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Supply Chain and Procurement Management

Supply Chain and Procurement Management

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Logistics Supply Chain Management Transport Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Supply chain management is a critical business competency. It encompasses procurement of materials, processing and distribution of products and services to customers. In many companies, 80% or more of their turnover is spent outside the organisation.

This course helps you become effective in managing this. It’s designed for those who will work within supply chain management. It’s also suitable for anyone with a background in support functions such as sales, maintenance, finance and marketing. This course will cover the latest logistics requirements, for example: the ability from logistics managers to enhance business opportunities to circular economy approaches and digital manufacturing; the rise of sales through eCommerce also requires accurate demand and supply forecast from logistics area.

Careers

Demand for qualified supply chain management practitioners is increasing worldwide. This is a result of globalisation with the adoption of information and communication technology. It makes 24/7 business operations worldwide possible. Global supply chains are commonplace.

Modules

The aim of the individual project is to allow students to combine the skills learned in other modules of the course and apply them within a significant project in a specific area of design, manufacture, or engineering management. This will be achieved through students carrying out work into a particular topic relating to their course and preparing a dissertation that documents the project. On completion of the module the student is expected to be able to: define a valid project in a cutting-edge field of study relevant to the student?s degree ? with an appropriate methodology and work plan for the project plan, manage and complete project, involving where appropriate technical analysis and independent critical thinking. This involves giving a thorough, logical and critical review of the subject matter; using appropriate tools, processes and levels of analysis in the project and applying project management techniques to manage a successful project document their project using suitable presentation techniques (such as language, figures, writing, layout, structure etc.); showing clear evidence of the value of the project and its outcomes and describing the project with clarity.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,550

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,050

Entry requirements

Students normally need a first or second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in engineering, technology or business-related discipline.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds. Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and...more