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LSE-Sciences Po Double Degree in European Studies

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

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, the MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe, the MSc in European and International Public Policy or the MSc in International Migration and Public Policy as follows.

MSc in Political Economy of Europe (LSE and Sciences Po)

Programme Code: TMPOECEU2

Department: European Institute

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

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

Full-year programme. Students must take two out of three semi-compulsory courses, 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 in preparation for the dissertation. Students must also select EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills during course choice. Places on EU450 workshops are on a first come first served basis.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Professional development course

EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills (0.0)

Paper 1

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EU455 Concepts in Political Economy (0.5)

 

EU491 Political Economy in Theory and History (0.5)

 

EU492 Political Economy of Integration and Fragmentation in Europe (0.5)

 

Students without some background in European politics and policy-making or economics are strongly encouraged to take one or both of the following as an additional course to support their studies:

 

EU409 Basic Economic Concepts for European Political Economy (0.0)

 

EU4V9 Concepts in Political Science and Public Policy (0.0)

Paper 2

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit from the following:

 

Political Economy in Action:

 

EU425 Interest Representation and Economic Policy- Making in Europe (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU443 European Models of Capitalism (0.5)

 

EU446 The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration (0.5) #

 

EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU453 The Political Economy of European Welfare States (0.5)

 

EU455 Concepts in Political Economy (0.5)

 

EU467 The Political Economy of the Neoliberal State (0.5)

 

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU469 The Political Economy of Finance in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU477 Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU482 Europe in World Trade (0.5)

 

EU491 Political Economy in Theory and History (0.5)

 

EU492 Political Economy of Integration and Fragmentation in Europe (0.5)

 

EU4A4 The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution (0.5)

Paper 3

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit from the following:

 

Politics and Policy:

 

EU421 Policy-Making in the European Union (0.5) #

 

EU430 Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change (0.5)

 

EU439 Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU440 The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (0.5)

 

EU487 European Integration from a Global Governance Perspective (0.5) #

 

EU488 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (0.5) #

 

EU489 Analytical Politics and Policymaking in Europe (0.5)

 

EU490 Evidence and Analysis in Policy-Making (0.5)

 

EU4A1 The Politics and Policies of 'Brexit': The UK's changing relationship with the European Union (0.5)

 

EU4A5 Public Opinion in Europe (0.5)

 

GV4J4 Citizen Representation and Democracy in the European Union (0.5)

 

SP441 Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective (0.5)

 

Culture and Society:

 

EU432 The Philosophy of Europe (0.5)

 

EU437 Europe Beyond Modernity (0.5)

 

EU447 Democracy, Ideology and the European State (0.5)

 

EU476 Emotions and Memory in European Politics (0.5)

 

EU478 The Culture of European Politics (0.5)

 

EU481 The Future: Political Responses to a Challenge (0.5)

 

EU4A3 The Americas: A European Perspective (0.5)

 

International Migration:

 

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (0.5) #

 

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

 

GV4A5 International Migration and Immigration Management (0.5)

 

Or any course(s) not taken previously from the Paper 2 options list below:

Paper 2 options list

Paper 4

EU470 How do we know? An introduction to research design and methods in political economy (0.0)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU499 Dissertation (1.0)

Paper 2 options list

EU425 Interest Representation and Economic Policy- Making in Europe (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

EU443 European Models of Capitalism (0.5)

EU446 The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration (0.5) #

EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EU453 The Political Economy of European Welfare States (0.5)

EU455 Concepts in Political Economy (0.5)

EU467 The Political Economy of the Neoliberal State (0.5)

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

EU469 The Political Economy of Finance in Europe (0.5) #

EU477 Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe (0.5) #

EU482 Europe in World Trade (0.5)

EU491 Political Economy in Theory and History (0.5)

EU492 Political Economy of Integration and Fragmentation in Europe (0.5)

EU4A4 The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution (0.5)



MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe (LSE & Sciences Po)

Programme Code: TMCCGLEU2

Department: European Institute

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

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

(formerly MSc in Global Europe: Culture and Conflict (LSE & Sciences Po))

Full-year programme. Students must take two semi-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 in preparation for the dissertation. Students must also select EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills during course choice. Places on EU450 workshops are on a first come first served basis.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Professional development course

EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills (0.0)

Paper 1

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EU447 Democracy, Ideology and the European State (0.5)

 

EU457 Culture and Security in Global Politics (0.5)

 

