BSc in Mathematics and Economics
For all first, second and third year students in 201516
Paper 
Course number and title  
See note 
The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things  
Year 1  

1 
Economics A or  

Economics B §  
2 
Mathematical Methods  
3 
Elementary Statistical Theory  
4 
Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  
Year 2  
5 
Either EC201 Microeconomic Principles I or EC202 Microeconomic Principles II  
6 
Further Mathematical Methods  
7 
Macroeconomic Principles or EC221 Principles of Econometrics or FM212 Principles of Finance  
8 
MA203 Real Analysis (H)  
Year 3  
9 
One from:  

Advanced Economic Analysis (if EC210 was taken under paper 7)  
Political Economy  
Econometric Theory (if EC221 was taken under paper 7)  
Behavioural Economics  
Industrial Economics  
Economic Theory and its Applications  
Monetary Economics (if EC210 was taken under paper 7)  
Public Economics  
Problems of Applied Econometrics (if EC221 was taken under paper 7)  
10 
Courses to the value of one unit from the following, but at most one MA2** can be taken:  

Optimisation Theory (H) (if not taken under 8 above or 12 below)  
Differential Equations (H) (if not taken under 8 above or 12 below)  
Discrete Mathematics (H) (if not taken under 8 above or 12 below)  
Algebra and Number Theory (H)  
Game Theory I (H) (not to be taken with MA300 under 11 below)  
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)  
Graph Theory (H)  
Complex Analysis (H)  
Partial Differential Equations (H)  
11 
If FM212 was taken as paper 7 then:  

Macroeconomic Principles  
Principles of Econometrics  
Game Theory (not to be taken with MA301 under 10 above)  
Principles of Finance  
Quantitative Finance  
Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference  

Any paper listed under paper 9 (if not already taken under paper 9)  

Another third year paper in Mathematics or Economics (MA3** or EC3**) with the approval of the Departmental Tutor.  
12 
A further paper to the value of one unit from papers 10 and 11. Note that no more than one MA2** course can be taken in year three. Also including:  
Notes 
§ Course allocation dependant on Economics Alevel 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. 