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Advanced Supply Chain Management MSc

Coventry University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Coventry University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Many organisations compete through their supply chains. Effective supply chain management is a key contributor to the economy and to a company’s ability to leverage its competitive advantage.

In recent years, supply chain management within industry and commerce has undergone rapid technological change and more innovate ways to problem solve are required which will utilise evolving communication technologies, machine learning and artificial intelligence in a digitally connected world. New technologies are emerging that require a more advanced level of technological skill than in previous generations. Supply chain and logistics professionals in the 21st century need to have a wide range of technological and organisational capabilities that will enable them to optimise their supply chains and ensure that their organisations remain cutting edge.

The MSc Advanced Supply Chain Management course aims to appeal to students who seek a course that has a strong orientation towards future digital technologies and their application to supply chain management.

It has been designed to reflect emerging trends in the sector where there is a major focus on digital technologies and their application in underpinning supply chain optimisation for competitive advantage. To this end, the course focuses strongly on supply chain design, modelling, simulation and optimisation and the application of linked digital technologies which enable the design of localised, intelligent, reactive, flexible, customised asset efficient supply chains.

Work placement option

This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. Find out more about the work placement pathway.

Course information

This course aims to provide you with a strong business foundation and explores the core disciplines of supply chain management within a strategic, operational and ethical context.

The course aims to develop your knowledge of how to plan and execute alternative supply chain strategies, manage operational supply chain systems and utilise the latest digital cyber-physical technologies for competitive advantage. Case studies are used to demonstrate the significance of supply chain management and logistics to different industries and to explore different management options, for example in retailing, engineering, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, and distribution.

Career prospects

This course aims to enhance your career opportunities in supply chain management with a specific focus on future digital technologies.

Successful completion of this course should equip you with a comprehensive understanding of advanced supply chain management through the development of knowledge, skills and expertise in the subject, providing you with the opportunity to pursue careers and exploit opportunities to play a part in various evolving fields of advanced supply chain management.

This course is accredited and recognised by Chartered Management Institute.

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 122 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    64th

    35
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    17th

    16

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