EU478 The Culture of European Politics (0.5)

 

Students without some background in European politics and policy-making or economics are strongly encouraged to take one or both of the following to support their studies:

 

EU409 Basic Economic Concepts for European Political Economy (0.0)

 

EU4V9 Concepts in Political Science and Public Policy (0.0)

Paper 2

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EU430 Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change (0.5)

 

EU432 The Philosophy of Europe (0.5)

 

EU437 Europe Beyond Modernity (0.5)

 

EU439 Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU440 The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (0.5)

 

EU447 Democracy, Ideology and the European State (0.5)

 

EU457 Culture and Security in Global Politics (0.5)

 

EU458 Public Policy and Cultural Narratives in a Global Europe (0.5)

 

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (0.5) #

 

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU475 Racial Diversity and Conflict in Europe: Identities, Religion, and Culture (0.5)

 

EU476 Emotions and Memory in European Politics (0.5)

 

EU478 The Culture of European Politics (0.5)

 

EU481 The Future: Political Responses to a Challenge (0.5)

 

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

 

EU485 Post-Conflict Justice and Reconciliation in Europe and Beyond (0.5)

 

EU486 Imaging Violence, Imagining Europe (0.5)

 

EU487 European Integration from a Global Governance Perspective (0.5) #

 

EU488 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (0.5) #

 

EU489 Analytical Politics and Policymaking in Europe (0.5)

 

EU4A1 The Politics and Policies of 'Brexit': The UK's changing relationship with the European Union (0.5)

 

EU4A2 Globalisation, Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction (0.5)

 

EU4A3 The Americas: A European Perspective (0.5)

 

EU4A5 Public Opinion in Europe (0.5)

Paper 3

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EU490 Evidence and Analysis in Policy-Making (0.5)

 

GI421 Sexuality, Gender and Culture (0.5) #

 

GI422 Transnational Sexual Politics (1.0)

 

GV498 Multiculturalism (0.5)

 

GV4B8 Civil Wars: Concepts and Cases (0.5)

 

GV4B9 The Second Europe (0.5)

 

GV4K7 Conflict and Cooperation: Key Debates (0.5)

 

IR452 Empire and Conflict in World Politics (0.5)

 

IR461 Islam in World Politics (1.0)

 

IR465 The International Politics of Culture and Religion (1.0) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

IR481 Europe, the US and Arab-Israeli Relations (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

MY425 Case Studies and Comparative Methods for Qualitative Research (0.5)

 

MY428 Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis (0.5) #

 

SO479 Human Rights and Postcolonial Theory (0.5)

 

or any course(s) not taken previously from the Paper 2 options list below:

Paper 2 options list

Paper 4

EU410 Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Design (0.0)

 

EU499 Dissertation (1.0)

Paper 2 options list

EU430 Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change (0.5)

EU432 The Philosophy of Europe (0.5)

EU437 Europe Beyond Modernity (0.5)

EU439 Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

EU440 The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (0.5)

EU447 Democracy, Ideology and the European State (0.5)

EU457 Culture and Security in Global Politics (0.5)

EU458 Public Policy and Cultural Narratives in a Global Europe (0.5)

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (0.5) #

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

EU475 Racial Diversity and Conflict in Europe: Identities, Religion, and Culture (0.5)

EU476 Emotions and Memory in European Politics (0.5)

EU478 The Culture of European Politics (0.5)

EU481 The Future: Political Responses to a Challenge (0.5)

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

EU485 Post-Conflict Justice and Reconciliation in Europe and Beyond (0.5)

EU486 Imaging Violence, Imagining Europe (0.5)

EU487 European Integration from a Global Governance Perspective (0.5) #

EU488 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (0.5) #

EU489 Analytical Politics and Policymaking in Europe (0.5)

EU4A1 The Politics and Policies of 'Brexit': The UK's changing relationship with the European Union (0.5)

EU4A2 Globalisation, Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction (0.5)

EU4A3 The Americas: A European Perspective (0.5)

EU4A5 Public Opinion in Europe (0.5)



MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Sciences Po)

Programme Code: TMEIPP3

Department: European Institute

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

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

Students must take one half unit compulsory course; choose 1 unit of semi-compulsory courses; optional courses to the value of 1.5 units; and a dissertation or applied policy project as shown below. Additionally, all students must select EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills during course choice.  Places on EU450 workshops are on a first come first served basis.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Professional development course

EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills (0.0)

Paper 1

Foundation

 

