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Operations Research and Business Analytics

Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

24 months
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About

The master’s programme in Operations Research and Business Analytics at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg  is designed to equip students with scientific methods for analyzing and optimizing of complex relationships in economics and management processes.

Overview

Students will acquire a distinct knowledge of applications in the areas of supply chain management, operations, logistics, financial and risk management, and capital markets. Additionally, students will be able to independently develop solutions and utilize alternative problem solving methods, think systematically, and critically evaluate decisions.

Along with providing input data for business administration planning models, students will learn to create and use mathematical and algorithmic models and, when necessary, develop them independently.  The analytical capabilities and practical problem solving competencies of the students will be developed and strengthened.

Career Perspectives

This Operations Research and Business Analytics programme at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg is designed to equip students with the knowledge, methods, and skills necessary for professional careers in both the private and public sectors of locally and international institutions. 

Graduates will be able to find jobs within a variety of companies dealing with supply chain management, operations, logistics, capital markets, financial and risk management, as well as industries where data plays an important role in the decision making processes. Moreover, this study program prepares students with the necessary knowledge to seek a doctoral study program (Ph.D.) in business or economics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Stochastic Models in Production and Logistics
  • Integer and Combinatorial Optimization with Applications
  • Programming in C++
  • Concepts and Algorithms of Optimization
  • Compulsory Elective Module in Specialization

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Relevant bachelor’s, diploma, or comparable degree from a recognized university in Germany with at least 140 ECTS (at the time of applying)
  •  Proof of the relevant first academic degree with the mandatory standardized form “Relevance” of the faculty.
  • Proof of English Skills (options) on the required level with a recognized test.
  • Mandatory, standardized form “Letter of Motivation” of the faculty.
  • Professional experiences, and internships set out in a tabular CV

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Magdeburg

730 - 1100 EUR /month
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