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BSc in Geography with Economics

Programme Code: UBGYWEC

Department: Geography & Environment

For students starting this programme of study in 2021/22

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Three-year Classification Scheme for BA/BSc degrees from the 2018/19 academic year.

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.

Paper

Course number, title (unit value)

Year 1

Paper 1

EC1A3 Microeconomics I (0.5) # and EC1B3 Macroeconomics I (0.5) #

Paper 2

MA107 Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (0.5) # and ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (0.5) #

Paper 3

GY100 Introduction to Geography (1.0)

Paper 4

One from the following:

 

GY103 Contemporary Europe (1.0)

 

GY121 Sustainable Development (1.0)

 

GY144 Society, Culture and Place (1.0)

Skills Course

GY101 Succeeding in your degree: Critical skills for Geography and Environment students (0.0)

Year 2

Paper 5

EC2A3 Microeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

And either:

 

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22) or

 

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

Paper 6

GY209 The Economic Geography of Trade, Production and Development (0.5) # and GY210 The Economics of Cities (0.5) #

Paper 7

GY245 Quantitative Methods in Geography (0.5) # and GY247 Field Methods in Geography with Economics (0.5)

Paper 8

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

 

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II (0.5) # A  (not available 2021/22)

 

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) # B  (not available 2021/22)

 

EC2C4 Econometrics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

 

GY202 Introduction to Global Development (1.0)

 

GY205 Political Geographies (1.0)

 

GY206 Urban Geography and Globalisation (0.5)

 

GY207 Economy, Society and Place (0.5)

 

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics (1.0)

 

GY307 Regional Economic Development (0.5)

 

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (0.5)

Year 3

Paper 9

GY313 Firms and Economic Geography: Location, Technology and Innovation (0.5) # and GY314 The Economics of Housing Markets and Migration (0.5) #

Papers 10, 11 & 12

Courses to the value of 3.0 unit(s) from the following:
Students may take the following combinations:
up to 3.0 unit(s) from Level 3 options
up to 2.0 unit(s) from Approved economics options
up to 1.0 unit(s) from Paper 8 options 

Level 3 options

Approved economics courses

Paper 8 options list

Level 3 options

GY307 Regional Economic Development (0.5)

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (0.5)

GY309 The Political Geography of Development (0.5)

GY310 Urban Politics (0.5)

GY311 The Political Economy of Urbanisation (0.5)

GY312 Geographies of Gender in the Global South (0.5)

GY315 Geographies of Race (0.5)

GY316 Gender, Space and Power (0.5)

GY326 Sustainable Business and Finance (0.5)

GY327 Global Environmental Governance (0.5)

GY328 Political Ecology of Development (0.5)

GY329 Applied Economics of Environment and Development (0.5) #

GY331 Geographies of Global Migration (0.5)

GY350 Dissertation (1.0) #


Approved economics courses

EC307 Development Economics (1.0) #

EC315 International Economics (1.0) #

EC325 Public Economics (1.0) #


Paper 8 options list

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2C3 Econometrics I (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

EC2C4 Econometrics II (0.5) #  (not available 2021/22)

GY202 Introduction to Global Development (1.0)

GY205 Political Geographies (1.0)

GY206 Urban Geography and Globalisation (0.5)

GY207 Economy, Society and Place (0.5)

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics (1.0)

GY307 Regional Economic Development (0.5)

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development (0.5)


Footnotes

A : If not taken under paper 5.

B : If not taken under paper 5.

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.

Level 1 courses are not permitted as part of this degree programme in Years 2 and 3. Modern language courses are not permitted in any year. Students wishing to study a modern language are encouraged to take one of the LSE Language Centre's extra-curricular courses.

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.