Undergraduate course guides 2023/24

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AC102 Elements of Financial Accounting

AC103 Elements of Management Accounting, Financial Management and Financial Institutions

AC105 Introduction to Financial Accounting

AC106 Introduction to Management Accounting

AC200 Accounting Theory and Practice

AC311 Results Accountability and Management Control for Strategy Implementation

AC312 Performance Measurement, Strategy, and Uncertainty

AC331 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting

AC332 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation

AC341 Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Financial Audit

AC342 Accounting, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability


AN100 Being Human: Contemporary Themes in Social Anthropology

AN101 A History of Anthropological Theory

AN102 Ethnography through Mixed Media

AN1E0 Being Human: Contemporary Themes in Social Anthropology (Anthropology Exchanges)

AN200 The Anthropology of Kinship, Sex and Gender

AN205 The Anthropology of Melanesia

AN221 The Anthropology of Christianity

AN223 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia

AN226 Political and Legal Anthropology

AN237 The Anthropology of Development

AN240 Investigating the Philippines - New Approaches and Ethnographic Contexts

AN243 Children and Youth in Contemporary Ethnography

AN245 Borders and Boundaries: Ethnographic Approaches

AN250 The Anthropology of South Asia

AN256 Economic Anthropology (1): Production and Exchange

AN269 The Anthropology of Amazonia

AN275 The Anthropology of Revolution

AN276 Anthropology and the Anthropocene

AN277 Topics in the Anthropology of sub-Saharan Africa

AN280 Public Anthropology

AN281 Health and Welfare: Anthropological Perspectives

AN282 Bangladesh and Beyond: Anthropological Perspectives

AN283 Anthropology, Art, and Poetics

AN284 Anthropological Approaches to Race, Racism, and Decolonisation

AN292 Anthropological Entanglements in the Middle East

AN298 Fieldwork in London: Learning Ethnographic Methods

AN2E0 The Anthropology of Kinship, Sex and Gender (Anthropology Exchanges)

AN2E6 Political and Legal Anthropology (Anthropology Exchanges)

AN301 The Anthropology of Religion

AN303 Advanced Theory of Social Anthropology

AN357 Economic Anthropology (2): Transformation and Globalisation

AN393 Language, Signs, World, Action! Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

AN397 Special Essay Paper in Social Anthropology

AN3E1 The Anthropology of Religion (Anthropology Exchanges)


DS101A Fundamentals of Data Science

DS101W Fundamentals of Data Science

DS105A Data for Data Science

DS105W Data for Data Science

DS202A Data Science for Social Scientists

DS202W Data Science for Social Scientists


EC1A1 Microeconomics I

EC1A3 Microeconomics I

EC1A5 Microeconomics I

EC1B1 Macroeconomics I

EC1B3 Macroeconomics I

EC1B5 Macroeconomics I

EC1C1 Econometrics I

EC1P1 Economics

EC230 Economics in Public Policy

EC241 PPE Interdisciplinary Research Seminar

EC2A0 Introductory Course in Microeconomic Principles

EC2A1 Microeconomics II

EC2A3 Microeconomics II

EC2A5 Microeconomics II

EC2B1 Macroeconomics II

EC2B3 Macroeconomics II

EC2B5 Macroeconomics II

EC2C1 Econometrics II

EC2C3 Econometrics I

EC2C4 Econometrics II

EC302 Political Economy

EC307 Development Economics

EC310 Behavioural Economics

EC311 History of Economics: How Theories Change

EC313 Industrial Economics

EC317 Labour Economics

EC319 Games and Economic Behaviour

EC321 Monetary Economics and Aggregate Fluctuations

EC325 Public Economics

EC330 Environmental Economics

EC331 Quantitative Thesis

EC333 Problems of Applied Econometrics

EC334 Advanced Macroeconomics

EC335 Economic Policy in the Global Economy

EC336 Econometric Theory A

EC337 Econometric Theory B

EC338 International Trade

EC339 International Macroeconomics


EH101 The Internationalisation of Economic Growth, 1870 to the present day

EH102 Pre-industrial Economic History

EH111 The Internationalisation of Economic Growth

EH204 Money and Finance: From the Middle Ages to Modernity

EH207 China since 1800: Culture, institutions and economic growth

EH209 The Family Economy in History: 1260 to the present day

EH211 Africa and the World Economy, 1500-2000

EH214 Money and Finance: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century

