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

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.

AN479 - Anthropology of Law 

All students on MRes/PhD Anthropology (for whom the course is compulsory) will be given a place. Research students 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.

Economics (EC courses)

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

EC402 - Econometrics

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 - Microeconomics

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 - Macroeconomics

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 - Advanced Macroeconomics

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. 

EC424 - Monetary Economics and Aggregate Fluctuations

EC426 - Public Economics

EC427 - The Economics of Industry

EC476 - Contracts and Organisations

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 - Labour Economics

EC453 - Political Economy

EC465 - Economic Growth, Development, and Capitalism in Historical Perspective

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 - Development and Growth

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 - Quantitative Economics

EC484 - Econometric Analysis

EC485 - Further Topics in Econometrics

EC487 - Advanced Microeconomics

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 possible after the opening of course selection. 

EC4B5 - Macroeconomics for MSc F&E

EC4B6 - Microeconomics for MSc F&E

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)

Spaces on controlled access master’s courses in the Department of Economic History will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis, at the beginning of Week 2 once home students have made their final choices.

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

European Institute (EU courses)

This information is for the 2019/20 academic year. Please contact the European Institute directly, browse course guide pages, or view guidance on how to apply to individual controlled access courses on LSE for You

 

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

 

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. Priority is given to Department of Finance students. 

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 a place on FM412/FM4U4 by 12noon on the Wednesday of Week 2 MT (Wednesday 7 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 6 October 2020)

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. Priority is given to Department of Finance students, and then to students on the course's programme availability. 

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 to Department of Finance students. Any further places will be allocated to students via your home Department.

You will be notified whether you have been offered places on FM421 and/or FM476 by 12noon on the Thursday of Week 2 MT (Thursday 8 October). Please accept your offer(s) 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 6 October 2020)

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 
 
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  
GI420 - Globalisation, Gender and Development: Theorising Policy and Practice 
GI421 - Sexuality, Gender and Culture 
GI422 - Sexuality, Gender and Globalisation 
GI424 - Gender Theories in the Modern World: An Interdisciplinary Approach 
GI425 - Introduction to Gender, Peace and Security 
GI426 - Gender and Human Rights  

GI428 - Bodies, Culture and Politics

For all GI courses, 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.  Please note some courses will have a limit of 30 students, including GI402, GI407, GI409, GI425.

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. 

GI410, GI417, GI418 and GI423 are not available 2020/21.

 

9 October 2020  

GI427 - Advanced Issues in Women, Peace and Security

Must have taken GI425 in order to take this course. 

9 October 2020

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 either via email at geog.pg@lse.ac.uk, via the daily Zoom drop in’s (11am and 3pm) or by booking an appointment via Student Hub. Information on the Student Hub can be found here including how to search for a certain staff member – the list of all Geography and Environment staff can be found here.

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 (GV439 to GV498 courses)

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

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 (LSE and 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 specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 (LSE and 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 specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 15pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV477 - Comparative Public Policy 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 European and International Public Policy, MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Bocconi), MSc in European and International Public Policy (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University), MSc in Public Policy and Administration and MSc in Regulation. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. 
The course is capped at 3 groups. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words).  

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV481 - Political Science and Political Economy

This course is compulsory 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. MSc Political Science and Political Economy students will be granted priority access as this is a compulsory course for their 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 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV482 - Political Science and Political Economy: Advanced Topics

This course is compulsory 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. 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 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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 applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

GV488 - Law and Politics of Regulation

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 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 (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in Global 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 Political Economy of Europe (LSE and Sciences Po), MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE and Peking University) and MSc in Public Policy and Administration.

This course is not available as an outside option. 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. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 not available as an outside option. 

This course is capped at two groups. Priority will be given to students enrolled on the MSc in Political Theory. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV4B8 - Civil Wars: Concepts and Cases

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) and MSc in Gender, Peace and Security. 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 specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 (LSE and 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 specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 the 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 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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 1 group. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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. 
This course is capped at 1 group. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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 for students on other programmes with the teachers' consent. 

This course is capped at 3 groups. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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 (LSE and 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 1 group. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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. To apply for a place on this course as an outside option only, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

GV4F9 - The Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Gender, Peace and Security 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 specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV4G1 - Applied Quantitative Methods for Political Science

This course is available on the MRes/PhD in Political Science 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. To apply for a place on this course as an outside option only, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words).
This course is capped at 2 groups. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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. 
Priority will be given to students enrolled on the MSc in Political Theory.
This course is capped at two groups. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words).  

