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Business Analytics-Operational Research and Risk Analysis

The University of Manchester

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
24000 GBP/year
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About

You will learn the fundamental theories, approaches and analytical toolkit of data analytics, decision sciences, applied operational research and statistics studying the Business Analytics-Operational Research and Risk Analysis at The University of Manchester.

Overview

Special features

We run a core module on Data Analytics which will introduce students to SAS Enterprise. A coursework prize for this project will be sponsored by SAS.

Recent highlights included a case study run by British Airways, a presentation from SAS on the Future of Analytics and ongoing dissertation projects with Unilever and LBM.

Career opportunities

There are many potential career roles for postgraduates with an understanding of analytical approaches in business and management - including job titles such as operational research analyst, systems analyst, risk analyst, financial analyst, performance analyst, business analyst, marketing analyst, business modeller, and operations, logistics, production, project, risk, quality, performance, or general manager.

Employers include general and specialist consultancies, the finance, retail and manufacturing sectors, government analytics units, defence and major 'solution providers' in IT systems, outsourcing and telecoms.

In many of these areas an Business Analytics-Operational Research and Risk Analysis at The University of Manchester MSc is generally accepted as highly desirable for developing an initial career in the field. In addition to preparing you for specialist professional work, the course is also a valuable preparation for further study and for research degrees.

Recent recruiters

America Veintiuno, Aon, Bank of East Asia, Business Integration Partners SPA, Convergys, Dell, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs International, Hainan Airlines, HMR, HSBC, IBM, PwC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Sky, Swiss Re, Triumph Motorcycles and Vicat.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk, Performance and Decision Analysis
  • Mathematical Programming and Optimisation
  • Data Analytics for Business Decision Making
  • Applied Statistics and Business Forecasting
  • Simulation & Risk Analysis
  • Global Operations Management
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management: Theories and Practice
  • Knowledge Management and Digital Strategy.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
Upper 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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent in a quantitative subject such as mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computing, management science or economics. 
  • When assessing your academic record we take into account your grade average , position in class, references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.  We particularly welcome applicants from institutions of high ranking and repute.
  • Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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