EH215 Money and Finance: From the Eighteenth Century to Modernity

EH217 Chinese Economic History since 1800: A Chronology

EH218 Chinese Economic History since 1800: Economic Growth in a Historical Perspective

EH221 Boom and Bust: Macroeconomic History of the Modern World

EH222 Economic History of the Middle East and North Africa

EH225 Latin America and the International Economy

EH237 Theories and Evidence in Economic History

EH238 The Origins of Growth

EH240 Business and Economic Performance since 1945: Britain in International Context

EH304 The Economic History of North America: from Colonial Times to the Cold War

EH306 Monetary and Financial History since 1750

EH307 The Economic History of South Asia, 1600-2000

EH308 Historical Economic Geography: Cities, Markets and Regions in the 19th and 20th Centuries

EH312 Knowledge, Technology and Economy from the Middle Ages to Modernity

EH314 Political economy and economic policies: Europe from the High Middle Ages to the French Revolution

EH316 Atlantic World Slavery

EH317 Disease, Health and History

EH326 Innovation and its Finance in the 19th and 20th Centuries

EH327 China's Economy and its Growth in the Very Long-Term

EH390 Dissertation in Economic or Social History


EU3A1 The Politics and Policies of 'Brexit': The UK's changing relationship with the European Union


FM100 Introduction to Finance

FM101 Finance

FM102 Quantitative Methods for Finance

FM200 Financial Systems and Crises

FM201 Macro-Finance

FM212 Principles of Finance

FM213 Principles of Finance

FM300 Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets

FM301 Market Anomalies and Asset Management

FM302 Theories of Corporate Finance

FM304 Applied Corporate Finance

FM305 Advanced Financial Economics

FM321 Risk Management and Modelling

FM322 Derivatives


GV100 Introduction to Political Theory

GV101 Introduction to Political Science

GV225 Public Choice and Politics

GV245 Democracy and Democratisation

GV248 Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives

GV249 Research Design in Political Science

GV250 Ethics and Politics of Artificial Intelligence

GV251 Government, Politics and Public Policy in the European Union

GV252 Politics and Policy of Data Science

GV262 Contemporary Political Theory

GV263 Public Policy Analysis

GV264 Politics and Institutions in Europe

GV267 Global Political Thought

GV302 Key Themes in the History of Political Thought

GV307 Conflict and Cooperation: A Few Provocative Debates

GV309 Politics of Money and Finance in Comparative Perspective

GV311 British Government

GV312 Advanced Topics in Government: Executive Politics

GV313 Politics of Trade in Comparative Perspective

GV314 Empirical Research in Government

GV315 Voting and Elections in Developing Democracies

GV316 Advanced Issues in Applied Political Theory

GV318 Building Democracies from Conflict? Violence, Power-Sharing and Institutional Design

GV319 Experimental Politics

GV320 Populism

GV321 Concepts and Controversies in Political Theory

GV323 Transparency and Accountability in Government

GV324 Applied Quantitative Methods for Political Science

GV325 Topics in Political Economy

GV326 Conflict, War and Revolution - Approaches to Political Theory

GV327 Governance and Corruption

GV328 Middle East Politics in Transnational Perspective

GV329 Making Democracy Work

GV330 Data Science Applications to Politics Research

GV331 Capstone Data Science & Civic Engagement

GV332 Big Data in Politics: A Few Provocative Debates

GV334 Comparative Perspectives on Inequality and Politics: Global North, Global South

GV335 African Political Economy

GV336 Latin America: Democracy and Development

GV337 Politics, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Comparative Perspective

