BSc in International Relations and History 

Programme Code: UBIRHY

Department: International History

For all 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

IR100

Theories and Concepts of International Relations

2

HY116

International History since 1890

3 & 4

Two from:

 

HY113

From Empire to Independence: The Extra European World in the 20th Century

 

HY118

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

 

An approved language (LN) course
An approved paper taught outside the Department

Year 2

5

IR200

International Political Theory

6

Either IR202 Foreign Policy Analysis 1 or IR203 International Organisations

7 & 8

Two courses from the following:

 

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion (withdrawn 2017/18)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Empire and Nation: Britain and India since 1750 (withdrawn 2017/18)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

HY245

The United States and the World since 1776

HY243

Islamic Empires, 1400 - 1800

Year 3

9

Either IR202 or IR203, not taken above

10

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

 

GV247

Theories and Problems of Nationalism (not available 2017/18)

IR205

International History

IR206

International Political Economy

IR305

Strategic Aspects of International Relations 

IR312

Genocide (H)  (not available 2017/18)

IR313

Managing China's Rise in East Asia

IR314

Southeast Asia: Intra-regional Politics and Security

IR315

The Middle East and International Relations Theory

IR317

American Grand Strategy (H)

IR318

Visual International Politics (H)

IR319

Empire and Conflict in World Politics (H)

IR320

Europe's Institutional Order (H) (not available 2017/18)

IR321

Revolutions and World Politics (H)

IR322

Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory (H)

IR323

Gender and International Politics (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)

IR347

Political Economy of International Labour Migration (H) (not available 2017/18)

IR354

Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future (H)

IR355

Economic Diplomacy (H)

IR367

Global Environmental Politics (H)

IR368

The Political Economy of Trade (H)

IR369

Politics of Money in the World Economy (H)

IR373

China and the Global South (H)

IR377

The Politics of Governance, Development and Security in Sub-Saharan Africa (H)

11

One course from the following:

 

HY311

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

HY315

European Enlightenment, c1680-1799

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

12

One from:
A further paper from Paper 10 or Paper 11 above

 

HY300

Dissertation

 

An approved paper taught outside the Department of International Relations and International History

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.

 

 

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.