BSc in Statistics with Finance
Programme Code: UBSTWFI
Department: Statistics
For students starting this programme of study in 2016/17
Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
Threeyear classification scheme for BA/BSc degrees for all students from the 2018/19 academic year
Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.
Paper 
Course number, title (unit value)  
See note 
LSE100 The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things  
Year 1  

Paper 1 
ST102 Elementary Statistical Theory (1.0) ^{#}  
Paper 2 
MA100 Mathematical Methods (1.0) ^{#}  
Paper 3 
EC100 Economics A (1.0) ^{#} or  

EC102 Economics B (1.0) ^{#} ^{A}  
Paper 4 
AC104 Elements of Accounting, Financial Institutions and Financial Management (1.0) ^{B} (withdrawn 2018/19) or  

MA103 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics (1.0) ^{#}  
Year 2  
Paper 5 
MA212 Further Mathematical Methods (1.0) ^{#}  
Paper 6 
ST202 Probability, Distribution Theory and Inference (1.0) ^{#}  
Paper 7 
Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:  

MA103 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics (1.0) ^{#}  

MA203 Real Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  

MA208 Optimisation Theory (0.5) ^{#}  

MA209 Differential Equations (0.5) ^{#}  

MA210 Discrete Mathematics (0.5) ^{#}  

MA211 Algebra and Number Theory (0.5) ^{#}  

ST205 Sample Surveys and Experiments (0.5) ^{#}  

ST226 Actuarial Investigations: Financial (0.5) ^{#}  

ST227 Survival Models (0.5) ^{#}  
Paper 8 
FM213 Principles of Finance (1.0) ^{#}  
Year 3  
Paper 9 
ST300 Regression and Generalised Linear Models (0.5) ^{#} and ST304 Time Series and Forecasting (0.5) ^{#}  
Paper 10 
Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:  

MA203 Real Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  

MA208 Optimisation Theory (0.5) ^{#}  

MA209 Differential Equations (0.5) ^{#}  

MA210 Discrete Mathematics (0.5) ^{#}  

MA211 Algebra and Number Theory (0.5) ^{#}  

MA300 Game Theory (1.0) ^{#}  

MA301 Game Theory I (0.5) ^{#}  

MA303 Chaos in Dynamical Systems (0.5) ^{#} (not available 2020/21)  

MA305 Optimisation in Function Spaces (0.5) ^{#} (withdrawn 2020/21)  

MA310 Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (0.5) ^{#} (withdrawn 2019/20)  

MA313 Probability for Finance (0.5) ^{#} (withdrawn 2019/20)  

MA314 Algorithms and Programming (0.5) ^{#}  

MA315 Algebra and its Applications (0.5) ^{#}  

MA317 Complex Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  

MA318 History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (0.5) ^{#}  

MA319 Partial Differential Equations (0.5) ^{#}  

MA331 Practical Optimisation Modelling (0.5) ^{#} ^{C} (withdrawn 2020/21)  

MG308 Simulation Modelling and Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  

ST301 Actuarial Mathematics (Life) (0.5) ^{#}  

ST302 Stochastic Processes (0.5) ^{#}  

ST306 Actuarial Mathematics (General) (0.5) ^{#}  

ST307 Aspects of Market Research (0.5) ^{#}  

ST308 Bayesian Inference (0.5) ^{#}  

ST312 Applied Statistics Project (0.5) ^{#} (not available 2020/21)  

ST327 Market Research: An Integrated Approach (1.0) ^{#}  

ST330 Stochastic and Actuarial Methods in Finance (1.0) ^{#} ^{1} ^{D}  
Paper 11 
FM300 Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets (1.0) ^{#} or  

FM320 Quantitative Finance (1.0) ^{#} ^{2}  
Paper 12 
Courses to the value of 1.0 unit(s) from the following:  

AC102 Elements of Financial Accounting (0.5)  

AC103 Elements of Management Accounting, Financial Management and Financial Institutions (0.5)  

AC211 Managerial Accounting (1.0) ^{#} (withdrawn 2019/20)  

