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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 various topics, including those in statistics (with applications in finance, econometrics or social science), data science, or approved courses from other
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2:1 degree or equivalent with substantial amount of statistics and mathematics
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) offers you the opportunity to study the social sciences in an institution with a worldwide academic reputation, while enjoying the cultural, social and recreational facilities of one of the world’s greatest capital cities.Read more
The MSc Financial statistics programme was challenging but rewarding, in that it constantly improved one’s problem-solving skills. I enjoyed the days when I was taught and guided by experts within the field.
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