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LSE-NUS Double Degree MA in Asian and International History

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Two-year programme. Students take the first year at National University of Singapore, and the second year at LSE as follows.

Programme Code: TMHYNUS

Department: International History

For students starting this programme of study in 2022/23

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

Full-year programme. Students take courses to the value of three full units and a dissertation.

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 1

HY4A4 Dissertation with an Asian focus (1.0)

Paper 2

International History

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

 

HY400 Crisis Decision-Making in War and Peace 1914-2003 (1.0) #

 

HY411 European Integration in the Twentieth Century (1.0) #

 

HY422 Presidents, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy, from Roosevelt to Reagan, 1933-89 (1.0)

 

HY424 The Napoleonic Empire: The Making of Modern Europe (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY429 Anglo-American Relations from World War to Cold War, 1939-91 (1.0)

 

HY432 From Cold Warriors to Peacemakers: the End of the Cold War Era, 1979-1999 (1.0)

 

HY434 The Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe 1917-1990 (1.0)

 

HY436 Race, Violence and Colonial Rule in Africa (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY444 The Cold War in Latin America (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY459 The Ottoman Empire and its Legacy, 1299-1950 (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY463 The Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1962 (1.0)

 

HY465 The International History of the Balkans since 1939: State Projects, Wars, and Social Conflict (1.0)

 

HY469 Maps, History and Power: The Spaces and Cultures of the Past (1.0)

 

HY480 Cold War Public Diplomacy: United States Cultural Battles Abroad (1.0) #  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY483 Land and Conflict in Latin America since 1750 (1.0)

 

HY484L Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation (0.5) 1

 

HY484M Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation (0.5) 2

 

HY486 The Anti-Slave-Trade Atlantic World, c. 1807-1870 (1.0)

 

HY488 European Empires and Global Conflict, 1935-1948 (0.5)

 

HY491 Race, Gender and Reproduction in the Caribbean, 1860s-1930s (0.5)

 

HY4A5 Women as Weapons: The Conservative Political Tradition in the Cold War (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY4B1 The Vietnam Wars, 1930-75: Regional and International Perspectives (1.0)

 

HY4B2 The Afterlives of Empires in the Neo-Colonial Caribbean (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

HY4B6 German Transformations since 1990 (0.5)

Paper 3

Asian History, Politics and Society

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

 

HY461 East Asia in the Age of Imperialism, 1839-1945 (1.0) #

 

HY478 Genesis of the Modern World: Europe, China & India, 1550-1840 (1.0)

 

HY487 Islam, State and Conflict in Southeast Asia (0.5)

 

HY489 China and the External World, 1644-1839 (0.5)

 

HY4A7 Islam, Power and Culture in Mughal India (0.5)

 

HY4A8 Asian Borderlands (0.5)

 

HY4A9L China and the United States Since 1949 (0.5) 3

 

HY4A9M China and the United States Since 1949 (0.5) 4

 

HY4B1 The Vietnam Wars, 1930-75: Regional and International Perspectives (1.0)

 

HY4B4 Maritime Asia in Transition, 1405-1839 (0.5)

 

AN420 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

AN444 Investigating the Philippines - New Approaches and Ethnographic Contexts (0.5) #  (not available 2022/23)

 

AN447 China in Comparative Perspective (1.0)

 

DV432 China in Developmental Perspective (0.5) #  (not available 2022/23)

 

EH404 India and the World Economy (0.5)

 

EH409 Chinese Economic History: Culture, Institutions and Economic Growth (0.5)

 

EH446 Economic Development of East and Southeast Asia (1.0) #

 

EH482 The Origins of the World Economy: Europe and Asia, 1000-1800 (1.0)

 

EH486 Shipping and Sea Power in Asian Waters, c 1600-1860 (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

GV432 Government and Politics in China (0.5)

 

GY438 Urban Asia: Cities and Social Change (0.5)

 

GY480 Remaking China: Geographical aspects of Development and Disparity (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

