1.5 years (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)
3 for local students
6 for non-local students
HK$208,500 per programme (HK$6,950 per credit) for local students
HK$217,500 per programme (HK$7,250 per credit) for non-local students
LMS Taught Postgraduate Programme Scholarship Scheme
PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.
Dr Anthony Pang
Note to Applicants
Please complete all relevant fields and enclose necessary documents. Incomplete applications cannot be processed promptly.
This programme provides non-business graduates with the foundation they need in the main functional areas of management, and offers graduates in all disciplines in-depth training in operations management.
This programme provides skills and knowledge in the efficient and effective management of operations, and is relevant to those working in services and manufacturing in both the private and public sectors.
It introduces the concepts and tools needed to manage the resources of an organisation to achieve the efficient production and distribution of goods and services. The organisations involved could be factories, hospitals, the police force, airlines, airports and docks, distribution depots, hotels, restaurants, and so on. Particular subjects deal with quantitative techniques, decision making, quality management, resource planning, information technology and e-commerce.
Students completing one or more relevant subjects in the MSc in Operations Management are eligible to apply for the following qualifications provided by the Six Sigma Institute (SSI):
The programme offers a structured progression pattern, and students are highly encouraged to follow this pattern to benefit from cohort-based study and graduate on time. However, being credit-based, the programme allows students the flexibility to proceed at their own pace and graduate within the normal duration.
MSc students complete 4 Compulsory Subjects, 3 Specialised Subjects in one of the specific streams, 1 Restricted Elective Subject and 2 Free Elective Subjects (30 credits). The three streams are Operations Analytics, Quality Management and Operations Strategy.
Alternatively, students may take 4 Compulsory Subjects, 3 Specialised Subjects and a Dissertation (9 credits).
Students may graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma upon completing 4 Compulsory Subjects and 3 Specialised Subjects (21 credits).
Electives include subjects relating to operations management and subjects of more general interest.
Information on the subjects+ offered can be obtained here.
+ Subjects are offered according to class quota availability.
Some subjects are included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
This programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level).
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
For further information, please contact:
Tel: (852) 2766 7409
For academic matters, please contact:
Dr Edward Lee, Academic Advisor (tel: (852) 2766 7354; email: email@example.com);
or Dr Anthony Pang, Programme Director (tel: (852) 2766 4126; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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