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

The following information provides prospective undergraduate students with a summary of new course and programme information being offered in the 2018/19 session:

Undergraduate programmes

Updated undergraduate 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.

Economic History

BSc in Economic History and Geography

 

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

Old title

New title

Department of Government

BSc in Government

BSc in Politics

BSc in Government and Economics

BSc in Politics and Economics

BSc in Government and History

BSc in Politics and History

Department of Statistics

BSc in Business, Mathematics and Statistics

BSc in Mathematics, Statistics, and Business

 

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.

Department of Accounting

BSc in Accounting and Finance (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Anthropology

BSc in Anthropology and Law (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Economic History

BSc in Economics and Economic History (First year students in 2018/19) BSc in Economic History and Geography (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Geography & Environment

BA in Geography (First year students in 2018/19)
BA in Geography (Second year students in 2018/19)
BA in Geography (Third year students in 2018/19)

BSc in Geography with Economics (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Geography with Economics (Second year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Geography with Economics (Third year students in 2018/19)

BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics (Second year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics (Third year students in 2018/19)

BSc in Environment and Development (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Environment and Development (Second year students in 2018/19)
BSc in  Environment and Development (Third year students in 2018/19)

Department of Government

BSc in Politics (formerly BSc in Government) (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Politics and Economics (formerly BSc in Government and Economics) (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Politics and History (formerly BSc in Government and History) (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Politics and International Relations (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Politics and Philosophy (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of International History

BSc in International Relations and History (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of International Relations

BSc in International Relations (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Law

LLB Bachelor of Laws (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Management

BSc in Management (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Mathematics

BSc in in Financial Mathematics and Statistics (all students in 2018/19)

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

BSc in Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Second year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Philosophy and Economics (First and second year students in 2018/19)

Department of Social Policy

BSc in Social Policy (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Social Policy and Economics (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Social Policy with Government (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Social Policy and Sociology (First year students in 2018/19)

Department of Statistics

BSc in Actuarial Science (First year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Actuarial Science (Second and third year students in 2018/19)
BSc in Mathematics, Statistics, and Business (First year students in 2018/19)

Undergraduate courses

Updated undergraduate summative assessment information for 2018/19

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

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN277 Topics in the Anthropology of sub-Saharan Africa (H)

 

Department of Economic History:

EH208 Economic History Lab: Cities, Economy and Society, 1550-1750

EH391 Dissertation in Historical Economic Geography

Department of Finance courses:

FM213 Principle of Finance (H)

FM301 Market Anomalies and Asset Management (H)

FM302 Theories of Corporate Finance (H)

FM304 Applied corporate Finance (H)

FM305 Advanced Asset Markets (H)

FM321 Risk Management and Modelling (H)

FM322 Derivatives (H)

 

Department of Geography & Environment courses:

GY144 London's Geographies

GY331 Geographies of Global Migration

The following Geography and Environment courses are new half-units split from existing courses:

GY206 Urban Geography and Globalisation (H) (formerly GY200)

GY207 Economy, Society and Place (H) (formerly GY200)

GY209 The Economic Geography of Trade, Production and Development (H) (formerly GY201)

GY210 The Economics of Cities (H) (formerly GY201)

GY245 Quantitative Methods in Geography (H) (formerly GY240)

GY246 Field Methods in Geography (H) (formerly GY2A0)

GY247 Field Methods in Geography and Environment (H) (formerly GY2A0)

GY307 Regional Economic Development (H) (formerly GY300)

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (H) (formerly GY300)

GY309 Political Geography of Development (H) (formerly GY301)

GY310 Urban Politics (H) (formerly GY302)

GY311 The Political Economy of Urbanisation (H) (formerly GY302)

GY312 Geographies of Gender in the Global South (H) (formerly GY303)

GY313 Firms and Economic Geography: Location, Technology and Innovation (H) (formerly GY305)

GY314 The Economics of Housing Markets and Migration (H) (formerly GY305)

GY315 Geographies of Race (H) (formerly GY306)

