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

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 & 7

EITHER

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

Real Analysis (H)

Optimisation Theory (H)

Differential Equations (H)

Discrete Mathematics (H)

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

Sample Surveys and Experiments (H)

Actuarial Investigations - Financial (H)

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:

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

Real Analysis (H)

Optimisation Theory (H)

Differential Equations (H)

Discrete Mathematics (H)

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

Sample Surveys and Experiments (H)

Actuarial Investigations - Financial (H)

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:

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

Real Analysis (H)

Optimisation Theory (H)

Differential Equations (H)

Discrete Mathematics (H)

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

Probability and Distribution Theory (H)

Actuarial Investigations - Financial (H)

Survival Models (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

Introduction to Geography

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (not available 2017/18)

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

Managerial Economics

Topics in Management Research (H)

Philosophy of Science

Social Psychology

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

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:

Regression and Generalised Linear Models (H)

Actuarial Mathematics: (Life) (H)

Stochastic Processes (H)

Time Series and Forecasting (H)

Actuarial Mathematics: General (H)

Bayesian Inference (H)

Applied Statistics Project (H)

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) (not available 2017/18)

Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (H)

Probability for Finance (H)

Algorithms and Programming (H)

Algebra and its Applications (H)

Complex Analysis (H)

History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)

Partial Differential Equations (H)

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

Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)

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

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:

Managerial Accounting

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organizational Control

Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation

Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

Microeconomic Principles II

Macroeconomic Principles

Monetary Economics

Principles of Finance

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Mathematics

Quantitative Finance

Commercial Law

Information Technology and the Law

Operational Research Methods

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (not available 2017/18)

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)

Managerial Economics

Marketing (H)

Topics in Management Research (H)

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

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:

Managerial Accounting

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organisational Control

Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation

Auditing, Governance and Risk Management

Microeconomic Principles II

Macroeconomic Principles

Principles of Econometrics

Industrial Economics

Principles of Finance

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets

Quantitative Finance

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

Actuarial Investigations: Financial (H)

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.