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV4H4 - Foundations of Political Theory

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

 The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV4H5 - The Political Philosophy of Epidemics

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. 
The course is capped at 2 groups. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words).  

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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. To apply for a place on this course as an outside option only, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words).  

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

GV4J7 - Introductory Mathematics for Political Science

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. This course is strongly recommended for MSc Political Economy and Political Science students. It runs in Week 0 of the Michaelmas Term and is available for students from other programmes with permission of the instructor.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

 

GV4J9 - Populism

This course is available on the MSc in Comparative Politics. 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. 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. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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. 
This course is capped at two groups. Priority will be given to students enrolled on the MSc in Political Theory programme. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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. Students on the MSc Global Politics are guaranteed access; compatibly with this provision, the course is capped at two groups. 
To apply for a place on this course, please write a statement outlining your specific reasons for applying and how it will benefit your academic/career goals (maximum 200 words). 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020. You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Health Policy (HP courses)

 

Course code(s)  Method  Deadline for application

HP400 Financing health care

HP401 Introduction to health policy and politics

HP404 Global health policy: Institutions, actors and politics

HP407 Evidence review and synthesis for decision making

HP412 Global health security

HP420 Health economics

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

HP429 Behavioural incentive design in health

Students from the Department of Health Policy will be considered first for places on this course. If other places are available these will be allocated to students from other departments on a first come first served basis.

N/A 

HP4A3E Resource allocation and cost-effectiveness analysis

HP4B5E Statistical methods in health care economic evaluation

HP4C3E Economic evaluation in health care

HP4C4E Systematic review and meta-analysis

HP4D2E Principles of health technology assessment 

Students from the Department of Health Policy will be considered first for places on this course. If other places are available these will be allocated to students from other departments on a first come first served basis.

N/A 

International Development (DV courses)

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

DV400 - Development: History, Theory and Policy

DV407 - Poverty

DV413 - Environmental Problems and Development Interventions

DV415 - Global Environmental Governance

DV418 - African Development

DV421 - Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Development

DV424 - International Institutions and Late Development

DV428 - Managing Humanitarianism

DV431 - Development Management

DV432 - China in Developmental Perspective

DV433 - The Informal Economy and Development

DV435 - African Political Economy

DV442 - Key Issues in Development Studies

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.

Graduate Course Selection opens for browsing on Course Finder at 10am Monday 21 September 2020.

Graduate Course Selection opens fully on LSE for You at 2pm Thursday 24 September 2020.

You should make your request to take ID courses LSE for You by 5pm Tuesday 29 September 2020.

Instructors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 5pm Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours of an offer being made, will automatically time out. Any remaining places will then be offered to students on the waiting list.

The Graduate Course Selection will close for Michaelmas Term at 5pm Monday 12 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.

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 Course code(s)  Method Deadline for application

HY469 - Maps, History and Power: The Spaces and Cultures of the Past

Students should write a short statement supporting their application to take a course. The Teacher Responsible will assign places on the course and their decision is final.
A list of all taught Masters courses in this Department are listed on LSE’s course guide webpages.

 N/A

 

International Inequalities Institute

This information is for the 2019/20 academic year. Please contact the International Inequalitites Institute directly, browse course guide pages, or view guidance on how to apply to individual controlled access courses on LSE for You

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
IR416 - The EU in the World
IR418 - International Politics: Asia & the Pacific
IR419 - International Relations of the Middle East
IR422 - Conflict and Peacebuilding
IR429 - Economic Diplomacy
IR448 - American Grand Strategy
IR452 - Empire and Conflict in World Politics
IR453 - Global Business in International Relations
IR466 - Genocide
IR467 - Global Environmental Politics
IR468 - The Political Economy of Trade
IR469 - Politics of Money in the World Economy
IR473 - China and the Global South
IR475 - Gender/ed/ing International Politics
IR480 - Globalisation and the State in Developing Countries
IR487 - Critical Theories of International Relations

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 Convenors will review all applications and make initial offer of places by 5pm on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

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.  

