Postgraduate Course: Methodology, Modelling and Consulting Skills (MATH11007)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Introduction to Operational Research; problems and problem definition; algebraic modeling languages; systems dynamics and simulation; optimization and heuristics; assessment, validation and implementation. Student presentation of case studies.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2019/20, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 11,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 29,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a broad overview of the Operational Research Approach.
- Quickly assess the main issues in a situation and choose an appropriate approach to tackling them.
Williams, H.P., 2013. Model building in mathematical programming 5th ed., Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley.
Hillier, F.S. & Lieberman, G.J., 2015. Introduction to operations research Tenth., New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||MSc Operational Research students only.
|Course organiser||Dr Lars Schewe
Tel: (0131 6)50 5240
|Course secretary||Miss Gemma Aitchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 9268