BSc Programmes

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Thank you for your interest in the BSc Programmes in the Department of Statistics.

We offer four undergraduate degrees: BSc Actuarial Science, BSc Actuarial Science with a placement year, BSc Data Science and BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Business.

The BSc Actuarial Science programmes are fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Individual IFoA professional examination exemptions can be obtained, depending on course selection

Applications have to be made through UCAS. Click on the degree programmes below which will take you to a webpage on how to apply, facts about each programme and details on related programmes. Need further help after you have applied to UCAS? Contact Undergraduate Admissions. 

If you have not yet submitted your application, and have a question about our programmes, please contact the Student Recruitment and Study Abroad.

BSc Actuarial Science and BSc Actuarial Science with a Placement Year

The BSc Actuarial Science degree applies mathematical and statistical skills to a range of applied subjects and helps to solve important problems for insurance, government, commerce, industry and academic researchers. Recent graduates have gone on to work in the areas of insurance (life and general), as well as banking, finance and statistics in both private and public sectors.

We also offer this programme with a placement year: BSc Actuarial Science with a Placement Year.

A placement year offers a range of benefits including:

  • Enhancing your employment prospects
  • Offering you an insight into the ‘world of work’ and opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained during the first and second year of the programme in a real-word setting
  • Adding invaluable work experience to your CV which is attractive to graduate employers
  • Providing the opportunity to work with a more diverse group of people
  • Developing your interpersonal and professional skills further in many areas including; time management, communication, project work, working in a team and problem solving, complex decision making

BSc Data Science

The BSc Data Science degree will prepare you for further study, or for professional and managerial careers, particularly in areas requiring the application of high level of quantitative skills. The programme also allows you to choose to study a specialist area according to your developing interests and career plans.

As a student on the BSc Data Science you will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills that will be excellent preparation for quantitative careers in a range of industries.

BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Business

The BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Business (MSB) degree is a highly quantitative
programme with a strong business-oriented component. Our students receive a
thorough grounding in mathematics and statistics, and can choose options in
fields such as economics, finance, accounting or management. MSB graduates are broadly employable, and recent graduates have gone on to work in the areas of
insurance, banking, accounting, statistics, civil service, postgraduate studies
and business consultancy.

LSE Online Certificate Course 

LSE’s online certificate courses designed by Department of Statistics faculty provide the expert knowledge and skills to enhance your career. Courses take place over 8 weeks and provide the flexibility for professionals looking to upskill for success. 

LSE Data Analysis for Management

LSE Machine Learning