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Operations Management (Dual Award) MSc

Operations Management (Dual Award) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Operations Management

Course type


Course Summary

This Operations Management Dual Award engages you with the study of operations management. You will explore different business environments and cultural contexts. On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded: Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc from Newcastle University and Technology Operations Management MSc from the University of Groningen. The course will suit those looking to develop the necessary specialist knowledge and skills to pursue careers in: operations management; technology management; supply chain management; general management and consulting.

You will learn how to: analyse operations functions in different countries; understand various institutional environments and develop a sharp eye for operations management within multinational enterprises. You will apply the knowledge and understanding that you develop to: improve business performance; develop operations strategies and organise competitive advantages in technology-intensive industries. This will enhance your employability for operations management roles within international, multinational or transnational companies.

On completion of this course, you will be able to: conceptualise real world problems using analytical frameworks drawn from operations theory; identify key factors and theories, critically analyse and evaluate the concepts and practices of operations strategy in different contexts; solve operations problems within different business environments, with particular emphasis on operations strategy; integrate evidence from a variety of sources to effect improvement in the operations performance and advise within the workplace on operation functions and strategy in both national and international contexts.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


17 months

Start date



This module will enable the student to develop a comprehension of the nature and scope of advanced research in Business and Management. It focuses on research leading to the production of your Master's thesis project and covers key skills areas, including, ethics, effective research management, research proposals, research design and strategy-making, initial thoughts on data collection and research methods, writing at an academic, analytical and evaluative level. It is practical and interactive in focus, employing research case-studies and weekly readings to help you develop a good working knowledge of both the literature and research practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant discipline. We would prefer for your degree to be in a related subject, eg: Engineering, science, business or management. If your degree is not related then we will still consider your application.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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