A UK bachelor's degree with upper second class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification approved by the University) in a subject with some element of quantitative study such as maths, physical sciences, economics, finance, engineering, computer science or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.
Months of entry
With a stronger quantitative focus than other similar UK master's, this degree will develop your analytical and modelling capabilities, making you highly employable. Southampton is also ranked in the World Top 40 and 7th in the UK for Statistics and Operational Research (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).
You’ll be taught by top researchers from one of the country's leading analytics research groups.
You could apply for a summer project in industry, which will form your dissertation and enhance your CV.
Our students have undertaken summer projects with a range of organisations including Rolls-Royce, Eurostar, Tesco, and Arup. We also offer projects in China.
You’ll benefit from seminars by industry experts, career-focused workshops and more.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test.
The following scores are accepted for direct entry:
- IELTS 7.0 overall with 6.5 in all components
Fees and funding
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.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Southampton Business School
- +44 (0)23 8059 4393