Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 32,100per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
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 schemeVIEW MORE
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