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Military Operational Research

Cranfield University

Master
11 months
Duration
19500 GBP/full
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About

The Military Operational Research course from Cranfield University provides a detailed exposure to the context, issues and methods used to analyse the increasingly complex problems which are found in the defence environment and to support decision making.

Overview

The Military Operational Research course from Cranfield University provides a detailed exposure to the context, issues and methods used to analyse the increasingly complex problems which are found in the defence environment and to support decision making. 

It exposes the types of analysis and allows practical experience of tools and methods which are used, ranging from judgemental analysis through mathematical techniques to models and simulations. 

The course includes judgemental elicitation and analysis techniques, mathematical analysis methods (including optimisation), war gaming and combat modelling, logistics modelling and simulation methods. The use and utility of all the methods are explored through practical exercises and studies.

Careers

The course equips you for appointments within the armed forces or government, or in the defence related activities of commercial organisations, or further research leading to a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Decision Analysis
  • Discrete and Continuous Simulation
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Introduction to Operational Research Techniques
  • Logistic Modelling
  • Statistical Analysis and Trials
  • War Gaming and Combat Modelling
  • Weapon System Performance Assessment

Audience

The course is suitable for both military and civilian personnel, including those from defence industry and government departments. 10 places are normally available for the full-time cohort.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 11 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A first or second class Honours degree or equivalent in science, engineering or mathematics. Alternatively, a lesser qualification together with appropriate work experience may be acceptable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19500 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.

EU/International:

  • PgDip Full-time: £15,700
  • PgCert Full-time: £7,850

Funding

  • Conacyt (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)
  • Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England 
  • Santander MSc Scholarship
  • Chevening Scholarships
  • Cranfield Postgraduate Loan Scheme (CPLS) 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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