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MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management

MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

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

Build the skills and competencies to help businesses manage the planning, production and delivery of their products and services. Learn how advanced operations management, modern and sustainable supply chains, and the flow of information therein have become the bedrock of competitive advantage in an ever-changing global business environment. Become a confident professional in operations and supply chain management and make a decisive step towards securing a very exciting career.

Key features

  • Bridge the gap from your previous studies or work experience and acquire the specialist knowledge that will help you to join this rapidly growing industry. This programme is designed to be accessible to you, welcoming applicants from a broad range of undergraduate disciplines.
  • Lead the way in the industry by learning to view the supply chain and logistics sector with a distinctly contemporary eye – sustainability and environmental issues are embedded in all our modules, increasing your employability and better preparing you for the challenges that climate change presents the industry.
  • Examine the latest regulatory and governance in supply chains placing your knowledge and skills at the leading edge of the sector.
  • Take advantage of our programme of visiting speakers, and gain insider knowledge and important networking contacts to ensure you’re ready to enter the workplace immediately upon graduation.

Careers include opportunities in supply chain coordination in Europe as well as worldwide. Our postgraduates start on a salary that is significantly higher than that of undergraduates. Likely employers include Amazon, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Unilever.

This programme is an excellent preparation for both an academic career, for example a PhD in Operations and Supply Chain Management, as well as a managerial career. This programme is based entirely on coursework.

The design of our postgraduate programmes focuses on four taught modules and a capstone project. We believe that simplicity in programme design provides you with a better learning experience. The dynamic and challenging nature of contemporary business does not isolate concepts into small packages – and neither do our programmes. This approach links concepts together as they are in the real world, and enables you to focus in on what really matters.

Modules

This module develops an understanding of supply chain economics and financial risk management with a focus on the maritime sector.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£15,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A good honours degree, first or second class, or equivalent, in any discipline.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more