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
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
Course contact details
- Programme Administrator
- +44 (0) 131 651 7761