Management Science MSc-PgD-PgC

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  • Objectives
    This is one of a suite of courses which help improve your problem-solving and process enhancement skills, enabling you to influence the decision-making process in private or public sector organisations. The Management Science specialism enables you to use analytic methods to improve efficiency and performance, making you a valuable asset to a wide range of employers. It will enable you to understand issues which are at the heart of modern business practices: systems, information technology and quantitative methods.
  • Academic title
    Management Science MSc/PgD/PgC
  • Course description
    With a climate of change in organisational practices, this course recognises the importance not only of encountering the latest methods and techniques but also of seeing such activities in the context of the decision making process which they are trying to influence. If you have a science, social science, economics or engineering background, this programme will provide you with a career path into business, focusing on the application of model building techniques.


    Graduates of this programme will be ideally suited to work as data analysts or consultants, but also in management roles in a wide variety of organisations Teaching methods

    We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered.

    You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.

    Course content

    Year 1 - full details

    Core modules

    -Business Forecasting
    -Consultancy Skills
    -Decision Sciences Research Project
    -Information Strategy
    -Operational Research Techniques
    -Problem Structuring Methods
    -Project Management

    Optional modules

    -Computer Simulation for Business
    -E-Business Systems
    -Essential E-Business Tools
    -Operations Management
    -Problem Recognition and Solution Implementation
    -Statistical Analyses in Business

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