In an age of rapid technological development, Operations Research is an essential field. Offered with the Faculty of Science, this interdisciplinary programme is open to students with undergraduate backgrounds in arts, commerce, engineering or science.
Our graduates are in return, versatile. This research qualification develops your ability to solve problems, think critically, and adopt the fundamentals of the field: minimise risk, make organisations more effective, and ultimately, respond to ongoing demand in both public and private sectors.
The MOR is a research masters programme. You will have to complete a 120 point thesis, as carried out under the guidance of a supervisor, within the allocated timeframe.
Thesis submission dates for full-time students:
Commencing in Semester One: 28 February of the following year
Commencing in Semester Two: 14 July of the following year
It is recommended that you consult a member of our academic staff about your proposed thesis topic beforehand.
Subjects available in this programme
Where could this programme take you?
Operations Research is an extensive, multidisciplinary field, allowing you to work in a variety of industries, particularly where big data is prominent – future career possibilities may even be tailored to your personal interests. Your advanced skills in self-directed research will additionally provide confidence to adapt to any new applications that may arise.