Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification; applications assessed on individual merit.
Months of entry
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).
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Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||33|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||33|
|Dissertation||34 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Business and Law
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