For undergraduate students

The information contained in this section is relevant to all undergraduate programmes.

The School reserves the right at all times to withdraw, suspend or alter particular courses and syllabuses, and to alter the level of fees. Courses are on occasion capped (limited to a maximum number of students) or subject to entry conditions requiring the approval of the course convenor. The School cannot guarantee that places on specific courses will be available.

Course and programme information

Programme regulations

Undergraduate course guides

Undergraduate mutually exclusive options

Summary of 2018/19 undergraduate course and programme changes

School and academic regulations

During your period of study at the School there are various regulations that apply to you:

Regulations relating to academic study

Code of good practice for undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate programmes: teaching, learning and assessment: explains the basic reciprocal obligations and responsibilities of staff and students.

Regulations for first degrees (for students entering in or before the 2017/18 academic year): set out the 'ground rules' for your degree.
Regulations for first degrees (for students entering in the 2018/19 academic year): set out the 'ground rules' for your degree.

General academic regulations for all students except new undergraduates starting in 2018/19

General Academic Regulations for new undergraduate students starting in 2018/19 only

Statement on editorial help

Classification Schemes
Set out the rules by which the School's undergraduate degrees are classified depending on the year you began your programme:

Three-year Classification Scheme for BA/BSc degrees for students who entered in or after 2007/8 but before the 2018/19 academic year

Four-year Classification Scheme for BA/BSc degrees for students who entered in or after 2015/16 but before the 2018/19 academic year

Classification scheme for the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degrees for all students entering in or after the 2007/08 academic year

Three-year and four-year classification schemes for BA/BSc degrees for students who enter in 2018/19 are currently being reviewed during Michaelmas Term. Once approved, these schemes will be available here.

All first year undergraduates will take the compulsory course LSE100. This course is assessed but does not count towards your degree classification. 

Regulations relating to assessment offences
The School uses two sets of regulations in this area: one covering plagiarism and one covering all other academic offences (such as exam cheating).

Regulations on assessment offences: plagiarism

Regulations on assessment offences other than plagiarism

Regulations relating to appeals, complaints and disciplinary matters

Appeals Regulations: set out the procedure by which students may appeal against their final degree classification.

Student Complaint Procedure: helps you to resolve any problems that may rise during your programme of study.

Disciplinary procedure for students: sets out a number of standards to which the School expects you to keep and makes it possible for an investigation to take place if those standards are breached.

Regulations relating to School services

Library rules

Information Security Policy

Conditions of use of IT facilities


Data protection

School's policy on disability

Regulations relating to student activity

Ethics Code

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) policy statement

Procedure for considering allegations of harassment involving students

Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment policy

Student drugs and alcohol policy

Student drugs and alcohol procedure

Policy on smoking

Policy on trans staff and students

Whistleblowing policy


For other policies and procedures not listed here, please refer to the Policies and Procedures website.