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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

The programme provides a theoretical and practical exposition of the factors that are necessary for effective operations and supply management in today’s global and highly competitive markets. In addition, it demonstrates how successful operations performance can shape and influence the sales and profit ambition of a business. You will develop a profound understanding of the processes and techniques for developing operations strategy and managing operations and supply chain activities. Designed by one of the UK’s leading Operations and Supply Chain Management research groups, this programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS, subject to renewal). and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK (CILT). The programme is aimed at graduates in management, engineering and science, practising operations professionals and non-sector professionals who wish to increase their understanding of operations and supply chain management.

You will gain: The chance to learn via innovative teaching techniques including interactive games, cases and simulations; See real-world scenarios with industry visits; Support if you choose to work towards gaining full or chartered membership of our accrediting bodies. Graduates of the programme will be exempt from the academic requirements of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS, subject to renewal) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK (CILT); Opportunities to undertake additional qualifications in SAP Architect and Six Sigma Green Belt; The opportunity to apply your knowledge by undertaking a work base project which is undertaken in conjunction with industry. Recent projects have been undertaken in collaboration with organisations including Bibby Distribution, Corus, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett Packard and Jaguar Land Rover. ‌

Careers: This programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS, subject to renewal) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK (CILT). Operations and supply chains are essential to competitive performance. Opportunities are provided for participants of the programme to analyse and examine the most up-to-date, cross-sectoral developments in operations and supply chain practice through a series of industrial lectures and a best-practice industry visit. It is expected that programme graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to reach senior managerial positions and become the operations, logistics and supply chain management strategists of the future. There are three main target groups. The first are graduates in management, engineering or science who wish to move to the area of Operations.

Different course options

Full time | University of Liverpool | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module aims to: Provide an understanding of the components of a contemporary lean operations strategy and the benefits and challenges of applying lean principles within business operations; Introduce students to the philosophies/principles of lean thinking and provide a working knowledge of the supporting tools and techniques used; Provide a practical opportunity to work as a team addressing lean principles and implementing and evaluating lean tools and techniques through the use of a physical simulation of a multi-product operations environment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£19,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need a university degree in Management, Engineering, Science or related disciplines at 2:1 standard from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a similar non-UK institution. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered.