Taught course

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

University of Nottingham · Nottingham University Business School

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an engineering, science or business related subject;

Months of entry


Course content

This course is accredited by EQUIS

The Business School offers six closely-related MSc courses in the field of Operations Management attracting students from many countries:

  • MSc in Industrial Engineering and Operations Managemen
  • MSc in Information Systems and Operations Management
  • MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc in Management Science and Operations Management
  • MSc in Operations Management
  • MSc in Supply Chain and Operations Management

These courses focus on manufacturing, service and distribution enterprises and aim to integrate management techniques and the technologies that they control, with emphasis on the strategic relevance of solutions. Our strong links with the University’s Engineering Faculty mean that you can also choose modules from their programmes (for the Industrial Engineering variant).

We welcome applications from graduates in engineering, management, and related disciplines. The courses are suitable for you if you want to pursue a career in Operations Management whether or not you have a first degree in a closely related area. All these courses require a major individual dissertation project that is undertaken in the summer, which is intended to integrate knowledge, methodology, and practical skills.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Business School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation34 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559