Newcastle University Business School

Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

Newcastle University Business School
In Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

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Typology Master
Location Newcastle-upon-tyne
Duration 12 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Master
  • Newcastle-upon-tyne
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Our Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc provides in-depth knowledge of the major areas that underpin operations and supply chain. You’ll learn how to improve business performance with an integrated approach to operations, logistics and supply chain management.

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.

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Citywall, Citygate, St James Boulevard, NE1 4JH, Tyne and Wear, England
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Starts Different dates available
Citywall, Citygate, St James Boulevard, NE1 4JH, Tyne and Wear, England
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

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 and supply chain management how the mainstream supply chain information systems work how information technology can improve the efficiency of supply chain management how an integrated approach to operations and supply chain management can impact on businesses Head of Operations Enterprise Risk Manager Resource Delivery Manager

· Who is it intended for?

operations, distribution and supply chain management consultancy logistics and transport management engineering, purchasing or quality management manufacturing management management accounting

· Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in any subject, or international equivalent.

· Qualification

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 renowned library and research services (membership is compulsory).

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What you'll learn on the course

Supply and Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Chain management
Operations Management
International Logistics
Decision Management
Quality management
Tools and Techniques

Course programme

Compulsory modules
  • NBS8118 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • NBS8221 Operations Management
  • NBS8222 International Logistics
  • NBS8224 Performance and Decision Management
  • NBS8229 Quality Management, Tools and Techniques
  • NBS8300 Dissertation in Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • NBS8325 E‐Logistics Management for Supply Chain Competitive Advantage
  • NBS8372 Research Methods (OSCM/OMLA)
Optional modules

You take optional modules to the value of 10 credits from the following list

  • NBS8135 Introduction to Financial Reporting
  • NBS8324 Supply Chain and Logistics Modelling and Control
Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Additional information

UK Full time Fee : £9,810

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