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MSc - Master of Science
Supply Chain Management
Logistics and supply chain management has significant implications for every industry. As a supply chain professional, you can work in virtually any sector of the economy, pursuing career in procurement, operations and production, warehousing and distribution.
This programme explores contemporary and exciting issues in the fields of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, including disruptive innovation in the Supply Chain 4.0 era, such as Big Data, 3D Printing, IoT, Blockchain-enabled Financing, Traceability and Ethical Sourcing, Crowdsourcing and Omni Channels.
Industrial Placement option
The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is available with an optional industrial placement.
Teaching and assessment
The programme involves a taught and a project component. The taught programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments throughout the year, and by examinations in May and June.
Once these are completed, you work full-time on the project with a real company, or use related data that contextualises real-world logistics and supply chain management to write a dissertation. This dissertation is an opportunity to apply the techniques and insights presented in the programme and apply them to a particular problem area.
This programme aims to:
You gain much more than an academic qualification when you graduate from Kent Business School - we enhance your student experience and accelerate your career prospects.
In today’s business climate employers are increasingly demanding more from new employees, we are therefore proud that they continually target our graduates for their organisations across the globe. Employers respect our robust teaching and reputation for delivering international business expertise, leading global research and an outstanding international learning experience.
From the moment you start with us, our efforts are focused on helping you gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to thrive in an increasingly competitive workplace.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students should have a good honours degree (minimum 2:2) from the UK or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
The University of Kent is a leading international higher education institution, with a reputation for academic excellence and the unofficial title of the UK’s ‘European university’. With postgraduate centres in Paris and Brussels alongside the Canterbury and Medway main campuses, students will find that the university is the perfect place to sharpen their focus and broaden their horizons as they continue their studies. The university is...more