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. You must also have studied probability and statistical theory at university level.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This programme will show you how to use mathematical techniques to tackle real-life problems ranging from scheduling flights, handling large data sets to managing investments and minimizing risks. The skills of Operational Research (OR) and Data Science are in high demand.
The MSc in Operational Research with Data Science is a new, forward-looking programme that delivers high-quality training in operational research, optimization and statistics. Students will have strong technical skills in these areas and the ability to apply them using appropriate software.
This MSc programme delivers:
- technical skills in operational research, optimization and statistics
- practical skills in programming and modelling for a wide range of applications
- communications skills in writing and audio-visual presentation
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: International Applicants
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Programme Administrator