Applied Bachelor (BSc Honours) in Optimisation & Statistics


This programme provides a core set of skills in mathematical and statistical modeling, finance, operations research and optimization. The programme allows a much broader choice of specializations, with a strong strand of operations research aligned to the interests of airline industry, police department and other companies where planning and scheduling of resources and staff is vital.

Why enrol on this programme?

Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be well suited to work within planning, revenue optimization, scheduling, risk management, business forecasting and simulation.


The Applied Bachelor in Optimization & Statistics is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University, UK.

Career Prospects

The skills developed on the programme are highly sought after, in many different careers in business, finance, the civil service and accountancy and other occupations encompassed in two main industrial sectors: the sector of Business, Administration and Financial Services, and the sector of Utilities and Infrastructure (according to ISCO-08: International Standard Classification of Occupation).


Three years, for students with GCE/A level (Grade 13).
Four years, for students with high school certificate (Grade 12).

Mode of Delivery:

Full-time programme.

Programme Outline:

This programme provides an introduction to a wide range of mathematical techniques. A central theme is the development of capacity for solving practical problems.

Level 1

Statistics; Introductory Mathematics Methods; Further Mathematical Methods; Problem Solving Economics I and Data Management and Operations research I.

Level 2

Linear Statistical Models; Advanced Calculus Iⅈ Operations Research II; Mathematical Modeling; Algebra and Graphs; Database Systems; Principles of Economics II.

Level 3

Statistical Modeling, Financial mathematics, Operations Research III; Statistical modeling, Applied Math Method; Project; Coding & Cryptography.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five Grades A-C with a grade C or above in Mathematics and English at GCSE level. In addition to:

Minimum of two GCE “Advanced level” in Mathematics or Science subjects.

  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL (IBT) : 61
  • TOEFL (CBT): 173
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): 500
  • GCSE: English language grade C

Foundation Programme

If you do not qualify for direct entry, EAC offers foundation programme which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the foundation programme means guaranteed progression to this degree.

Further Studies

Master Degree in Applied mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial science.

Tuition Fees

Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees
No application fees. AED 2,500 AED 85,000 per year


How to Apply

For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide.

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