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Program and courses Business Analytics and Operations Research

Combine the fields of business, mathematics and statistics to solve management problems in production systems, supply chains, and IT.

Program structure

This one-year program consists of 60 credits (ECTS), of which:

  • 5 core courses (30 ECTS)
  • 2 elective courses (12 ECTS)
  • Master’s thesis (based on an internship or not) (18 ECTS)

You can start either end of August or end of January.

Program content

Core courses
Elective courses
Workshops
Master’s thesis (based on an internship or not)

Programs are subject to change, so we advise our students to check their exact program in the education catalog at the official start of the academic year.


Make the most of your Master's

In the first semester of the regular program, you can also apply for the following additional advanced programs:

Extended Master: traineeship (+0.5 years)
QTEM program: study abroad and traineeship (+1 year)
Netspar Honors Program

Short overview of Business Analytics and Operations Research

Combine the fields of business, mathematics and statistics to solve management problems in production systems, supply chains, and IT.

  • Learn how to apply descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics to generate valuable insight which supports and improves business decision making.
  • Applications include vehicle routing, supply chain optimization, inventory management, donor kidney allocation, optimizing tumor treatment plans, dike height optimization and train scheduling.
  • Real business cases provided by (multinational) companies to discuss new trends in Business Analytics and Operations Research with both academics and practitioners. 
  • Develop skills to successfully apply theory to practice, and to communicate efficiently with decision makers.
  • Small class sizes with approachable and supportive professors.

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