Controlled access courses


Browse the sections below to find out about controlled access master's and PhD courses, how applicants are selected, and deadlines for applying.


Accounting (AC courses)

Accounting controlled access courses
Course code(s)MethodDeadline for application

AC490 - Management Accounting, Decisions and Control

AC491- Financial Accounting, Reporting and Disclosure

Priority for home department students, followed by first-come-first-served allocation, if space is available.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice.

Anthropology (AN courses)

Anthropology controlled access courses
Course code(s) MethodDeadline for application

AN436 - The Anthropology of Development

All students on MSc Anthropology and Development and MSc Anthropology and Development Management (for whom the course is compulsory) will be given a place. Priority is then given to home department students, followed by those from other departments (space permitting).  

Due to the nature of the method of application, interested students should apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection.

AN447 - China in Comparative Perspective

All students on MSc China in Comparative Perspective (for whom the course is compulsory) will be given a place. Priority is then given to home department students, followed those from other departments (based on their statements, and space permitting).

Due to the nature of the method of application, interested students should apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection.

AN456 - Anthropology of Economy (1): Production and Exchange

All home department students will be offered a place. Those from other departments will be considered on the basis of their statement. 

Due to the nature of the method of application, interested students should apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection.

AN457 - Anthropology of Economy (2): Transformation and Globalisation

Priority for home department students. Those from other departments will be considered on the basis of their statement (space permitting). 

Due to the nature of the method of application, interested students should apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection.

AN479 - Anthropology of Law 

Priority for home department and Law department students.

Due to the nature of the method of application, interested students should apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection.

Economics (EC courses)

Economics controlled access courses
Course code(s)Method Deadline for application  

EC402

This course is intended for MSc Economics and MSc in Quantitative Economic History students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC400 in September and/or have approval of the Department of Economics. 

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC411

This course is intended for MSc Economics, MSc Economics and Philosophy and MSc Finance and Economics students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC400 in September and/or have approval of the Department of Economics. 

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC413 

This course is intended for MSc Economics students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC400 in September and/or have approval of the Department of Economics.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC417

This course is intended for MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics students only. It is not available as an outside option. 

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC421,EC424,EC426

EC427,EC476

These courses are intended for MSc Economics and MSc EME Students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC400 or EC451 in September and/or have approval of the Department of Economics. 

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection.  

EC423,EC453,EC465

These courses are intended for MSc Economics students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC400 in September and/or have approval of the Department of Economics.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC428

This course is intended for MSc Economics students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC400 in September. No exceptions will be made.  

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC475,EC484,EC485

EC487

This course is intended for MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics students. Any external student must have successfully completed EC451 in September and have approval of the Department of Economics.

Please apply as soon as possibleafter the opening of course selection. 

EC4B5,EC4B6

These courses are only available for MSc Finance and Economics students who have completed the entire EC400 course.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

Economic History (EH courses)

Economic History controlled access courses
Course code(s)Method Deadline for application 

EH472 - Essay in Quantitative Economic History

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Quantitative Economic History. This course is not available as an outside option. 

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EH473 - Research Paper in Quantitative Economic History

 

 

This course is compulsory on the MRes in Quantitative Economic History. This course is not available as an outside option.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

EH401 - Historical Analysis of Economic Change
EH402 - Research Design and Quantitative Methods in Economic History
EH404 - India and the World Economy
EH413 - African Economic Development in Historical Perspective
EH414 - Theories, Paths and Patterns of Late Development
EH421 - Economic History of Colonialism
EH422 - Topics in Quantitative Economic History
EH423 - Japan and Korea as Developing Economies
EH426 - Quantitative Topics in Economic History I: Cross-section and panel data
EH427 - Quantitative topics in economic history II: time series and economic dynamics
EH428 - History of Economics: Making Political Economy into a Social Science
EH429 - History of Economics: Ideas, Policy and Performativity
EH454 - Human Health in History
EH463 - The Long-Run Analysis of Firms and Industries
EH464 - The Historical Context of Business
EH481 - Economic Change in Global History: Approaches and Analysis
EH482 - The Origins of the World Economy: Europe and Asia, 1000-1800
EH483 - The Development and Integration of the World Economy in the 19th and 20th Centuries
EH486 - Shipping and Sea Power in Asian Waters, c 1600-1860

 

Priority for home students plus those for who it is a listed option.  Then, space permitting, first-come, first-served.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course selection. 

European Institute (EU courses)

European Institute controlled access courses
Course code(s) MethodDeadline for application

EU421 - Policy-Making in the European Union
EU425 - Interest Representation and Economic Policy-Making in Europe
EU430 - Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change
EU432 - The Philosophy of Europe
EU437 - Europe Beyond Modernity
EU439 - Political and Fiscal Integration and Disintegration in EU Member States
EU440 - The Balkans in Europe: Transition, Democratisation, Integration
EU443
 - European Models of Capitalism
EU446 - The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration
EU447 - Democracy, Ideology and the European State 
EU449 - Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe
EU453 - The Political Economy of European Welfare States 
EU455 - Concepts in Political Economy
EU457 -  Culture and Security in Global Politics
EU458 - Public Policy and Cultural Narratives in a Global Europe
EU464 - International Migration: EU Policies and Politics
EU467 - The Political Economy of the Neoliberal State
EU469 - The Political Economy of Finance in Europe
EU475 - Religious Diversity and Conflict in Europe
EU476 - Turkey and Europe
EU477 - Labour Markets and the Political Economy of Employment in Europe
EU478 - The Culture of European Politics
EU482 - Europe in World Trade 
EU483 - European Policy-Making and International Cooperation 
EU484 - Europeans Role in Global Migration Governance
EU485 - Post-Conflict Justice and Reconciliation in Europe and Beyond
EU486 - Imaging Violence, Imagining Europe
EU490 - Evidence and Analysis in Policy-Making
EU491 - Political Economy in Theory and History 
EU492 - Political Economy of Integration and Fragmentation in Europe
EU4A1- The Politics and Policies of ‘Brexit’: The UK’s changing relationship with the European Union 
EU4A2 - Globalisation, Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction   

Priority for students who have the course as a core course,  followed by allocation based on a written statement - with priority usually given to home department students.  

 

Deadline to request a course is Tuesday, 1 October by 5pm.  Instructors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday, 2 October.

You must accept your offers within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday, 4 October 2019.  Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.  Any remaining places will then be offered to students on waiting lists.

Finance (FM courses)

All FM courses are controlled access but places on FM courses are not capped, except for FM412/FM4U4, FM421/FM4T2, and FM476. Students will be offered a place on an FM course if they meet the eligibility criteria (i.e. pre-requisites and within programme regulations) listed in the online course guide. Students will be contacted to confirm they meet any necessary pre-requisites. Requests are considered on a rolling basis throughout the MT and LT course choice periods. 

The allocation of places on FM412, FM421, and FM476 is as follows: 

finance cac table

Course code(s)

 Method

 Deadline for application

FM412/FM4U4 Quantitative Security Analysis; FM421/FM4T2 Applied Corporate Finance; FM476 Entrepreneurial Finance

 

Before you apply for these courses, make sure you confirm your eligibility through the course guides online, otherwise you will not be offered a place on the course. Initial priority is given to Department of Finance students for FM412 and FM476, and students on the course's programme availability for FM421.

Providing you apply before the deadline, the time you applied will not be taken into account when places are allocated. In the event that the course is oversubscribed, prioritised places will be allocated via a randomised selection process. The Department of Finance does not operate a merit-based selection process and any written statements will not be read or considered. 

