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Masters (MSc) in Business Analytics: Operational Research and Risk Analysis

Learn the fundamental theories, approaches and analytical toolkit of data analytics, decision sciences, applied operational research and statistics.

You will learn the skills to ensure that processes run smoothly, particularly in the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the global reach of business. You will gain vital knowledge and practical skills to become a professional operations, project or supply chain manager in a globalised environment.

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This course is ranked 2nd in the UK and 7th globally (QS Business Masters Rankings 2019)

MSc Business Analytics: Operational Research and Risk Analysis / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc
Duration
12 months full-time
Entry requirements

We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent in a quantitative subject such as mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computing, management science or economics. 

When assessing your academic record we take into account your grade average , position in class, references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.  We particularly welcome applicants from institutions of high ranking and repute.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

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Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course overview

Learn the fundamental theories, approaches and analytical toolkit of data analytics, decision sciences, applied operational research and statistics.

QS Ranking: 6th in the world, 1st in Europe and 1st in the UK

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Information sessions on-campus 

Join us and discover more about postgraduate study opportunities at Alliance MBS.

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- Meet current students and learn about their experience

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Thursday 21 February 2019 (12.00-1.30pm)

Wednesday 20 March 2019 (12.00-1.30pm)

Wednesday 17 April 2019 (12.00-1.30pm)

Wednesday 8 May 2019 (12.00-1.30pm)

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £12,500
    International students (per annum): £22,000

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

Refund Policy

Due to the competition for places and limited availability, our courses require a deposit of £1000 to cover non-recoverable costs and secure your place. The deposit will be deducted from your tuition fees when you register on the course.

The deposit is non-refundable, except in the following situations:

  • you fail to meet the conditions of your offer (see below for further information); and/or
  • you are refused a visa or entry clearance to enter the UK (proof must be submitted)

If an offer has been made specifying an English Language condition which you do not meet, the Admissions Team will require the official certificate of an English Language test taken after the date of offer as evidence that you have attempted to meet your offer conditions for a refund to be approved. The English Language test certificate provided with your application documents will not be accepted as proof that you have attempted to meet your offer conditions as such a certificate will predate the offer.

If an offer has been made specifying an academic condition, the Admissions Team will require the official university documentation showing that you have not met this academic condition from the institution at which you have studied, as evidence for a refund to be approved.

The Admissions Team reserves the right to refuse to refund of any deposit that does not meet with the requirements outlined above.

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Contact details

Academic department
Alliance Manchester Business School
Contact name
Masters Marketing and Admissions Office
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 306 1339
Email
Website
https://www.mbs.ac.uk/study/masters/msc-business-analytics-operational-research-and-risk-analysis/
Academic department overview
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Testimonial Silviu Tofan
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"I’ve always felt welcome – the staff here offer endless encouragement and support. I’ve had a really good time in Manchester and I think that the University, together with Alliance MBS, has contributed greatly to my experience. This course was quite demanding, but with enough free time to get to enjoy new friends as well as personal hobbies."

Silviu Tofan, Romania

MSc Business Analytics: Operations, Research and Risk Analysis, Class of 2016

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