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Operational Research (distance learning)University of Strathclyde
Location: University of Strathclyde
Study mode distance learning (part-time)
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 13 months
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Operational Research has been briefly described as the ""scientific analysis of decisions"". It's concerned with assisting and advising decision-makers in a wide variety of settings. This distance-learning degree aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level. You will develop a rigorous academic understanding of advanced analytical methods that are used to provide structured and analytical approaches to decision-making. You will also develop practical skills in using operational research models to support decision-makers. Classes are supported by faculty members who also teach on the full-time course. They will guide and support discussion via discussion forums.
Pass degree in business, economics, engineering and the social sciences. However, we also encourage applications from other degrees. After completion of the Postgraduate Certificate two further elective classes and one compulsory class are required to be undertaken for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma. Students who complete the Diploma and gain sufficient marks to proceed to the MSc will be expected to undertake a project.
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About this university
Combining a central location and varied program means the university attracts students from around the world. The International Office is available to help students from outside the UK to integrate with their new environment as well as with legal matters such as immigration papers and visas. There is also help and assistance on matters such as welfare and health while English language courses are available for those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language. In addition, the website provides country specific information for applying to the university. The students Union is the heart of life outside the classroom and it operates bars and clubs on campus that work with a student budget. There are more than 50 clubs and societies to get involved with outside studies ranging from music to sport and even voluntary work. The Centre for Sport and Recreation is on John Street and is the best place to head to get involved with the various sports clubs as well as fitness and wellbeing events that take place. There are also outdoor sports facilities around the city that the university has access to. Strathclyde Music represents the various student-run music clubs and groups including a number of educational and community projects. It is also home to the Maurice Taylor Organ, one of the most important pipe organs in the country. For those of a spiritual nature, there is a Chaplaincy Centre that caters for all denominations and is found in the Graham Hills Building. There are also a number of faith groups and societies to allow people of the same faith to gather together.