All initial offers are made by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September 2020.
Students have to accept or decline offer by 5pm, Friday 2 October 2020.

IR442 - Diplomacy and Challenges
IR443 - Strategy in a Changing World
IR444 - Strategy in Action

 

IR442/443/444 courses are part of the Exec MSc in Strategy and Diplomacy held in LSE IDEAS.

N/A 

IR415 - Strategic Aspects of International Relations
IR433 - The International Politics of EU Enlargement
IR434 - European Defence and Security
IR445 - China and the World
IR447 - Political Economy of International Labour Migration
IR449 - Conflict and Peacebuilding
IR454 - Governing International Political Economy: Lessons from the Past for the Future
IR455 - Economic Diplomacy
IR461 - Islam in World Politics
IR464 - The Politics of International Law
IR471 - The Situations of the International Criminal Court
IR472 - Nuclear Non-proliferation and World Politics (Advanced Topics in International Relations)
IR474 - Revolutions and World 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 - Russia and Eurasia: Foreign and Security Policies

 N/A

 N/A

IR496

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

N/A 

IR501 - Methods in International Relations Research

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 LSE for You by 5pm, Wednesday 1 October 2020.

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

All IR PhD students are required to sign up for at least one Research Cluster and attend workshop regularly each year they are in residence at the LSE.  Workshops start after Week 2 and affiliation to clusters is done manually by the PhD Team. An email from the PhD Team will be circulated in week 5 of MT asking students to confirm their affiliation. No registration is required on LSE for You.

There is no need for supporting statements. For IR students please arrive to the seminar/ workshop as advertised on Timetables. 

Law (LL468 to LL4BV courses)

 

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

LL468 European Human Rights Law 
 
LL475 Terrorism and the Rule of Law 
 
LL4A6 Climate Change and International Law 
 
LL4A8 International Law and the Use of Force 
 
LL4AF Principles of Global Competition Law 
 
LL4AG Competition Law, Technology and Intellectual Property 

LL4AH Corporate Governance

LL4AJ Corporate Rescue and Reorganisation 
 
LL4AK Insolvency Law: Company Liquidation and Stakeholder Interests 
 
LL4AL International Business Transactions: Commercial Litigation 
 
LL4AP International Business Transactions: Contracts and Property 
 
LL4AR International Criminal Law 1: Core Crimes and Concepts 
 
LL4AT Regulation: Strategies and Enforcement 
 
LL4AV International Economic Law and Development 

LL4AY International Tax Systems  
 
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 
 
LL4BG Rethinking EU Law
 
LL4BK Corporate Crime 
 
LL4BL Financial Crime 

LL4BM The Legal Protection of Inventions

LL4BP Current Issues in Intellectual and Cultural Property Law
 
LL4BQ Trade Mark Law
 
LL4BT Cultural Property and Heritage Law  
 
LL4BV Transnational Environmental Law 

 

Priority will be given initially to LLM 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 2 October 2020.

N/A 

Law (LL4C5 to LL4Z9 courses)

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 Course code(s) Method  Deadline for application 

LL4C2 World Poverty and Human Rights

LL4C5 Fundamentals of International Commercial Arbitration 

LL4CF UK Corporate Law 
 
LL4CG Understanding Issues in Tax Law and Policy 
 
LL4CH Tax in the digital economy 
 
LL4CL Explaining Punishment: Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology  
 
LL4CO Taxation of Wealth 
 
LL4CP Tax Avoidance 
 
LL4CQ Legal Aspects of Private Equity and Venture Capital 

LL4CS Law and Economics of Network Industries
 
LL4E6 International Dispute Resolution: Courts and Tribunals 
 
LL4E7 Investment Treaty Law 
 
LL4F2 The Law and Practice of International Finance 
 
LL4F3 Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructurings in Europe 

Priority will be given initially to LLM 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 2 October 2020.

N/A

LL4F9 Legal Research and Writing Skills

This is a compulsory course for LLM students only.

N/A

LL4G8 Law of Corporate Finance 
 
LL4H4 International Financial Law 
 
LL4H8 Employment Law 
 
LL4K5 International Commercial Contracts - General Principles 
 
LL4K9 European Capital Markets Law 
 
LL4N6 Principles of Copyright Law 
 
LL4S1 Cyberlaw 
 
LL4S2 E-Commerce Law 
 
LL4S4 Digital Rights, Privacy and Security
 
LL4Y9 Comparative and Transnational Law 
 
LL4Z1 Business Taxation 

LL4Z6 Comparative Constitutional Law: Institutions 
 
LL4Z9 Banking Law

Priority will be given initially to LLM 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 2 October 2020.