You will be notified whether you have been offered places on FM421, FM476 and FM412 by 12noon on the Wednesday of Week 2 MT (Wednesday 9 October). Please accept your offers as soon as possible. If you do not respond within 2 working days your offer will be retracted and made to another student. If you have not been offered a place on the course, you will be placed on a waiting list. 

1pm on Tuesday of Week 2 MT (Tuesday 8 October)

Gender Studies (GI courses)

Gender Studies controlled access courses
Course code(s)  MethodDeadline for application 

GI402 - Gender, Knowledge and Research Practice 
GI403 - Gender and Media Representation 
GI407 - Globalisation, Gender and Development 
GI409 - Gender, Globalisation and Development: An Introduction 
GI410 - Screening the Present: contemporary cinema and cultural critique 
GI411 - Gender, Postcoloniality, Development: Critical Perspectives and New Directions 
GI413 - Gender and Militarisation 
GI414 - Theorising Gender and Social Policy 
GI415 - Gender and European Welfare States 
GI417 - Gender, Population, and Policy 
GI418 - Feminist Economics and Policy: An Introduction 
GI420 - Globalisation, Gender and Development: Theorising Policy and Practice 
GI421 - Sexuality, Gender and Culture 
GI422 - Sexuality, Gender and Globalisation 
GI423 -  Globalisation and Sexuality 
GI424 - Gender Theories in the Modern World: An Interdisciplinary Approach  
GI426 - Gender and Human Rights  
GI428 - Bodies, Culture and Politics

For all GI courses (apart from GI427), allocation is on a first-come-first served basis, with priority for students for whom the course is a core course, followed by where the course is a listed option in programme regulations, followed by all other applicants, space permitting. 

GI421 and GI422 are available to all MSc students across the school. Students from outside the Department of Gender Studies will need to provide a rationale for their interest in the course and acceptance is not automatic 

GI409, GI418 and GI423 are not available 2019/20

 

4 October 2019  

GI425 - Women, Peace and Security

This is compulsory for students on the MSc in Women, Peace and Security. Priority is given to these students, followed by students for whom the course is a listed option, followed by all other applicants, space permitting. All students who wish to take GI425 (when it is not compulsory) are required to provide a short statement outlining why they would like to take the course. 

4 October 2019  

GI427 - Advanced Issues in Women, Peace and Security

GI427 is only available for students on MSc Women, Peace and Security. 

4 October 2019 

Geography and Environment (GY courses)

Priority is typically for students enrolled on Geography and Environment, or joint degree programmes, however course specific availability is indicated via the ‘Availability section’ on the LSE course guide webpages. Guidance on how to apply to individual controlled access courses can also be found on LSE for You in the Graduate Course Choice system. 

Please note: The number of students that can be accommodated is limited. If a course is over-subscribed, places will be allocated at the Department’s discretion and a waiting list may be created. It is advised to have an alternative course in mind as a back-up in case you are unable to secure your first choice course selection. For further details, please contact the Department Programme Coordinators (found in STC4.05) or via email at geog.pg@lse.ac.uk

A list of all taught master’s courses in this Department are listed on LSE’s course guide webpages. Guidance on how to apply to individual controlled access courses can also be found on LSE for You

If you have further queries, please contact the Department directly.  

Government (GV403 to GV488 courses)

Government controlled access courses GV403 to GV488
Course code(s)Method Deadline for application
 

GV408 - Contemporary Disputes about Justice

This course is available on the MSc in Human Rights and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at two groups. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for receipt of applications will be 5pm Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

 

GV432 - Government and Politics in China

 

This course is available on the MSc in China in Comparative Perspective, MSc in Comparative Politics and MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at two groups. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV439 - Government and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi) and MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words).

 The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV441 - States and Markets

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Development Studies, MSc in Global Politics, MSc in Political Science and Political Economy, MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University) and MSc in Public Policy and Administration. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 2 groups. Priority will be given to MSc Comparative Politics students. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV444 - Democracy and Development in Latin America

 

This course is available on the MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MPA in Social Impact, MSc in Comparative Politics and MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Other postgraduate students may follow the course with permission. This course is capped at 2 groups. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV450 - European Politics - Comparative Analysis

This course is available on the MSc in European Studies (Research), MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi) and MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po). This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV454 - Parties, Elections and Governments

This course is available on the MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi), MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po) and MSc in Political Science and Political Economy. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV465 - War, Peace and Politics of National Self-Determination

 

This course is available on the CEMS Exchange, MBA Exchange, MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Empires, Colonialism and Globalisation, MSc in Global Politics, MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics and MSc in Women, Peace and Security. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Priority consideration will be given to students taking the MSc Comparative Politics and the MSc Global Politics.

Students on other programmes (including MSc Human Rights, MSc Empires, Colonialism, Globalisation, MSc International Relations and MA/MSc History of International Relations) are welcome to apply and will be admitted subject to availability of space. Students on all programmes are required to obtain permission from the teaching department to take this course. This course is capped at 4 groups, and admission cannot be guaranteed. 

ALL interested students must apply online via LSE for You (LFY) as per the stipulated procedure and by the deadline, which is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. Students should write a brief, one-paragraph rationale for wishing to take the course in the application. Students will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV467 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Comparative Politics. This course is available on the MSc in China in Comparative Perspective. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Students from the MSc in China in Comparative Perspective will be accepted onto the course if space permits. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV477 - Comparative Public Policy Change

 

To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). This course is capped at two groups. 

The deadline for receipt of applications will be 5pm Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV481 - Political Science and Political Economy

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Political Science and Political Economy. This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Accounting. This course is not available as an outside option. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV483 - Public Management Theory and Doctrine

 

This course is available on the MPA Dual Degree (LSE and Columbia), MPA Dual Degree (LSE and Hertie), MPA Dual Degree (LSE and NUS), MPA Dual Degree (LSE and Sciences Po), MPA Dual Degree (LSE and Tokyo), MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MPA in Social Impact, MSc in Development Management, MSc in Development Studies, MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University), MSc in Public Policy and Administration, MSc in Regulation and Master of Public Administration. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Other postgraduates require permission of teachers responsible. 

The deadline for receipt of applications will be 5pm Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV488 - Law and Politics of Regulation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Regulation. This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Accounting. This course is not available as an outside option. This course is capped at one group. 

The deadline for receipt of applications will be 5pm  Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV498 - Multiculturalism

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe, MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe (LSE & Sciences Po), MSc in International Migration and Public Policy and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at two groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Government (GV4A5 to GV4D7 courses)

Government controlled access courses GV4A2 to GV4D7
Course code(s) Method Deadline for application
 

GV4A5 - International Migration and Immigration Management

This course is available on the MPA in European Policy-Making, MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MPA in Social Impact, MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in EU Politics, MSc in Human Resources and Organisations (International Employment Relations and Human Resource Management), MSc in International Migration and Public Policy, MSc in Political Economy of Europe, MSc in Public Policy and Administration and Master of Public Administration.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course has limited availability and requires that students (regardless of Department or MSc programme) obtain permission from the teacher responsible via the LSE For You capped course management system. This is a core course on the MSc International Migration and Public Policy. Priority will be given to students on that programme. Last year, very few students from other programmes could be accommodated on this course. This course is capped at four groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4A8 - Nationalist Conflict, Political Violence and Terrorism

This course is available on the MSc in Conflict Studies. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Availability to students outside the MSc Conflict Studies is subject to space. This course is capped at three groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4B6 - Kant's Political Philosophy

This course is available on the MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Optional for MSc Political Theory; open to others as an outside option on request. This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4B7 - The Liberal Idea of Freedom

