BSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 

For first, second and third year students in  2015-16

Paper

Course number and title

See note

LSE100

The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

Year 1

1

EC100

Economics A or

 

EC102

Economics B §

2

MA100

Mathematical Methods

3

ST102

Elementary Statistical Theory

4

An approved paper taught outside the Department of Economics

Year 2

5

EC202

Microeconomic Principles II

6

EC221

Principles of Econometrics

7

Either: EC210 Macroeconomic Principles
or
MA212 Further Mathematical Methods
or Courses to the value of one unit from: MA203 Real Analysis (H) AND an appropriate Mathematics second half module, with the permission of the Department Tutor

8

Either ST202 Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference
or
an approved paper taught outside the Department

Year 3

9

Either EC309 Econometric Theory or EC319 Economic Theory and its Applications or EC333 Problems of Applied Econometrics

10

One from the Selection list below

11

Either a further paper from 9 above
or
an approved paper from the Selection list below

12

EC331

Project in Quantitative Economics

In exceptional circumstances a student may substitute an outside paper for paper 11. This outside paper should be both of an advanced nature and coherent with the student's other choice of papers. Permission to take such a paper should first be obtained from the Departmental Tutor who must countersign the Additional Permission Form. Any subsequent revision to the student's choice of papers must also be countersigned by the Departmental Tutor.

Econometrics and Mathematical Economics Selection list

AC211

Managerial Accounting

AC310

Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organisational Control

AC340

Auditing, Governance and Risk Management
(Students may take only one of AC211, AC310 and AC340 in year 3)

FM212

Principles of Finance

FM300

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets (if FM212 taken in second year)

FM320

Quantitative Finance (if FM212 taken in second year)
(Students may take only one of FM212, FM300 and FM320 in year 3)

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles (if not taken under 7 above)

EC301

Advanced Economic Analysis 

EC302

Political Economy

EC303

Economic Policy Analysis

EC307

Development Economics

EC310

Behavioural Economics

EC311

History of Economics: How Theories Change

EC313

Industrial Economics

EC315

International Economics

EC317

Labour Economics 

EC321

Monetary Economics

EC325

Public Economics

MA300

Game Theory

MG211

Operational Research  Methods (formerly OR202)

MG313

Practical Optimisation Modelling (H) (third year only)

PH311

Philosophy of Economics

ST202

Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference (if not taken under 8 above)

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.