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LSE-Sciences Po Double Degree in Affaires Internationales

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Year 1 at Sciences Po
Joint IR seminar with the whole group (28 hours)
Political Issues or World Politics (56 hours)
Social Science (including Economics) (56 hours)
Specialisation (140 hours)
Compulsory French/English language class (28 hours)
Second foreign language for all students (28 hours)

Year 2 at LSE
Students will enrol in either the MSc in International Relations or the MSc in International Political Economy as follows:

MSc in International Relations (LSE and Sciences Po)

Programme Code: TMIR2

Department: International Relations

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 must take optional 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

IR487 International Relations: Critical Perspectives (0.5)

 

IR4A1 International Relations: Core Theories and Debates (0.5)

 

IR4A2 International Relations: Global Applications (0.5)

 

MY4IR Research Design for International Relations (0.5)

Paper 2

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

 

IR411 Foreign Policy Analysis III (1.0) #

 

IR412 International Institutions (1.0)

 

IR416 The EU in the World (1.0) #  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR418 International Politics: Asia & the Pacific (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR419 International Relations of the Middle East (1.0) #

 

IR422 Conflict and Peacebuilding (1.0) #

 

IR433 The International Politics of EU Enlargement (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR434 European Defence and Security (0.5)

 

IR445 Global Politics of China (1.0)

 

IR448 American Grand Strategy (0.5)

 

IR452 Empire and Conflict in World Politics (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR461 Islam in World Politics (1.0)

 

IR462 International Political Theory (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR464 The Politics of International Law (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR465 The International Politics of Culture and Religion (1.0) #  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR466 Genocide (0.5)

 

IR467 Global Environmental Politics (0.5)

 

IR471 Critical International Law (0.5)

 

IR472 Diplomacy in the 21st Century (0.5)

 

IR473 China and the Global South (0.5)

 

IR475 Gender/ed/ing International Politics (0.5)

 

IR476 Gender and Political Violence (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR477 The Politics of Peace & Security in Sub-Saharan Africa (0.5)

 

IR478 Critical War Studies (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR479 Russia in World Politics (0.5) #

 

IR481 Europe, the US and Arab-Israeli Relations (0.5) #  (not available 2022/23)

 

IR488 International Politics of Southeast Asia (0.5)

 

IR490 The Strategy of Conflict in International Relations (0.5)

 

IR495 The Politics of Displacement and Refuge (0.5)

Paper 3

Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from Paper 1, Paper 2 or a course from another programme approved by the Programme Director

Paper 1 options list

Paper 2 options list

Paper 4

IR499 Dissertation in International Relations (1.0)

Paper 1 options list

IR487 International Relations: Critical Perspectives (0.5)

IR4A1 International Relations: Core Theories and Debates (0.5)

IR4A2 International Relations: Global Applications (0.5)

MY4IR Research Design for International Relations (0.5)


Paper 2 options list

IR411 Foreign Policy Analysis III (1.0) #

IR412 International Institutions (1.0)

IR416 The EU in the World (1.0) #  (not available 2022/23)

IR418 International Politics: Asia & the Pacific (1.0)  (not available 2022/23)

IR419 International Relations of the Middle East (1.0) #

IR422 Conflict and Peacebuilding (1.0) #

IR433 The International Politics of EU Enlargement (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

IR434 European Defence and Security (0.5)

IR445 Global Politics of China (1.0)

IR448 American Grand Strategy (0.5)

IR452 Empire and Conflict in World Politics (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

IR461 Islam in World Politics (1.0)

IR462 International Political Theory (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

IR464 The Politics of International Law (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

IR465 The International Politics of Culture and Religion (1.0) #  (not available 2022/23)

IR466 Genocide (0.5)

IR467 Global Environmental Politics (0.5)

IR471 Critical International Law (0.5)

IR472 Diplomacy in the 21st Century (0.5)

IR473 China and the Global South (0.5)

IR475 Gender/ed/ing International Politics (0.5)

IR476 Gender and Political Violence (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

IR477 The Politics of Peace & Security in Sub-Saharan Africa (0.5)

IR478 Critical War Studies (0.5)  (not available 2022/23)

IR479 Russia in World Politics (0.5) #

IR481 Europe, the US and Arab-Israeli Relations (0.5) #  (not available 2022/23)

IR488 International Politics of Southeast Asia (0.5)

IR490 The Strategy of Conflict in International Relations (0.5)

IR495 The Politics of Displacement and Refuge (0.5)



MSc in International Political Economy (LSE and Sciences Po)

Programme Code: TMIPE2

Department: International Relations

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 must take one compulsory course, optional courses to the value of 2.5 units and a dissertation as shown.

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

IR470 International Political Economy (0.5)

Paper 2

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

 

IR453 Global Business in International Relations (0.5)

 

IR454 Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future (0.5)

 

IR467 Global Environmental Politics (0.5)

 

IR468 The Political Economy of Trade (0.5)

 

IR469 Politics of Money in the World Economy (0.5) #

 

IR480 The Politics of Inequality and Development (0.5)

 

IR489 Economic Diplomacy (0.5)

Paper 3

Courses to the value of 1.5 units either from the Paper 2 options list or from another programme approved by the Programme Director.

Paper 2 options list

Paper 4

IR485 Dissertation in International Political Economy (1.0)

Paper 2 options list

IR453 Global Business in International Relations (0.5)

IR454 Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future (0.5)

IR467 Global Environmental Politics (0.5)

IR468 The Political Economy of Trade (0.5)

IR469 Politics of Money in the World Economy (0.5) #

IR480 The Politics of Inequality and Development (0.5)

IR489 Economic Diplomacy (0.5)



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.