This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on industrial engineering.
Any of our closely related operations management courses will suit you if you have qualitative and quantitative skills and want to pursue a career in operations management:
They explore the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. They look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties.
Integrating management techniques and the technologies they control, they will equip you with the analytical skills to understand the complexity of operational management challenges in business as well as fostering your creative thinking to generate potential solutions.
Depending on your chosen course, you will undertake modules in management science for decision support; managing contemporary operations, and supply chain planning and management in semester one. During semester two, you will be able to develop in depth knowledge and skills in your chosen course and will be able to choose from a variety of options in order to focus on your career aspirations.
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Across the autumn and spring semesters, you will take 120 credits of taught modules. Each module typically consists of 10 two to three hour sessions.
You will complete a 60-credit dissertation over the summer, and will be allocated an appropriate dissertation supervisor who will oversee your progress.
You will be assessed through a combination of individual assignments or group projects and written exams.
2:1 (or international equivalent) in a business, engineering or science-related discipline
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
Career destinations for our postgraduates include:
- finance and investment analysts
- higher education teaching professionals
- investment bankers
- IT business analysts
- management consultants
- marketing professionals
- public relations professionals
- university researchers
Postgraduate careers team
Our in-house Postgraduate Careers Team provides expert advice and guidance so that you can make an informed decision about the right career path for you.
As soon as you have accepted your offer of a place at the Business School, we can begin working with you to support your career planning needs. You can take part in pre-course careers discussions and take advantage of remote and online support through Career Leader, an online assessment tool which helps you to measure your business interests and motivations before starting your course. Our support continues throughout your time at Nottingham and after you graduate.
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