This course is available on the MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at two groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4B8 - Civil Wars: Concepts and Cases

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies and MSc in Women, Peace and Security. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4B9 - The Second Europe

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe, MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe (LSE & Sciences Po), MSc in European Studies (Research), MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi) and MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4C8 - Game Theory for Political Science

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Political Science and Political Economy. This course is available on the MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University) and MSc in Public Policy and Administration. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. MSc Political Science and Political Economy students will be granted priority access as this is a compulsory course on this programme. Other postgraduates wanting to take the course (space permitting) require the permission of the teachers responsible. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4C9 - Globalization and Democratization in Southeast Asia

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Development Management, MSc in Development Studies, MSc in Global Politics and MSc in Social Anthropology (Religion in the Contemporary World). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at one group. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4D3 - Local Power in an Era of Globalization, Democratization, and Decentralization

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Development Studies and MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course has limited availability (is capped), and requires that students (regardless of Department or MSc programme) obtain permission from the teacher responsible. It is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

 

GV4D4 - The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi), MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po), MSc in Global Politics, MSc in Inequalities and Social Science, MSc in Political Science and Political Economy, MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University) and MSc in Public Policy and Administration. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at two groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4D7 - Dilemmas of Equality

This course is available on the MSc in Gender, MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation, MSc in Gender, Policy and Inequalities, MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics, MSc in Inequalities and Social Science and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Government (GV4E1 to GV4G7 courses)

Government controlled access courses GV4E1 to GV4G7
Course code(s) MethodDeadline for application
 

GV4E1 - Comparative Democratization in a Global Age

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Comparative Politics. This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies and MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

 

GV4E2 - Capitalism and Democracy

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Global Politics, MSc in Political Science and Political Economy and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Available as an outside option and for students on other programmes with the teacher's consent. This course is capped at 3 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4E3 - Democratisation, Conflict and Statebuilding

This course is available on the MSc in Conflict Studies. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at one group.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4E8 - Conflict and Institutional Design in Divided Societies

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi), MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po), MSc in Global Politics and MSc in Political Science and Political Economy. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Conflict Studies. This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4E9 - Approaches and Issues in Public Policy and Administration

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University) and MSc in Public Policy and Administration. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4F2 - Popular Politics in the Middle East

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies and MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 3 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4F4 - Policy Advice in Theory and Practice

This course is available on the MSc in International Migration and Public Policy, MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University) and MSc in Public Policy and Administration. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4F5 - Advanced Study of Key Political Thinkers

This course is available on the MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 1 group. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4F8 - Institutions and Global Trade

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Political Science and Political Economy and Master of Public Policy. This course is not available as an outside option. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4F9 - The Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Global Politics and MSc in Women, Peace and Security. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at one group.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

 

GV4G4 - Comparative Conflict Analysis

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Conflict Studies. This course is not available as an outside option. Compulsory core course for and entry restricted to MSc Conflict Studies students only. It is capped at 3 groups.

 

 

GV4G7 - Marx and Marxism

This course is available on the MSc in Political Theory. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Government (GV4H1 to GV4M6 courses)

Government controlled access courses GV4H2 to GV4M6
Course code(s) Method Deadline for application 

GV4H1 - Chinese Political Thought

This course is available on the MSc in China in Comparative Perspective and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at one group. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4H2 - Contemporary India: The World's Largest Democracy in the Early 21st Century

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics and MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Priority will be given to students taking the MSc Comparative Politics and the MSc Global Politics. Students on other Master's programmes, in all Departments of the School, are welcome to apply to take the course and will be considered subject to availability of space. This course is capped at 30 students (two seminar groups). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019. All students, regardless of programme and department, must apply via LFY to take this course by the stipulated deadline.

 

GV4H3 - Feminist Political Theory

This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Gender, MSc in Gender, MSc in Gender (Research), MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation, MSc in Gender, Policy and Inequalities and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

GV4H4 - Foundations of Political Theory

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Political Theory. This course is not available as an outside option.

 

GV4H5 - The Political Philosophy of Environmental Change

This course is available on the MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MPA in Social Impact, MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. The course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4H6 - Behavioural and Experimental Political Economy

This course is available on the MSc in Political Science and Political Economy. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4J4 - Citizen Representation and Democracy in the European Union

This course is available on the MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MPA in Social Impact, MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi), MSc in European and International Public Policy (Sciences Po), MSc in Global Politics, MSc in Political Economy of Europe and MSc in Political Economy of Europe (LSE and Sciences Po). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 1 group.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4J8 - Middle East Politics in Transnational Perspective

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Global Politics and MSc in Political Sociology. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

 

GV4J9 - Populism

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. The course is capped at two groups. It will be made available as an outside option to students in the MSc programme in Conflict Studies and the MSc programme in Global Politics. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4K1 - Transparency and Accountability in Government

This course is available on the MSc in Development Studies, MSc in Political Science and Political Economy, MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University), MSc in Public Policy and Administration and Master of Public Policy. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at 1 group.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4K2 - Postcolonial and Comparative Political Theory

This course is available on the MSc in Global Politics and MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Political Theory programme. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4K4 - The Politics of Globalization

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Global Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at two groups. Students on the MSc Global Politics are guaranteed access. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

GV4M6 - Modern African Political Philosophy

This course is available on the MSc in Political Theory. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. This course is capped at one group. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019

Health Policy (HP courses)

 

HP400 - Financing Health Care

 

This course is compulsory for all Department of Health Policy students. It should be preselected for you on LFY, but please do make sure of this before submitting your final course selection. The course is also available as an outside option for other students, however places will be limited and allocated at the Department’s discretion.

 1 October 2019

 

HP401 - Introduction to Health Policy and Politics

HP402 - Measuring Health System Performance

HP403 - Health Systems and Policies in Developing Countries

HP404 - Global Health Policy: Institutions, Actors and Politics 

HP405 - Social Determinants of Health

HP407 - Evidence Review and Synthesis for Decision Making 

HP412 - Global Health Security

HP420 - Health Economics

HP421 - Economic Analysis for Health Policy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

HP422 - Health Care Economic Evaluation 

HP423 - Advanced Health Economics

HP424 - Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy 

HP425 - Statistical Methods in Health Care Economic Evaluation

HP426 - Applied Health Econometrics

HP428 - Randomised evaluations of health programmes: from design to implementation

HP429 - Behavioural Incentive Design in Health and Health Care

HP432 - Mental health policy

 

If courses are over-subscribed allocations will be prioritised for students for whom the course is a core component of their programme regulations. Followed by students for whom the course is an option course on their programme regulations, and lastly students from outside the Department. 

It is advised that option course students should have an alternative course in mind should they be unable to secure a place on their first choice selection. 

1 October 2019 


   

International Development (DV courses)

International Development controlled access courses
Course code(s) Method Deadline for application 
 

DV400 - Development: History, Theory and Policy
DV407 - Poverty
DV411 - Population and Development: an Analytical Approach
DV413 - Environmental Problems and Development Interventions
DV415 - Global Environmental Governance
DV418 - African Development
DV421 - Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Development
DV423 - Global Political Economy of Development
DV424 - International Institutions and Late Development
DV428 - Managing Humanitarianism
DV431 - Development Management
DV432 - China in Developmental Perspective
DV433 - The Informal Economy and Development
DV434 - Human Security
DV435 - African Political Economy
DV442 - Key Issues in Development Studies
DV447 - International Development, Youth and Gendered Violence
DV483 - Information Communication Technologies and Socio-economic Development
DV490 - Economic Development Policy I: Applied Policy Analysis for Macroeconomic Development
DV492 - Economic Development Policy III: Government Policy Analysis

Priority for students enrolled on International Development programmes, or joint degree programmes.

