OR414      Half Unit
Advanced Topics in Operational Research

This information is for the 2013/14 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Laszlo Vegh NAB3.05


This course is available on the MSc in Management Science (Decision Sciences) and MSc in Management Science (Operational Research). This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Course content

An examination of the new trends in Operational Research. The topics selected differ year to year; information is available from the Management Science Group administration office.


16 hours of lectures and 12 hours of seminars in the LT.

Formative coursework

Details will be provided at the start of the course.

Indicative reading

Detailed suggestions for reading will be given before the start of the course.


Coursework (20%) in the LT.
Project (80%) in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Management Science Group

Total students 2012/13: Unavailable

Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Problem solving
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills