Taught course

Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Econometrics (MORSE)

Institution
University of Birmingham · School of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To be accepted onto this programme a high standard in a mathematically-based undergraduate degree must have been achieved, equivalent to a UK upper second or first class degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This postgraduate degree is an ideal preparation for a career in economics, medicine, finance, insurance and industrial management. In the United Kingdom, there is a shortage of personnel who are highly qualified in statistics and operational research. This shortage is predicted to increase in the future.

Compulsory modules:

  • Linear Programming
  • Integer Programming
  • Applied Statistics
  • Introduction to Quantitative Finance
  • Exotic Options, Bonds and Further Quantitative Finance
  • Statistical Methods in Economics
  • Research Skills
  • MSc dissertation

Optional modules:

  • Statistical Inference
  • Medical Statistics
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Nonlinear Programming
  • Muticriteria Decision Making
  • Further Mathematical Finance
  • Topics in Management Mathematics
  • Research Frontiers and Current Topics in Statistics

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Information for international students

You will need to demonstrate you have a good level of written and spoken English with IELTS, TOEFL or alternative qualifications. IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band TOEFL 87 overall: with no less than 22 in Reading, 21 in Listening, 23 in Speaking, 21 in Writing

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005