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

International History (HY courses)

Spaces on controlled access courses master’s courses in the Department of International History will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.  

A list of all taught master’s courses in this Department are listed on LSE’s course guide webpages. Guidance on how to apply to individual controlled access courses can also be found on LSE for You

We will continue to update information on these pages as it becomes available.  

International Inequalities Institute

SO478 - Social Scientific Analysis of Inequalities

Core course, only available to students on the MSc Inequalities and Social Science programme.

Not applicable

International Relations (IR courses)

International Relations controlled access courses
Course code(s) MethodDeadline for application

IR410 - International Politics

Core course, only available to students on the MSc in International Relations

N/A

IR436 - Theories of International Relations

 

Core course, only available on MSc in International Relations (Research) and MSc in International Relations Theory

 N/A

IR470 - International Political Economy

Core course, only available to students the MSc in International Political Economy, MSc in International Political Economy (LSE and Sciences Po) and MSc in International Political Economy (Research)

 N/A

IR411 - Foreign Policy Analysis III
IR412 - International Institutions
IR415 - Strategic Aspects of International Relations
IR416 - The EU in the World
IR418 - International Politics: Asia & the Pacific
IR419 - International Relations of the Middle East
IR433 - The International Politics of EU Enlargement
IR434 - European Defence and Security

ALL students must include a brief written statement of no more than 200 words explaining why they wish to take the course and indicating whether it is their 1st ,2nd, 3rd or 4th choice ie. reserve course choices.  Course coordinators will review all applications and make initial offer of places by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

Those applicants who are not offered places will either be ‘wait listed’ or ‘rejected’.  Priority is given to students on IR programmes and programmes jointly taught by the IR Department.  As numbers are capped on many courses, places on particular courses cannot be guaranteed.  

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2  October.

IR442
IR443
IR444

 

IR442/443/444 courses are part of the Exec MSc in strategy and diplomacy held in IDEAS.

 

IR445 - China and the World
IR447 - Political Economy of International Labour Migration
IR448 - American Grand Strategy
IR449
IR452 - Empire and Conflict in World Politics
IR453 - Global Business in International Relations
IR454 - Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future
IR455 

IR461 - Islam in World Politics
IR464 - The Politics of International Law
IR467 - Global Environmental Politics
IR468 - The Political Economy of Trade
IR469 - Politics of Money in the World Economy
IR471- The Situations of the International Criminal Court
IR472 - Nuclear Non-proliferation and World Politics (Advanced Topics in International Relations)
IR473 - China and the Global South
IR474 - Revolutions and World Politics
IR475 - Gender/ed/ing International Politics
IR477 - Sub-Saharan Africa: Governance, Peace, and Security
IR478 - Critical War Studies
IR479 - Russia in World Politics
IR481 - Europe, the US and Arab-Israeli Relations
IR482 

   

IR496

Course is part of the Exec  MSc in strategy and diplomacy held in IDEAS

 

IR502 - International Relations Theory Research Workshop
IR504  - Security and Statecraft Research Workshop
IR507 - International Institutions, Law and Ethics Research Workshop
IR555 - International Political Economy Research Workshop

All IR PhD students are required to sign up for at least one Research Cluster workshop and attend regularly each year they are in residence at the LSE.  Workshops only start in Week 3 and students are given a week to make a decision on which Research Cluster workshop they wish to be associated with. Affiliation to clusters is done manually in week 4 by the PhD Admin. No registration is required on LSE for You.

Interest for the courses should be submitted by 12 October 2018, there is no need for supporting statements. For IR students please arrive to the seminar/ workshop as advertised on Timetables 

IR501 - Methods in International Relations Research

IR509 (IR509.1)  International Relations Research Design Workshop (This is no longer required for first year students. Approved by CAPIS.)

IR501 workshop is compulsory for all first-year International Relations research students. This is not open to research students from other years and other departments.  

Students are automatically pre-registered for this course but may need to confirm it on the system. 5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019.

  

IR509 (IR509.2)

IR509 workshop is compulsory for all second-year International Relations research students. It is not open to research students from other departments. 

Students are automatically pre-registered for this course but may need to confirm it on the system. 5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019.

 

Law (LL468 to LL4BW courses)

 

Law controlled access courses
Course code(s) MethodDeadline for application 

LL468 European Human Rights Law 
 
LL469 UK Human Rights Law 
 
LL475 Terrorism and the Rule of Law 
 
LL4A6 Climate Change and International Law 
 
LL4A8 International Law and the Use of Force 
 
LL4A9 Law in War 
 
LL4AA Global Copyright Policy: Contemporary Issues 
 
LL4AD Rethinking International Law: International Law and Contemporary Problems 
 
LL4AE Rethinking International Law: International Legal Thought 
 
LL4AF Principles of Global Competition Law 
 
LL4AG Competition Law: Challenges and Prospects 
 
LL4AJ Insolvency Law: Principles, Rescue and Reconstruction Processes 
 
LL4AK Insolvency Law: Company Liquidation and Stakeholder Interests 
 
LL4AL International Business Transactions: Commercial Litigation 
 
LL4AM International Business Transactions: Advanced Procedure and Tactics 
 
LL4AN International Business Transactions: Conflict of Laws, Extraterritoriality, and Global Governance 
 
LL4AP International Business Transactions: Contracts and Property 
 
LL4AQ Constitutional Theory 
 
LL4AR International Criminal Law 1: Core Crimes and Concepts 
 
LL4AS International Criminal Law 2: Prosecution and Practice 
 
LL4AT Regulation: Strategies and Enforcement 
 
LL4AU Regulation: Legal and Political Aspects 
 
LL4AW Foundations of International Human Rights Law 
 
LL4AX Selected Topics in International Human Rights Law  
LL4AY International Tax Systems 
 
LL4AZ International Tax Systems: Advanced Problems 
 
LL4B1 Foundations of International Economic Law 
 
LL4BA International Law and the Movement of Persons within States 
 
LL4BB International Law and the Movement of Persons Between States 
 
LL4BF International Financial Regulation 
 
LL4BK Corporate Crime 
 
LL4BL Financial Crime 
 
LL4BR Trade Marks, Brands and Branding: Contemporary Issues 
 
LL4BT Cultural Property and Heritage Law 
 
LL4BU Art Law 
 
LL4BV Transnational Environmental Law 
 
LL4BW Law and Political Thought 

 

Priority will be given initially to LLM, MSc Law and Accounting, and MSc Regulation students on a first-come-first-served allocation.  

Spaces permitting, requests from all other students will be processed on the same first-come-first-served allocation from 10am on Friday 27 September 2019.

5pm on Monday 14 October 2019.  

