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Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc

Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc

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

This master’s programme was introduced in response to the growing importance of professionally-managed purchasing and supply chains, as well as recognising the strategic value of skilled operations managers. These topics have been high on the political agenda for several years and as companies have become more aware of the strategic value of supply chain management, salaries have risen rapidly. Throughout the programme there also runs the thread of sustainability and social responsibility. The programme is taught by staff from the School of Engineering and Technology which was recently awarded an excellent grading in the HEFCE auditors' report. This MSc programme has been specifically designed to equip students for a career in Supply Chain Management and / or Operations Management. It offers a dual focus on these areas, incorporating subjects which employers seek in prospective graduates. Supply Chain Management is a growing field as internationalisation and global outsourcing continues to gain momentum.

Students will be given the tools to excel in this field, both through completing the coursework and practical assignments as well as through completing their own thesis project in this area. The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply reports that “Global membership has continued to increase [in 2011/12] and the number of people taking CIPS qualifications is at an all-time high”. Operations Management is central to the successful running of any organisation, regardless of its size. It enables organisations to provide products and services in every area. Good operations managers are an invaluable asset to any organisation. Students are taken through the various key aspects of operations management and through a combination of theory and assignments are given the tools for success in this area, culminating in a thesis project. Graduates of this programme will be highly sought after given the demand for well known companies to find graduates with this training.

Different course options

Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Manufacturing Strategy (15 Credits) - Core
Operations Research (15 Credits) - Core
Procurement & Supply Chain Management (15 Credits) - Core
Legal Aspects of Supply Chain (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students need to pay £8000 for the 2018/2019 academic year. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry. Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Students need to pay £12500 for the 2018/2019 academic year. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry. Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 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

The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are: Hertfordshire Business School Computer Science Creative Arts Education Engineering and Technology Health and Social Work Humanities Law Life and Medical Sciences Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics The university is based in Hatfield,...more