Operational Research

Operational Research

Operational research (O.R.) is a way of using analytical methods to help make better decisions. Its methods can be used by almost all organisations, groups and individuals. It uses methods such as logic and mathematical modelling to analyse complex situations, giving decision makers of all types the power to make more effective decisions. Organisations may seek a wide range of operational improvements - for example, greater efficiency, better customer service, higher quality or lower cost.

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Common Degree/Major Names

BSc
Business Analytics
BSc
Finance, Operations Research, Management and Statistics
BSc
MORSE (Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics)
BSc
Management Science
BSc
Mathematics, Operational Research and Statistics
BSc
Operational Research
BSc
Statistics and Data Analytics
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Useful Skills

Analytical
Attention to Detail
Data Manipulation
ICT
Idea Visualisation
Mathematical
Organisation
Problem Solving
Programming / Coding
Research
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
Written Communication
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Universities Offering Degrees within Accounting and Finance

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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
University of Southampton
UK, Malaysia
City Campus, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We are a research focused institution offering single subject degrees, joint honours, integrated degrees as well as Liberal Arts and Science.
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
University of Warwick
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer a range of degrees including: Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model) and Thematic degrees
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Lancaster
UK, Germany, Ghana
Rural Campus, City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We are one of the few universities to offer a major/minor system for the majority of our courses. This means that students will apply for a major subject through UCAS, then upon arrival choose an additional minor subject. Students will then study both of these subjects for their first year.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Southern California (USC)
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts Foundation with Subject Focus
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Wake Forest University
USA
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Liberal Arts: Professors are teacher/scholars - they get to know who you are.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Exeter
UK
Suburban Campus, Rural Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We have single subject and combined subjects for most of our programmes, but we do also off more interdisciplinary options such as Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences and Flexible Combined Honours.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of York
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Not Given
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Technologically based education combined with experiential learning.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
New York University
USA, UAE, China
City Island Campus, City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts, 230+ areas of study
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
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