The London School of Economics and Political Science
Applicable Mathematics MSc
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This programme increases knowledge of mathematics, in particular in the following areas: algorithms, game theory, discrete mathematics, probability and stochastics, optimisation. Benefits include the opportunity to improve personal skills, including logical reasoning, quantitative analysis, independent learning and the presentation of technical results as well as providing a preparation for a range of careers in industry, finance, government and research. There is the opportunity to take courses in related disciplines such as economics, finance, operational research and statistics.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

LSE Graduate Support Scheme; other scholarships and awards are available.
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A 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in a mathematically based subject, or a scientific, engineering or social science subject with excellent mathematics background. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Costs

Tuition Fees Applicable Mathematics MSc

EU £15216 year 1
England UK £15216 year 1
Northern Ireland £15216 year 1
Scotland £15216 year 1
Wales £15216 year 1
International £23520 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

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About The London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics (LSE) is a Russell Group university, and is one of the member institutions of the University of London. Situated in the Westminster area of Central London, LSE is home to a diverse student body that comes from around the country and overseas to be a part of the experience.

Where is this programme taught

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