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and have a very strong background in the subject, it is unwise to take more than one 300 level course.

In the listing that follows, (H) designates a half-unit course and, therefore, one that counts for only half the ‘weight’ of a full-year course: typically, all of its teaching is contained in just one term and students would take two half-units instead of one full year course. All courses, including half-unit courses, are examined at the end of the Summer Term.

Accounting (AC)

Accounting at LSE is known for pioneering new approaches to the study of cutting-edge financial management practices in private and public organisations.

AC100 Elements of Accounting and Finance

AC211 Managerial Accounting

AC310 Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organisational Control

AC340 Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

‘You don’t just read the most cutting edge and influential books at LSE, you learn about them from the authors whose opinions shape the way contemporary global leaders think’

Social anthropology is concerned with the variety of human societies and cultures. Social anthropologists try to explain the causes of this variation and also to understand what it means to belong to societies and cultures which, at first sight, appear very foreign to ours. Study of the subject should help you see what is universal to all human societies and what is variable, and help you to understand the dilemmas of society in the modern world.

AN100 Introduction to Social Anthropology

Chris Bostock Trinity College, Hartford, CT

AN101 Ethnography and Theory: Selected Texts

Anthropology (AN)

AN102 Reading Other Cultures: Anthropological Interpretation of Text and Film

AN200 The Anthropology of Kinship, Sex and Gender

AN226 Political and Legal Anthropology

AN227 The Anthropology of Economic Institutions and their Social Transformations

AN231 The Anthropology of China (H)

AN235 The Anthropology of Southern Africa (H)

AN237 The Anthropology of Development (H)

AN238 Anthropology and Human Rights (H)

AN240 Investigating the Philippines: New Approaches and Ethnographic Contexts (H)

AN241 Anthropology of India

AN300 Advanced Theory of Social Anthropology

AN301 The Anthropology of Religion

Economics (EC)

Economics is the systematic study of questions such as: how much of its income a household chooses to save and what goods it chooses to buy; how many people a business chooses to employ and how it sets its prices; how the price system in a market economy allocates resources and incomes; and how all the households and businesses in the country interact


to determine national output, the balance of payments, inflation and unemployment. It reveals why purely self-interested behaviour may nevertheless produce a desirable outcome for society as a whole. But it also reveals how easily this process can go awry, justifying government intervention. A case in point is the need for coordinated international action to limit environmental pollution. Above all, the study of economics develops a mental approach suitable for analysing a whole range of problems, often well outside what is conventionally thought of as the domain of economics.

EC100 Economics A EC102 Economics B EC201 Microeconomic Principles I EC202 Microeconomic Principles II EC210 Macroeconomic Principles EC220 Introduction to Econometrics EC221 Principles of Econometrics EC230 European Economic Policy EC301 Advanced Economic Analysis EC302 Political Economy

EC303 Economic Analysis of the European Union

EC307 Development Economics EC309 Econometric Theory

EC311 History of Economics: How Theories Change

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