Paper 4

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

 

A course from another LSE department (subject to approval by the Masters Programmes Tutor and the Teacher Responsible for the Course)

 

Or another course from papers 2 or 3:

Paper 2 options list

Paper 3 options list

Paper 2 options list

HY400 Crisis Decision-Making in War and Peace 1914-2003 (1.0) #

HY411 European Integration in the Twentieth Century (1.0) #

HY422 Presidents, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy, from Roosevelt to Reagan, 1933-89 (1.0)

HY424 The Napoleonic Empire: The Making of Modern Europe (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

HY429 Anglo-American Relations from World War to Cold War, 1939-91 (1.0)

HY432 From Cold Warriors to Peacemakers: the End of the Cold War Era, 1979-1999 (1.0)

HY434 The Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe 1917-1990 (1.0)

HY436 Race, Violence and Colonial Rule in Africa (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

HY444 The Cold War in Latin America (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

HY459 The Ottoman Empire and its Legacy, 1299-1950 (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

HY463 The Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1962 (1.0)

HY465 The International History of the Balkans since 1939: State Projects, Wars, and Social Conflict (1.0)

HY469 Maps, History and Power: The Spaces and Cultures of the Past (1.0)

HY480 Cold War Public Diplomacy: United States Cultural Battles Abroad (1.0) #  (not available 2022/23)

HY483 Land and Conflict in Latin America since 1750 (1.0)

HY484L Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation (0.5) 5

HY484M Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation (0.5) 6

HY486 The Anti-Slave-Trade Atlantic World, c. 1807-1870 (1.0)

HY488 European Empires and Global Conflict, 1935-1948 (0.5)

HY491 Race, Gender and Reproduction in the Caribbean, 1860s-1930s (0.5)

HY4A5 Women as Weapons: The Conservative Political Tradition in the Cold War (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

HY4A8 Asian Borderlands (0.5)

HY4B1 The Vietnam Wars, 1930-75: Regional and International Perspectives (1.0)

HY4B2 The Afterlives of Empires in the Neo-Colonial Caribbean (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

HY4B6 German Transformations since 1990 (0.5)


Paper 3 options list

AN420 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

AN444 Investigating the Philippines - New Approaches and Ethnographic Contexts (0.5) #  (not available 2022/23)

AN447 China in Comparative Perspective (1.0)

DV432 China in Developmental Perspective (0.5) #  (not available 2022/23)

EH404 India and the World Economy (0.5)

EH409 Chinese Economic History: Culture, Institutions and Economic Growth (0.5)

EH446 Economic Development of East and Southeast Asia (1.0) #

EH482 The Origins of the World Economy: Europe and Asia, 1000-1800 (1.0)

EH486 Shipping and Sea Power in Asian Waters, c 1600-1860 (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

GV432 Government and Politics in China (0.5)

GY438 Urban Asia: Cities and Social Change (0.5)

GY480 Remaking China: Geographical aspects of Development and Disparity (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

HY461 East Asia in the Age of Imperialism, 1839-1945 (1.0) #

HY478 Genesis of the Modern World: Europe, China & India, 1550-1840 (1.0)

HY487 Islam, State and Conflict in Southeast Asia (0.5)

HY489 China and the External World, 1644-1839 (0.5)

HY4A7 Islam, Power and Culture in Mughal India (0.5)

HY4A8 Asian Borderlands (0.5)

HY4A9L China and the United States Since 1949 (0.5)

HY4A9M China and the United States Since 1949 (0.5)

HY4B1 The Vietnam Wars, 1930-75: Regional and International Perspectives (1.0)

HY4B4 Maritime Asia in Transition, 1405-1839 (0.5)


Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

1 : HY484L can not be taken with HY484M

2 : HY484M can not be taken with HY484L

3 : HY4A9L can not be taken with HY4A9M

4 : HY4A9M can not be taken with HY4A9L

5 : HY484L can not be taken with HY484M

6 : HY484M can not be taken with HY484L


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.