University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Operational Research and Finance

This course offers students the opportunity to develop an understanding of how operational research (OR) and statistical and optimisation techniques are applied to practical problems, in addition to learning key workplace skills; a 3-month industrial placement follows successful completion of the instructional component.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a subject involving a significant amount of quantitative work (e.g. computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics) or relevant work experience.

Course modules

Corporate finance; deterministic operational research methods; presenting reports; spreadsheet and database modelling; statistical methods; stochastic operational research methods; visual basic for applications; dissertation; plus optional modules from: constraint satisfaction; consultancy skills; credit scoring and data mining; economics; financial portfolio theory; financial risk management; forecasting; game theory; project management; trends in information technology.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,610 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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