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MScLogistics and Supply Chain Management

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Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

Graduates of this course will be ideally placed to pursue careers in
logistics management, supply chain management, procurement management,
inventory management, consultancy and quality management.

During the course you will:

  • Develop specialist knowledge and skills in logistics and supply
    chain management to enhance employability
  • Be taught by staff from the Operations and Knowledge Management
    Research Group
  • Make use of the innovative Centre for Teaching and Learning, with
    its state-of-the-art learning spaces and expert staff
  • Gain from opportunities to attend and network at high-profile
    business events run by the University’s Knowledge Hub
  • Benefit from multiple chances to interact with guest speakers from
    key industries
  • Visit major logistics centres
  • Be eligible to take the PRINCE2 professional exams (Foundation and
    Practitioner) included in the course
  • Undertake collaborative learning with other postgraduate students
    from around the world in a professional, conference-style learning
    environment

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Supply chain management
  • Operations management
  • Logistics management
  • Financial analysis
  • Project management
  • Contract and procurement management
  • Sustainable logistics and supply chain management
  • Digital business management
  • Business research methods

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Career opportunities

CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS

You will be able to access resources available within the University
to help with your continued career management. Over the duration of
the course you will network with their peers, the course team as well
as have opportunities to go to presentations and lectures provided by
the Knowledge Network which is a vibrant and lively meeting point for
business people to share their knowledge and opportunities. More
information can be obtained on www.theknowledgenetwork.co.uk/

The Careers Advisors will meet you in Induction, to introduce the
Careers Service. At masters level, you are encouraged to take greater
responsibility for their career management, with the support of the
Careers Service, which offer one-to-one career coaching. However, the
course will include career development and management, and, as
professional learners you will feel better equipped to make more
informed decisions and career moves in line with your personal and
career goals. You are encouraged to use the various Career Management
on-line tools available for self-assessment and identification of
career opportunities.

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

On completing this course you are likely to progress within the
following areas:

Career:

Logistics Management, Supply Chain management, Procurement
management, Inventory Management, Consultancy, Quality Management

Further study:

Graduates could pursue a PhD in the area, or seek further
professional qualifications through, for example, the Chartered
Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), the Chartered Institute
of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

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