Due to high demand for places on these programmes, applications received before 31st March 2013 were given priority. Given the expected number of students on the programme in 2013-14, offers may now only be made to outstanding applicants.
You will enjoy Operational Research if you like solving practical quantitative problems and seeing the solutions implemented.
By studying Operational Research you will develop a valuable combination of mathematical, modelling, analytical, computing, interpersonal and communication skills.
An Operational Research MSc provides
Our students come from diverse backgrounds such as mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, engineering, economics and other quantitative disciplines.
The OR MSc Programme has substantial funding from the UK Government (though EPSRC) and the School of Mathematics to encourage the best UK and EU students to study Operational Research. We will offer the best UK applicants a funding package of full fees and a stipend of at least £5,000. In addition, well qualified UK applicants can expect to be offered funding covering their course fees and may be offered some living expenses. Well qualified EU applicants can expect to be offered funding covering some or all of their course fees.
Note that there is no need to apply separately for the above funding. All applicants for the OR MSc Programme are automatically considered for any funding for which they are eligible. This is despite the following statement in the application form: "This does not constitute an application for funding from the University of Edinburgh". Note that all Scottish and non-UK nationals of EU countries are eligible for a £3,400 loan tfrom he Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).
University of Edinburgh is a top world-class university.
The Edinburgh OR MSc is an intensive one year programme with selected courses delivered by industry professionals.
Our programme is flexible, offering specialization in
We offer opportunities to pursue an industry or government summer dissertation project.
The city of Edinburgh is