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Operations and Systems Management (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

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About

From how to make renewable energy cheaper and how to use new tech to make transport smarter, faster and greener, our Operational Research and Logistics research is helping public and private organisations around the world to answer these sort of complex questions – and when you study with us for a postgraduate research degree, you'll play your own part in transforming our expertise into impact.

Overview

If you're ready to take your existing qualifications and expertise in Operational Research and Logistics into a postgraduate research degree, Portsmouth is the perfect place for you.

We're showing how better analytics for healthcare, risk and security can have a positive impact on the lives and wellbeing of people around the world.

Our research brings together the University's maths, technology, business and industrial research experts. and encompasses analytics, data, algorithms, system design, simulation, modelling, programming, forecasting – and a whole world of problem-solving.

What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.

Programme Structure

Current Research Areas;

Decision and data analytics

Research in the design of decision support systems, and use of data analysis, to help people make better decisions through a better understanding of their data.

Exact and metaheuristic solution methods

Heuristic and metaheuristic techniques are powerful and flexible research methodologies that offer a faster way of solving complex logistical challenges.

Healthcare analytics

From nurse scheduling to infection and disease modelling, our research provides decision-makers in the healthcare sector with optimal strategies for treatment.

Multiple criteria decision aid

Approaching complex problems with conflicting criteria, or uncertain data, our research helps people make more informed decisions.

For further information on areas of research, please see; https://www.port.ac.uk/study/courses/pgr-operational-research-and-logistics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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October 2021

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Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview.

Tuition Fee

For further fee information please see:  https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree

Funding

For funding opportunities please see; https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree/phd-studentships-for-uk-and-eu-students

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