EU490 Evidence and Analysis in Policy-Making (0.5)

 

OR

Students who can demonstrate equivalent prior knowledge of EU490 Evidence and Analysis in Policy-Making may instead take the below course, subject to Programme Director approval:

 

MY452L Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) # 1 * or

 

MY452M Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) # 2 *

Paper 2

Students with limited background in European politics and policy-making or economics are strongly encouraged to take one or both of the following to support their studies:

 

EU409 Basic Economic Concepts for European Political Economy (0.0)

 

EU4V9 Concepts in Political Science and Public Policy (0.0)

 

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EU487 European Integration from a Global Governance Perspective (0.5) #

 

EU488 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (0.5) #

 

EU489 Analytical Politics and Policymaking in Europe (0.5)

Paper 3

Optional courses
Courses to the value of 1.5 units from the following:
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.  Courses from the heading 'Methods' cannot result in a specialism.

 

Public Policy & Policy-Making in Europe

 

EU421 Policy-Making in the European Union (0.5) #

 

EU425 Interest Representation and Economic Policy- Making in Europe (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (0.5) #

 

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU489 Analytical Politics and Policymaking in Europe (0.5)

 

EU4A1 The Politics and Policies of 'Brexit': The UK's changing relationship with the European Union (0.5)

 

GV477 Comparative Public Policy Change (0.5) #

 

GV4A5 International Migration and Immigration Management (0.5)

 

LL4CS Law and Economics of Network Industries (0.5)

 

Democracy and Governance in Europe

 

EU421 Policy-Making in the European Union (0.5) #

 

EU430 Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change (0.5)

 

EU475 Racial Diversity and Conflict in Europe: Identities, Religion, and Culture (0.5)

 

EU488 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (0.5) #

 

EU4A5 Public Opinion in Europe (0.5)

 

GV450 European Politics: Comparative Analysis (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

GV454 Parties, Elections and Governments (0.5)

 

GV4A2 Citizens' Political Behaviour in Europe: Elections Public Opinion and Identities (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

GV4E8 Power Sharing and Institutional Design in Divided Societies (0.5)

 

GV4J4 Citizen Representation and Democracy in the European Union (0.5)

 

GV4K1 Opening Government: Transparency, Accountability, and Participation (0.5)

 

HY411 European Integration in the Twentieth Century (1.0) #

 

LL4BG Rethinking EU Law (0.5)

 

LL4BH Law and Government of the European Union (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

European and International Political Economy

 

EU439 Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU446 The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration (0.5) #

 

EU453 The Political Economy of European Welfare States (0.5)

 

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU477 Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU482 Europe in World Trade (0.5)

 

EU4A4 The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution (0.5)

 

GI415 Gender and European Welfare States (0.5)

 

LL4CS Law and Economics of Network Industries (0.5)

 

Europe in the International System

 

EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU457 Culture and Security in Global Politics (0.5)

 

EU478 The Culture of European Politics (0.5)

 

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

 

EU485 Post-Conflict Justice and Reconciliation in Europe and Beyond (0.5)

 

EU487 European Integration from a Global Governance Perspective (0.5) #

 

IR416 The EU in the World (1.0) #

 

IR434 European Defence and Security (0.5)

 

LL468 European Human Rights Law (0.5)

 

Regional and Domestic Politics

 

EU440 The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration (0.5)

 

EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU476 Emotions and Memory in European Politics (0.5)

 

EU4A2 Globalisation, Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction (0.5)

 

EU4A3 The Americas: A European Perspective (0.5)

 

GV439 Government and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe (0.5)

 

GV4B9 The Second Europe (0.5)

 

LL4Z5 EU State Aid Law (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

Methods

 

MY421L Qualitative Research Methods (0.5) 3

 

MY421M Qualitative Research Methods (0.5) 4

 

MY451L Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (0.5) 5

 

MY451M Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (0.5) 6

 

MY452L Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) # 7

 

MY452M Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) # 8

Paper 4

Choose from one of the following:

 

EU495 Applied Policy Project (1.0) # or

 

EU499 Dissertation (1.0)

Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

* means available with permission

1 : MY452L can not be taken with MY452M

2 : MY452M can not be taken with MY452L

3 : MY421L can not be taken with MY421M

4 : MY421M can not be taken with MY421L

5 : MY451L can not be taken with MY451M

6 : MY451M can not be taken with MY451L

7 : MY452L can not be taken with MY452M

8 : MY452M can not be taken with MY452L


MSc in International Migration and Public Policy (LSE and Sciences Po)

