Operational Research Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

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.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

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.