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This degree programme aims to develop competence in students in the application of statistical techniques at a high level while provides the essential training in probability, statistics, mathematics and computing skills for the visualization and analysis of large datasets, deriving valuable insights from data. The degree has been designed by the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science). A strong focus is placed on methodology, but also on applications in finance and economics as well as in business, marketing and beyond. This skills-rich degree will provide you with the necessary training for employment in numerous fields as a data scientist, analyst, or any role that requires a critical and independent mind; and provide practical skills of applied data science and business analytics to inform commercial decisions.

 

Degree Structure

Standard Route

100 courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
MT1173 Algebra and
MT1174 Calculus, or
MT1186 Mathematical methods and
MN1178 Business and management in a global context
ST104A Statistics 1 and ST104B Statistics 2

200 and 300 courses

IS2184 Information systems management
ST2187 Business analytics, applied modelling and prediction
ST2133 Advanced statistics: distribution theory and
ST2134 Advanced statistics: statistical inference
EC2020 Elements of econometrics or
MT2116 Abstract mathematics
ST3188 Statistical methods for market research
ST3189 Machine learning

One 300 course from Selection Groups E, M or N

One 100, 200 or 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group

 

Graduate Entry Route

100 courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
MT1186 Mathematical methods
ST104A Statistics 1 and
ST104B Statistics 2

200 and 300 courses

IS2184 Information systems management
ST2187 Business analytics, applied modelling and prediction
ST2133 Advanced statistics: distribution theory and
ST2134 Advanced statistics: statistical inference (half course)
EC2020 Elements of econometrics or
MT2116 Abstract mathematics
ST3188 Statistical methods for market research
ST3189 Machine learning

 

 

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