# 2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

## BSc Economics and Mathematics

Programme code: | BS-ECON&MATH | UCAS code: | GL11 |
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Duration: | 3 Years |
Method of Attendance: | Full Time |

Programme manager: | Dr Jan Palczewski | Contact address: | J.Palczewski@leeds.ac.uk |

### Total credits: 360

### Entry requirements:

AAA from three A-levels including A in Mathematics.

### School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Mathematics

### Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Mathematics

### Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

### Programme specification:

The programme will aim to:

- introduce students to the major branches of mathematics and economics;

- enable students to apply statistical methods to solving economic problems;

- meet the needs of students with varied mathematical backgrounds and with different aspirations within mathematics and economics;

- enable the student to appreciate the coherence, logical structure, and broad applicability of mathematics;

- enable the student to appreciate the different approaches, concepts and applications in economics;

- impart an awareness of the values of research and scholarship in mathematics and economics;

- accustom students to the use of tools, including libraries and computers, that are available within mathematics and economics;

- provide a thorough training in the intellectual skills and advanced techniques of modern mathematics and economics;

- develop the ability of students to abstract and generalize, to model various phenomena, and to interpret numerical and empirical data;

- enable the student to develop the skills associated with problem solving, rigorous argument and communication;

- educate students to meet the needs of employers, including those in industry, finance, education and the public services;

- broaden and deepen the mathematical and economic background of students;

- prepare students to work in fields where specific and broadly based advanced knowledge in mathematics and economics is required;

- enable students to embark on research in some area of mathematical economics, economic theory or empirical/statistical economics.

**Year1** - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Students must enrol on exactly 120 credits in the academic year.

**Compulsory modules:**

Students will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS1585 | Economic Institutions (Industry) | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS1951 | Economic Theory and Applications | 30 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

MATH1050 | Calculus and Mathematical Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH1055 | Numbers and Vectors | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH1331 | Linear Algebra with Applications | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH1400 | Modelling with Differential Equations | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH1510 | Financial Mathematics 1 | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH1710 | Probability and Statistics I | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH1712 | Probability and Statistics II | 10 credits | Semester 2 |

**Year2** - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Students must enrol on exactly 120 or 125 credits in each academic year.

**Compulsory modules:**

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS2140 | Intermediate Microeconomics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2570 | Introduction to Econometrics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2610 | Intermediate Macroeconomics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2640 | Introduction to Optimisation | 10 credits | Semester 1 |

**Optional modules:**

Students are required to take at least one of the following optional modules:

MATH2715 | Statistical Methods | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2735 | Statistical Modelling | 10 credits | Semester 1 |

Students are required to take between 20 and 55 credits from the following optional modules to bring their total MATH modules up to at least 50 credits:

MATH2017 | Real Analysis | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2080 | Further Linear Algebra | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2230 | Discrete Mathematics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2231 | Discrete Mathematics with Computation | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2365 | Vector Calculus | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2375 | Linear Differential Equations and Transforms | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2391 | Nonlinear Differential Equations | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2530 | Financial Mathematics 2 | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2540 | Financial Mathematics 3 | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2600 | Numerical Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2601 | Numerical Analysis with Computation | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2650 | Calculus of Variations | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2740 | Environmental Statistics | 10 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH2750 | Introduction to Markov Processes | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2775 | Survival Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2800 | Mathematics into Schools | 10 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

MATH2900 | Maths at Work | 10 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

MATH2920 | Computational Mathematics | 10 credits | Semester 1 |

Students are required to take between 20 and 40 credits from the following optional modules to bring their total LUBS modules up to at least 50 credits.

HECN2010 | Introduction to Health Economics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS2040 | Theories of Growth, Value and Distribution | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS2050 | Industrial Economics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2280 | Macroeconomic Policy and Performance in Britain | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2300 | Explanation in Economics | 10 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

LUBS2400 | The International Economic Environment | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS2401 | International Economics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2420 | Business Economics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS2430 | Economics Research Methods | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2590 | Labour Economics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2665 | Economics of Innovation | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS2675 | How to be a Successful Policy Economist | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

TRAN2010 | Transport Economics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

TRAN2030 | Project Appraisal | 10 credits | Semester 2 |

**Discovery modules:**

Students can take up to 20 credits of Discovery modules at level 1 or 2.

