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MSc in Supply Chain and Purchasing Management

Audencia Business School
Program overview
18 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
17,500 EUR
February 2021

17,500 EUR
September 2021

Program description

MSc in Supply Chain and Purchasing Management

Supply chain and purchasing professionals with the right skills and expertise are in high demand. You need to source both locally and globally, apply the latest digital technologies, deal with increasing supply chain risks and ensure a sustainable supply chain. Supply chain and purchasing managers need to be multi-skilled international movers. The MSc in Supply Chain and Purchasing Management (MSCPM) at Audencia Business School is your ideal starting point for launching a successful career in a thriving field with unlimited career prospects. Our unique approach brings together procurement, global sourcing and supply chain strategies, while also covering contemporary topics such as green logistics, big data, digital transformation, negotiation and commercial law.

  • Conduct exciting consulting projects with top corporations
  • Attract top employers, enjoy personalised career services and complete an internship anywhere in the world
  • Build your reputation at a triple-accredited, highly ranked institution that is also certified by IPSERA
  • Live in the heart of beautiful Nantes, France, one of Europe’s most liveable cities and a hub of business and innovation – the ideal place to develop your skills

The MSCPM program is accredited by the French accrediting body "Conférence des grandes écoles".

Admission requirements


  • Proficiency in English
  • Four-year bachelor’s degree in business or engineering


  • Three-year bachelor’s degree in any field, or four-year bachelor’s degree in a field other than business or engineering

Note that you can apply during the last year of your bachelor’s studies.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Supply Chain and Purchasing Management Fundamentals

The 1st semester equips you with the key components of supply chain and purchasing management

Supply Chain & Purchasing Fundamentals:

  • Operations Management
  • Purchasing Management
  • Distribution & Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Negotiation

Business Context:

  • Financial & Accounting Management
  • International Business Management
  • Digital Transformation & Technology
  • Commercial Law

Soft Skills & Competences:

  • Personal Effectiveness

Mastering Contemporary Supply Chain and Purchasing Management

Supply Chain & Purchasing Projects:

  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Consulting Project

Responsible Supply Chain & Purchasing Management:

  • CSR & Global Sourcing
  • Green Logistics & Circular Supply Chains

Digital & Technology Applications:

  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Supply Chain Digitalisation & Artificial Intelligence

Advanced Tools & Methods:

  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Advanced Procurement
  • Research Methods

Soft Skills & Competences:

  • Leadership/Managerial Posture


Master's Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the institute website for more information.


  • Degree earned: MSc (Master of Science) in Supply Chain and Purchasing Management
  • Credits awarded for the MSc program: 90 ECTS credits

Career opportunities


  • Aeronautics
  • Agribusiness
  • Automotive
  • Building
  • Chemical
  • Civil engineering
  • Consulting
  • Electronics
  • Energy distribution
  • Engineering
  • Fashion
  • Government
  • Information systems
  • Insurance
  • Mechanical
  • Metals
  • Non-profit
  • Professional services
  • Retail
  • Textile
  • Transportation


Here are a few of the positions graduates are qualified to hold:

  • Purchasing manager
  • Buyer
  • Demand planner
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics project manager
  • Commodity procurement manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Logistics performance manager
  • Operations manager – logistics and warehousing
  • Procurement consultant
  • Category manager

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About this institute

Audencia Business School

Audencia Business School

Founded in 1900, Audencia Business School is amongst the 1% of business schools holding all top international academic accreditations – EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. We are known globally for education and research in the fields of business and management. Audencia...

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Why study at Audencia Business School

Students at Audencia Business School come from all over the world – 87 countries, to be exact! We’re a diverse group of people with a few important things in common: we’re motivated, creative, optimistic and absolutely in love with our campus, community and city – our home.


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I loved the program. Lecturers were great, experienced and so updated with the ultimate trends. Additionally the fact school is putting all on their side to have a complete experience: infrastructure, international environment, support to move in, support to understand and embrace French culture, French lessons, extracurricular activities, etc. ...
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Audencia Business School

8 Route de la Jonelière B.P. 31222
44312 Nantes

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