Our postgraduate courses offer a pathway for students to be creative and expressive within a dynamic environment with active academic and professional networks.
Our innovative MSc programmes will equip you with the necessary analytical skills, programming skills, modelling techniques and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex data and organisational problems, and help make better decisions.
Delivered by experts in the fields of Operational Research, Statistics and Computer Science & Informatics, the skills that you will learn are highly transferable for use within industry, business and the public sector. You will study a variety of problem-solving techniques, allowing you to build and use mathematical and statistical models, alongside skills to develop your abilities to communicate effectively to others.
Our MSc programmes are ideal training and experience for those looking for career opportunities in areas such as Operational Research, Statistics, Data Science, Analytics, Finance, Management Consultancy, Supply Chain Management, and Government Operational Research/Statistics.
You can study either full or part-time.
Links with industry
We have well established and strong links with many employers in related fields, who regularly offer projects and recruit our students.
A project dissertation will allow you to apply the methods and skills acquired in the taught part of the programme in a real-world setting, and will typically involve working with a company on an important project.
“As a large employer in this field at the forefront of the data revolution, we wholeheartedly welcome Cardiff University’s MSc courses, which can provide the vital analytical, statistical and computing skills that we look for when recruiting postgraduates.”
Bill Oates, Chief Data Scientist, Office for National Statistics
“The financial industry is always on the lookout for talented graduates to provide the next generation of technical analyst. The MSc courses provided by Cardiff University support the development of highly sought after analytical problem solving and statistical skills. These provide a great addition to the appeal of a graduates CV to potential employers in the industry.”
Matthew Jones, Head of Retail Decision Modelling, Nationwide Building Society
For more information on our postgraduate taught courses please contact MScMaths@cardiff.ac.uk.