BSc in Statistics with Finance
Programme Code: UBSTWFI
Department: Statistics
For all second and third year students in 2017/18.
Last year of entry 2016/17
Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
Classification scheme for the BA/BSc degrees (other than fouryear 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 
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 Levels 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) (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)  
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  

Operational Research Methods  

Organisational Theory and Behaviour (not available 2017/18)  

Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (H)  

International Context of Management (H)  

Simulation Modelling and Analysis (H)  

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

Philosophy of Science  

Philosophy of Economics (formerly PH211)  

SA250 
Demographic Description and Analysis (withdrawn 2017/18) 

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. 
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.