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Statistics, Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: GLN0

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

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.

Degree benefits

  • London is the financial capital of Europe and a leading global financial centre. UCL is located close to the financial institutions in the City.

  • Ranked in the top 4 by Times Higher Education 2021 for universities offering Mathematics & Statistics in the UK, we offer you an excellent education with high standards of teaching.

  • 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.

  • The department offers a friendly and supportive atmosphere, where small-group teaching and personal attention are available for all students.

Your learning

We employ a variety of teaching methods which include lectures, small-group tutorials, problem classes and computer workshops and e-learning. Lecturers have regular 'office hours' during which you are welcome to come and ask questions about the programme material.

Assessment

Most modules are examined at the end of the academic year in which they are taken using a combination of end-of-year examinations and in-course assessment. Prizes may be awarded to the most outstanding students in the first, second and third year.

Careers

Together with subject-specific knowledge, the programme is designed to equip you with skills valued by employers including: advanced numeracy and quantitative skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and computing skills. You will also develop your research skills, communication skills and word processing skills through statistical project work.

The demand for graduates with training in statistical science is now a permanent feature in both advanced and developing countries for jobs in finance, commerce, industry, research, education and government. Graduates from this department are well represented in all these fields, in this country and overseas, and recent graduates have continued to be successful in obtaining a wide variety of jobs.

Popular career choices of previous graduates include the financial sector, training in the actuarial or accountancy professions, data science and jobs in industry and commerce. Postgraduate study, for example in advanced statistics, medical statistics, data science, actuarial science, finance or economics, provides further options.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 32,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : A*AA

A* in Mathematics required. Further Mathematics preferred. If you are studying both then the A* can be in either subject.Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 81 1

    6th out of 70 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    198 91%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91.0 91%

    9th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    49th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    203 85%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    2nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    36th

    3

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