BSc in Statistics with Finance
Programme Code: UBSTWFI
For all first, second and third year students in 201617
Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
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 
Economics A or  

Economics B §  
4 
Elements of Accounting, Financial Institutions and Financial Management* or  

Introduction to Abstract Mathematics  

* Note that AC104 is a prerequisite for all AC courses at Years 2 and 3.  
Year 2  
5 
Further Mathematical Methods  
6 
Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference  
7 
Courses to the value of one unit from the list below:  
 
Sample Surveys and Experiments (H)  
Actuarial Investigations  Financial (H)  
Survival Models (H)  
Introduction to Abstract Mathematics (if not taken under Paper 4)  
Real Analysis (H)  
Optimisation Theory (H)  
Differential Equations (H)  
Discrete Mathematics (H)  
Algebra and Number Theory (H)  
8 
Principles of Finance  
Year 3  
9 
Regression and Generalised Linear Models (H) and  
Time Series and Forecasting (H)  
10 
Courses to the value of one unit from the list below:  
Actuarial Mathematics: (Life) (H) (formerly ST305)  
Stochastic Processes (H)  
Actuarial Mathematics: General (H)  
Aspects of Market Research (H)  
Bayesian Inference (H)  
Applied Statistics Project (H)  
Market Research: An Integrated Approach  
Stochastic and Actuarial Methods in Finance  
Real Analysis (H)  
Optimisation Theory (H)  
Differential Equations (H)  
Discrete Mathematics (H)  
Algebra and Number Theory (H)  
Game Theory  
Game Theory I (H)  
Chaos in Dynamical Systems (H)  
Optimisation in Function Spaces (H)  
Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (H)  
Probability for Finance (H)  
Theory of Algorithms (H)  
Algebra and its Applications (H)  
Complex Analysis (H)  
History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)  
Partial Differential Equations (H)  
Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)  
Practical Optimisation Modelling (H) (third year only)  
11 
Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets or  
Quantitative Finance  
12 
Courses to the value of one unit from Paper 10 or the list below:  

Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets or  

Quantitative Finance  

Elements of Accounting, Financial Institutions and Financial Management  

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  

Commercial Law  

Information Technology and the Law  

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (n/a 16/17)  

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)  

Operational Research Methods  

International Context of Management (H)  

Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)  

MG314 
Principles of Marketing (H) (third year only) (withdrawn 16/17) 

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

Philosophy of Science  

Philosophy of Economics (formerly PH211)  

Demographic Description and Analysis  

SO212 
Work, Management and Globalisation (withdrawn 16/17) 

Sample Surveys and Experiments (H)  

Actuarial Investigations: Financial (H)  

Survival Models (H)  
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. 