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Political Science at the London School of Economics

On this Quarter Abroad program, you can:

  • Earn 16 quarter units
  • Enroll in UC Davis courses to fulfill degree, major, minor, or GE requirements
  • Experience academic coursework enriched by both the program’s location(s) and activities

Note to Non-UC Davis Students:

Students from other UC campuses should consult with their home campus to determine whether courses may be used to fulfill their specific academic requirements.

Host Institution

London School of Economics and Political Science

Earn GE credit! Some courses on this program offer GE credit. Expand the sections below to view course descriptions and type of credit offered.

Courses (16 units)

You will enroll in the course set below. Auditing is not an option. UC Davis programs are academic programs so participants should expect a substantial amount of course work.

  • Political Science (POL) 140B. Comparative Political Parties (4)
  • This course examines the role of political parties in advanced industrial democracies, with a special emphasis on political parties in the UK and the US.
  • Political Science (POL) 137. International Relations in Western Europe (4)
  • Focus on Britain and the European Union.
  • Political Science (POL) 147A. West European Politics (4)
  • Focus on politics and institutions of Europe.
  • Political Science (POL) 190. International Relations (4)
  • Includes distinguished speakers series and visits to political institutions in London.


This program is open to students who meet the eligibility requirements


No prerequisites are enforced for this program beyond the general eligibility requirements.