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London School of Economics and Political Science 4.1 / 205 reviews
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LL106
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One of my favourite modules in LSE as I personally found the course content interesting and well-taught.

I had a really good teacher so I might be biased but I felt the teaching was really good for this module and this is coming from someone who had no prior knowledge of the EU and UK's history at all.

In terms of structure, there was a logical flow in the topics taught in the respective terms - UK first then the EU and cases.

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MA316
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This was a very interesting module that taught me personally a completely new area of mathematics I had not studied before. It was very challenging and also abstract and allowed me to develop many skills not just within mathematics, but of analytical and out of the box thinking. I found the exam difficult but the course content very interesting, and the teaching was of a very good standard with a lot of support.

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I chose to study Sociology as I thoroughly enjoyed studying it for both GCSEs and Alevels. I have been studying Sociology at university for now 7 weeks and I must say it is very different to the studies of GCSE and Alevels. Of course we study many similar sociologists which have been taught before. However, the content is heavy and you learn about sociological theories and concepts in far more detail. My course is structured in 4 modules for the first year, which are sociological theory, statistics in society, power difference and inequality and finally my extra module choice of introduction to social anthropology. We have lectures and classes for all 4 modules and the teaching is based on readings we are set. The lectures cover I would say a minimum of course content, but it is the reading which carries most the work which is then overviewed in classes. As for assessments, there’s both formative and summative essays and I’ve only done formative essays, which means essays for practice. The module I am enjoying the most in regards to sociology is definitely power difference and inequality and the module I dislike is statistics in society, which is very mathematics based. Before I started university I thought that nothing could get more difficult than Alevels, but I am finding it challenging to deal with the amount of content within this humanity based subject. It does get easier each day, which encourages me to work my best.

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A mixture of Accounting and Finance modules, the degree is nevertheless more suited to those considering a career in finance. There is a strong emphasis on quantitative aspects, such as financial modelling, at the cost of less exemptions for professional accountancy examinations such as the ICAEW.The 100% exam based assesment may appeal to some people. Contact hours are minimal, with 2 hours of lectures and an hour of class, at minimum per module per week; self-study is encourages. Those who need long hours of lectures and explanations may find it difficult, but academic do have office hours at which students can seek help.

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The content of the course is fascinating and challenging. We are exposed to a range of theories and perspectives from the most important thinkers in the discipline, which are then linked to ethnographic examples. The readings can be difficult, though, and long. Teaching is exceptional in most cases; faculty members all have very interesting personalities and experiences which they are always open to share with students. Office hours and sessions with academic advisors are very helpful. Assessment is tough but constructive, but feedback could be more extense. Overall, the Anthropology department is the most fun on campus, always organizing a range of socials and extracurricular activities and populated by the some of the most interesting people you'll ever meet. The course is intellectually stimulating and will force you to take a hard look at yourself and everything you believe in. What more could you ask from uni?

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The BSc Accounting and Finance degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science is one of the most quantitative and analytical Accounting and Finance degrees.

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The course is challenging to say the least. It certainly develops the key skills one would need to have to on on and have a successful career in law, or even another career that demands a lot of one intellectually.

The academic support is great, the professors are always happy to review an extra essay and give good feedback. All academics have office hours and it's very easy to get a meeting with the professor of your choice.

The library is second to none, although it is very difficult trying to find the right materials at times.

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I have thoroughly enjoyed my Economics course so far. What has made the experience particularly special is the practical nature of the course content. Not only do the modules you take provide a solid theoretical foundation, introducing a range of economic tools and models, but also an intuitive understanding of the material (in macroeconomics, microeconomics, etc.) as well as its real life applications. There is a reasonable degree of flexibility - first and second year students have a range of optional modules to choose from, whilst final year students can choose from over 15 areas of specialisation from the economics selection list. The degree as a whole is highly complex (as one would expect from an institution like the LSE) and requires a lot of independent study commitment given the limited contact hours during term time.The university boasts a plethora of high-profile lecturers (including Nobel Laureates and industry leaders) and the quality of lecturing is mostly excellent in my opinion. In BSc Economics, there are weekly problem sets assigned for each module, and these are covered in class; however, the overall marks are determined solely based on performance in the end of year written exams (so no formative coursework as such).

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Great course with knowledgeable and experienced lecturers at the cutting edge of the field. Carefully and wonderfully structured syllabus to ensure theoretical concepts frame the understanding of real life examples with adequate practice in essays and answering crucial questions.

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I am very passionate about my course. What I have enjoyed though has been the ability to 'minor' in Business Management and Innovation in my third year, although not connected to my degree, as well as to have the option to study any language I wanted as part of the degree. Lectures are great, all of my lecturers had great oratory skills. My only problem has been a somewhat outdated reading list instead of a closer focus on more recent events, and the fact that class room teachers are only 3-4 years older than me, clearly not having more expertise than I do. Foreign policy analysis has however proved to be my favourite module, as we have studied recent events, as well as discussed the future a lot (I am a very future oriented person). Office hours have been somewhat difficult to book with more senior professors.

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