MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management University of Hull Online
This programme has been designed in response to employment market demands. MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates often go into careers such as:
- Supply chain manager/planner/risk manager
- New product introductions manager
- Global operations manager
- Retail manager
- International logistics manager
- Demand/production planner
- Key account manager
- Strategic services manager
- Business analyst
- Global brand supply manager
You study the following compulsory modules.
Logistic Systems and Supply Chain Principles (30 credits)
In this module, you will gain an understanding of the principles and practices of logistics and supply chain management and their interactive role within an organisation. Analysing real-life supply chains, the strategies and the complexities of management decisions involved, learn how to leverage your new knowledge to achieve competitive advantage.
Supply Chain Analysis and Decision-Making (30 credits)
Gain an understanding of the decision-making techniques involved in planning supply chain processes, forming a solid theoretical and practical basis for your analysis and modelling. In this module, you will develop innovative solutions to real-world problems as you examine the role and performance of information management and related technologies in supply chains.
Strategies for Sustainable Business Logistics (30 credits)
Sustainability can be a vital qualifier in winning business. This module will equip you with key insights on how to improve profitability through the elimination of waste. You will explore contemporary operations management as it applies to a variety of organisations, and learn how to demonstrate how the main theories and techniques of logistics and operations management can be successfully integrated to achieve sustainable development.
Supply Network Design and Global Logistics (30 credits)
Logistics and supply chain management is an area that, by its nature, has a global outlook and reach, with most logistics practitioners dealing with an array of international issues. This module will expose you to the international and local dimensions of transport, procurement, distribution, logistics, and supply chain management enabling you to address issues specific to network design and global logistics.
Dissertation (60 credits)
For your dissertation, you will have the option to produce either an academic dissertation or an applied business project report. This is a valuable opportunity to build upon and integrate the knowledge gained from the previous modules with research and project management skills that will prepare you for the complexities of the global job market. You will also have the opportunity to present your research at a postgraduate student conference, timetable permitting.
How you're assessed
All assessments for the course are based on coursework and submitted online. Your performance on the course will be assessed through a range of methods including:
- ongoing tutor and peer feedback;
- challenge activities and group discussion forums;
- written work, including case studies, reports and essays.
- A minimum of 2:2 Honours degree or international equivalent and/or appropriate professional experience.
- An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn't English (or other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University of Hull).
- Next start date: January 2023
- Application deadline: TBC
- Duration: two years (part-time)
- Format: online, with optional face-to-face events
- Total fees for the two-year course: £10,000
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