!! IMPORTANT !! When choosing options, students must take into account which modules they intend to take in Year 3 to make sure that they have the necessary prerequisites. Please refer to the information from the Programme Meetings.

In order to progress to Year 3 of the programme, in addition to the usual requirements candidates need to pass

- at least 30 credits of LUBS modules, including the modules marked pfp, and

- at least 40 credits of Maths modules including MATH2715 or MATH2735.

**Year3** - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Students must enrol on exactly 120 or 125 credits in each academic year.

Students will be awarded the degree of BSc(Ord) Economic and Mathematics if they do not pass one of MATH3001 or LUBS3302.

**Optional modules:**

Exactly one project module from List A must be chosen.

List A

LUBS3302 | Economics Joint Honours Final Year Project | 30 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

MATH3001 | Project in Mathematics | 20 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 |

If LUBS3302 was chosen from List A, then 30 credits from List B must be chosen.

If MATH3001 was chosen from List A, then 60 credits from List B must be chosen.

List B

HECN3010 | Introduction to the Economic Evaluation of Health | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3005 | Advanced Microeconomics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS3011 | Contemporary Issues in Economic Growth | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3250 | Transnational Corporations in the World Economy | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS3330 | Economic Development | 20 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

LUBS3340 | Economics of Famines | 20 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

LUBS3365 | Environmental Economics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS3370 | Applied Econometrics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3375 | Behavioural Economics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3430 | Modern Theories of Money and Monetary Policy | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3435 | Public Enterprise and Regulation | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3505 | Advanced Macroeconomics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

LUBS3590 | International Economics: Integration and Governance | 20 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 | |

LUBS3785 | The Economics of Unions | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS3925 | The Political Economy of Work | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

LUBS3930 | Economics of Business and Corporate Strategy | 20 credits | Semesters 1 & 2 |

If LUBS3302 was chosen from List A, then 60 or 65 credits from List C must be chosen.

If MATH3001 was chosen from List A, then 40 or 45 credits must be chosen from List C.

Please check the Module Catalogue for pre-requisites and mutually exclusive modules. At most 20 credits may be at Level 2.

List C

COMP3910 | Combinatorial Optimisation | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

COMP3940 | Graph Algorithms and Complexity Theory | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

EDUC3060 | Mathematics Education | 10 credits | Semester 2, Semester 1 | |

MATH2017 | Real Analysis | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2080 | Further Linear Algebra | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2230 | Discrete Mathematics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2231 | Discrete Mathematics with Computation | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2365 | Vector Calculus | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2375 | Linear Differential Equations and Transforms | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2391 | Nonlinear Differential Equations | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2530 | Financial Mathematics 2 | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2540 | Financial Mathematics 3 | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2600 | Numerical Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2601 | Numerical Analysis with Computation | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2650 | Calculus of Variations | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2715 | Statistical Methods | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2735 | Statistical Modelling | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH2740 | Environmental Statistics | 10 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH2750 | Introduction to Markov Processes | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2775 | Survival Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH2920 | Computational Mathematics | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3015 | History of Mathematics | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3033 | Graph Theory | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3143 | Combinatorics | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3153 | Coding Theory | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3355 | Hamiltonian Systems | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3365 | Mathematical Methods | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3374 | Linear and Non-Linear Waves | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3396 | Dynamical Systems | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3397 | Nonlinear Dynamics | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3414 | Analytic Solutions of Partial Differential Equations | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3424 | Introduction to Entropy in the Physical World | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3475 | Modern Numerical Methods | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3476 | Numerical Methods | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3491 | Discrete Systems and Integrability | 15 credits | Not running in 201920 | |

MATH3510 | Actuarial Mathematics 1 | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3520 | Actuarial Mathematics 2 | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3565 | Mathematical Biology | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3567 | Evolutionary Modelling | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3714 | Linear Regression and Robustness | 15 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3723 | Statistical Theory | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3734 | Stochastic Calculus for Finance | 15 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3772 | Multivariate Analysis | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3802 | Time Series | 10 credits | Semester 1 | |

MATH3820 | Bayesian Statistics | 10 credits | Semester 2 | |

MATH3823 | Generalised Linear Models | 10 credits | Semester 2 |

Last updated: 26/09/2019

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