Not available in 2019/20
MA431      Half Unit
Advanced Topics in Operational Research and Applicable Mathematics

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Laszlo Vegh NAB3.05


This course is available on the CEMS Exchange, MBA Exchange, MSc in Applicable Mathematics, MSc in Management Science (Decision Sciences) and MSc in Operations Research & Analytics. 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; the topic for 2014/15 will be Data Mining. Information is available on Moodle or from the Management Science Group administration office.


20 hours of lectures and 13 hours and 30 minutes of seminars in the LT. 1 hour and 30 minutes of seminars in the ST.

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.


Exam (50%, duration: 2 hours) in the summer exam period.
Project (50%) in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Mathematics

Total students 2018/19: Unavailable

Average class size 2018/19: Unavailable

Controlled access 2018/19: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Problem solving
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills