The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Im 2005 - 2006 - Mathematics


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course

Free Elective

Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

This course will introduce the students
to various diverse aspects of optimisation
The aim is not to necessarily make the student
proficient in any one particular area of
optimisation but rather to show them the power
and scope of this very diverse field.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to...

Course contents

-on completing the course the student will be aware
of some of the techniques available and the type
of problems that can be tackled using mathematical
methods to optimise an outcome.
-Students will have a broad understanding of the
use of Applied Mathematics to finding optimal solutions to many problems in engineering, economics, finance. etc......

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Math1, Math2

Recommended or required reading

Operation Research An introduction
by Hamdi A. Taha

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 0 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Durbo Badal Karis


Durbo Badal Karis

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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