Taught course

Operational Research and Management Science

Institution
Lancaster University · Management Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A degree in any discipline that includes some Mathematics and/or Statistics, including, for example, Science, Engineering, Business Studies, Economics and Computer Science.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This MSc programme gives you the analytical skills essential to support data analysis, decision making and planning. Founded over 40 years ago, it is regarded by many employers as the UK’s premier degree in the field. This programme is ideal if you wish to work in business analytics, decision support, industrial engineering, operational research and management science.

Our strong connections to industry and government ensure that what you learn on this MSc has a highly practical focus, both in teaching and in the three-month MSc summer projects. Graduates from the programme are in high demand, and recruited to organisations in many sectors, including roles in financial institutions, insurance, industry, retail, government, and consultancies.

Modules

· Applying Statistical Models in Business

· Computer Simulation

· Forecasting

· Introduction to Operational Research and Management Science

· Optimisation and Heuristics

· Problem Solving Skills for Consultants

· Problem Structuring

· Stochastic Modelling

· Spreadsheet Modelling

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,000 per year
International students
£17,500 per year

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
lumspgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 593840