About the course
Our MSc has been accredited by the most relevant professional bodies in logistics – the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) – giving you a head start in this competitive field.
Programme content includes field trips, industry speakers and a strong practical and problem-solving element, delivered by staff recognised for cutting-edge research and translating industry best practices.
You will become familiar with the tools and techniques necessary to develop effective and efficient supply chains which deliver higher levels of value for the end user and facilitate sustainable business growth. You will explore current theory and research, seeing how this informs practice, and develop innovative solutions to real-life logistics and supply chain problems.
You will also benefit from the vast expertise and resources of our Logistics Institute, a world-class facility based at the Business School.
International applicants can also commence studying this course on 11 January 2021.
What you'll study
You will develop key professional and research skills, as well as an understanding of ethical business practice. You will also undertake a final research project, which can be either a dissertation or a business-based project.
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Strategy and Design
This module delivers advanced knowledge of the strategy and design of supply chains. You'll discuss global case studies and learn how to apply supply chain design principles. And you'll explore approaches to supplier relationship management, procurement and customer service strategies.
Decision Making Techniques for Supply Chain Management
You'll learn modelling and measurement tools for making informed, data-driven decisions to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in supply chains. Our experiential learning philosophy means you'll also use modern software tools to gain skills for business.
International Trade and Global Logistics
Sustainable Logistics and Operations Management
Discover the practical and theoretical approaches that companies are adopting in their pursuit of more responsible, sustainable and ethical supply chains and operations to improve their global competitiveness.
Supply Chain Analytics and Information Management
You will be introduced to the theory and practice of advanced qualitative and quantitative techniques utilised in supply chain operations. By emphasising an experiential learning philosophy, you will also learn the role of relevant technologies and analytics using contemporary software tools.