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MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Online)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Overview

As an accredited specialist MSc, this degree provides you with a chance to expand, refine and enhance your knowledge in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management subject area. Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University’s online MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management calls upon established industry links and sector-leading research to equip you with cutting-edge expertise. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of supply chain management in managing global risk. It will provide you with a robust understanding of global logistics and supply chains and the analytical tools for managing them in the modern business environment. The programme also gives you a great opportunity to engage with real-life case studies and to develop the skills required to make informed decisions.

Teaching and assessments

Our mix of research-led, industry-focussed learning offers the ideal preparation for those who aspire to build successful careers in the ever-advancing discipline of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students will study a mix of core courses and then choose from a range of optional courses. If you study this programme you will develop expertise across key areas of the subject, including: Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies, Operations Management and Planning, Procurement and Supplier Management and Freight Transport and Warehousing.

On top of expertise you will gain in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, this programme will equip you with the ability to think critically, identify problems, evaluate options and communicate solutions. These crucial, transferable skills will allow you to effectively implement your specialist knowledge and adapt to any logistical problem you may face in your career. Our progressive course materials are made available online through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The VLE links you with our expert academics and course materials through videos, webinars, articles, journals, assessments and discussion boards. With us, it’s completely up to you when and where you sit your exams and you need only pay for one at a time. You can choose when to sit your exams and if you need to rearrange, that’s no problem either.

Career prospects

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management is aimed at both graduates and professionals seeking the leadership and technical skills to confront the challenges for a new era in business management. The programme offers students the opportunity to advance with a highly employability skillset, in-depth knowledge and expertise which are required for variety of jobs. These jobs are in great demand and include supply chain consultant, supply chain manager, global logistics manager, procurement specialist, supply chain analyst, distribution manager and others.

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 122 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    168 79%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    34th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    87th

    28

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