GY326 Sustainable Business and Finance (H) (formerly GY324)

GY327 Global Environmental Governance (H) (formerly GY324)

GY328 Political Ecology of Development (H) (formerly GY325)

GY329 Applied Economics of Environment and Development (H) (formerly GY325)

Department of Government courses:

GV321 Concepts and Controversies in Political Theory (H)

GV328 Middle East Politics in Transnational Perspective (H)

GV342 Philosophy, Politics and Economics: Capstone and Research Project

GV323 Transparency and Accountability in Government (H)

Department of International History courses:

HY244 Britain’s Atlantic World, 1688-1837

HY246 The Global Caribbean: Colonialism, Race and Revolutions 1780s-1980s

Department of International Relations courses:

IR101 Contemporary Issues in International Relations

IR102 Thinking Globally: Studying International Relations (non-assessed)

IR378 Critical War Studies (H)

 

Department of Law courses:

LL100 Foundational Legal Studies

 

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH301 Rationality and Choice

PH341 Philosophy, Politics and Economics: Applications

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA319 Social Security Policies (H)

Department of Sociology courses:

SO234 Digital Technology, Speed and Culture (H)

Department of Statistics courses:

ST213 Introduction to Pricing, Hedging and Optimization (H)

ST309 Elementary Data Analytics (H)

 

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 Anthropology courses:

AN205 The Anthropology of Melanesia (H)

AN216 Cognition and Anthropology: Human Development in Cultural Environments (H)

AN240 Investigating the Philippines - New Approaches and Ethnographic Contexts (H)

AN244 Anthropology and Media (H)

AN245 Borders and Boundaries: Ethnographic Approaches (H)

AN251 Cognition and Anthropology: Learning and Thinking in Relation to Social Institutions (H)

AN252 Anthropological Approaches to Value (H)

AN269 The Anthropology of Amazonia (H)

AN274 Subjectivity and Anthropology (H)

AN275 The Anthropology of Revolution (H)

AN276 Anthropology and the Anthropocene (H)

 

Department of Economic History courses:

EH309 Slavery from Ancient Greece to the Gulag

EH326 Innovation and its Finance in the 19th and 20th Centuries

EH327 China's Traditional Economy and its Growth in the Very Long-Term

 

Department of Geography & Environment courses:

GY307 Regional Economic Development

 

Department of Government courses:

GV227 The Politics of Economic Policy

GV308 Leadership in the Political World (H)

GV309 Politics of Money and Finance in Comparative Perspective (H)

GV312 Advanced Topics in Government: Executive Politics (H)

GV315 Voting and Elections in Developing Democracies (H)

GV319 Experimental Politics (H)

GV325 Advanced Issues in Political Economy (H)

GV335 African Political Economy (H)

GV366 Political Economy of the Developing World

 

Department of International History courses:

HY325 Retreat from Power: British foreign and defence policy, 1931-68

HY326 Slavery, Capital, and Empire in the British World, 1700-1900

Department of International Relations courses:

IR312 Genocide (H)

IR313 Managing China's Rise in East Asia (H)

IR314 Southeast Asia: Intra-regional Politics and Security (H)

IR324 The Practices of Transitional Justice (H)

IR325 The Situations of the International Criminal Court (H)

IR326 The Rule of Law: A Global History (H)

Language Centre courses:

LN709 Arabic: Level Five (Current Issues)

LN790 Spanish: Level Five (Standard)

LN813 Japanese: Level Four (Media and Culture)

LN814 Mandarin: Level Five (Current Issues)

LN816 Russian: Level Three (Fast Track)

LN817 Russian: Level Five (Current Issues)

LN822 Mandarin: Level 5 (China Issues)

LN823 Mandarin: Level 5 (Advanced Reading)

LN825 Arabic Level 1 (Levantine Dialect)

LN826 Mandarin for Business (Leading to BCT- A)

