BSc in Mathematics with Economics
Programme Code: UBMAWEC
Department: Mathematics
For all first, second and third year students in 2017/18.
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 
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 
Real Analysis (H) and  

Optimisation Theory (H) or  

Differential Equations (H) or  

Discrete Mathematics (H) or  

Algebra and Number Theory (H)  
8 
Courses to the value of 1 unit from the following if not taken under Paper 7:  

Optimisation Theory (H)  

Differential Equations (H)  

Discrete Mathematics (H)  

Algebra and Number Theory (H)  

Operational Research Methods  

Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference  

Or any other course with the approval of the Departmental Tutor.  
Year 3  
9 
Macroeconomic Principles or  
Principles of Econometrics or  
Political Economy or  
Behavioural Economics or  
Industrial Economics or  
Games and Economic Behaviour  
10 & 11 
Courses to the value of two units from the following, including at most one MA2xx course, at most two STxxx courses, and at least one MA3xx course:  

Optimisation Theory (H) (if not taken under Papers 7 or 8)  
Differential Equations (H) (if not taken under Papers 7 or 8)  
Discrete Mathematics (H) (if not taken under Papers 7 or 8)  
Algebra and Number Theory (H) (if not taken under Papers 7 or 8)  
Operational Research Methods  
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)  
Graph Theory (H)  
Complex Analysis (H)  
History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (H)  
Partial Differential Equations (H)  
Mathematics of Networks (H)  
Regression and Generalised Linear Models (H)  
Stochastic Processes (H)  
Time Series and Forecasting (H)  
Bayesian Inference (H)  
12 
If another paper with the approval of the Departmental Tutor was chosen under Paper 8, then courses to the value of 1 unit from the following:  
Optimisation Theory (H) (if not taken under Paper 7)  
Differential Equations (H) (if not taken under Paper 7)  
Discrete Mathematics (H) (if not taken under Paper 7)  
Algebra and Number Theory (H) (if not taken under Paper 7)  
Operational Research Methods (if not taken under Paper 7)  
Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference  
If MA208, MA209, MA210, MA211, MA231 or ST202 were chosen under Paper 8, then any other paper with the approval of the Departmental Tutor.  
Notes 
§ Course allocation dependent 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.