Operations Research and Analytics, Postgraduate Diploma | University of Auckland | Auckland, New Zealand
12 months
28507 USD/year
6524 USD/year
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Develop practical skills in Operations Research and Analytics at University of Auckland to pursue an increasingly important field in industry.

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Rapid technological change has created an increasing range of applications for Operations Research. This Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research and Analytics from University of Auckland meets industry needs by enabling students from a range of undergraduate backgrounds to gain the fundamental skills needed to become versatile practitioners.

Core topics such as optimisation under uncertainty, searching techniques, financial statistics and computational algorithms are covered, showing the direct influence of the field. The PGDipOR additionally provides the foundations to pursue further study in the research-based Master of Operations Research.


The PGDipOR supplements your undergraduate background with the right skills and theoretical foundations careers that demand continuous improvement through computational mathematics and data science.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Business analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Energy modelling analyst
  • Software developer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Algorithms for Optimisation
  • Integer and Multi-objective Optimisation
  • Scheduling and Optimisation in Decision Making
  • Advanced Simulation and Stochastic Optimisation
  • Studies in Operations Research I
  • Advanced Operations Research and Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Taught 120 points

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject from a recognised university (or similar institution).
  • A relevant subject may be analytics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, economics, engineering, information systems, information technology, machine learning, management science, mathematics, operations research, operations and supply chain management, software engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, statistics or technology.
  • GPE 3.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28507 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28507 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$11,128.80
  • International: NZ$48,622

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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