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This is the official powerpoint presentation for the Open Day event in the Government Department at the LSE (London School of Economics). March 22, 2006.

This is the official powerpoint presentation for the Open Day event in the Government Department at the LSE (London School of Economics). March 22, 2006.

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  • * Welcome – thanks for coming etc. Introduction (name, where you studied, areas of research). This talk will focus purely on the department as the other talks throughout the day will cover issues such as fees, accommodation, careers and the University as a whole. Any questions can be asked at the end.

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  • 1. THE DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT
  • 2.
    • One of the largest political science departments in the UK.
    • Cosmopolitan mix of both staff and students.
    • Academic Visitors & Research Scholars visit regularly.
    • Exciting Programme of events.
  • 3.
    • 3 AVALIABLE UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN THE DEPARTMENT:
    • Government
    • Government & Economics
    • Government & History.
  • 4.
    • Single honours BSc Government.
    • BSc Government students are required to take at least 3 outside options.
  • 5.
    • BSc Government & Economics.
    • Opportunity to learn, and socialise, with students and staff from 2 departments.
    • A very mathematical approach is taken to economics at LSE.
  • 6.
    • BSc Government & History.
    • Large emphasis on modern period.
    • www.lse.ac.uk/collections/government
  • 7.
    • Each degree course = 4 units per year.
    • Teaching = lectures & classes.
    • Students write 4 essays for each subject per year.
  • 8.
    • Each student is allocated a personal tutor.
    • Tutors advise on academic and welfare matters.
  • 9.
    • Private study is expected in addition to lectures and classes.
    • 1 hour of formal teaching = 4 hours private study.
  • 10.
    • Destination of Undergraduates…
  • 11.
    • Annual trip to Cumberland Lodge.
    • Opportunity for staff & students to socialise.
    • The weekend takes the format of several panel sessions.
  • 12.
    • K105 enquiry desk.
    • The department holds various social events for students.
    • Student feedback always welcome.