University of Southampton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics & Economics

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Course summary

Explore cutting-edge research techniques and advanced mathematical methods. On this integrated Masters degree, you'll learn to model, analyse and solve real-world problems in business and industry. You’ll develop advanced analytical and quantitative skills, and study topics such as optimisation and modelling. Southampton is one of the few places in the UK to offer this MMORSE degree. Southampton is also ranked 11th in the UK for Mathematics (Guardian University Guide 2021). This 4-year Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) is a broad, business-oriented integrated Masters. The course is similar to the BSc MORSE for the first 3 years, then introduces more challenging concepts such as game theory, data mining and survival analysis. This course will develop your abilities in: Problem-solving - Logical argument - Deductive reasoning – Abstraction - Generalisation It is ideal for students pursuing a career as a: Mathematician - Operational researcher – Statistician - Economist You’ll also have the flexibility to specialise in an area of your choice for your research project. As part of this course you can:

  • Discover a range of mathematical techniques, such as graphical networks, cost models, decision processes and statistical modelling
  • Solve real-world problems using mathematics and other skills
  • Use our student centre, a dedicated learning and social space for maths students
  • Explore mathematical and computational packages such as Python and the statistics package 'R'
We'll teach you through a combination of lectures and workshops. Our staff are leading researchers in fields like game theory, healthcare modelling and experiment design. Southampton mathematics graduates are in great demand. Many employers look for graduates with strong problem-solving skills who can develop sound analytical arguments. Depending on your degree specialism, a wide range of career destinations are available including mathematician, statistician, actuary and financial analyst. Our graduates are employed by organisations including Deloitte, British Airways, IBM, Amazon UK and Formula 1 racing teams. uary and financial analyst. Our graduates are employed by organisations including Deloitte, British Airways, IBM, Amazon UK and Formula 1 racing teams.

Course details

Modules

You will study a wide range of modules from Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, Economics and Business. There is enough flexibility in the programme structure to allow you to focus on one of these areas or develop your skills in many. In the final year you will take a full year research project

Assessment method

You will be assessed in a variety of ways such as coursework, tests and exams, enabling you to demonstrate your strengths and show what you have learnt.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
GL11
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English Language proficiency for international students: All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. For more information on the University of Southampton’s English Language entry requirements, please see the English Language Proficiency webpage at http://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page. AQA Tech Levels: The University accepts the new AQA Tech Level qualification, which must be offered in combination with at least one A Level. For degrees in Engineering, Computing and related subjects, the A Level must be in Mathematics and the units M1 and M2 must be taken. We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate, Foundation Programmes. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Admissions Team at [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/mathematics-operational-research-statistics-and-economics-degree-mmorse


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £19300 Year 1
EU £19300 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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