Law (LL4C5 to LL4Z9 courses)

la wtable
 Course code(s) Method  Deadline for application 

LL4C5 Fundamentals of International Commercial Arbitration 

LL4C6 Advanced Issues of International Commercial Arbitration 
 
LL4CA Law and Social Theory 
 
LL4CB Modern Legal History: Private Law and the Economy 1750-1950 
 
LL4CC Commercial Remedies 
 
LL4CD European Company Law 
 
LL4CE Security and Criminal Law 
 
LL4CF UK Corporate Law 
 
LL4CG Understanding Issues in Tax Law and Policy 
 
LL4CH Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy 
 
LL4CJ Comparative Corporate Taxation 
 
LL4CL Explaining Punishment: Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology  
 
LL4CO Taxation of Wealth 
 
LL4CP Tax Avoidance 
 
LL4CQ Legal Aspects of Private Equity and Venture Capital 
 
LL4E6 International Dispute Resolution: Courts and Tribunals 
 
LL4E7 Investment Treaty Law 
 
LL4E8 Law in Society: A Joint Course in Law and Anthropology 
 
LL4E9 Dissertation: MSc Law, Anthropology and Society 
 
LL4F2 The Law and Practice of International Finance 
 
LL4F3 Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructurings in Europe 

LL4F4 Takeover Regulation in the UK and the US 

LL4G8 Law of Corporate Finance 

LL4H2 Media Law: Regulating Publication 
 
LL4H3 Media Law: Regulating Newsgathering 
 
LL4H4 International Financial Law 
 
LL4H7 Foundations of Legal Theory 
 
LL4H8 Employment Law 
 
LL4J1 Critical Perspectives on Legal Theory 
 
LL4K4 The International Law of Self-Determination 
 
LL4K5 International Commercial Contracts - General Principles 
 
LL4K7 Mental Health Law: The Criminal Context 
 
LL4K8 Law of Corporate Finance: Securities Regulation 
 
LL4L1 The Theory and Practice of Dispute Resolution 
 
LL4L5 Socio-legal Theory and Practice 
 
LL4L6 Theory of Human Rights Law 
 
LL4N6 Principles of Copyright Law 
 
LL4S1 Cyberlaw 
 
LL4S2 E-Commerce Law 
 
LL4S5 Piracy, Content and Ownership in the Information Society 
 
LL4Y9 Comparative and Transnational Law 
 
LL4Z1 Business Taxation 
 
LL4Z3 Consumption Taxes 
 
LL4Z5 EU State Aid Law 
 
LL4Z6 Comparative Constitutional Law: Institutions 
 
LL4Z7 Comparative Constitutional Law: Rights 
 
LL4Z9 Banking Law

 Priority will be given initially to LLM, MSc Law and Accounting, and MSc Regulation students on a first-come-first-served allocation.

Spaces permitting, requests from all other students will be processed on the same first-come-first-served allocation from 10am on Friday 27 September 2019.

5pm on Monday 14 October 2019.

Management (MG courses)

Management controlled access courses
Course code(s)  Method Deadline for application

MG401 Operations Management for Management Consultancy

MG402 Public Management: A Design-Oriented Approach
MG404 - Consumer Insights: Behavioural Fundamentals
MG409 Auctions and Game Theory
MG418 Open Innovation
MG421 International Business Strategy and Emerging Markets
MG422 Thinking Strategically
MG455 Decisions, Biases and Nudges
MG456 Strategic Decision Making
MG460 Handling Disruption: Humanitarian Emergencies Management and Development
MG466 Supply Chain Management
MG467 Strategy and Change in Public Sector Management
MG473 Negotiation Analysis
MG475 Organisational Theory
MG476 Corporate Social Responsibility and International Labour Standards
MG477 Strategic Reward: Key Models and Practices
MG478 The Management of Human Resources in Global Companies
MG481Innovating Organisational Information Technology
MG482 Innovation and Technology Management
MG483 eHealth: Policy, Strategy and Systems
MG485 Management and Economics of E-Business
MG486 Social Computing, Data and Information Service
MG487 Innovation and Information Systems: Concepts and Perspectives
MG492 Data Governance: Privacy, Openness and Transparency
MG4A3 Incentives and Governance in Organisations
MG4A8 Strategy for the Information Economy
MG4B1Corporate Strategy
MG4B3 International Marketing: A Strategic Approach
MG4B6 Design and Management of Organisations
MG4B7 Organisational Change
MG4B9 The World Trading System
MG4C2 Organisational Behaviour
MG4C3 Information Technology and Service Innovation
MG4D2 International Employment Relations
MG4D3 The Dark Side of the Organisation
MG4D4 Cross Cultural Management
MG4D5 Leadership in Organisations: Theory and Practice
MG4F2 Marketing Analytics II: Analytics for Managing Innovations, Products and Brands
MG4F3 Digital Marketing
MG4G4 Topics in Management Research
MG4G7 Contemporary Topics in Advanced Technology Management
MG4J2 Designing Innovative Social Enterprises
MG4J3 Principles of Pricing
MG4J6 Brand Strategy

Students are asked to confirm eligibility for pre-requisites if required but otherwise do not need to provide a written statement. Providing a statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course and statements are not read.

Priority is given to Department of Management students and those with the course listed in their programme regulations, and remaining places are allocated via a randomised selection process. Providing you apply before the deadline, the time you applied will not be taken into account when places are allocated. Please be aware that places on high demand courses cannot be guaranteed.

 

Please apply by Friday 4 October at 1pm with your first course choices. No allocations are made before this date and time.

Mathematics (MA courses)

Mathematics controlled access courses

Course code(s)  MethodDeadline for application 

MA423 Fundamentals of Operational Research 

Priority for MSc Operations Research & Analytics students, followed by first-come-first-served allocation (space permitting). 

14 October 2019 (when LFY course choice closes)

MA427 Mathematical Optimisation

Priority for home department students, followed by first-come-first-served allocation (space permitting).

14 October 2019 (when LFY course choice closes)

MA428 Combinatorial Optimisation

Priority for home department students, followed by first-come-first-served allocation (space permitting). 

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of the course selection online

MA429 Algorithmic Techniques for Data Mining

Students outside the MSc Operations Research and Analytics and the MSc Applicable Mathematics programmes should contact the course convenor to discuss whether their background is appropriate.

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of the course selection online.

MA432 Programming in C++

Students on MSc Mathematics programmes will be given priority followed by first-come-first-served (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of the course selection

Media and Communications (MC courses)

Information about controlled access courses in this Department is available within Graduate Course Choice in LFY. Priority access to MC courses is given to students registered on programmes in the Department of Media & Communications, unless otherwise stated on LSE’s course guide webpages.

Guidance on how to apply to individual controlled access courses can also be found on LSE for You. If a personal statement is required, this is indicated within Graduate Course Choice in LFY. From Friday 27 September 2019, places will be allocated daily from the Wait List on LFY, by random allocation.

If you have further queries, please contact the Department directly.

Methodology (MY courses)

Course code(s)

Method 

Deadline for application

MY405 -Research Methods for Evaluation in Health, Development and Public Policy


MY505 - Research Methods for Evaluation in Health, Development and Public Policy

Priority will be given to students from the MPhil/PhD in Health Policy and Health Economics; MSc in Global Health Policy; MSc in Health and International Development; MSc in Human Geography and Urban Studies (Research); MSc in Marketing; MSc in Social Research Methods; MSc in Applied Social Data Science; MSc Development Management; MSc Development Studies; MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October

MY425 - Case Studies and Comparative Methods for Qualitative Research

MY525 - Case Studies and Comparative Methods for Qualitative Research

Priority will be given to students on the MPhil/PhD in Social Policy; MPhil/PhD in Social Research Methods; MSc in Comparative Politics; MSc in Conflict Studies; MSc in Development Studies; MSc in Inequalities and Social Science; MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Social Research Methods; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October.

MY426 - Doing Ethnography

Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Applied Social Data Science; MSc in Comparative Politics; MSc in Gender (Research); MSc in Human Geography and Urban Studies (Research); MSc in Inequalities and Social Science; MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Research); MSc in Marketing; MSc in Social Research Methods; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October.

