BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics

For first, second and third year students in 2014-15

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

1

ST102

Elementary Statistical Theory

2

MA100

Mathematical Methods

3

Either EC100 Economics A* or EC102 Economics B
*The Course Tutor must approve and countersign the selection of options form for any student wishing to take EC100

4

Either AC100 Elements of Accounting and Finance or MA103 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

Year 2

5

MA212

Further Mathematical Methods

6

ST205 Sample Surveys and Experiments (H) and ST211 Applied Regression  (H) 

7

Courses to the value of one unit from:

 

MA103

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

MA203

Real Analysis (H)

MA208

Optimisation Theory (H)

MA209

Differential Equations (H)

MA210

Discrete Mathematics (H)

MA211

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

MG211

Operational Research Methods (formerly OR202)

ST202

Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference

ST226

Actuarial Investigations - Financial (H)

ST227

Survival Models (H)

8

Courses to the value of one unit from:

 

AC100

Elements of Accounting and Finance

AC211

Managerial Accounting

EC202

Microeconomic Principles II (only if EC102 has previously been taken)

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles (only if EC102 has previously been taken)

FM212

Principles of Finance

GV101

Introduction to the Study of Politics

GY100

Environment, Economy and Society

MG203

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (formerly ID200)

MG206

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

MG207

Economics for Management

MG302

Topics in Management Research (H)

PH201

Philosophy of Science

PS102

Social Psychology

SA103

Population, Economy and Society

SO100

Key Concepts in Sociology

SO212

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:

 

ST300

Regression and Generalised Linear Models (H)

ST302

Stochastic Processes (H)

ST304

Time Series and Forecasting (H)

ST305

Actuarial Mathematics: (Life)

ST306

Actuarial Mathematics: General (H)

ST307

Aspects of Market Research (H) (not if ST327 is taken)

ST308

Bayesian Inference (H)

ST312

Applied Statistics Project (H)

ST327

Market Research: An Integrated Approach (not if ST307 is taken)

ST330

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):

 

MA203

Real Analysis (H)

MA208

Optimisation Theory (H)

MA209

Differential  Equations (H)

MA210

Discrete Mathematics (H)

MA211

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

MA300

Game Theory (not if MA301 also taken)

MA301

Game Theory I (H) (not if MA300 also taken)

MA303

Chaos in Dynamical Systems (H)

MA305

Optimisation in Function Spaces (H)

MA310

Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (H)

MA313

Probability for Finance (H)

MA314

Algorithms in Java (H)

MA315

Algebra and its Applications (H)

MA317

Complex Analysis (H)

MA318

History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)

MG308

Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H) (formerly OR307)

MG313

Practical Optimisation Modelling (H) (third year only)

MG314

Principles of Marketing (H) (third year only)

11

Courses to the value of one unit from:

 

AC211

Managerial Accounting

 

AC310

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organizational Control

 

AC330

Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation

AC340

Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

EC202

Microeconomic Principles II

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles

EC313

Industrial Economics

EC321

Monetary Economics

FM212

Principles of Finance

FM300

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Mathematics

FM320

Quantitative Finance

GV225

Public Choice and Politics

LL209

Commercial Law

LL210

Information Technology and the Law

MG203

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (formerly ID200)

MG206

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

MG207

Economics for Management

MG302

Topics in Management Research (H)

MG307

International Context of Management (H) (formerly MN303) (Cannot be taken with MG303)

MG314

Principles of Marketing (H) (third year only)

MG315

Marketing Action Learning Project (H) (third year only)

PH201

Philosophy of Science

PH211

Philosophy of Economics

SA250

Demographic Description and Analysis

SO212

Work, Management and Globalisation

 

Students may also take a Language course unit at least at intermediate level, 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:

 

EC221

Principles of Econometrics

MG211

Operational Research Methods (formerly OR202)

ST202

Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference (if not already taken under paper 7)

ST226

Actuarial Investigations: Financial (H)

ST227

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.