Operational Research Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Southampton 83% 6% 8% £9250 £19300 150 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 80% 6% 8% £9250 £19300 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 80% 6% 8% £4625 £10500 183 Southampton On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 72% 0% 4% £9250 £17400 165 Belfast On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 3% 4% £9000 £23450 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 3% 4% £7008 £15040 145 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 64% 3% 4% £4625 £10500 145 Southampton On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester - - - £15000 £27500 - Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 88% 0% 0% £9250 - 198 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 88% 0% 2% £9250 - 174 Coventry On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 92% 4% 0% £9250 - 150 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 92% 4% 0% £9250 - 167 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Cardiff University 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Lancaster On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 3% 4% - - 145 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
72 /100
192 students of Operational Research in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Operational Research

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30000 £34500 £44500
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £35500 £28500 - £44500 £34000 - £60500

Typical employers for graduates of Operational Research

  • Government Operational Research Services
  • Defence Areas
  • Financial Services Firms
  • Health Services
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Management Consultancies
  • Retail
  • Transport and Travel Industry
  • Marketing Companies
  • Universities

Specialisations within Operational Research

  • Computing and Information Technologies
  • Financial Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Service Sciences
  • Supply Chain Management

Grading Distribution

Students of Operational Research in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Operational Research

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Operational Research studies:
  • Master of Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics - MMorse
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master in Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics - MMORS
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The median salary of graduates of Operational Research was £30000 15 months after graduation, £34500 3 years after graduation and £44500 5 years after graduation.

Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) (Industry) at Lancaster University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 16 respondents.