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

This programme is an ideal opportunity to get equipped with the analytical, statistical and transferable skills necessary for success in industry or in the public sector. From day one you will find yourself working on solutions to complex organisational challenges using mathematical modelling, experimental design, statistical analysis, and numerical computation.

Opportunities for summer projects across a wide range of industries with companies such as CapGemini, BMW Finance, British Airways, RBS Insurance, are an integral part of the programme.

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

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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