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BSc Statistics, Economics and Finance

Catalog id : GLN0
 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
3 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
20700 GBP
National
9000 GBP
EU
9000 GBP

Application fee

International 12 GBP
National 12 GBP
EU 12 GBP
Department
Statistical Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

This programme combines a thorough training in statistics with modules 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.

  • London is the financial capital of Europe and a leading global financial centre, and UCL is located close to the financial institutions in the City.
  • Second-year students may have the opportunity to apply for a 12-month placement with an actuarial employer, between years two and three of the degree.
  • The programme is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) enabling you to be granted Graduate Statistician (GradStat) status if you achieve second-class honours or above and choose at least 50% of your year two and three modules in statistics.
  • Teaching is enhanced by the varied research interests of our academic staff; from the foundations of the subject to applications of statistics in science, medicine, industry, economics and finance.

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Eligibility Criteria

British Council International Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Version)

  • Standard level: Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests.
  • Good level: Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.
  • Advanced level: Overall grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Standard level: Score of 92 overall with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening
  • Good level: Score of 100 overall with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening
  • Advanced level: Score of 109 overall 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening

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Course Modules

Year 1 :

Compulsory modules

  • Accounting for Business
  • Economics I
  • Further Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Practical Statistics
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematics for Students of Economics, Statistics and Related Disciplines I
  • Mathematics for Students of Economics, Statistics and Related Disciplines II

Optional modules
All first year modules are compulsory.

Year 2 :

Compulsory modules

  • Computing for Practical Statistics
  • Introduction To Applied Probability
  • Linear Models and the Analysis of Variance
  • Mathematics for Students of Economics, Statistics and Related Disciplines III
  • Probability and Inference

Optional modules
You will select 1.5 credits of optional modules, including at least one of the following:

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics II
  • Remaining credits can be selected from a wide range of options. Options may include:
  • Financial Computing
  • Management Information and Control
  • Money and Banking
  • Social Statistics

Year 3 :

Compulsory modules

  • Statistical Inference
  • Stochastic Methods in Finance I

Optional modules
You will select 3.0 credits from a wide range of optional modules.

 

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How to Apply

Application for admission should be made through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). Applicants currently at school or college will be provided with advice on the process; however, applicants who have left school or who are based outside the United Kingdom may obtain information directly from UCAS.

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