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Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc provides in-depth knowledge of the major areas that underpin operations and supply chain.

About this course

Organisations are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs, shorten production and distribution times and better manage risk. This allows them to develop and maintain a competitive advantage. You’ll learn how to improve business performance with an integrated approach to operations, logistics and supply chain management.

The course will suit those who wish to pursue a career in either operations or general management.

What you'll learn

You will improve your knowledge and understanding of how an integrated approach to operations management can impact on business performance.

You will learn how to advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations. You will do this by applying the knowledge you develop in a thorough, systematic, informed and creative way.

This course will shape your understanding of:

quantitative analysis approaches in logistics, operations quality and supply chain management
how the mainstream supply chain information systems work
how information technology can improve the efficiency of supply chain management.

Your development

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

critically evaluate, synthesise and apply theories and concepts in operations and supply chain in a national and international context
demonstrate analytical and evaluative skills in the application of operations and supply chain
use reflective skills to enable you to become a lifelong learner and problem solver
critically apply relevant theory and concepts to a range to complex, open-ended problems
provide technical, commercial and managerial leadership.

Accreditation

As a student, you receive free membership to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), free membership to the Intelligent Transport Society (ITS), and a discounted student membership to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) allowing full access to their globally.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,400per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 123 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    161 74%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    112th

    18

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