BSc Business Mathematics and Statistics
For first, second and third year students in 201314
Paper 
Course number and title  

See note 
The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things  
Year 1  
1 
Elementary Statistical Theory  
2 
Mathematical Methods  
3 
Either EC100 Economics A* or EC102 Economics B  
4 
Either AC100 Elements of Accounting and Finance or MA103 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  
Year 2  
5 
Further Mathematical Methods  
6 
ST205 Sample Surveys and Experiments (H) and ST211 Applied Regression (H)  
7 
Courses to the value of one unit from:  

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  
Real Analysis (H)  
Operational Research Methods  
Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference  
Actuarial Investigations  Financial (H)  
Survival Models (H)  
Optimisation Theory (H)  
Differential Equations (H)  
Discrete Mathematics (H)  
8 
Courses to the value of one unit from:  

Elements of Accounting and Finance  
Managerial Accounting  
Microeconomic Principles II (only if EC102 has previously been taken)  
Macroeconomic Principles (only if EC102 has previously been taken)  
Principles of Finance  
Introduction to the Study of Politics  
Environment, Economy and Society  
Organisational Theory and Behaviour  
Human Resource Management (n/a 13/14)  
IS143 
Information Technology and Society (withdrawn 13/14)  
Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)  
Economics for Management  
Topics in Management Research (H) (n/a 13/14)  
Philosophy of Science  
Social Psychology  
Population, Economy and Society  
Key Concepts in Sociology  
Work, Management and Globalisation  

Students may also take a Language course unit at least at intermediate level, or a course taught outside the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research with the approval of the Course Tutor.  
Year 3  
9 
Courses to the value of one unit from the following:  

Regression and Generalised Linear Models (H)  
Stochastic Processes (H)  
Time Series and Forecasting (H)  
Actuarial Mathematics: (Life)  
Actuarial Mathematics: General (H)  
Aspects of Market Research (H) (not if ST327 is taken)  
Bayesian Inference (H)  
Applied Statistics Project (H)  
Market Research: An Integrated Approach (not if ST307 is taken)  
Stochastic and Actuarial Methods in Finance (can only be taken in conjunction with ST302)  
10 
Courses to the value of one unit from the list below or from paper 9 (above):  

Real Analysis (H)  
Optimisation Theory (H)  
Differential Equations (H)  
Discrete Mathematics (H)  
Algebra and Number Theory (H)  
Game Theory (not if MA301 also taken)  
Game Theory I (H) (not if MA300 also taken)  
Chaos in Dynamical Systems (H)  
Optimisation in Function Spaces (H)  
Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (H)  
Probability for Finance (H)  
Algorithms in Java (H)  
Algebra and its Applications (H)  
Complex Analysis (H)  
History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)  
Aspects of Marketing Management (H)  
Model Building in Operational Research (not if OR307 is taken)  
Decision Sciences in Theory and Practice  
Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)  
11 
Courses to the value of one unit from:  

Managerial Accounting  

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organizational Control  

Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation  
Auditing, Governance and Risk Management  
Microeconomic Principles II  
Macroeconomic Principles  
Industrial Economics  
Monetary Economics  
Principles of Finance  
Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Mathematics  
Quantitative Finance  
Public Choice and Politics  
Organisational Theory and Behaviour  
Human Resource Management (n/a 13/14)  
IS340 
Information Systems in Business (withdrawn 13/14)  
Commercial Law  
Information Technology and the Law  
Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)  
Economics for Management  
Topics in Management Research (H) (n/a 13/14)  
International Marketing: A Strategic Approach  
International Context of Management (H)  
Strategy (H)  
Aspects of Marketing Management (H)  
Philosophy of Science  
Philosophy of Economics  
Demographic Description and Analysis  
Work, Management and Globalisation  

Students may also take a Language course unit, or a course taught outside of the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics with the approval of the Course Tutor.  
12 
Any courses to the value of one unit from the options listed under papers 9, 10 and 11 or from the list below:  

Principles of Econometrics  
Operational Research Methods  
Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference (if not already taken under paper 7)  
Actuarial Investigations: Financial (H)  
Survival Models (H)  
Notes 
LSE100 is taken by all students in the Lent Term of Year 1 and the Michaelmas Term of Year 2. The course is compulsory but does not affect the final degree classification. 