MY428 - Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis


MY528 - Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis

Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Applied Social Data Science; MSc in Development Studies; MSc in Gender, Media and Culture; MSc in Human Geography and Urban Studies (Research); MSc in Inequalities and Social Science; MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Research); MSc in Social Research Methods; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

 Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October

MY526 - Doing Ethnography

Priority will be given to students on the MPhil/PhD in Economic Geography; MPhil/PhD in Environmental Policy and Development; MPhil/PhD in Human Geography and Urban Studies; MPhil/PhD in Regional and Urban Planning Studies; MPhil/PhD in Media and Communications; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October

MY428 - Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis


MY528 -  Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis

Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Applied Social Data Science; MSc in Development Studies; MSc in Gender, Media and Culture; MSc in Human Geography and Urban Studies (Research); MSc in Inequalities and Social Science; MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Research); MSc in Social Research Methods; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October.

 

MY470 - Computer Programming


MY570 - Computer Programming

Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Applied Social Data Science and MSc Data Science; followed by students on the MSc in Human Geography and Urban Studies (Research) and MSc in Social Research Methods; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October.

MY472 - Data for Data Scientists


MY572 - Data for Data Scientists

Priority will be given to students in the MSc in Applied Social Data Science and the MSc in Data Science; followed by students from the MSc in Media and Communications (Data and Society) track; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October

MY474 - Applied Machine Learning for Social Science


MY574 - Applied Machine Learning for Social Science

Priority will be given to students in the MSc in Applied Social Data Science; followed by first-come first-served allocation (space permitting).

Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice. If you have been unsuccessful, we will aim to inform you by 7 October.

Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method (PH courses)

Philosophy controlled access courses
Course code(s) Method   Deadline for application

PH415 - Philosophy and Public Policy

 

Priority for home department students in first week, followed by first-come-first-served allocation (space permitting).

 

First deadline (for home students) Monday 7 October 2019.

Deadline for all other students 14 October 2019.

PH416 - Philosophy, Morals and Politics

Priority for home department students in first week, followed by first-come-first-served allocation (space permitting) 

 

First deadline (for home students) Monday 7 October 2019.

Deadline for all other students 14 October 2019.

Psychological Behavioural Science (PB courses)

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Course code(s)  Method Deadline for application

 
PB400 Psychological and Behavioural Science 

PB401 Contemporary Social and Cultural Psychology 
 
PB402 Organisational Social Psychology 
 
PB403 Psychology of Economic Life 
 
PB404 The Social Psychology of Communication 
 
PB405 Foundations in Behavioural Science 
 
PB411 Methods for Social Psychology Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 
 
PB413 Experimental Design and Methods for Behavioural Science 
 
PB414 Advanced Methods for Social Psychology Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 
 
PB4A7 Quantitative Applications for Behavioural Science 

Compulsory courses for our individual MSc programmes, no outside students permitted.

 N/A

 
PB416 Cognition and Culture 

PB417 Consumer Psychology 

PB418 Corporate Communications 

PB419 Creativity and Innovation 

PB421 Happiness 

PB422 Health Communication 

PB424 Issues in Organizational and Social Psychology: Organizational Life 

PB425 Identity and Group Dynamics in Organisational and Social Settings 

PB426 Knowledge Processes in Organisations 

PB428 Political Psychology: Inequality and Prejudice

PB429 Science Communication and Controversies 

PB430 Social Influence 

PB431 Social Psychology of Economic Life: Advanced Topics 

PB432 Social Representations 

PB434 Behavioural Science in an Age of New Technology 

PB452 Behavioural Science for Health

PB453 Corporate Behaviour and Decision Making

PB457 Organisational Culture 

PB458 Dialogue: Conflict & Negotiation 

 

All PBS optional 0.5 unit courses are controlled access. 

The only exception is PB421 Happiness, which is first come first serve. 

Students are required to write a short statement that indicates what they expect from the course, how it will inform their current studies, and/or be help for their future research plans or career. These will be reviewed by the course convenor and places will be offered accordingly. 

PBS students will be given priority to enrol on these courses. MSc Behavioural Science students will be given priority in relation to the semi-compulsory options defined in the programme regulations 

14 October 2019

Social Policy (SP courses)

Social Policy controlled access courses
Course code(s) MethodDeadline for application

SP400 Foundations of International Social and Public Policy 
SP401 Researching International Social and Public Policy 
SP410 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches 
SP411 States, Social Policy and Development 
SP412 Non-Governmental Organisations, Social Policy and Development 
SP413 Understanding Social (Dis)advantage 
SP414 Ethnicity, Race and Social Policy 
SP415 Urbanisation and Social Policy in the Global South 
SP417 Sexuality, Everyday Lives and Social Policy in Developing Countries 
SP418 Global Social Policy and International Organizations 
SP419 Social Movements, Activism and Social Policy 
SP420 Researching International Social and Public Policy (Advanced) 
SP430 Social Security Policies 
SP431 Population Analysis: Methods and Models 
SP432 Education Policy, Reform and Financing 
SP433 Rural Development and Social Policy 
SP434 Behavioural Public Policy 
SP435 Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities 
SP440 Wellbeing and Public Policy 
SP441 Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective 
SP470 Criminal Justice Policy 
SP471 Issues in Contemporary Policing 
SP472 Illegal Drugs and Their Control: Theory, Policy and Practice 
SP473 Policing, Security and Globalisation 
SP475 Riots, Disorder and Urban Violence 
SP476 Punishment and Penal Policy 
SP498 – Criminal Justice Policy Dissertation 
SP499 – International Social and Public Policy Dissertation 
SP501 Research Student Seminar   

All Social Policy Courses are ‘Controlled Access’.  

Other than for students in the first category below, when applying for a course all students are required to provide a statement explaining why they wish to take that course. 

Statements are considered by the Course Convenor and, where merited by the statement, places are awarded in the following priority order:  

1) Students for whom the course is a ‘core course’ on their Programme Regulations (these students should already be allocated to the course in LSE for you).  

2) Students for whom the course appears as an ‘optional core course’ on their Programme Regulations (where students have to choose between a small number of core options).  

3) Students for whom the course appears as an optional course on their Programme Regulations  

4) Other Social Policy students  

5) LSE students from Departments other than Social Policy

14 October 2019

Sociology (SO407 to SO451 courses)

All Sociology courses are ‘Controlled Access’. 

Other than for students in the first category below, when applying for a course all students are required to provide a written statement explaining why they wish to take that course.

Statements are considered by the Course Convenor and, where merited by the statement, places are usually awarded in the following priority order:  

1) Students for whom the course is a ‘core course’ on their Programme Regulations (these students should already be allocated to the course in LSE for you – i.e. no written statement is required). 

2)  Students for whom the course appears as an ‘optional core course on their Programme Regulations (where students have to choose between a small number of core options). 

3) Students for whom the course appears as an optional course on their Programme Regulations, space permitting  

4) All other students – with priority given to MSc students within the Sociology Department.

Please note: The number of students that can be accommodated on most courses is limited. If a course is over-subscribed, places will be allocated at the Department’s discretion. Therefore, you are advised to have an alternative course in mind as a back-up in case you are unable to secure your first choice course selection. For further details, please contact the Sociology Department’s MSc Programme Managers.

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Course code(s)  Method   Deadline for application

SO407 Politics and Society 

 

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Political Sociology.

This course is available on the MSc in Social Research Methods and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Priority for students who have the course as a core course, followed by allocation based on a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interests - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations and space permitting.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

SO424 Approaches to Human Rights

 

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Human Rights. This course is available on the LLM (extended part-time), LLM (full-time), MSc in International Migration and Public Policy, MSc in Women, Peace and Security and University of Pennsylvania Law School LLM Visiting Students. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permit.

