LSE Geography and Environment excels in the UK's nationwide assessment of research quality, impact and environment and in subject-based worldwide university ranking systems. The Research Excellence Framework results published in December 2014 show that LSE Geography and Environment ranked first overall in the UK for quality of published research output.
The 2015 QS World University faculty rankings for Geography and Area Studies ranked the department No.2 in the world on the overall score, and No.1 for academic reputation. The Guardian’s university league tables 2016 also ranked the LSE No.1 for Geography and Environmental Studies.
On this two week intensive programme, you will engage with and learn from a full-time Associate Professor from LSE’s department of Geography and Environment. GY201 course lecturer Dr Hyun Bang Shin teaches on a number of undergraduate and graduate modules, including Urban Development, Cities and Social Change in East Asia, Remaking China, and Urban Research Methods.