MSc Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Nottingham University Business School

Program Description
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MSc Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Nottingham University Business School

You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way.

Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management.

This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control.

Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills.

Course structure

Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change.

Semester one

  • Management Science for Decision Support
  • Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges
  • Supply Chain Planning and Management

Semester two

  • Design of Operations Facilities and Systems
  • Quality Management and Quality Techniques

Three modules from: (including a maximum of two in any one semester)

Semester one

  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Systems Engineering and Human Factors

Semester two

  • Human-Computer Systems
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Rapid Production Development

One from:

  • Advanced Operations Analysis
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • E-Business
  • International Logistics and Transport
  • Management Information Systems: theory to practice
  • Management Science for Decision Support II
  • Service Operations Management
  • Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice
  • Simulation
  • Procurement and Purchasing


12,000-15,000 word Industrial Engineering and Operations Management dissertation.

Admission requirements

2:1 honours degree or equivalent

English requirements

IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 25, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
12 months
Full time
Aug. 31, 2017
Start date Sept. 2017
United Kingdom Nottingham, England
Application deadline Aug. 31, 2017
End date Sept. 16, 2018
Duration 12 months
Price - £11,475 UK/EU; £18,000 overseas