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Operational Research (Online)

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Operational Research 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.

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

All classes are taught using material presented via the internet. Classes are supported by faculty members who also teach on the full-time course. They will guide and support discussion via discussion forums.

Assessment

Each class includes two pieces of assessment. Around half of these will be assignments and the other half will be by examination at local centres.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,102per year

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

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 122 3

    10th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    202 95%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    52nd

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    201 83%

    9th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    5th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    67th

    40

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