Careers in O.R.
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Careers Open Day 2013 - Postgraduate Opportunities


Cardiff University

Our innovative and award winning MSc programmes will equip you with the necessary analytical skills, methods and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex organisational problems, help make better decisions, and to become confident statistical analysts. Delivered by experts in the fields of Operational Research and Statistics, the skills that you will learn are highly transferable for use within industry, business and the public sector. You will study a variety of problem-solving techniques, allowing you to build and use mathematical and statistical models, alongside skills to develop your abilities to communicate effectively to others.

Visit our website for more information, http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/maths/masters.


Lancaster University

The Department of Management Science at Lancaster University has a worldwide reputation as an international centre of excellence, with students from many countries studying on undergraduate and Masters programmes and undertaking research. Our teaching and research have both gained the highest possible ratings in the most recent assessments of teaching and research in UK universities.

The Department is part of Lancaster University Management School, which received the Times Higher Education Business School of the Year Award in 2012. 

Visit http://www.lums.lancs.ac.uk/departments/mansci/ for more information.


University of Southampton

CORMSIS (Centre for Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems)

Advanced mathematical and analytical modelling methods for better decisions

CORMSIS at the University of Southampton is the largest and most comprehensive groups of OR/MS/IS researchers in the UK, with over 30 academics and over 60 research students. It covers the whole spectrum of current OR/MS/IS from theoretical mathematical developments to problem structuring and knowledge management, and has internationally-renowned expertise in the specific areas of risk, optimisation, finance and health. We offer 4 MSc programmes in Operational Research, Operational Research and Finance, Business Analytics and Management Science, and Management Science and Finance. We also have experience in consultancy, student placements and joint research.

Email: cormsis@soton.ac.uk    Web:  www.soton.ac.uk/cormsis


University of Westminster

University of Westminster MSc Business Intelligence and Analytics

The department of Business Information Systems offers three interlinked MSc courses: Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A), Business Information Systems, and Database Systems.

The innovative MSc BI&A addresses the need to propel information-gathering and data organisation, and exploit potential information and knowledge hidden in routinely collected data to improve decision-making. It focuses on developing solutions to real-world problems associated with the changing nature of IT infrastructure and increasing volumes of data, through the use of applications and case studies, while gaining a deep appreciation of the underlying models and techniques.

We work closely with various business sectors and have wide experience in the provision of consultancy and research services, and student project placements.

Web: www.westminster.ac.uk/courses/subjects/business-information-systems/postgraduate-courses




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