The Management of Operations programme focuses on the dynamic nature of business organizations, product and process development and organizational renewal and change. It provides a unique opportunity for graduates of different disciplines to develop the hybrid, interdisciplinary knowledge and skills essential for modern business development and management. The M.Sc. programme involves the study of course modules and the completion of an individual project/dissertation. The Graduate Diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete thetaught modules only. The programme normally will take two years to complete, on a part-time distance education basis.