Taught course

Business Analytics: Operational Research and Risk Analysis

Institution
The University of Manchester · Alliance Manchester Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

We normally look for a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent in a quantitative subject such as mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computing, management science or economics.

When assessing your academic record we take into account your grade average , position in class, references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification. We particularly welcome applicants from institutions of high ranking and repute.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Learn how to overcome the major challenges facing industry, business and the public sector today, and influence the decision-making processes of the future.

  • Gain a solid theoretical foundation and quantitative skills, alongside practical problem-solving techniques
  • Apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios using case studies, individual and team consulting-based assignments, presentations and software tools
  • Use SAS Enterprise as part of the `Data Analytics for Business Decision Making' unit. SAS sponsor a coursework prize for this project
  • Choose from a broad range of options to meet your interests or career aspirations
  • Prepare for a career in consultancy, finance, retail, manufacturing, government analytics units, defence, IT systems, outsourcing and telecoms.

Information for international students

For the latest information on demonstrating your English proficiency for those whose first language is not English, please see our language requirements.

We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements see entry requirements for your country.

Fees and funding

UK students
12,000
International students
21,500

Alliance MBS Scholarships are also available - contact the Admissions Office for details and visit the Alliance MBS website for further details: Scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Alliance Manchester Business School
Email
pg.ambs@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 1339