BSc in Mathematics and Economics

For all 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

MA103

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

Year 2

5

Either EC201 Microeconomic Principles I or EC202 Microeconomic Principles II

6

MA212

Further Mathematical Methods

7

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles or EC221 Principles of Econometrics or FM212 Principles of Finance

8

MA203 Real Analysis (H)
and one of
 (i) MA208 Optimisation Theory (H) or (ii) MA209 Differential Equations (H) or (iii) MA210 Discrete Mathematics (H) or (iv) MA211 Algebra and Number Theory (H)

Year 3

9

One from:

 

EC301

Advanced Economic Analysis (if EC210 was taken under paper 7) 

EC302

Political Economy

EC309

Econometric Theory (if EC221 was taken under paper 7)

EC310

Behavioural Economics

EC313

Industrial Economics

EC319

Economic Theory and its Applications

EC321

Monetary Economics (if EC210 was taken under paper 7)

EC325

Public Economics

EC333

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:

 

MA208

Optimisation Theory (H) (if not taken under 8 above or 12 below)

MA209

Differential Equations (H) (if not taken under 8 above or 12 below)

MA210

Discrete Mathematics (H) (if not taken under 8 above or 12 below)

MA211

Algebra and Number Theory (H)

MA301

Game Theory I (H) (not to be taken with MA300 under 11 below)

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)

MA316

Graph Theory (H)

MA317

Complex Analysis (H)

MA319

Partial Differential Equations (H)

11

If FM212 was taken as paper 7 then:
Either EC210 Macroeconomic Principles or EC221 Principles of Econometrics
If EC210 or EC221 was taken under paper 7 then one from:

 

EC210

Macroeconomic Principles

EC221

Principles of Econometrics

MA300

Game Theory (not to be taken with MA301 under 10 above)

FM212

Principles of Finance

FM320

Quantitative Finance

ST202

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:
MA318 History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)
Any other paper approved by the Departmental 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.