This Operational Research with Computational Optimization programme from The University of Edinburgh will show you how to use mathematical techniques to tackle real-life problems ranging from scheduling flights and routing mobile phone calls, over optimising power systems and logistic networks, to managing investments and minimising risks.
Operational Research (OR) is an important skill that is in high demand.
The skills you will learn are in demand by a vast range of high-profile organisations, including:
- consultancy firms
- the public sector
- companies with operational research departments such as airlines, energy and telecommunications providers, financial firms, manufacturers
Recent graduates have joined:
- British Airways
- Edinburgh Airport
- the Government OR Service
- Ernst & Young
- Merkle | Aquila
- smaller specialised OR, finance, and energy companies
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- Fundamentals of Optimization
- Fundamentals of Operational Research
- Methodology, Modelling and Consulting Skills
- Stochastic Modelling
- Statistical Methodology
- Statistical Programming
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMathematics Applied Mathematics Computer Sciences View 108 other Masters in Applied Mathematics in United Kingdom
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- A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in a numerate discipline such as mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical or biological sciences, economics or business.
- You can increase your chances of a successful application by exceeding the minimum programme requirements.
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International26300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National14400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Part-time fees per year
- Home: £7,200
- International/EU: £13,150
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- School of Mathematics funding
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.