N/A

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

MG430 Firms & Markets in Emerging Economies

MG455 Decisions, Biases and Nudges

MG456 Strategic Decision Making

MG460 Emergencies Management: Humanitarian Intervention and Digital Innovation

MG466 Supply Chain Management

MG467 Strategy and Change in Public Sector Management

MG472 Global Strategy, Management and Information Systems

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

MG479 Information Systems for the Public Sector: Digital Government and Service Innovation

MG481 Innovating 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

MG4B1 Corporate 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

Places on oversubscribed courses will be allocated via a random ballot process with priority given to students with the course in their Programme Regulations, followed by other Department of Management students, then students from elsewhere in the School. Providing you apply before the Department deadline of 1pm on Friday 2nd October, the time you applied will not be taken into account. Please be aware that places on high demand courses cannot be guaranteed.

By submitting an application, students are confirming that they meet any pre-requisites specified. Providing an additional written statement will not aid a student’s chances of being accepted onto a course, and statements are not read.

For further information and updates on course availability during Week 2, please see the Department of Management Electives Moodle page.

Please apply by Friday 2nd 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 

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.

Places are limited.  Please apply as soon as possible after the opening of the course selection online and by 5th October 2020 at the latest.

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. 

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

Methodology (MY courses)

All of Methodology Department's 2020/21 courses are open access.

For Michaelmas courses please sign up via LSE For You and select a preferred seminar.

Lent Term courses are yet to be timetabled, so please sign up via LSE For You while seminar sign-up will open at the start of Lent Term.

For more information on Methodology courses, see LSE Course Guides.

Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method (PH courses)

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

PH405 Philosophy of the Social Sciences

PH413 Philosophy of Economics

PH415 Philosophy and Public Policy

PH416 Philosophy, Morals and Politics

PH419 Set Theory and Further Logic

PH425 Business and Organisational Ethics

PH427 Genes, Brains and Society

PH430 Einstein for Everyone: From time travel to the edge of the universe

PH431 Physics and the City: From Quantum Jumps to Stock Market Crashes

PH433 Philosophy of Gender and Race

PH456 Rationality and Choice

PH458 Evidence and Policy

 

Priority is given to Philosophy students. Outside option students will be allocated first-come-first-served (space permitting) during week 2 of MT course choice.

 

Philosophy students are strongly advised to submit their choice by Monday 5 October 2020.

All remaining spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis from 6 October 2020. 

Psychological Behavioural Science (PB courses)

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Course code(s)  Method Deadline for application

 
PB417 Consumer Psychology

PB418 Corporate Communications

PB421 Happiness

PB422 Health Communication

PB425 Organisations, Groups and Identity

PB428 Political Psychology: Inequality & Intergroup Relations

PB431 Psychology of Economic Life: Advanced Topics

PB432 Social Representations: Social Knowledge and Contemporary Issues

PB433 Theory and Practice of Organisational Development

PB434 Behavioural Science  in an Age of New Technology

PB452 Behavioural Science for Health in the Time of a Pandemic

PB457 Organisational Culture

PB458 Dialogue: Conflict & Negotiation

All PBS 0.5 unit courses in Lent Term are controlled access. Students enrolled on PBS programmes will be given priority to enrol. 

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit. All students must submit a short statement (around 100 words) outlining their motivation for enrolling on the course.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 9th October 2020.

Social Policy (SP courses)

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

SP400 Foundations of International Social and Public Policy 
SP401 Understanding Policy Research 
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  
SP419 Social Movements, Activism and Social Policy 
SP420 Understanding Policy Research (Advanced) 
SP430 Social Security Policies 
SP431 Population Analysis: Methods and Models 
SP432 Education Policy, Reform and Financing 
SP433 Rural Livelihoods, Development and Social Transformation 
SP434 Behavioural Public Policy   
SP441 Politics of Social Policy: Welfare and Work in Comparative Perspective 
SP470 Criminal Justice Policy 
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   

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  

12 October 2020

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.

