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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

Our Operations Management Dual Award engages you with the study of operations management. You will explore different business environments and cultural contexts.

About this course

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded:

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc from Newcastle University
  • 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
  • consulting

You will learn how to:

  • analyse operations functions in different countries
  • understand various institutional environments
  • 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
  • organise competitive advantages in technology-intensive industries

Your development

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


Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Career development

Graduates from this course have undertaken various roles including:

  • Business Analyst
  • Offshore Bid Manager
  • Senior Consultant
  • Management Trainee Supply Chain

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


17 months

Start date



Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students need to pay £5,200 for 2019/20 entry; There may be slight increase in 2020/21 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Students need to pay £18,600 for 2019/20 entry; There may be slight increase in 2020/21 entry.

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.