Apply to the MSc in Operations Research and Analytics at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Mathematics, a leading centre for mathematics in the social sciences, home to a stimulating and active research environment, offering a wide range of degree programmes and courses.

Unleash your mathematical prowess and embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc Operations Research and Analytics programme. This dynamic offering equips you with the essential skills to tackle real-world analytics challenges encountered by companies, governmental bodies, and various institutions.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Practical and theoretical expertise: immerse yourself in both the practical and theoretical aspects of analytics problems. Develop the capability to model a diverse range of real-world issues using optimisation, simulation, and statistics, leveraging specialised software through hands-on computer lab sessions. Simultaneously, gain insight into recognising fundamental mathematical problems and apply cutting-edge methods to solve them.
  • Consultancy opportunities: enrich your learning experience with a Project in Operations Research and Analytics, enabling you to engage in a consultancy role within a host organisation. Transform real-world challenges faced by the organisation into mathematical models, yielding tangible benefits. Alternatively, choose to undertake a dissertation, guided by a dedicated faculty member.
  • Market-ready skills: this programme is tailored for students with robust quantitative backgrounds seeking to expand and deepen their mathematical expertise. Gain applicable skills that are highly sought after in the ever-evolving marketplace.

Graduate Destinations

This programme offers excellent preparation for a variety of careers in quantitative roles within consultancy, management, finance, government, and business, spanning locations across the globe.

Find out more about the support you’ll receive through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

LSE is ranked fifth in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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