Taught course

Operational Research with Computational Optimization

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Mathematics
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Due to the high demand for places on this programme, applications received before 31st March will be given priority. Applications will be considered after this date, but places will be offered depending on availability. The minimum entry requirement is 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Due to the high demand for places on this programme, applications received before 31st March will be given priority. Applications will be considered after this date, but places will be offered depending on availability.

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 is an important skill that is in high demand.

The School has a world-class Computational Optimization group. A graduate with an MSc in Operational Research with Computational Optimization would be attractive to companies who develop their own high performance optimization software and also to firms who are embedding optimization methods into their products. This MSc would also provide an ideal background for PhD studies in the area.

Fees and funding

EPSRC studentships, Shell Scholarships. Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

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