University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Econometrics (MORSE)

This course trains students to work in mathematical optimisation and statistics, applying their knowledge to areas such as system engineering, information science, signal compression, image reconstruction, statistical error correction and cryptography.

Entry requirements

To be accepted onto this programme applicants should have a high standard (1st, 2.1 or equivalent) undergraduate degree in mathematics, statistics, industrial engineering or programmes with strong mathematical component, e.g. economics degree with mathematics, who wish to work in interdisciplinary research at the interfaces of mathematics, optimization, computing, statistics and econometrics.

Course modules

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; advanced quantitative finance: crashes, volatility, multiple assets and hedging conic optimization game theory.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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