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MScProject Management for Logistics

Tuition fee £12,000.00 per year
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Overview

This programme offers a unique curriculum in which project management is embedded into logistics and supply chain process management, including procurement, production, distribution and customer service, with a diverse range in design and structures.

It embraces the latest information and communications technology skills applied to logistics, and covers global supply chain management business strategies for organisations doing business in the global arena.

This programme offers a unique curriculum that includes many practical examples of logistics and supply chain management (SCM) in action. We are one of very few university programmes in the UK which has been accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). This means that students are recognised by these professional bodies as holding their professional qualifications to full professional status level 6 upon completion of the Masters programme. Students participate in CILT and CIPS activities including the CILT student conference. Students will visit industrial locations, have seminars given by guest speakers from industry and collaborate with business partners for dissertation projects.

In the final stage of the programme, all students will undertake a consultant project organized by the university, which has been highly valued by previous students.

The aims of the programme are:

To gain a systematic understanding of relevant knowledge about logistics and supply chain management
To be able to apply relevant knowledge to a range of complex situations taking account of the relationships and interaction with other areas of business or organisations within logistics and supply chain networks
To gain a critical awareness of current issues in project management logistics and supply chain management which is informed by leading cutting edge research and practice in the field.

Programme structure

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Dissertation (SMS) (45 credits)
Project Management for ERP and Supply Chain Consultancy (30 credits)
Leadership, Professional Development and Career Management (Masters SCM) (15 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes – Level 4
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Consultancy (15 credits)
Supply Chain and Logistics Management: Strategies and Sustainability Issues (30 credits)
International Purchasing and Procurement (15 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship and Research Methods (15 credits)
Strategic Management and Transport Policy (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme can pursue careers in service and manufacturing sectors, purchasing, logistics and supply chain management in the private, public and voluntary sectors, and consultancy.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.