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Sustainable Supply Chain Management MSc

Sustainable Supply Chain Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Supply Chain Management Sustainability

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Sustainable Supply Chain Management aims to provide the skills to enable supply chain managers of the future to thrive in this dynamic environment. Supply chain management is becoming an increasingly important aspect of the business world. Products are sourced, manufactured and transported on a global scale, leading to the need for skilled professionals in this area. However, these professionals also need to be increasingly aware of the wider impacts of these activities, with a focus beyond just economic impacts.

The MSc Sustainable Supply Chain Management aims to provide the skills to enable supply chain managers of the future to thrive in this dynamic environment. Supported by world leading research in this area, the course provides you with the capability to make decisions that consider the full range of economic, social and environmental impacts of supply chains. The inclusion of sustainability as a key part of the course provides a distinguishing feature of this course.

You will study a range of taught modules that combine to give a comprehensive understanding of all aspects in sustainable supply chain management, including procurement, supply and the distribution of products, as well as tackling cross-cutting issues such as the impact of technology. At the end of the course, you are required to carry out a dissertation research study, providing an in-depth examination of an issue of your choice.

Distinctive features

Sustainability is embedded as a core part of the course, which is distinctive from many supply chain programmes elsewhere.
With a variety of options, there are opportunities to specialise in subject areas that are of particular relevance and interest to you.
You will be taught by leading academics in the field of sustainable supply chain management with an emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.
You will have the chance to acquire high-quality practical skills and to develop innovative ideas.
Our connections with policy and practice gives you the opportunity to translate your academic learning into a practical environment.
You will be part of a community at Cardiff Business School which is committed to delivering social and environmental improvement alongside economic development in the world’s first Public Value Business School.
You will study at a Business School ranked 1st in the UK for research environment and 6th for research excellence (REF 2014), and the only business school in Wales accredited by AACSB International. The Business School is also a member of the United Nations’ Principles of Responsible Management Education initiative.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

The Sustainable Supply Chain Management Dissertation module aims to advance the intellectual development of students, through the application of rigorous analysis, on a specific topic of interest in the area of sustainable supply chain management. In doing so, the module promotes in-depth knowledge of particular topics, obtained through individual independent research. Students will also be equipped, through research and writing of the dissertation, with a range of transferable subject-specific and core skills that will be useful for future research and their professional careers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Candidates will normally be graduates from a recognised university with a minimum of a 2:1: a sliding scale of specific conditions in terms of academic requirement, based around this 2:1 level, is also in place as the admissions criteria for most international recruitment markets. Candidates will normally be graduates from a recognised university in related fields such as supply chain, logistics and/or operations management, Engineering, Business/Management disciplines, Computer Science, Economics, Trade or Finance In exceptional cases students can be considered with other degrees e.g. English, Physics, Social Sciences or Humanities, particularly where there is evidence of significant professional experience in a relevant occupation. Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or significant work experience may also be considered under certain circumstances.

University information

Cardiff University is the oldest university in the capital of Wales. This vibrant and diverse Russell Group university has over 31,000 students, 8,455 of which are postgraduate students and nearly 8,000 are international students, coming from over 180 countries. The University is renowned for research-led teaching and cultivates a stimulating academic environment where cutting-edge research can be produced. The University was ranked 5th in...more

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