Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) (Industry) BSc Hons - 2018 Entry

UCAS Code
GLN1

Entry Year
2018

A Level Requirements
AAA see all requirements see all requirements

Duration
Full time 4 Year(s)

Course Overview

The MORSE scheme at Lancaster is specifically designed for numerate students wishing to pursue careers in industry, commerce, finance and the public sector. It provides knowledge and key skills in areas that are in great demand and emphasises the application of those ideas in the real world.

The programme equips you with competencies in a variety of quantitative and analytical subjects. Creating strong foundations in mathematics, operations research, statistics and economics in the first year of study, the programme then allows you to tailor your personal programme, whether this is by developing your knowledge in all areas or specialising in those topics that you see as most relevant to your future career. Your third year is spent on an industrial placement, giving you practical experience of a work environment and allowing you to apply and refine the skills and knowledge acquired in the first two years of study.

These might be in pure mathematics, statistics, business analytics, economics or management topics. Taught by our world-class Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, Economics, and Management Science the programme offers a wide range of choice for students, all of which focus on applying mathematical knowledge and theory in a practical context.

  • Course Overview

    Course Overview

    The MORSE scheme at Lancaster is specifically designed for numerate students wishing to pursue careers in industry, commerce, finance and the public sector. It provides knowledge and key skills in areas that are in great demand and emphasises the application of those ideas in the real world.

    The programme equips you with competencies in a variety of quantitative and analytical subjects. Creating strong foundations in mathematics, operations research, statistics and economics in the first year of study, the programme then allows you to tailor your personal programme, whether this is by developing your knowledge in all areas or specialising in those topics that you see as most relevant to your future career. Your third year is spent on an industrial placement, giving you practical experience of a work environment and allowing you to apply and refine the skills and knowledge acquired in the first two years of study.

    These might be in pure mathematics, statistics, business analytics, economics or management topics. Taught by our world-class Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, Economics, and Management Science the programme offers a wide range of choice for students, all of which focus on applying mathematical knowledge and theory in a practical context.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Grade Requirements

    A Level AAA

    Subject Requirement A level Mathematics grade A

    GCSE Mathematics grade B, English Language grade C

    IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each component. For other English language qualifications we accept, please see our English language requirements webpages.

    Other Qualifications

    International Baccalaureate 36 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects including 6 in Mathematics HL

    BTEC Considered alongside A level Mathematics grade A

    Access to HE Diploma May occasionally be accepted

    We welcome applications from students with a range of alternative UK and international qualifications, including combinations of qualification. Further guidance on admission to the University, including other qualifications that we accept, frequently asked questions and information on applying, can be found on our general admissions webpages.

    Contact Admissions Team + 44 (0) 1524 592028 or via ugadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk

  • Course Structure

    Course Structure

    Many of Lancaster's degree programmes are flexible, offering students the opportunity to cover a wide selection of subject areas to complement their main specialism. You will be able to study a range of modules, some examples of which are listed below.

    Year 1

      Core

    Year 2

      Core

    Year 3

      Core

    Year 4

      Core

      Optional

    Lancaster University offers a range of programmes, some of which follow a structured study programme, and others which offer the chance for you to devise a more flexible programme. We divide academic study into two sections - Part 1 (Year 1) and Part 2 (Year 2, 3 and sometimes 4). For most programmes Part 1 requires you to study 120 credits spread over at least three modules which, depending upon your programme, will be drawn from one, two or three different academic subjects. A higher degree of specialisation then develops in subsequent years. For more information about our teaching methods at Lancaster visit our Teaching and Learning section.

    Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.

  • Careers

    Careers

    Our graduates enter a wide array of jobs and careers, from mainstream human resource management in both public and private corporations to management consultancy and roles in the media and marketing. Others set up businesses on their own, both at home and abroad.

    The degree also opens up opportunities for further study, with recent graduates undertaking studies towards professional recruitment practice and Masters in Human Resource and Knowledge Management. 

    Lancaster University is dedicated to ensuring you not only gain a highly reputable degree, you also graduate with the relevant life and work based skills. We are unique in that every student is eligible to participate in The Lancaster Award which offers you the opportunity to complete key activities such as work experience, employability awareness, career development, campus community and social development. Visit our Employability section for full details.

    Lancaster Management School has an award winning careers team to provide a dedicated careers and placement service offering a range of innovative services for management school students. Our high reputation means we attract a wide range of leading global employers to campus offering you the opportunity to interact with graduate recruiters from day 1 of your degree.

  • Fees and Funding

    Fees and Funding

    Fees

    We set our fees on an annual basis and the 2018/19 entry fees have not yet been set.

    Channel Islands and the Isle of Man

    Some science and medicine courses have higher fees for students from the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. You can find more details here: Island Students.

    Funding

    For full details of the University's financial support packages including eligibility criteria, please visit our fees and funding page

    Students also need to consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, photocopying, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits. Following graduation it may be necessary to take out subscriptions to professional bodies and to buy business attire for job interviews. 

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