LN900 Academic English for LSE100

LN950 Improvisation

LN951 Argumentation and Style

LN952 Discussion

LN953 Academic Reading

LN954 Informal Vocabulary

LN955 Academic Vocabulary

LN956 Grammar for Academic Purposes

LN957 Pronunciation and Voice

LN958 Seminar Skills

LN959 Presentation Skills

 

Department of Law courses:

LL241 European Legal History

 

Department of Management courses:

MG208 Business Transformation and Project Management (H)

MG228 Managing the Stone-Age Brain (H)

MG307 International Context of Management (H)

MG311 Behavioural Decision Science for Management and Policy (H)

Department of Mathematics courses:

MA331 Practical Optimisation Modelling (H)

 

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH213 Scientific Revolutions: Philosophical and Historical Issues

PH220 Scientific Method and Policy

PH332 Effective Philanthropy: Ethics and Evidence (H)

 

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA218 Criminological Perspectives

SA302 Assessing Social Progress

Department of Sociology courses:

SO309 Atrocity and Justice (H)

 

Department of Statistics courses:

ST326 Financial Statistics (H)

 

 

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

Department of Accounting courses:

AC104 Elements of Accounting, Financial Institutions and Financial Management

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN238 Anthropology and Human Rights (H)

 

Department of Economics courses:

EC303 Economic Policy Analysis

 

Department of Geography & Environment courses:

GY200 Economy, Society and Space

GY201 Urban and Spatial Economic Analysis I

GY240 Research Techniques (Spatial, Social and Environmental)

GY2A0  Research Techniques (Spatial, Social and Environmental)

GY300 Theories of Regional Development and Change

GY301 The Political Geography of Development and the South

GY302 Urban Development: Politics, Policy and Planning

GY303 The Geography of Gender: Global Perspectives

GY305 Urban and Spatial Economic Analysis II

GY306 Geographies of Race

GY324 Environmental Governance

GY325 Environment and Development

Department of Government courses:

GV247 Theories and Problems of Nationalism

 

Department of Gender Studies courses:

GI200 Gender, Politics and Civil Society

 

Language Centre courses:

LN812 Catalan: Level Four (Standard)

 

Department of Law courses:

LL209 Commercial and Enterprise Law

 

Department of Management courses:

MG103 Management, Labour and Work

MG202  Analytical Methods for Management                            

MG203 Organisational Theory and Behaviour

MG304 Digital Platform Innovation

MG309 International Human Resource Management

 

Department of Sociology courses:

SO230 Digital Technology, Speed and Culture

 

 

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

Old title

New title

Department of Accounting courses:

AC103 Elements of Management Accounting and Financial Management (H)

AC103 Elements of Management Accounting, Financial Management and Financial Institutions (H)

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN247 The Anthropology of Ontology (H)

AN247 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being (H)

Department of Economics courses:

EC331 Quantitative Economics Project

EC331 Quantitative Thesis

Department of Economic History courses:

EH238 The Industrial Revolution

EH238 The Origins of Growth

Department of Finance courses:

FM305 Advanced Asset Markets

FM305 Advanced Financial Economics

Department of International Relations courses:

IR100 Theories and Concepts in International Relations

IR100 International Relations: Theories, Concepts and Debates

Department of Law courses:

LL203 Law of Business Associations

LL203 Law of Business Associations (Company Law)

LL257 Labour Law

LL257 Employment Law

LL293 Taxation

LL293 Tax and Tax Avoidance

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA221 Poverty, Social Exclusion and Social Change

SA221 Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy

Department of Sociology courses:

SO100 Social Theory

SO100 Key Concepts: Introduction to Social Theory

SO102 Statistics in Society

SO102 Data in Society: Researching Social Life

SO201 Sociological Analysis

SO201 Politics, Justice and the City: Applied Social Theory

SO221 Researching London: Methods for Social Research

SO221 Researching London: Advanced Social Research Methods

 

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 Geography & Environment:

GY244 London's Geographies

GY144 London's Geographies

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science:

PS110 Foundations of Psychological Science

PB101 Foundations of Psychological Science

PS102 Social Psychology

PB102 Social Psychology