BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics

Programme Code: UBBMS2

Department: Statistics

For third year students in 2018/19.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the BA/BSc degrees (other than four-year BA/BSc degrees)

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 §

4

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

Year 2

5

MA212

Further Mathematical Methods

6 & 7

EITHER

ST202 Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference and ST211 Applied Regression (H) and one half unit from the list below:

MA203

Real Analysis (H)

MA208

Optimisation Theory (H)

MA209

Differential Equations (H)

MA210

Discrete Mathematics (H)

MA211

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

ST205

Sample Surveys and Experiments (H)

ST226

Actuarial Investigations - Financial (H)

ST227

Survival Models (H)

OR

ST206 Probability and Distribution Theory (H) and ST211 Applied Regression (H) and courses to the value of one full unit from the list below:

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)

ST205

Sample Surveys and Experiments (H)

ST226

Actuarial Investigations - Financial (H)

ST227

Survival Models (H)

OR

ST205 Sample Surveys and Experiments (H) and ST211 Applied Regression (H) and courses to the value of one full unit from the list below:

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)

ST206

Probability and Distribution Theory (H)

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

Introduction to Geography

MG203

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (not available 2017/18)

MG206

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

MG207

Managerial Economics

MG302

Topics in Management Research (H)

PH201

Philosophy of Science

PS102

Social Psychology

SA224

Introduction to Global Population Change (not available 2017/18)

SO100

Key Concepts: Introduction to Social Theory

 

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)

ST301

Actuarial Mathematics: (Life) (H)

ST302

Stochastic Processes (H)

ST304

Time Series and Forecasting (H)

ST306

Actuarial Mathematics: General (H)

ST308

Bayesian Inference (H)

ST312

Applied Statistics Project (H)

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) (not available 2017/18)

MA310

Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (H)

MA313

Probability for Finance (H)

MA314

Algorithms and Programming (H)

MA315

Algebra and its Applications (H)

MA317

Complex Analysis (H)

MA318

History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)

MA319

Partial Differential Equations (H)

MA331

Practical Optimisation Modelling (H) (third year only) (not available 2017/18)

MG308

Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)

ST307

Aspects of Market Research (H) (not if ST205 or ST327 is taken)

ST327

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

11

Courses to the value of one unit from Papers 9 and 10 or from the list below:

 

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

EC321

Monetary Economics

FM212

Principles of Finance

FM300

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Mathematics

FM320

Quantitative Finance

LL209

Commercial Law

LL210

Information Technology and the Law

MA231

Operational Research Methods

MG203

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (not available 2017/18)

MG206

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

MG207

Managerial Economics

MG212

Marketing (H)

MG302

Topics in Management Research (H)

MG307

International Context of Management (H) (cannot be taken with MG303)

MG315

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

 

Students may also take certain unlisted courses, including a Language course at least at intermediate level, with the approval of the Course Tutor.

12

Any courses to the value of one unit from the options listed under Papers 9 and 10 or from the list below:

 

AC211

Managerial Accounting

AC310

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organisational Control

AC330

Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation

AC340

Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

EC202

Microeconomic Principles II

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles

EC221

Principles of Econometrics

EC313

Industrial Economics

FM212

Principles of Finance

FM300

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets

FM320

Quantitative Finance

ST202

Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference (not if ST202 or ST206 have been already taken under Paper 7)

ST226

Actuarial Investigations: Financial (H)

ST227

Survival Models (H)

 Students may also take certain unlisted courses with the approval of the Course Tutor.

Notes

§ Course allocation dependant on Economics A-level or equivalent background. See course guides for further information.

 

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.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to undergraduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the undergraduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the undergraduate summary page for future students.