London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Risk and Stochastics

This programme provides high-level training in probability theory and statistics for random processes with applications in the areas of insurance and finance and their interface. It includes a comprehensive and unified approach to all quantitative aspects of modern actuarial science. Students receive rigorous training in mathematics and scientific computation and are introduced to a range of schemes for risk transfer, sufficiently broad to equip them for highly specialised work in insurance, pensions, investment, and banking and for independent research in these areas.

Entry requirements

1st Class Honours (or overseas equivalent) in actuarial science, statistics, mathematical economics or mathematics. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE Graduate Support Scheme; other scholarships and awards are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (International) 10 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 10 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 10 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 10 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (England) 10 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,088 per Year 1 (England) 22 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,088 per Year 1 (International) 22 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,088 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 22 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,088 per Year 1 (Scotland) 22 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,088 per Year 1 (Wales) 22 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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