GV338 Politics and Political Economy of India

GV343 Philosophy, Politics and Economics: Capstone

GV344 Philosophy, Politics and Economics: Research Project

GV366 Political Economy of the Developing World

GV390 Government Dissertation Option

GV398 Inside the Mind of a Voter: Research in Electoral Psychology

GV3L1 Analytical Approaches to British Politics

GV3L2 The Politics and Policy of Climate Change and Sustainability


GY100 Introduction to Geography

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

GY103 Contemporary Europe

GY120 Environmental Change: Past, Present and Future

GY121 Sustainable Development

GY140 Introduction to Geographical Research

GY144 Human Geography and the City

GY202 Introduction to Global Development

GY204 Political Geography

GY206 Urban Geography and Globalisation

GY207 Economy, Society and Place

GY209 The Economic Geography of Trade, Production and Development

GY210 The Economics of Cities

GY212 Pathways in Human Geography

GY220 Environment: Science and Society

GY222 Applied Environmental Economics

GY245 Quantitative Methods in Geography and GIS

GY246 Field Methods in Geography

GY247 Field Methods in Geography with Economics

GY248 Field Methods in Geography & Environment

GY307 Regional Economic Development

GY308 The Economic Geography of Growth and Development

GY309 The Political Geography of Development

GY310 Urban Politics

GY311 The Political Economy of Urbanisation

GY313 Firms and Economic Geography: Location, Technology and Innovation

GY314 The Economics of Housing Markets and Migration

GY315 Geographies of Race

GY316 Gender, Space and Power

GY317 Geographies of Urban Violence

GY326 Sustainable Business and Finance

GY327 Global Environmental Governance

GY328 Political Ecology of Development

GY329 Applied Economics of Environment and Development

GY331 Geographies of Global Migration

GY350 Dissertation


HY113 From Empire to Independence: World History in the Twentieth Century

HY116 International Politics since 1914: Peace and War

HY118 Faith, Power and Revolution: Europe and the Wider World, c.1500-c.1800

HY120 Historical Approaches to the Modern World

HY200 The Rights of Man: the History of Human Rights Discourse from the Antigone to Amnesty International

HY206 The International History of the Cold War, 1945-1989

HY221 The History of Russia, 1676-1825

HY226 The Great War 1914-1918

HY235 Modernity and the State in East Asia: China, Japan and Korea since 1840

HY239 People, Power and Protest in Latin America, c.1895 to the present day

HY240 From Empire to Commonwealth: war, race and imperialism in British History, 1780 to the present day

HY241 What is History? Methods and Debates

HY242 The Soviet Union: Domestic, International and Intellectual History

HY243 Islamic Empires, 1400 - 1800

HY245 The United States and the World since 1776

HY246 The Global Caribbean: Colonialism, Race and Revolutions 1780s-1980s

HY247 The History of Modern Turkey, 1789 to the Present

HY300 Dissertation

HY311 Limited War During the Cold War Era: The US in Korea (1950-53) and Vietnam (1954-75)

HY315 The European Enlightenment, c.1680-1799

HY319 Napoleon and Europe

HY320 The Cold War Endgame

HY322 Nazi Germany's War: Violence and Occupation in Europe, 1939-1945

HY323 Travel, Pleasure and Politics: The European Grand Tour, 1670-1825

HY327 The Anglo-American Special Relationship, 1939-89

HY328 The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nationalism, Territory, Religion

HY329 Independent India: Myths of Freedom and Development

HY330 From Tea to Opium: China and the Global Market in the Long Eighteenth Century

HY331 Henry Kissinger and the Global 1970s

HY332 Interwar worlds: the cultural consequences of the First World War

HY333 People and Power in West African History, c. 1450 - 1850

HY334 Communication Revolutions in Latin America, c.1539 to the Present

HY335 History of Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China, 1949-2008

HY336 The United States and nuclear weapons from the Manhattan project to the end of the Cold War


