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MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management

MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Supply Chain Management Production / Operations Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

This master’s programme was introduced in response to the growing demanding on professionally managed purchasing and supply chains management, as companies have become more aware of the strategic value of supply chain. It provides an excellent basis for employment which has resulted in student employment rates after graduation. The programme is taught by staff from the School of Engineering and Computer Science which was recently awarded an excellent grading in the HEFCE auditors' report. All study is assessed through continuous assessment.

Why choose this course?

The programme will develop skills and advancement of knowledge on the broad areas of business, operations management, operations research, procurement and supply chain management, financial control, manufacturing information systems, manufacturing strategy; legal aspects of supply chain; and human resources management. The programme also utilises case studies, including analysis and synthesis, contribution to profitability, understanding of purchasing, procurement and logistics. It will promote critical review and analysis of strategic value, procurement and supply chain management.

What will I study?

The School of Engineering and Computer Science has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web-based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources and conduct electronic discussion's with staff and other students. A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. The School also operate an open access laboratory, and computer policy, that will help students complete coursework and assignments, at a scheduled pace and on time.

Careers

The School of Engineering and Computer Science has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web-based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources and conduct electronic discussion's with staff and other students. A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. The School also operate an open access laboratory, and computer policy, that will help students complete coursework and assignments, at a scheduled pace and on time.

Different course options

Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | 01-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

01-SEP-20

Modules

By studying this module the students will be able to explore and develop an understanding of procurement & supply chain issues through case studies, group work and lectures. Key areas that will be developed include the role of procurement and supply chain management and the increased importance of managing the internal and external supply chain.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,925

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in an engineering discipline or an appropriate science or any other related discipline where the subject content does not overlap with this programme to any substantial extent.

University information

Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Future Employment: Superb career support with 96.5% of graduates in work within six months of graduating Industry Connections: Links with over 1,700 businesses and industrial placements Course Accreditation: We offer over 40 industry accredited courses Financial Support: 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates, as well as £11,222 of postgraduate funding...more