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Operational Research

University of Strathclyde

Content

Operational Research (called "Operations Research" in some parts of the world) has been briefly described as the "scientific analysis of decisions". It's concerned with assisting and advising decision-makers in a wide variety of settings.

The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level.

You’ll develop a rigorous academic understanding of advanced analytical methods that are used to provide structured and analytical approaches to decision-making. You’ll also develop practical skills in using operational research models to support decision-makers.

You can exit at the end of 12 months with PgCert Operational Research.

You can exit at the end of 20 months with PgDip Operational Research

Entry Requirements

Pass degree, or non-UK equivalent, in business, economics, engineering or social sciences. However, we also encourage applications from other degrees.

Start Date

October

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

26 months

Faculty

Strathclyde Business School

Department

Management Science

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

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