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Postgraduate Certificate in Operations Research and Analytics University of Auckland

New Zealand



Course info


Get started on your pathway to employment or further study in an increasingly relevant, applicable field for many industries.

Programme overview

The speed of technological change has created an increasing range of applications for Operations Research and Analytics. The Postgraduate Certificate in Operations Research and Analytics provides students with a taste of the field, and supplements their undergraduate backgrounds with theoretical fundamentals.

Core topics such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, operations research, and time series analytics are covered, so the PGCertOran additionally provides students with a direct pathway to further study in the research-based Master of Operations Research and Analytics.

Programme structure

The PGCertORAn is a 60-point taught programme. You’ll have to complete the following courses.

At least two of the following:

ENGSCI760 Algorithms for Optimisation

ENGSCI761 Integer and Multi-objective Optimisation

ENGSCI762 Scheduling and Optimisation in Decision Making

ENGSCI763 Advanced Simulation and Stochastic Optimisation

ENGSCI765 Studies in Operations Research I

ENGSCI768 Advanced Operations Research and Analytics

STATS720 Stochastic Processes

STATS723 Stochastic Methods in Finance

STATS724 Operations Research

STATS783 Simulation and Monte Carlo Methods

Up to two of the following:

COMPSCI753 Uncertainty in Data

COMPSCI760 Machine Learning and Data Mining

COMPSCI761/367 Artificial Intelligence

COMSCI762 Advanced Machine Learning

ENGSCI712 Computational Algorithms for Signal Processing

ENGSCI755 Decision Making in Engineering

OPSMGT766 Fundamentals of Supply Chain Coordination

SOFTENG753 Probabilistic Machine Learning

STATS726 Time Series

STATS731 Bayesian Inference

STATS763 Advanced Regression Methodology

STATS769 Data Science Practice

Where could this programme take you?

The PGCertORAn is largely seen as a pathway for future study. While it can boost your quantitative skills to work in this field, it ultimately supplements your undergraduate degree with the essential foundations needed to pursue a Master of Operations Research and Analytics.

Further study options

Master of Operations Research and Analytics

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Postgraduate Certificate in Operations Research and Analytics.

Full Time (0.5 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$22,263.00 (11,65,072) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,


Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

Taught 60 points: You must have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject from a recognised university (or similar institution).

A relevant subject may be analytics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, economics, engineering, information systems, information technology, machine learning, management science, mathematics, operations research, operations and supply chain management, software engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, statistics or technology.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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