy Option List below

7

Either EC201 Microeconomic Principles I or EC202 Microeconomic Principles II

8

EC210 Macroeconomic Principles

Year 3

9

An approved paper from the Philosophy Option List below

10

Either (a) an approved paper taught outside the Departments of Philosophy and Economics or (b) an approved paper from the Economics Option List or Philosophy Option List below

11

An approved paper from the Economics Option List below

12

PH311 Philosophy of Economics (formerly PH211)

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.

Philosophy Option List

LL305

Jurisprudence (3rd year only)

LN253

European Literature and Society

PH201

Philosophy of Science

PH203

Philosophy of the Social Sciences

PH213

Scientific Revolutions: Philosophical and Historical Issues 

PH214

Philosophy, Morals and Politics

PH217

Set Theory and Further Logic

PH220

Scientific Method and Policy 

PH221

Problems in Analytic Philosophy

PH222

Philosophy and Public Policy

PH225

Business and Organisational Ethics (H)

PH227

Genes, Brains and Society (H)

PH228

Emotion, Cognition and Behaviour: Science and Policy (H)

PH229

Global Justice (H) (n/a 15/16)

PH230

Einstein for Everyone: From Time Travel to the Edge of the Universe (H)

PH232

Physics and the City: From Quantum Jumps to Stock Market Crashes (H)

PH399

Dissertation in Philosophy (formerly PH299) (third year only)

Economics Option List

Either EC220 Introduction to Econometrics or EC221 Principles of Econometrics

EC301

Advanced Economic Analysis 

EC302

Political Economy

EC303

Economic Policy Analysis

EC307

Development Economics

EC311

History of Economics: How Theories Change 

EC313

Industrial Economics

EC315

International Economics

EC317

Labour Economics

EC319

Economic Theory and its Applications

EC321

Monetary Economics

EC325

Public Economics