This page describes the general structure of the Operational Research MSc programmes.
In addition to the general MSc in OR, the following themed OR MSc degrees are offered:
The titles of these degrees reflect the balance of courses studied and the theme of the dissertation.
If you want to graduate with an OR "with" degree, your dissertation project must be in the area of that degree.
The study programme is divided into three parts.
The length of the programme and its courses are measured in credits. The whole programme is 180 credits, comprising 120 credits of taught courses and the 60 credit dissertation.
The demands and rewards of studying for the OR MSc are well captured in the following quotation from student feedback:
The year has been very, very intense and I'll walk away from this with a skill set that I would never have imagined possible from just one year!