IR100 International Relations: Theories, Concepts and Debates

IR101 Contemporary Issues in International Relations

IR102 Thinking Globally: Studying International Relations

IR200 International Political Theory

IR202 Foreign Policy Analysis 1

IR203 International Organisations

IR205 International Security

IR206 International Political Economy

IR305 Strategic Aspects of International Relations

IR312 Genocide

IR313 Managing China's Rise in East Asia

IR314 Southeast Asia: Intra-regional Politics and Security

IR315 International Relations of the Middle East

IR317 American Grand Strategy

IR318 Visual International Politics

IR319 Empire and Conflict in World Politics

IR320 Europe's Institutional Order

IR322 Sovereignty, Rights and Justice: Issues in International Political Theory

IR323 Gendered/ing International Politics

IR324 The Practices of Transitional Justice

IR325 The Situations of the International Criminal Court

IR326 The Rule of Law: A Global History

IR327 World Orders in Historical International Relations

IR345 Global Politics of China

IR349 Conflict and Peacebuilding

IR354 Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future

IR355 Economic Diplomacy

IR367 Political Economy of Climate Change

IR368 The Political Economy of Trade

IR369 Politics of Money in the World Economy

IR372 Nuclear Non-proliferation and World Politics (Special Topics in International Relations)

IR373 China and the Global South

IR377 The Politics of Peace & Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

IR378 Critical War Studies

IR379 Eastern Europe: Domestic Regimes and Foreign Policies

IR380 The Politics of Inequality and Development

IR391 Globalisation and the State in Developing Countries

IR395 The Politics of Displacement and Refuge

IR398 Dissertation


LL100 Legal Studies Skills

LL104 Law of Obligations

LL106 Public Law

LL108 Criminal Law

LL141 Introduction to Legal Systems

LL142 Contract Law

LL143 Tort Law

LL201 Law and State Power

LL202 Commercial Contracts

LL203 Company Law

LL204 Advanced Torts

LL205 Medical Law

LL207 Civil Liberties and Human Rights

LL208 Race, Class, and Law

LL210 Information Technology and the Law

LL211 Law, Poverty and Access to Justice

LL212 Conflict of Laws

LL221 Family Law

LL232 Law and Institutions of the European Union

LL233 Law of Evidence

LL241 European Legal History

LL250 Law and The Environment

LL251 Intellectual Property Law

LL253 The Law of Corporate Insolvency

LL257 Employment Law

LL259 Legal and Social Change since 1750

LL272 Outlines of Modern Criminology

LL275 Property II

LL276 Property

LL278 Public International Law

LL284 Topics in Sentencing and Criminal Justice

LL293 Tax and Tax Avoidance

LL295 Media Law

LL300 Competition Law

LL301 Global Commodities Law

LL302 Restitution for Unjust Enrichment

LL303 Cultural Heritage and Art Law

LL305 Jurisprudence

LL342 International Protection of Human Rights

LL398 Half-Unit Dissertation on an approved legal topic

LL399 Full-unit Dissertation on an approved legal topic


LN100 Russian Language and Society 3 (advanced)

LN101 Russian Language and Society 1 (beginner)

LN102 Russian Language and Society 2 (intermediate)

LN104 Mandarin Language and Society Level 1 (Beginner)

LN110 German Language and Society 3 (advanced)

LN112 German Language and Society 2 (Intermediate)

LN115 Intercultural Communication and Management

LN120 Spanish Language and Society 3 (advanced)

LN121 Spanish Language and Society 1 (beginner)

LN122 Spanish Language and Society 2 (intermediate)

LN130 French Language and Society 3 (advanced)

LN131 French Language and Society 1 (beginner)

LN132 French Language and Society 2 (intermediate)

LN140 Mandarin Language and Society 3 (Advanced)

LN142 Mandarin Language and Society 2 (Intermediate)

LN200 Russian Language and Society 4 (proficiency)

LN210 German Language and Society 4 (proficiency)

LN220 Spanish Language and Society 4 (proficiency)

LN230 French Language and Society 4 (proficiency)

