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The Department of Statistics

The joy of being part of the LSE Statistics Department is you get to learn interesting and relevant statistical concepts from leading academics and attend events, such as the trips to Bloomberg and Lloyds, that showcase how these concepts are applied.

Dev Trivedy, BSc Actuarial Science

Welcome to the Department of Statistics and congratulations on your offer to study with us. Here you can meet our students and staff virtually and find out more about the Department and your programme. Take your time to browse through the information and follow the links to our Department webpages to really get to know us.

We hope you can get a sense of what we as a Department are all about, from the comfort of your home, and hope to have you join us in September.

A good place to start exploring the Department would be to watch the video below introducing you to Statistics at LSE and to take a look at our FAQs for offer holders.

An introduction to Statistics at LSE An introduction to Statistics at LSE
Watch this video for an introduction to studying statistics at LSE

If you have any questions regarding your application then please contact the undergraduate admissions team.

Visit the Department webpages

Top three reasons why you should study statistics at LSE

  1. Our graduates are highly coveted by the financial and other industries.
  2. You can gain accreditation of programmes by the Royal Statistical Society and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
  3. We offer a unique focus on the application of statistics and data science in the (broadly understood) social sciences, including finance and economics.

You can find out more about us on our departmental webpages.

Hear from our students

To find out more about what it is like to be a student in the Department take a look at the videos below and explore our Statistics student community page.

Djelila Delior, BSc Actuarial Science Djelila Delior, BSc Actuarial Science
Djelila talks about life at LSE
Leyla Nor-Binti-Mukhlis, BSc Business, Mathematics and Statistics Leyla Nor-Binti-Mukhlis, BSc Business, Mathematics and Statistics
BSc Business, Mathematics and Statistics student Leyla talks about her time at LSE

 You may also be interested in finding out about what our students do once they graduate. Take a look at our alumni profiles

Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021

Watch the Department of Statistics offer holders' sessions from our Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day in April 2021: 

Listen to talks and taster sessions from previous events

Here you will find various talks which we have recorded at past events which you can listen to at your leisure:

Find out more details about your programme

Click on the programme you have received an offer for to remind yourself about the detail of the course you have applied for including information on careers, programme structure, course choices and teaching at LSE.

Our research and events

As a department we are always busy. Explore our research, our news and the events we put on below.

Explore our research

Take a look at our events

Explore our seminars

Read the departmental news

Stay in touch with us between now and September

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