If you are requesting online teaching for any part of Michaelmas Term, you should include the following information when applying in LFY for an SOXXX course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).’*

*This information is to ensure you are allocated to an appropriate seminar group. This will not affect your chances of being accepted on to a course.

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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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 Gender, Peace and Security, MSc in International Migration and Public Policy 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 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 than 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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, 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out. 

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 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 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 - 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

Sociology (SO457 to SO479 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.

If you are requesting online teaching for any part of Michaelmas Term, you should include the following information when applying in LFY for an SOXXX course:

‘Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).’*

*This information is to ensure you are allocated to an appropriate seminar group. This will not affect your chances of being accepted on to a course.

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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 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 MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Political Sociology, MSc in Sociology and MSc in Human Rights and Politics.

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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

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

Sociology (SO480 to SO491 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.

If you are requesting online teaching for any part of Michaelmas Term, you should include the following information when applying in LFY for an SOXXX course:

‘Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).’*

*This information is to ensure you are allocated to an appropriate seminar group. This will not affect your chances of being accepted on to a course.

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Course code(s)  Method  Deadline for application

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

SO482 Topics in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies

This course is available on the MSc in Culture and Society, MSc in Human Rights, MSc in Human Rights and Politics, MSc in Inequalities and Social Science, 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 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

 

SO489 Family and Migration

 

This course is available on the 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 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes.

Sociology (SO492 to SO4B7 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.

If you are requesting online teaching for any part of Michaelmas Term, you should include the following information when applying in LFY for an SOXXX course:

‘Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).’*

*This information is to ensure you are allocated to an appropriate seminar group. This will not affect your chances of being accepted on to a course.

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 Course code(s)  Method  Deadline for application

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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus).

 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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. 

 

SO499 MSc in Sociology Dissertation 

 This course is compulsory on the MSc in Sociology. 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. 

 

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.

If you are requesting online teaching during Michaelmas Term, please add the following information in LFY when applying for this course:

Online teaching requested. I am residing in (country you are located) until DD/MM/YY (date you expect to be on campus). 

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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 available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Preference will be given to students MSc in Human Rights and MSc in Human Rights and Politics. This course may be available as an outside option where spaces are available.

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 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.

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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes. 

SO4B7 Lawful Violence: Policing, Militaries and Security

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 permit.

Priority will be given to students on the MSc in Human Rights, MSc Human Rights and Politics and MSc in Political Sociology programmes. 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 29 September by 2pm.

Course Convenors will review requests to take courses and make offers by 2pm on Wednesday 30 September.

You must accept your offer within 48 hours and by 2pm on Friday 2 October 2020. Offers that have not been accepted within 48 hours will automatically be timed out.   

Once you have accepted your place, the department will assign you to a seminar group.

Any places remaining after 2 October will be allocated based on priority and a personal statement up until course choice closes. 

Statistics (ST courses)

aga

Course code(s)

Method

Deadline for application

ST405 Multivariate Methods

Priority is given to students from the Departments of Statistics 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.

ST409 Stochastics Processes

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

Other students satisfying the necessary pre-requisites will be allocated a place on a first come first served basis, space permitting. Students should provide a statement explaining how they meet the pre-requisites.

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.

ST416 Multilevel Modelling

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. 

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.

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

ST453 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II

Advanced theoretical course on Probability and Mathematical Statistics, aimed mainly at PhD students, as well as research-oriented MSc 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

School of Public Policy (PP) 

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

PP406 - Philosophy and Public Policy 

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

5pm, Tuesday 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

PP419 - Advanced Empirical Methods for 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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020

PP448 - International Political Economy and Development

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

PP449 - Comparative Political Economy and Development

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

PP450 - Public Organizations: Theory and Practice

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

5pm, Tuesday 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020

PP4E5 - Innovations in the governance of public services delivery

 

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

5pm, Tuesday 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

PP4G3 - Designing and Managing Change in the Public Sector

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

5pm, Tuesday 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September. 

PP4J4 - Designing and Implementing Evidence-Informed Policies and Programmes

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

5pm, Tuesday 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

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 29 September 2020 (including requests from MPA & MPP students). You will be informed of the outcome by 5pm, Wednesday 30 September.

PP411L - Developments in International Conflict Resolution and Transformation

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 - 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 2020/21. 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