Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH

M.S. with thesis in Operational Research

M.S. Program through courses and thesis aims to provide advanced level of knowledge in the field as well as tools and techniques of research with their implementation within the context of a comprehensive thesis.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CEIT725 RESEARCH METHODS & ETHICS 0 0 0 10.0
IE561 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I 3 3 0 8.0
OR500 M.S. THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
5 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Operational Research.
Total minimum credit: 21

Ph.D. in Operational Research

The program through doctoral dissertation aided by courses aims to provide maturity in thr knowledge as well as to advance it beyond the level already known. The ability to conduct independent research, the creativity in the tools and techniques of research, ability for formulating steps to reach new synthesis are the main objectives.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CEIT725 RESEARCH METHODS & ETHICS 0 0 0 10.0
IE562 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES II 3 3 0 8.0
OR502 DISCRETE OPTIMIZATION 3 3 0 8.0
OR519 MATHEMATICS FOR OR 3 3 0 8.0
OR600 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
OR690 RESEARCH TOPICS IN O.R. 3 3 0 10.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Operational Research.
Total minimum credit: 24

Integrated Ph.D. in Operational Research

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CEIT725 RESEARCH METHODS & ETHICS 0 0 0 10.0
IE561 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I 3 3 0 8.0
IE562 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES II 3 3 0 8.0
OR502 DISCRETE OPTIMIZATION 3 3 0 8.0
OR519 MATHEMATICS FOR OR 3 3 0 8.0
OR600 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
OR690 RESEARCH TOPICS IN O.R. 3 3 0 10.0
9 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Operational Research.
Total minimum credit: 45