Updated graduate course and programme information 2018/19 - for prospective students

The following information provides a summary of new course and programme information for the 2018/19 session. It is intended to help you when you are selecting your courses.

Graduate programmes

Updated graduate summative assessment information for 2018/19

New programmes for 2018/19
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new programmes in 2018/19:

Gender Institute

MSc in Gender (Sexuality)

Department of Health Policy

LSE-Chicago Double Executive Master's in Health Policy
MPhil/PhD in Health Policy and Health Economics

Marshall Institute / Department of Management

Executive MSc in Social Business and Entrepreneurship

Department of Methodology

MSc in Applied Social Data Science

Department of Social Policy

MSc International Social & Public Policy
MSc International Social & Public Policy (Development)
MSc International Social & Public Policy (Migration)
MSc International Social & Public Policy (Non-Governmental Organisations)

 

Suspended programmes for 2018/19
The following programmes have been suspended for the 2018/19 session.

Department of Law

MSc in Law, Anthropology and Society

Department of Management

MSc in Management Science (Decision Sciences)

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

MSc in Health, Community and Development

Department of Social Policy

MSc in Global Population Health

 

Withdrawn programmes for 2018/19
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2018/19 session.

Department of Social Policy

MSc in Population and Development (replaced by MSc in Health and International Development in 2017/18)
MSc Social Policy and Planning
MSc in Social Policy and Development
MSc in Social Policy and Development (NGOs)
MSc in European and Comparative Social Policy

Department of Sociology

MSc in Sociology (Contemporary Social Thought)
MSc in Sociology (Research)

 

Substantive changes to Programme regulations from 2018/19
The following programmes will change their structure, course options and/or other elements of the programme regulations from the 2018/19 session.

Gender Institute

MSc in Gender, Policy and Inequalities

Department of Geography & Environment

MSc in Local Economic Development
LSE-Sciences Po Double Degree in Urban Policy (MSc in Local Economic Development)
MPhil/PhD in Regional and Urban Planning Studies

Department of Government

MSc in Conflict Studies
MSc in Global Politics

Department of International Development

MSc in Health and International Development

Department of Health Policy

MSc in Global Health (new title: MSc in Global Health Policy)
MSc in International Health Policy
MSc in International Health Policy (Health Economics)
MSc in Health Policy Planning and Financing
Executive MSc Health Economics Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences

Department of Management

MRes/PhD in Management (Information Systems and Innovation)
MRes/PhD in Management (Marketing)
MRes/PhD in Management (Employment Relations and Human Resources)
MRes/PhD in Management (Organisational Behaviour)

Department of Media and Communications

MSc in Politics and Communication

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

Executive MSc in Behavioural Science

 

Programme title changes from 2018/19
The following programmes have changed title from the 2018/19 session.

Old title

New title

Department of Health Policy

 

MSc in Global Health

MSc in Global Health Policy

 

Graduate courses

Updated graduate summative assessment information for 2018/19

Suspended courses for  2018/19
We regret we are unable to offer the following courses in the 2018/19 session.  For alternative option courses you should consult your academic adviser.

Department of Geography and Environment courses:

GY407 Globalization, Regional Development and Policy

GY409 Globalization and Regional Development

Department of International Development courses:

DV458 Demographic Change and Development (H)

 

Institute of Public Affairs courses:

GV4J5 Fiscal Governance and Budgeting (H)

 

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science courses:

PS461 Health, Community and Development

 

Department of Law courses:

LL4E8 Law in Society: A Joint Course in Law and Anthropology

LL4E9 Dissertation: MSc Law, Anthropology and Society

 

Withdrawn courses for  2018/19
The following programmes have been withdrawn for the 2018/19 session.  For alternative option courses you should consult your academic adviser.

European Institute courses:

EU425E Interest groups, markets and democracy (modular) (H)

EU443E European Capitalism(s) and the Global Economy (H)

EU446E Economic Governance of EMU (modular) (H)

EU449E Capitalism and Democracy in Central Europe (modular) (H)

EU452E Key Issues in the Political Economy of Europe (modular) (H)

EU453E The Political Economy of Welfare State Reform (modular) (H)

Department of International Development courses:

DV459 Dissertation: Population and Development

 

Department of International History courses:

HY473 The GDR and Communist Parties in Europe 1949-1990

 

Department of Management courses:

MG407E Goals and Motivation for Individuals and Teams (H)

MG423 Leading Entrepreneurial Organisations in Global Markets (H)

MG436 Firms, Markets and Crises (H)

MG450 Social Network Analysis and Strategies (H)

MG453 Managing Digital Business (H)

MG4D1 International and Comparative Human Resource Management (H)

Department of Media and Communications courses:

MC417 Democracy and Media (H)

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA466 European and Comparative Social Policy - Long Essay

SA472 Dissertation - Social Policy and Development

SA488 Social Policy Goals and Issues (H)

SA4C9 Social Policy - Organisation and Innovation (H)

SA4J9 States, Social Policy and Development (H)

 

 

New courses for 2018/19 
The School is pleased to be able to offer the following new courses in 2018/19.

