LSE-Sciences Po Double Degree in European Studies

Year 1 at Sciences Po

Students study for the Masters en Affaires Européennes at Sciences Po.

Year 2 at LSE

Students will enrol on either the MSc in Political Economy of Europe, or MSc in Global Europe: Culture and Conflict or MSc in EU Politics as follows.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

MSc in Political Economy of Europe

Programme code: TMPOECEU2

Department: European Institute

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Full-year programme. Students must take one compulsory course, optional courses to the value of two units (at least one unit of courses listed under Paper 2) and a dissertation as shown. Additionally, all students must take EU410 Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Design and EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills, in preparation for the dissertation. Students without some background in economics are strongly encouraged to take EU409 Basic Economic Concepts for European Political Economy as an additional course to support their studies.

Paper

Course number and title

1

EU452

Political Economy of Europe

2

Two of the following half unit courses:

 

Political Economy in action

 

EU425

Interest Representation and Economic Policy-Making in Europe (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU443

European Models of Capitalism (H)

EU446

The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration (H)

 

EU449

Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (H) (not available 2017/18)

 

EU453

The Political Economy of European Welfare States (H)

 

EU455

Concepts in Political Economy (H)

 

EU477

Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe (H)

3

Courses to the value of one full unit from the following:

 

Institutions, Politics and Policies of the EU:

 

EU420

European Union Law and Government (H)

EU421

Policy-Making in the European Union (H)

EU430

Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU431

European Integration from a Global Perspective (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU439

Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (H)

EU464

International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (H)

EU478

The Culture of European Politics (H)

EU479

EU Policy-Making and International Cooperation (H)

GV4J4

Citizen Representation and Democracy in the European Union (H)

SA4F7

The Economics of European Social Policy (H)

SA4M1

Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective (H)

 

European Identity and Ideas:

 

EU424

The Idea of Europe (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

EU426

The West (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU432

The Philosophy of Europe (H)

EU437

Europe Beyond Modernity (H)

EU447

Democracy, Ideology and the European State (H)

EU474

Contested Ideas in EU Law and Government (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV4A5

International Migration and Immigration Management (H)

 

Regional courses:

 

EU434

The Political Economy of Southeast Europe (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU440

The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (H)

EU476

Turkey and Europe (H)

 

Courses from 2 above not already taken

 

*A half unit from another MSc programme

4

EU499

Dissertation

Notes

*A half unit from another MSc programme (only to be taken with the permission of the teacher responsible and the Programme Director. Admission will depend on the student having the necessary background and on the availability of space)

MSc in Global Europe: Culture and Conflict

Programme code: TMGLEU2

Department: European Institute

New programme 2017/18 which replaces MSc in European Studies: Ideas, Ideologies and Identities (last intake 2016/17)

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Full-year programme. Students must take two compulsory courses, optional courses to the value of two units and a dissertation as shown below. Additionally, all students must take EU410 Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Design and EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills, in preparation for the dissertation.

Paper

Course number and title

1

EU457

Culture and Security in Global Politics (H)

EU478

The Culture of European Politics (H)

2

Courses to the value of one unit from the following:

EU426

The West (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU430

Europeanization: Comparative Politics of Change (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU431

European Integration from a Global Perspective (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU432

Philosophy of Europe (H)

EU437

Europe Beyond Modernity (H)

EU439

Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (H)

EU440

The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (H)

EU447

Democracy, Ideology and the European State (H)

EU458

Public Policy and Cultural Narratives in a Global Europe (H)

EU460

European Politics and Society beyond the Nation State (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

EU464

International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (H)

EU474

Contested Ideas in EU Law and Government (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU475

Muslims in Europe (H)

EU476

Turkey in Europe (H)

EU479

EU Policy-Making and International Cooperation (H)

EU480

Policy-Making in Europe: System Challenges (H)

EU481

The Future: Political Responses to a Challenge (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU484

Europe’s Role in Global Migration Governance (H)

3

Courses to the value of one unit from the following:

GI421

Sexuality, Gender and Culture (H)

GI422

Sexuality, Gender and Globalisation (H)

GV4B9

The Second Europe (H)

GV479

Nationalism (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV498

Multiculturalism (not available 2017/18)

IR452

Empire and Conflict in World Politics (not available 2017/18)

IR461

Islam in World Politics

IR465

The International Politics of Culture and Religion

IR481

Europe, the US and Arab-Israeli Relations (H) (not available 2017/18)

SO479

Human Rights and Postcolonial Theory (H)

A course not taken under Paper 2

4

EU499

Dissertation

MSc in EU Politics

Programme code: TMEUPOL2

Department: European Institute

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Students must take courses to the value of three units and a dissertation as shown. Additionally, all students must take EU465 Research Methods and Design in EU Politics, and if their timetable allows, EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills, in preparation for the dissertation.

