Faculty of Science
Operations Research & Mathematical Programming
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://webapp.science.hku.hk/sr4/servlet/enquiry?Type=Minor&Code=MinorInORMP&AdmissionYear=2023
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 42
What is it about? The Minor in Operations Research & Mathematical Programming provides students with fundamental knowledge in optimisation, computational algorithm, mathematical modeling, and decision making. It is specifically designed for students who are interested in the above subjects and those whose majors require sophisticated mathematical skills.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Department of Mathematics


Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Students must have level 2 or above in HKDSE Extended Module 1 or 2 of Mathematics or equivalent to take this minor. Students who do not fulfill this requirement are required to take MATH1011 University mathematics I. Please refer to the course prerequisites of the required courses.

For details, please check with the Department of Mathematics.
Career opportunities It aims to nurture quantitative reasoning, logical, analytical and critical thinking, innovative imagination, meticulous care to work, ability to conceptualise, skills for problem-solving and skills to tackle novel situations and ill-defined problems. It is particularly useful for solving mathematical problems arising from decision sciences and logistic industry.

For details, please check with Faculty or CEDARS (Careers & Placement).
Further information https://webapp.science.hku.hk/sr4/servlet/enquiry?Type=Minor&Code=MinorInORMP&AdmissionYear=2023
Contact E: math@hku.hk
T: 2859 2250
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.