AC310 Management Accounting, Financial Management and Organisational Control (1.0) ^{#} (withdrawn 2020/21)  

AC330 Financial Accounting, Analysis and Valuation. (1.0) ^{#} (withdrawn 2020/21)  

AC340 Auditing, Governance and Risk Management (1.0) ^{#} (withdrawn 2020/21)  

EC202 Microeconomic Principles II (1.0) ^{#}  

EC210 Macroeconomic Principles (1.0) ^{#}  

EC221 Principles of Econometrics (1.0) ^{#}  

FM300 Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets (1.0) ^{#}  

FM320 Quantitative Finance (1.0) ^{#} ^{3}  

LL209 Commercial and Enterprise Law (1.0) (withdrawn 2018/19)  

LL210 Information Technology and the Law (1.0) ^{#}  

MA231 Operational Research Methods (1.0) ^{#}  

MG203 Organisational Theory and Behaviour (1.0) (withdrawn 2018/19)  

MG206 Firms, Management and Competitive Advantage (0.5) ^{#}  

MG307 International Context of Management (0.5) (not available 2020/21)  

MG308 Simulation Modelling and Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  

MG315 Marketing Action Learning Project (0.5) ^{#} ^{E} (not available 2020/21)  

PH201 Philosophy of Science (1.0) ^{#}  

PH311 Philosophy of Economics (1.0) ^{#}  

ST205 Sample Surveys and Experiments (0.5) ^{#}  

ST226 Actuarial Investigations: Financial (0.5) ^{#}  

ST227 Survival Models (0.5) ^{#}  
Notes 
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. 
Paper 10 options list
MA203 Real Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  
MA208 Optimisation Theory (0.5) ^{#}  
MA209 Differential Equations (0.5) ^{#}  
MA210 Discrete Mathematics (0.5) ^{#}  
MA211 Algebra and Number Theory (0.5) ^{#}  
MA300 Game Theory (1.0) ^{#}  
MA301 Game Theory I (0.5) ^{#}  
MA303 Chaos in Dynamical Systems (0.5) ^{#} (not available 2020/21)  
MA305 Optimisation in Function Spaces (0.5) ^{#} (withdrawn 2020/21)  
MA310 Mathematics of Finance and Valuation (0.5) ^{#} (withdrawn 2019/20)  
MA313 Probability for Finance (0.5) ^{#} (withdrawn 2019/20)  
MA314 Algorithms and Programming (0.5) ^{#}  
MA315 Algebra and its Applications (0.5) ^{#}  
MA317 Complex Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  
MA318 History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics (0.5) ^{#}  
MA319 Partial Differential Equations (0.5) ^{#}  
MA331 Practical Optimisation Modelling (0.5) ^{#} ^{F} (withdrawn 2020/21)  
MG308 Simulation Modelling and Analysis (0.5) ^{#}  
ST301 Actuarial Mathematics (Life) (0.5) ^{#}  
ST302 Stochastic Processes (0.5) ^{#}  
ST306 Actuarial Mathematics (General) (0.5) ^{#}  
ST307 Aspects of Market Research (0.5) ^{#}  
ST308 Bayesian Inference (0.5) ^{#}  
ST312 Applied Statistics Project (0.5) ^{#} (not available 2020/21)  
ST327 Market Research: An Integrated Approach (1.0) ^{#}  
ST330 Stochastic and Actuarial Methods in Finance (1.0) ^{#} ^{G}  
Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options
1 : ST330 can not be taken with FM320
2 : FM320 can not be taken with ST330
3 : FM320 can not be taken with ST330
Footnotes
A : EC102 course allocation dependent on Economics Alevel or equivalent background. See course guides for further information.
B : AC104 is a prerequisite for all AC courses at Levels 2 and 3.
C : MA331 can be taken in the third year only.
D : ST330 can only be taken in conjunction with ST302.
E : MG315 can be taken in the third year only.
F : MA331 can be taken in the third year only.
G : ST330 can only be taken in conjunction with ST302.
# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.
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.
This programme has been discontinued. Last year of entry 2016/17.