Paper

Course number and title

Part I: Foundation

1

Students must choose two out of the following three courses:

 

EU421

Policy-Making in the European Union (H) (cannot be taken with IR431 - not available 2017/18)

 

EU435

History and Theory of European Integration (H)

 

IR416

The EU in the World

Part II: Optional courses

2 & 3

Any courses which in combination with the foundation courses bring the total list of courses to the value of three units. If students wish their optional courses to result in a degree specialism, their chosen optional courses must come to a total value of at least one full unit from that specialism. Only one specialism is permitted. Courses from the heading ‘Methods’ cannot result in a specialism.

 

Policy Making and Public Policy in the European Union

EU440

EU440 The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (H)

EU446

The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration (H)

EU464

International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (H)

EU473

Informal Governance (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU479

EU Policy-Making and International Cooperation (H)

EU480

Policy-Making in Europe: System Challenges (H)

GV477

Comparative Public Policy Change (H)

GV4A5

International Migration and Immigration Management (H)

GV4C6

Legislative Politics: European Parliament (H) (not available 2017/18)

SA4F7

The Economics of European Social Policy (H)

SA4M1

Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective (H)

Integration and Forms of Governance in the European Union

EU420

European Union Law and Government (H)

EU430

Europeanisation: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU431

European Integration from a Global Perspective (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU464

International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (H)

EU473

Informal Governance (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU474

Contested Ideas in EU Law and Government (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV403

Network Regulation (H) †

HY411

European Integration in the Twentieth Century

Democracy and Representation in the European Union

EU425

Interest Representation and Economic Policy-Making in Europe (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU460

European Society and Politics beyond the Nation State (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

EU475

Muslims in Europe (H)

GV450

European Politics: Comparative Analysis (H)

GV454

Parties, Elections and Governments (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV4A2

Citizens' Political Behaviour in Europe: Elections, Public Opinion, and Identities (H)

GV4C6

Legislative Politics: European Parliament (H) (not available 2017/18)

GV4D4

The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution (H)

GV4E8

Conflict and Institutional Design in Divided Societies (H)

GV4J4

Citizen Representation and Democracy in the European Union (H)

HY411

European Integration in the Twentieth Century

State and Economy within the European Union

EU425

Interest Representation and Economic Policy-Making in Europe (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU434

The Political Economy of Southeast Europe (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU439

Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (H)

EU446

The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration (H)

EU449

Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (H) † (not available 2017/18)

EU453

The Political Economy of European Welfare States (H) †

EU477

Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe (H)

EU480

Policy-Making in Europe: System Challenges (H)

GV4C5

Politics of Economic Policy (H)

GV4D4

The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution (H)

SA4L1

The Governance of Welfare: The Nation State and the European Union (H)

Ideas of Europe

EU424

The Idea of Europe (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

EU426

The West (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU432

The Philosophy of Europe (H)

EU437

Europe Beyond Modernity (H)

EU460

European Society and Politics beyond the Nation State (H) (withdrawn 2017/18)

EU463

European Human Rights Law (H)

EU475

Muslims in Europe (H)

EU478

The Culture of European Politics (H)

GV4A2

Citizens' Political Behaviour in Europe: Elections, Public Opinion, and Identities (H)

Regional and Domestic Politics in Europe

EU434

The Political Economy of Southeast Europe (not available 2017/18)

EU440

The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (H)

EU449

Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (H) † (not available 2017/18)

EU476

Turkey and Europe (H)

GV439

Government and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe (H)

GV450

European Politics: Comparative Analysis (H)

GV4B9

The Second Europe (H)

LL4Z5

EU State Aid Law (H)

The International Relations of Europe

EU431

European Integration from a Global Perspective (H) (not available 2017/18)

EU440

EU440 The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (H)

EU457

Culture and Security in Global Politics (H)

EU464

International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (H)

EU476

Turkey and Europe (H)

IR411

Foreign Policy Analysis III

IR412

International Institutions

IR431

EU Policy-Making in a Global Context (H) (cannot be taken with EU421) (not available 2017/18)

IR433

The International Politics of EU Enlargement (H)

IR434

European Defence and Security (H)

IR481

Europe, the US and Arab-Israeli Relations (H) (not available 2017/18)

IR482

Russia and Eurasia: Foreign and Security Policies (not available 2017/18)

Methods

MY451M or MY451L Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (H)

MY452M or MY452L Applied Regression Analysis (H)

Part III: Dissertation

4

EU498

Dissertation

Notes

† Students who wish to take this course must seek approval from the convenor of the course.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.