London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc Decision Sciences


Houghton Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Decision Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is based in the Operational Research Group within the Department of Management and offers the following benefits: A course of study which covers the developing set of procedures and methods for applying analysis to strategic problems and issues in organisations. Teaching which takes students up to the frontiers of research in decision sciences. Preparation for employment in management consultancies, major companies and organisations in the public and voluntary sectors. An opportunity to learn about theory in action by engaging in an organisation based project. This MSc is designed to be relevant for intending practitioners of decision science. It stresses theory in action and provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of decision-making in organisations. It will train you in the analytic and procedural methods to assist decision-making. Compulsory courses: Decision Analysis in Social Context; Fundamentals of Decision Theory and Bayesian Statistics. Options from: Advanced Behavioural Decision Making; Problem Structuring Methods; Analytic Frameworks for Policy Evaluation; System Dynamics Modelling; Game Theory I; Techniques of Operational Research; Methods for Organisational Change through Model Building and Problem Formulation; Dynamic Processes and Game Theory; Computer Modeling: Simulation and Mathematical Programming; Organisational Behaviour; Organisational Change; Information Systems Management; The Analysis of Strategy (A).

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 627.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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