LN240 Mandarin Language and Society 4 (Proficiency)

LN241 Mandarin for International Relations (Elementary)

LN250 English Literature and Society

LN251 Comparative Literature and 20th Century Political History

LN252 Contemporary Literature and Global Society

LN253 European Literature and Philosophy

LN254 Literature and Aspects of Ethics

LN270 Society and Language: Linguistics for Social Scientists

LN303 Language Studies Dissertation

LN320 Spanish Language and Society 5 (mastery)

LN330 French Language and Society 5 (mastery)

LN340 Mandarin Language and Society 5 (Mastery)

LN341 Mandarin in the Global Workplace

LN342 Academic Chinese for International Relations

LN370 Discourse and Communication


LSE100A The LSE Course: How can we transform our climate futures?

LSE100B The LSE Course: How can we control AI?

LSE100C The LSE Course: How can we create a fair society?


MA100 Mathematical Methods

MA102 Mathematical Proof and Analysis

MA103 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

MA107 Quantitative Methods (Mathematics)

MA108 Methods in Calculus and Linear Algebra

MA203 Real Analysis

MA207 Further Quantitative Methods (Mathematics)

MA208 Optimisation Theory

MA209 Differential Equations

MA210 Discrete Mathematics

MA211 Algebra and Number Theory

MA212 Further Mathematical Methods

MA213 Operations Research Techniques

MA214 Algorithms and Data Structures

MA222 Further Mathematical Methods (Linear Algebra)

MA301 Mathematical Game Theory

MA315 Algebra and its Applications

MA316 Graph Theory

MA317 Complex Analysis

MA318 History and Culture of Mathematics

MA319 Partial Differential Equations

MA320 Mathematics of Networks

MA321 Measure Theoretic Probability

MA322 Mathematics of Finance and Valuation

MA323 Computational Methods in Financial Mathematics

MA324 Mathematical Modelling and Simulation

MA330 Game Theory for Collective Decisions

MA333 Optimisation for Machine Learning

MA334 Dissertation in Mathematics


MC300 Media Power and Communication Practice (Showcase Portfolio)


MG104 Operations Management

MG105 Organisational Behaviour and Leadership

MG205 Econometrics: Theory and Applications

MG206 Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage

MG207 Managerial Economics

MG209 E-business

MG210 Corporate Social Responsibility and International Labour Standards

MG212 Marketing

MG213 Information Systems

MG214 Human Resource Management

MG228 Managing the Stone-Age Brain

MG301 Strategy

MG302 Topics in Management Research

MG303 International Business Strategy and Emerging Markets

MG305 Innovation and Technology Management

MG307 International Context of Management

MG308 Simulations for Managerial Decisions

MG310 Strategic Decision Making

MG311 Foundations of Behavioural Decision Science

MG312 Science of People in Workplaces

MG316 Brand Strategy

MG317 Leading Organisational Change

MG318 Social Enterprise Design Fundamentals


MY360 Quantitative Text Analysis

MY361 Social Network Analysis


PB100 Foundations of Behavioural Science

PB101 Foundations of Psychological Science

PB102 Social Psychology

PB130 Statistics and Research Methods for Psychological and Behavioural Science

PB200 Biological Psychology

PB201 Cognitive Psychology

PB202 Developmental Psychology

PB204 Social Psychology: Individuals, Groups and Culture

PB205 Individual Differences and Why They Matter

PB230 Intermediate Statistics and Research Methods for Psychological and Behavioural Science

