Taught course

Operational Research and Applied Statistics

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please visit our website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/group/operational-research-and-applied-statistics

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to equip you with the necessary analytical skills, methods and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex organisational problems, help make better decisions and become confident statistical analysts.

Our MSc in Operational Research and Applied Statistics aims to equip you with the necessary analytical skills, methods and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex organisational problems, help make better decisions, and to become confident statistical analysts.

This course is ideal training and experience for those looking for career opportunities in areas such as Operational Research, management science, statistics, management consultancy, business analytics, supply chain management, government operational research/statistics.

You will undertake case studies and project work which will give you the opportunity to put your skills into practice and provides valuable experience of working in the field. The dissertation project, typically undertaken with an industrial partner, will allow you to work with complex data in a creative manner and a problem-solving environment, as well as to communicate your ideas and findings effectively.

Distinctive features

  • Available on a one year full-time or three year part-time basis
  • Acquire transferable operational research and statistical skills that are highly sought after in a broad range of sectors
  • Learn from experts in the fields of Operational Research and Statistics
  • Gain valuable work experience; we have some placement opportunities available with industrial partners in the UK and abroad

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
MScMaths@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4813