UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme combines a thorough training in statistics with courses in economics and finance. The different components of the degree programme reinforce one another to provide a coherent and wide'ranging foundation in modern quantitative techniques useful for a career in finance.

Course Modules

Year 1: Probability; statistical methods; computer programming; economics; mathematics; option (from data analysis, computer science). Year 2: Topics in statistics: applied probability, inference, linear methods; operational research; applied economics; mathematics; options (from statistics, computing, economics). Year 3: Operational research; actuarial science and econometrics; options (includes project, computational methods, clinical operations research, stochastic methods in finance, medical statistics, corporate finance, topics in economics, mathematics).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £18,830  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher A1AA-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate 85%-90%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 96%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 86%

£27,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 20
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 7
Unknown 3

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 87%

Total Coursework: 13%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation