Taught course

Business Analytics and Management Sciences

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification; applications assessed on individual merit.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

This course involves applying a wide variety of techniques and approaches for tackling real-life problems in businesses involving complex decision-making. These usually result in improved processes, productivity and performance, with significant cost savings and increased revenues. Following the taught modules, the dissertation is in the form of a threemonth project, usually involving a placement or working closely with a company.

Core Modules: Introduction to Management Science; Quantitative Methods; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Simulation; Managing Resources and Operations; Operations Management; Project Management; Visual Basic; Consultancy Skills

Optional modules: from a wide range of options in Management and from the MSc Operational Research offered by Mathematics (eg Systems Thinking; Problem Structuring; Healthcare Modelling; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Project Risk Management; Game Theory; Transportation; Nonlinear Optimisation; Forecasting).

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
30 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

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

Course contact details

Name
Business and Law
Email
Pgapply.FBL@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4393