Taught course

Operational Research

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Mathematics
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

At least a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in a numerate discipline such as mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical or biological sciences, economics or business.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme will show you how to use mathematical techniques to tackle real-life problems ranging from scheduling flights and routing mobile phone calls to managing investments and minimising risks. Operational Research (OR) is an important skill that is in high demand.

Our intensive programme allows you to specialise in an area that best suits your career goals. In addition to this general MSc in Operational Research, the following degrees are offered:

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
distance learning
24-48 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations45
Written coursework / continuous assessment22
Dissertation33 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
ormsc@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 7761