London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Modules

Year1: Elementary statistical theory; mathematical methods; economics b; elements of accounting and finance or introduction to abstract mathematics. Year 2: Further mathematical methods (linear algebra and calculus); probability, distribution theory, and inference; principles of finance; 1 course in mathematics or statistics. Year 3: Regression and generalised linear models; time series and forecasting; 1 course in advanced topics in mathematics, statistics or operational research; 1 course in advanced topics in finance; 1 additional course in mathematics, statistics or finance, or a topic of choice from other departments.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £17,712  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAA
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAABB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • SQA Higher AAAAA
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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79% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 92%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 85%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 87%

£26,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

87% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 9
Studying and working 13
Unemployed 9
Unknown 4

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 97%

Total Coursework: 3%

£4,900 - £8,200
Typical cost of university accommodation

£6,400 - £7,900
Typical cost of private accommodation