European Institute courses:

EU482 Europe in World Trade (H)

Department of Finance courses:

FM411 Finance Work Placement and Assessment (unassessed) (reinstated)

Department of Health Policy courses:

HP428 Randomised evaluations of health programmes: from design to implementation (H)

HP429 Behavioural Incentive Design in Health and Health Care (H)

HP4E1E Global Health Policy (H)

HP4E2E Paying for Healthcare (H)

HP4E3E Evidence Research and Synthesis (H)

 

Department of International History courses:

HY474 Slavery and Emancipation in the British World

HY479 Environmental History in a Global Context

Department of International Relations courses:

IR476 Gender and Political Violence (H)

IR478 Critical War Studies (H)

Department of Management courses:

MG4H1E Foundations of Social Business I (H)

MG4H2E Foundations of Social Business II (H)

MG4H3E Social Impact and Its Evaluation (H)

MG4H4E The Altruistic Entrepreneur Project

MG4H5E The Altruistic Leader (H)

MG4H6E The Hybrid Economy (H)

EC452E Applying Behavioural Economics for Social Impact: Design, Delivery and Policy (H)

MG507 Organisational Behaviour in Context (H)

MG509 Managing Digital Platform Innovation (H)

MG511 Technology, Practice and Institutions (H)

MG512 Marketing: Consumer Behaviour (H)

MG513 Marketing: Quantitative Modelling (H)

MG515 Social Organisation (H)

MG576 Corporate Social Responsibility and International Labour Standards (H)

MG599 Research Paper in Management

 

Department of Methodology courses:

MY498 Capstone Project

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA4AA International Social & Public Policy (H)

 

 

Course title changes from 2018/19
The following courses have changed title for the 2018/19 session. 

Old title

New title

Department of Government courses:

GV5X1 Research Design in Political Science

GV5X1 Research Design in the Social Sciences

Department of International Development courses:

DV456 Planning for Population and Development (H)

DV456 Population, Health and Development: Evidence and Projections (H)

Department of Media and Communications courses:

MC404 Politics and Communication (H)

MC404 Politics and Communication in Democracies (H)

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA4C1 Long Essay and the Research Process (unassessed)

SA4AB Researching International Social & Public Policy (H)

 

Course code changes from 2018/19
The following courses have changed department codes for the 2018/19 session.  Course codes are used to register you for courses in the School.

Old code

New code

Department of Accounting:

AC550 Quantitative Methods in Accounting and Finance (non assessed)

AC480 Quantitative Methods in Accounting and Finance (non assessed)

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science:

 

PS400 Contemporary Social and Cultural Psychology

PB401 Contemporary Social and Cultural Psychology

PS404 Organisational Social Psychology

PB402 Organisational Social Psychology

PS409 Political Psychology of Intercultural Relations (H)

PB428 Political Psychology of Intercultural Relations (H)

PS410 Social Representations (H)

PB432 Social Representations (H)

PS411 Current Communication Research (H)

PB420 Current Communication Research (H)

PS415 Social Psychology of Economic Life: Advanced Topics (H)

PB431 Social Psychology of Economic Life: Advanced Topics (H)

PS418 Health Communication (H)

PB422 Health Communication (H)

PS421 Issues in Social Psychology: Group Dynamics (H)

PB425 Issues in Social Psychology: Group Dynamics (H)

PS428 Knowledge Processes in Organizations (H)

PB426 Knowledge Processes in Organizations (H)

PS429 Social Psychology of Communication (H)

PB404 Social Psychology of Communication (H)

PS438 Corporate Communications (H)

PB418 Corporate Communications (H)

PS439 Science, Technology and Resistance (H)

PB429 Science, Technology and Resistance (H)

PS443A Psychological and Behavioural Science

PB400 Psychological and Behavioural Science (H)

PS445 Organisational and Social Decision Making (H)

PB427 Organisational and Social Decision Making (H)

PS446 Issues in Organizational and Social Psychology: Organizational Life (H)

PB424 Issues in Organizational and Social Psychology: Organizational Life (H)

PS451 Cognition and Culture (H)

PB416 Cognition and Culture (H)

PS456 Consumer Psychology (H)

PB417 Consumer Psychology (H)

PS458 Creativity and Innovation (H)

PB419 Creativity and Innovation (H)

PS461 Health, Community and Development

PB423 Health, Community and Development

PS462 Theory and Practice of Organisational Development (H)

PB433 Theory and Practice of Organisational Development (H)

PS464 Social Influence (H)

PB430 Social Influence (H)

PS465 Psychology of Economic Life

PB403 Psychology of Economic Life

PS466 Happiness (H)

PB421 Happiness (H)

PS467 Behavioural Science (H)

PB415 Behavioural Science (H)

PS468E Behavioural Science and Policy (H)

PB450E Behavioural Science and Policy (H)

PS469E Research Methods for Behavioural Science (H)

PB471E Research Methods for Behavioural Science (H)

PS470E Policy Appraisal and Impact Assessment (H)

PB454E Policy Appraisal and Impact Assessment (H)

PS471E Dissertation in Behavioural Science

PB451E Dissertation in Behavioural Science

PS473E Behavioural Science for Health (H)

PB452E Behavioural Science for Health (H)

PS472E Corporate Behaviour and Decision Making (H)

PB453E Corporate Behaviour and Decision Making (H)

PS497 Dissertation

PB410 Dissertation

PS4AA Methods for Social Psychology Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

PB411 Methods for Social Psychology Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

PS950 Current Research in Social Psychology

PB500 Current Research in Social Psychology