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Operational Research with Computational Optimization MSc

The University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

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.

Career opportunities

The skills you will learn are in demand by a vast range of high-profile organisations, including: consultancy firms; the public sector; companies with operational research departments such as airlines, energy and telecommunications providers, financial firms, manufacturers.

Recent graduates have joined: British Airways; Edinburgh Airport; the Government OR Service; RBS; Ernst & Young; Merkle | Aquila; smaller specialised OR, finance, and energy companies.

Application deadline

31 August 2022

Tuition fees

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£ 26,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 70 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    210 88%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    49th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    50th

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