Programme Code: TMIMPP2

Department: European Institute

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

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

Students must take courses to the value of three units and a dissertation as shown below, plus SO476 Researching Migration: Research Questions and Research Methods. Students must also select EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills during course choice.  Places on EU450 workshops are on a first come first served basis.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Professional development course

EU450 Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills (0.0)

Paper 1

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

 

GV4A5 International Migration and Immigration Management (0.5)

 

SO468 International Migration and Migrant Integration (0.5)

Paper 2

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

International Migration

 

DV462 Forced Migration and Refugees (0.5)

 

EU458 Public Policy and Cultural Narratives in a Global Europe (0.5)

 

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (0.5) #

 

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

 

EU475 Racial Diversity and Conflict in Europe: Identities, Religion, and Culture (0.5)

 

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

 

GV4A5 International Migration and Immigration Management (0.5)

 

SO468 International Migration and Migrant Integration (0.5)

 

SO489 Family and Migration (0.5)

 

SP410 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (0.5)

Paper 3

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:

 

Politics and Policy

 

EU421 Policy-Making in the European Union (0.5) #

 

EU487 European Integration from a Global Governance Perspective (0.5) #

 

EU488 European Policy-Making and International Cooperation (0.5) #

 

EU4A5 Public Opinion in Europe (0.5)

 

GV4F4 Policy Advice in Theory and Practice (0.5)

 

Law and Justice

 

DV420 Complex Emergencies (0.5)

 

DV434 Human Security (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

EU485 Post-Conflict Justice and Reconciliation in Europe and Beyond (0.5)

 

EU4A2 Globalisation, Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction (0.5)

 

LL4BA International Law and the Movement of Persons within States (0.5)

 

LL4BB International Law and the Movement of Persons Between States (0.5)

 

SO424 Approaches to Human Rights (1.0)

 

SO457 Political Reconciliation (0.5)

 

SO479 Human Rights and Postcolonial Theory (0.5)

 

Society

 

EU475 Racial Diversity and Conflict in Europe: Identities, Religion, and Culture (0.5)

 

EU478 The Culture of European Politics (0.5)

 

EU4A3 The Americas: A European Perspective (0.5)

 

GI422 Transnational Sexual Politics (1.0)

 

GV498 Multiculturalism (0.5)

 

GY403 Contemporary Debates in Human Geography (0.5)

 

HY436 Race, Violence and Colonial Rule in Africa (1.0)

 

SO454 Families and Inequalities (0.5)

 

SO477 Urban Social Theory (0.5)

 

SO482 Topics in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies (0.5)  (not available 2021/22)

 

SP414 Ethnicity, Race and Social Policy (0.5)

 

Political Economy

 

EU477 Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe (0.5) #

 

Methodology

 

EU490 Evidence and Analysis in Policy-Making (0.5)

 

MY400 Fundamentals of Social Science Research Design (0.5)

 

MY421L Qualitative Research Methods (0.5) 1

 

MY421M Qualitative Research Methods (0.5) 2

 

MY451L Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (0.5) 3

 

MY451M Introduction to Quantitative Analysis (0.5) 4

 

MY452L Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) # 5

 

MY452M Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) # 6

 

Another course with the approval of the student's Academic Mentor and Programme Director, or any course(s) not taken previously from the paper 2 options list below:

Paper 2 options list

Paper 4

EU499 Dissertation (1.0) and SO476 Researching Migration: research questions and research methods (0.0)

 

Optional course:

 

EU410 Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Design (0.0)

Paper 2 options list

DV462 Forced Migration and Refugees (0.5)

EU458 Public Policy and Cultural Narratives in a Global Europe (0.5)

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics (0.5) #

EU468 The Political Economy of Migration and Spatial Inequality in Europe (0.5) #

EU475 Racial Diversity and Conflict in Europe: Identities, Religion, and Culture (0.5)

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance (0.5)

GV4A5 International Migration and Immigration Management (0.5)

SO468 International Migration and Migrant Integration (0.5)

SO489 Family and Migration (0.5)

SP410 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches (0.5)


Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

1 : MY421L can not be taken with MY421M

2 : MY421M can not be taken with MY421L

3 : MY451L can not be taken with MY451M

4 : MY451M can not be taken with MY451L

5 : MY452L can not be taken with MY452M

6 : MY452M can not be taken with MY452L


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.