The course is capped but a limited number of places are usually available to students from outside the MSc in Human Rights who wish to take this as an option. Priority is given to MSc students in the Sociology Department and those registered on the LLM based on a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interests. The course is also available as an outside option for other MSc degrees where regulations and numbers permit. 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.

The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO425 Regulation, Risk and Economic Life

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Economy, Risk and Society.

This course is available on the MPA in International Development, MPA in Public Policy and Management, MPA in Public and Economic Policy, MPA in Public and Social Policy, MPA in Social Impact, MPhil/PhD in Accounting, MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation, MSc in Regulation and MSc in Risk and Finance.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated - based on a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interests - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.

The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO427 Modern Social Thought

 

This course is available on the MSc in Political Sociology, MSc in Political Theory and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - based on a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interests -with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.

The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO430 Economic Sociology

 

This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Accounting, MSc in Economy, Risk and Society, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement -based on a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest -  with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.

The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

SO434 Cultural Theory and Cultural Forms

 

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Culture and Society.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Priority for students who have the course as a core course, followed by allocation based on a written statement - based on a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations. 

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO448 City Design: Research Studio

This course is compulsory on the MSc in City Design and Social Science. This course is not available as an outside option.

 

SO449 Independent Project - MSc City Design and Social Science

This course is compulsory on the MSc in City Design and Social Science. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO451 Cities by Design

This course is available on the MSc in City Design and Social Science and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out. 

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

Sociology (SO457 to SO480 courses)

All Sociology courses are ‘Controlled Access’. 

Other than for students in the first category below, when applying for a course all students are required to provide a written statement explaining why they wish to take that course.

Statements are considered by the Course Convenor and, where merited by the statement, places are usually awarded in the following priority order:  

1) Students for whom the course is a ‘core course’ on their Programme Regulations (these students should already be allocated to the course in LSE for you – i.e. no written statement is required). 

2)  Students for whom the course appears as an ‘optional core course’ on their Programme Regulations (where students have to choose between a small number of core options). 

3) Students for whom the course appears as an optional course on their Programme Regulations, space permitting  

4) All other students – with priority given to MSc students within the Sociology Department.

Please note: The number of students that can be accommodated on most courses is limited. If a course is over-subscribed, places will be allocated at the Department’s discretion. Therefore, you are advised to have an alternative course in mind as a back-up in case you are unable to secure your first choice course selection. For further details, please contact the Sociology Department’s MSc Programme Managers.

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Course code(s)   Method  Deadline for application

 SO457 Political Reconciliation

 

This course is available on the MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics, MSc in International Migration and Public Policy, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Women, Peace and Security.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO465 City-Making: the Politics of Urban Form

 

This course is available on the MSc in City Design and Social Science, MSc in Regional And Urban Planning Studies and MSc in Urban Policy (LSE and Sciences Po).

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.

The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO468 International Migration and Migrant Integration

 

This course is available on the MSc in International Migration and Public Policy, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY. The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO470 The Sociology of Markets

This course is available on the MRes/PhD in Management (Organisational Behaviour), MSc in Economy, Risk and Society, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO471 Technology, Culture and Power

 

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Media and Communications (Data and Society), MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement -of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO473 Crime, Control and the City

 

This course is available on the MSc in City Design and Social Science, MSc in Criminal Justice Policy, MSc in Regional And Urban Planning Studies and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO475 Material Culture and Design

 

This course is available on the MSc in City Design and Social Science, MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Economy, Risk and Society and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement  of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest -with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO476 Researching Migration: research questions and research methods

This course is compulsory on the MSc in International Migration and Public Policy. This course is not available as an outside option.

 

SO477 Urban Social Theory

 

This course is available on the MSc in City Design and Social Science, MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in International Migration and Public Policy and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO478 Social Scientific Analysis of Inequalities

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Inequalities and Social Science. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO479 Human Rights and Postcolonial Theory

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe, MSc in Culture and Conflict in a Global Europe (LSE & Sciences Po), MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics, MSc in International Migration and Public Policy and MSc in Political Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest -  with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO480 Urban Inequalities

This course is available on the MSc in City Design and Social Science, MSc in Inequalities and Social Science, MSc in Regional And Urban Planning Studies, MSc in Urban Policy (LSE and Sciences Po) and MSc in Urbanisation and Development.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement -- of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

Sociology (SO481 to SO4B6 courses)

All Sociology courses are ‘Controlled Access’. 

Other than for students in the first category below, when applying for a course all students are required to provide a written statement explaining why they wish to take that course.

Statements are considered by the Course Convenor and, where merited by the statement, places are usually awarded in the following priority order:  

1) Students for whom the course is a ‘core course’ on their Programme Regulations (these students should already be allocated to the course in LSE for you – i.e. no written statement is required). 

2)  Students for whom the course appears as an ‘optional core course’ on their Programme Regulations (where students have to choose between a small number of core options). 

3) Students for whom the course appears as an optional course on their Programme Regulations, space permitting  

4) All other students – with priority given to MSc students within the Sociology Department.

Please note: The number of students that can be accommodated on most courses is limited. If a course is over-subscribed, places will be allocated at the Department’s discretion. Therefore, you are advised to have an alternative course in mind as a back-up in case you are unable to secure your first choice course selection. For further details, please contact the Sociology Department’s MSc Programme Managers.

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Course code(s)  Method   Deadline

SO481 Class, Politics and Culture

 

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Inequalities and Social Science, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology. This course is not available as an outside option.

Places will be allocated based a written statement of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO490 Contemporary Social Thought

 

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO491 Quantitative Social Research Methods

 

This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Cities Programme, MPhil/PhD in Sociology, MSc in Economy, Risk and Society, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO492 Qualitative Social Research Methods

 

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Culture and Society.

This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Cities Programme, MPhil/PhD in Sociology, MSc in City Design and Social Science, MSc in Economy, Risk and Society, MSc in Political Sociology and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO493 MSc in Culture and Society Dissertation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Culture and Society. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO494 MSc in Political Sociology Dissertation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Political Sociology. This course is not available as an outside option.

 

SO495 MSc in Economy, Risk and Society Dissertation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Economy, Risk and Society. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO496 MSc in Human Rights Dissertation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Human Rights. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO497 MSc in Social Inequalities Dissertation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Inequalities and Social Science. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO4A8 Leadership and Social Change

This course is not available as an outside option and available only to Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity MSc students. This is a compulsory course for students on this Programme

 

SO4A9 White Screens/Black Images: The Sociology of Black Cinema

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO4B1 Contemporary Politics of Human Rights

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Human Rights and Politics. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

The course is capped but a limited number of places are usually available to students from outside the MSc in Human Rights and Politics who wish to take this as an option.

Priority is usually given to MSc students in the Sociology Department. The course is also available as an outside option for other MSc degrees where regulations and numbers permit.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO4B2 MSc in Human Rights and Politics Dissertation

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Human Rights and Politics. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO4B3 The Sociology of Human Rights Practice

This course is available on the MSc in Human Rights and MSc in Human Rights and Politics. This course is not available as an outside option

 

SO4B4 The New Reproductive Sociology

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Economy, Risk and Society and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Priority will be given to students on the MSc Sociology, MSc Economy, Risk and Society and MSc Culture and Society.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest

 

Students interested in this course should apply as soon as possible once course selection opens in LFY.
 The first deadline to request a place on this course is Tuesday 1 October by 5pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Any places remaining after 4 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes

SO4B5 The Anticolonial Archive: The Sociology of Empire and its Afterlives

This course is available on the MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics and MSc in Political Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations and space permits.

Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Human Rights, MSc Human Rights and Politics and MSc in Political Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - of no more 150 words explaining why you wish to take this course and how it fits with your research interest  - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations.

Deadline to request course is Tuesday, 1 October by 5pm.   

Instructors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday, 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday, 4 October 2019.  Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out

SO4B6 Nature and Technology: More Than Human Sociology

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Economy, Risk and Society and MSc in Sociology.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Places will be allocated based a written statement - with priority usually given to students who have this course listed in their programme regulations

 

Deadline to request course is Tuesday, 1 October by 5pm.   

Instructors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm on Wednesday, 2 October.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 5pm on Friday, 4 October 2019.  Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.

Statistics (ST courses)

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Course code(s)

Method

Deadline for application

ST409 Stochastics Processes

Compulsory for MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management and MSc Financial Mathematics students.

Other students will be allocated a place on a first come first served basis, space permitting. There is no need for students to enter any text in the field provided.

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST411 Generalised Linear Modelling and Survival Analysis

Compulsory for MSc Statistics (Social Statistics) and MSc Statistics (Social Statistics) (Research). Priority is given to Department of Statistics students and those with the course listed in their programme regulations.

Students should check that they meet the pre-requisites in the course guide before applying, but do not need to provide a written statement.

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

 

ST422 Time Series 

 

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Statistics (Financial Statistics), MSc in Statistics (Financial Statistics) (Research) and the LSE-Fudan Double Master’s in Financial Statistics and Chinese Economy. Other students will be allocated a place on a first come first served basis, space permitting. There is no need for students to enter any text in the field provided.

Due to the nature of the method of application, interested students should apply as soon as possible after the opening of course choice

ST429 Statistical Methods for Risk Management

 

Compulsory on the MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management. Priority is given to Department of Statistics students and those with the course listed in their programme regulations.  

Students should check that they meet the pre-requisites in the course guide before applying, but do not need to provide a written statement. Providing a statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course and statements are not read.

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST436 Financial Statistics

 

This course is compulsory on the MSc in Statistics (Financial Statistics), MSc in Statistics (Financial Statistics) (Research) and the LSE-Fudan Double Master’s in Financial Statistics and Chinese Economy. This course is available on the MSc in Data Science and MSc in Quantitative Methods for Risk Management. This course is not available as an outside option.  

Students should check that they meet the pre-requisites in the course guide before applying, but do not need to provide a written statement. Providing a statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course and statements are not read

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST442 Longitudinal Data Analysis

Priority is given to students from the Departments of Statistics and Methodology, and those with the course listed in their programme regulations. 

Students should check that they meet the pre-requisites in the course guide before applying, but do not need to provide a written statement. Providing a statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course and statements are not read. Priority is given to students from the Departments of Statistics and Methodology, and those with the course listed in their programme regulations.

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST443 Machine Learning and Data Mining

Compulsory for MSc Data Science students. Priority is given to Department of Statistics students and those with the course listed in their programme regulations. Early application is advisable (space permitting).

Students should check that they meet the pre-requisites in the course guide before applying, but do not need to provide a written statement. Providing a statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course and statements are not read. 

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST444 Statistical Computing

Priority is given to Department of Statistics students and those with the course listed in their programme regulations. Early application is advisable (space permitting).

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST445 Managing and Visualising Data

Compulsory for MSc Data Science students. For all other students, please be advised that spaces on this course will be extremely limited, so early application is advisable.

Students from any other programmes should submit a short statement indicating a) why they think the course is suitable for them given their background knowledge and b) their motivation for their choice.

 




Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.


 

 

ST446 Distributed Computing for Big Data

 Please be advised that spaces on this course will be extremely limited, so early application is advisable. Priority will be given to students on the MSc Data Science.

Students from any other programmes should submit a short statement indicating a) why they think the course is suitable for them given their background knowledge and b) their motivation for their choice.

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST447 Data Analysis and Statistical Methods

Compulsory for MSc Data Science and MSc Operations Research and Analytics Students. Students who have the ST202 equivalent statistics background can be exempted from taking this course. Students from other programmes who have the ST102 equivalent background can be considered (space permitting).

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

ST449 Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

Please be advised that spaces on this course will be extremely limited, so early application is advisable. Priority will be given to students on the MSc Data Science. Students from any other programmes should submit a short statement indicating a) why they think the course is suitable for them given their background knowledge and b) their motivation for their choice.

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice.

 

ST451 Bayesian Machine Learning

Priority is given to Department of Statistics students and those with the course listed in their programme regulations. Students should check that they meet the pre-requisites in the course guide before applying, but do not need to provide a written statement. Providing a statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course and statements are not read

Due to the nature of the 
method of application, interested students should 
apply as soon as possible 
after the opening 
of course choice

School of Public Policy (PP) 

School of Public Policy controlled access courses
Course codes Methods  Deadline for application  

PP406 - Philosophy and Public Policy 

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP410 - Public Economics for Public Policy

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. MPP and non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request. Previous economics and econometrics are required for all students (please give details in your statement).

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP412 - Social Protection Design and Delivery

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students).  You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October.

PP418 - Globalisation and Economic Policy

Priority given to MPA and MPP students.  MPP and non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request. Previous economics and econometrics are required for all students (please give details in your statement). 

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students).  You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP419 - Methods of Economic Policy Analysis

Priority given to MPA and MPP students.  MPP and non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request.  Previous economics and econometrics are required for all students (please give details in your statement)

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students).  You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP440 - Micro and Macro Economics (for Public Policy)

Compulsory course for MPA Year 1. A small number of spaces may be available for outside option students who should submit a statement in support of their request.

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019

PP448 - Political Economy of Development I

Priority given to MPA and MPP students, then to Department of International Development students. Non SPP students should submit a statement in support of their request.

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October.

PP449 - Political Economy of Development II

Priority given to MPA and MPP students, then to Department of International Development students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request.

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October.

PP450 - Policy, Bureaucracy and Development

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP478 - Political Science for Public Policy

Compulsory course for MPA Year 1. A small number of spaces may be available for outside option students who should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019

PP4E5 - Innovations in the 
governance of public 
services delivery

 

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students).  You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP4G3 - Designing and Managing Change in the Public Sector

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October. 

PP4J4 - Designing and Implementing Evidence-Informed Policies and Programmes

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non SPP students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October. 

PP4J5 - 
Fiscal Governance and Budgeting

Priority given to MPA and MPP students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October

PP4X6 - Welfare Analysis and Measurement

Priority given to MPA and MPP students and then to Department of Social Policy students. Non-School of Public Policy students should submit a statement in support of their request

5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 2 October. 

PP452 - Applying Behavioural Economics for Social Impact: Design, Delivery, Evaluation and Policy 
PP454 - Development Economics
 
PP455 - Quantitative Approaches and Policy Analysis 
PP4J2 - New Institutions of Public Policy: Strategic Philanthropy, Impact Investment and Social Enterprise 
PP401 - Political Science for Public Policy   
PP402 - Quantitative Methods for Public Policy
PP403 - Public Management   
PP404 - Economics for Public Policy
PP405 - Public Policy Applications
PP4B3 - MPA Capstone 
PP4B4 - MPA Dissertation 
PP4V8 - Policy paper 

Course not available as outside options

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Please note, this is the most up to date information currently available for controlled access courses in 2019/20. We will continue to update these pages, but some individual courses may be subject to change. Further information about how to apply to controlled access courses are highlighted in green on the LSE for You course selection system.

If you have additional queries about specific courses, please see your programme regulations on the LSE Calendar, or contact academic departments directly.

A list of departments and institutes can be found online