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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Knowledge in operations management is an important requirement of managers across all business functions and there is an increasing demand for operations management specialists in every type of organisation.

This is a Specialist MSc

MSc Operations Management is a Specialist MSc programme led by academics at the Edinburgh Business School. As a Specialist Masters, this degree gives those who have worked in industry or studied a similar subject previously, the chance to expand, refine and enhance their knowledge.

This 1-year Masters programme focuses almost entirely on the area of Operations Management. It blends cutting-edge academic thinking with best practice from industry to give graduates and professionals the opportunity to advance with a highly employable skillset.

The Edinburgh Business School approach

MSc Operations Management from the Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University develops critical understanding of the role operations management plays in relation to organisational performance and competitiveness.

This Masters degree will build knowledge of operations management principles and concepts, and explore how they can be applied across different organisational functions including finance, sales, marketing, human resource management and design.

It will develop expertise in the use of various quality, process and supply chain management tools and techniques for analysing and improving operations in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, services, the public sector and the third sector.

On completion of the programme students are able to identify, conceptualise and define new problems and issues and have the ability to contribute towards the competitiveness of any organisation.

Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,728per year

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 122 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    168 79%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    34th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    87th

    28

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