Taught course

Statistics (Financial Statistics)

Institution
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) · Department of Statistics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent with substantial amount of statistics and mathematics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Financial Statistics stream of the MSc Statistics programme is mainly intended for students wishing to pursue careers in the finance industry or as a stepping stone towards PhD study in statistics for finance.

It provides high-level training in statistics with applications in finance and econometrics. You will learn to analyse and critically interpret data, build statistical models of real situations, and use statistical software packages.

The compulsory courses consolidate your understanding of fundamental ideas in probability and statistics and introduce advanced topics. You can choose options to focus on statistics with applications in social science or in finance and econometrics.

Graduates of the programme are awarded Graduate Statistician (GradStat) status by the Royal Statistical Society if a specific combination of modules is taken.

You may also be interested in the 12-month research stream of this programme, MSc Statistics (Financial Statistics) (Research), which includes a dissertation component.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Office
Email
stu.rec@lse.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7955 6613