BSc in Social Policy 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

SA100

Foundations of Social Policy

2

EC100

Economics A or

 

EC102

Economics B §

3

MA107

Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (H) and ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (H)

4

An approved paper taught outside the Departments of Social Policy and Economics

Year 2

5

SA219

Comparative and International Social Policy

6

EC201

Microeconomic Principles I

7

Either EC210 Macroeconomic Principles or EC220 Introduction to Econometrics

8

SA201

Research Methods for Social Policy

Year 3

9

SA349

A Long Essay on an Approved Topic

10

EC325

Public Economics

11

Either The paper not taken under No 7 or a paper from the Social Policy or Economics Selection Lists.

12

Either a paper from the Social Policy or Economics Selection Lists or an approved paper taught outside the Departments of  Social Policy and Economics.

Notes

§ Course allocation dependant on Economics A-level or equivalent background. See course guides for further information.

 

It is not always possible to offer students a place on each of their preferred courses. This is particularly the case where courses are offered outside the Department of Social Policy (ie not prefixed with 'SA'). For further information please see lse.ac.uk/socialPolicyCourses.

 

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.

Social Policy Selection List

SA204

Education Policy (n/a 15/16)

SA217

Psychology of Crime and Criminal Justice

SA218

Criminological Perspectives

SA221

Poverty, Social Exclusion and Social Change

SA223

Health and Social Care Policy

SA250

Demographic Description and Analysis 

SA302

Assessing Social Progress

SA309

Crime Control: Ideas and Controversies

Economics Selection List

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

EC333

Problems of Applied Econometrics

FM212

Principles of Finance