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Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management

Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Supply Chain Management Production / Operations Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. Operations management is all about how to organise the production and delivery of products and services.

  • Gain the knowledge and skills to ensure that processes run smoothly, particularly in the face of opportunities and challenges arising from the increasingly global reach of business
  • Cover the service, manufacturing, public and private sectors, showing how operations management, project management and supply chain management work
  • Opportunity to concentrate on particular aspects of operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement
  • Prepare for a career as a professional operations, project or supply chain manager
  • Strong foundation for progression to a PhD or an academic career within the field
  • Opportunity to concentrate on particular aspects of operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement, helping towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

16-SEP-19

Modules

This course focuses on developing students’ understanding of the foundations of Operations Management. The primary objective is to familiarise students with the basic theories, principles, techniques, methods, and applications of operations management within a variety of industries. Topics include Operations Strategy, Quality Management, Process Analysis, Capacity Management, Inventory Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean Production, the Theory of Constraints (TOC), and Service Operations Management. Throughout the course different theories, principles and tools will be discussed, the focus is on using these techniques to manage and improve operational performance. Operations Management (OM) is a functional field of management encompassing the design, operation and improvement of the processes and systems employed in the creation and delivery of an organisation's products and services. Essentially, operations management is concerned with explaining how factories and services work. Managing operations well requires both strategic and tactical skills and is critical to every type of organisation. It is only through effective and efficient utilisation of resources that an organisation can be successful in the long run.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent. When assessing your academic record we take into account; your grade average, position in class, references, and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.