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This programme will show you how to use mathematical techniques to tackle real-life problems ranging from scheduling flights and routing mobile phone calls, over optimising power systems and logistic networks, to managing investments and minimising risks.
Operational Research (OR) is an important skill that is in high demand.
Our intensive programme allows you to specialise in an area that best suits your career goals.
In addition to this general MSc in Operational Research, we offer the following degrees:
This programme involves two taught semesters of compulsory and option courses followed by your dissertation project.
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Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.
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