PB300 Advances in Psychological and Behavioural Science

PB301 Cognition and Culture

PB302 Creativity and Innovation

PB303 Organisations, Groups and Identity

PB304 Organisational and Social Decision-Making

PB307 Consumer Psychology for Sustainability

PB308 Social Psychology of Economic Life

PB310 Independent Research Project

PB312 Research Apprenticeship

PB314 Behavioural Science in an Age of New Technology


PH103 The Big Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy

PH105 Historical and Global Perspectives on Philosophy

PH111 Introduction to Logic

PH112 Intermediate Logic and Probability

PH201 Philosophy of Science

PH214 Philosophy, Morals and Politics

PH222 Philosophy and Public Policy

PH223 Mind and Metaphysics

PH224 Epistemology

PH225 Business and Organisational Ethics

PH226 Philosophy of Society

PH227 Genes, Brains and Society

PH230 Einstein for Everyone: From time travel to the edge of the universe

PH232 Physics and Uncertainty: From Quantum Jumps to Stock Market Crashes

PH236 Set Theory

PH237 Advanced Logic

PH238 Philosophy of Language

PH239 Anarchy, Authority and Evidence: Topics in Philosophy of Law

PH240 The Ethics of Data and AI

PH301 Rationality and Choice

PH311 Philosophy of Economics

PH333 Philosophy of Gender and Race

PH340 PPE Research Seminar

PH341 Philosophy, Politics and Economics: Applications

PH344 PPE Research Seminar

PH399 Dissertation in Philosophy


SO100 Key Concepts: Introduction to Social Theory

SO102 Data in Society: Researching Social Life

SO110 Power, Inequality, and Difference: Contemporary Themes in Sociology

SO201 Key Concepts: Advanced Social Theory

SO203 Political Sociology

SO221 Researching London: Advanced Social Research Methods

SO232 Sociology of Health and Illness

SO234 Digital Technology, Speed and Culture

SO235 The Sociology of Homicide

SO236 Urban Society

SO237 Racial Borderscapes

SO240 Crime, Deviance and Control

SO244 The Sociology of Race and Empire

SO248 Gender and Society

SO302 The Sociological Dissertation

SO309 Atrocity and Justice

SO310 The Sociology of Elites

SO311 Law and Violence

SO312 Work, Inequality and Society

SO313 Material Culture and Everyday Life

SO314 Class, Culture and Meritocracy

SO348 Family Diversity and Change


SP100 Understanding International Social and Public Policy

SP101 Foundations of Social Policy Research

SP111 Social Economics and Policy

SP112 Politics of Social Policy Making

SP200 Comparative and International Social Policy

SP201 Research Methods for Social Policy

SP210 Development and Social Change

SP230 Education Policy

SP231 Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy

SP232 Health and Social Care Policy

SP271 Psychology of Crime and Criminal Justice

SP314 Ethnicity, Race and Social Policy

SP315 Urbanisation and Social Policy in the Global Souths

SP331 Sexuality, Everyday Lives and Social Policy in Developing Countries

SP332 Social Security Policies

SP333 NGOs, Social Policy and Development

SP335 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches

SP336 Behavioural Public Policy

SP372 Punishment and Penal Policy

SP374 Riots, Disorder and Urban Violence

SP399 Dissertation


ST101A Programming for Data Science

ST101W Programming for Data Science

ST102 Elementary Statistical Theory

ST107 Quantitative Methods (Statistics)

ST109 Elementary Statistical Theory I

ST110 Elementary Statistical Theory II

ST115 Managing and Visualising Data

ST201 Statistical Models and Data Analysis

ST202 Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference

ST205 Sample Surveys and Experiments

ST206 Probability and Distribution Theory

ST207 Databases

ST211 Applied Regression

ST213 Introduction to Pricing, Hedging and Optimization

ST226 Actuarial Investigations: Financial

ST227 Survival Models

ST300 Regression and Generalised Linear Models

ST301 Actuarial Mathematics (Life)

ST302 Stochastic Processes

ST303 Stochastic Simulation

ST304 Time Series and Forecasting

ST306 Actuarial Mathematics (General)

ST307 Aspects of Market Research

ST308 Bayesian Inference

ST309 Elementary Data Analytics

ST310 Machine Learning

ST311 Artificial Intelligence

ST312 Applied Statistics Project

ST313 Ethics for Data Science

ST314 Multilevel and Longitudinal Models

ST326 Financial Statistics

ST327 Market Research: An Integrated Approach

ST330 Stochastic and Actuarial Methods in Finance