BA in History

Programme Code: UBHY2

Department: International History

For all first, second and third year students in 2017/18.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the BA/BSc degrees (other than four-year BA/BSc degrees)

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

 

Students take the following unassessed course which runs during Weeks 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8 of Michaelmas Term only:

 

HY119

Thinking Like a Historian

1 & 2

Two courses from the following:

 

HY113

From Empire to Independence: the Extra-European World in the Twentieth Century

 

HY116

International History since 1890

HY118

Faith, Power and Revolution: Europe and the Wider World, c.1500-c.1800

EH101

The Internationalisation of Economic Growth

3

Either a further course not taken under Papers 1 and 2 or an approved course taught outside of the Department.

4

An approved course taught outside the Department

Year 2

5

One course from the following:

 

EH238

The Industrial Revolution

HY200

The Rights of Man: the History of Human Rights Discourse from the Antigone to Amnesty International

HY221

The History of Russia 1682-1825 

HY233

Empire and Nation: Britain and India since 1750 (withdrawn 2017/18)

HY243

Islamic Empires, 1400 - 1800

HY315

The European Enlightenment, c.1680-1799

HY319

Napoleon and Europe

HY323

Travel, Pleasure and Politics: The European Grand Tour, 1670-1825 (not available 2017/18)

HY324

Muslim-Jewish Relations: History and Memory in the Middle East and Europe, 622-1945

HY326

Slavery, Capital, and Empire in the British World, 1700-1900 (not available 2017/18)

HY330

From Tea to Opium: China and the Global Market in the Long Eighteenth Century

6

One course from Selection List A

7

One course from Selection List A or

 

One course from Selection List B or

 

EH225

Latin America and the International Economy or

 

EH207

The Making of an Economic Superpower: China since 1850

8

An approved course taught outside the Department

Year 3

9 & 10

Two courses from Selection List A or Selection List B, one of which must be from Selection List B if not already taken as Paper 5 or Paper 7.

11

Either a further course from Selection List A or Selection List B not already taken or an approved course taught outside of the Department.

12

HY300

Dissertation

Notes

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

History Selection List A

HY200

The Rights of Man: the History of Human Rights Discourse from the Antigone to Amnesty International

HY203

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion (withdrawn 2017/18)

HY206

The International History of the Cold War, 1945-1989

HY221

The History of Russia, 1682-1825 

HY226

The Great War 1914-1918 

HY232

War, Genocide and Nation Building. The History of South-Eastern Europe 1914-1990

HY233

Empire and Nation: Britain and India since 1750 (withdrawn 2017/18)

HY235

Modernity and the State in East Asia: China, Japan and Korea since 1840

HY238

The Cold War and European Integration, 1947-1992

HY239

Latin America and the United States since 1898 (not available 2017/18)

HY240

From Empire to Commonwealth: war, race and imperialism in British History, 1780 to the present day

HY241

What is History? Methods and Debates

HY242

The Soviet Union: Domestic, International and Intellectual History

HY243

Islamic Empires, 1400-1800

HY245

The United States and the World since 1776

History Selection List B

HY311

Limited War During the Cold War Era: The US in Korea (1950-53) and Vietnam (1954-75) (not available 2017/18)

HY315

The European Enlightenment, c.1680-1799

HY319

Napoleon and Europe

HY320

The Cold War Endgame

HY321

The Struggle for the Persian Gulf, 1945-2003

HY322

Nazi Germany’s War: Violence and Occupation in Europe, 1939-1945

HY323

Travel, Pleasure and Politics: The European Grand Tour, 1670-1825 (not available 2017/18)

HY324

Muslim-Jewish Relations: History and Memory in the Middle East and Europe, 622-1945

HY325

Retreat from Power: British foreign and defence policy, 1931-68 (not available 2017/18)

HY326

Slavery, Capital, and Empire in the British World, 1700-1900 (not available 2017/18)

HY327

The Anglo-American Special Relationship, 1939-89

HY328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion

HY329

Independent India: Myths of Freedom and Development

HY330

From Tea to Opium: China and the Global Market in the Long Eighteenth Century

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