Taught course

Operational Research and Statistics

University of Southampton · School of Mathematics

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Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in a relevant discipline which must include some quantitative training, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry


Course content

Join the University of Southampton, ranked in the World Top 40 and 6th in the UK for Statistics and Operational Research (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).

This programme offers you the opportunity to work with multinational industry partners on real case studies, whilst learning operational techniques and advanced applied statistical methods. You’ll graduate with the knowledge and essential skills in two highly valued disciplines. A highlight of this master’s degree is the three-month summer project in which you can complete to work with an external organisation. Many of these organisations are represented on the advisory board of our research centre, CORMSIS, and you’ll be able to network with companies such as Shell and British Airways.

Information for international students

English language requirements: band 2C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information. Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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