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EU code
11.9 - Others - Mathematics, Informatics
2 - Master
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mathematical models for Logistical Issues
MSc in Operations Research (degree programme)
Language requirements
If one's nationality is not of a country of which English is considered to be the main and only official language (American, Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand), a valid English test score is required. A non-native speaking applicant has to prove that he/she has sufficient English language skills by submitting a test score that meets the FEB requirements. TOEFL 6.0, IELTS 6.5. Not being able to do so, means the applicant cannot enroll.
Academic requirements
The applicants must hold an academic degree (BSc or BA) in Quantitative Economics
Max available positions
In the MSC in Operations Research students develop and use mathematical and computational methods, which help to evaluate, improve or resolve operational and logistical issues in business or industrial situations. Operations Research can be described as the field of applied analytical methods for decision making in logistical business environments. The programme offers a well balanced curriculum with advanced Deterministic and Stochastic Operations Research courses as well an Applied Operations Research-stream and opportunities for additional elective courses or a practical internship. The analytic, quantitative and critical attitude of Operations Research graduates in combination with their practical focus, knowledge of and skills in OR-techniques appear to be highly appreciated and in demand in business environments (far beyond MBA-students). Accordingly, there are virtually no unemployed OR graduates and job perspectives can be regarded as excellent.
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12 months between Sep 1 2010 and Aug 31 2011
Contact person
Diana Hense ( )
Additional information
Available field for target 1, 2, 3 applicants. Before submitting an EMECW13 application, all candidates must: - Check the specific requirements for this programme as specified in - Read and follow the instructions specified in => 'Incoming applicants' Graduates are qualified to work in areas such as: Industry (manufacturing); Distribution (transport, harbor); Servicing (call centers, recreational parks); Logistical companies and supermarket chains; Financial Services (banks, insurance companies); Public transportation (railways, airlines, airports); Technical engineering companies (construction); Health services (hospitals, consultancy); Logistical and simulation consultancy. In addition, depending on the interest and qualifications of the graduate, a research position might be available at a public research institution or a university (for a PhD).