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Logistics and Operations Management (Taught)

Cardiff University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Cardiff
English
26 September 2022

About this program

Logistics and Operations Management (Taught)

Pursuing a career related to the fields of logistics and operations management is becoming an increasingly popular choice around the world.

The MSc in Logistics and Operations Management aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of the disciplines of logistics and operations management and an insight into the latest developments through our world-leading research.

In the taught stage, you will study a range core and optional modules that equip you with key knowledge in logistics and operations management while enabling more focus in topics that are of particular interest and relevance to you. In doing so, both qualitative and quantitative skills can be developed. Through the dissertation, you can further develop an area of special interest in logistics and operations management, under the supervision of one of our experts, enabling you to demonstrate the knowledge and skills you have gained during the taught modules.

Distinctive features

  • The course draws on leading research and empirical best practice to equip you with the skills to manage in these critical business functions.
  • With a variety of options, there are opportunities to specialise in subject areas that are of particular relevance and interest to you.
  • You will be taught at one of the largest groupings of logistics and operations management experts in the UK, with an emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.
  • You will have the chance to acquire high-quality practical skills and to develop innovative ideas.
  • You will be part of a community at Cardiff Business School which is committed to delivering social improvement alongside economic development in the world’s first Public Value Business School.
  • You will study at a Business School ranked 1st in the UK for research environment and 6th for research excellence (REF 2014), and the only business school in Wales accredited by AACSB International.

Admission requirements

Typically, you will need to have either:

  • a 2:1 honours degree (GPA 3.0/4.0) in a relevant subject area such as business/management, computer science, economics, engineering, finance, logistics, operations management, supply chain, or trade, or an equivalent international degree
  • a university-recognised equivalent academic qualification
  • or relevant professional experience.

English Language requirements:

IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with 6.0 in all subskills, or an accepted equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2022/23 academic year. The final modules will be published by September 2022.

Year one

  • Logistics and Operations Management Dissertation
  • Operations Management
  • Logistics and its Provision
  • Research Skills and Methods

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for UK: £9,450 per year.
  • Tuition fees for International Students: £23,950 per year.

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

Knowledge & Understanding:

On successful completion of the Programme you will be able to demonstrate:

  • a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the principles, theory, philosophy and practice of logistics and operations management.
  • a comprehensive knowledge of the critical issues in modern logistics and operations management.
  • an ability to evaluate and appraise the impact of emerging logistics and operations management trends on organisations.

Intellectual Skills:

On successful completion of the Programme you will be able to demonstrate:

  1. creativity in applying the principles of logistics and operations management in complex practical environments and in scenarios with incomplete data.
  2. an ability to innovatively and originally apply knowledge to the research of logistics and operations management problems.
  3. a capability to critically evaluate methodologies used in the empirical investigation of logistics and operations management issues and assess the solutions they obtain.

Professional Practical Skills:

On successful completion of the Programme you will be able to demonstrate:

  1. an ability to evaluate the trade-offs inherent in logistics and operations management decision making.
  2. originality and autonomy in tackling and solving a range of different problems in the context of logistics and operations management.
  3. a capability to deal with complex issues in a systematic and creative way.
  4. a competence in analysing complex problems on the basis of rigorous data and communicate clearly their solutions to specialist or non-specialist audiences.

Transferable/Key Skills:

On successful completion of the Programme you will be able to demonstrate:

  1. a competence in communicating ideas, principles and theories effectively by oral, written and practical means.
  2. an ability to work effectively in a team and as an individual
  3. a capability in the usage of it (e.g. the internet, spreadsheets, word processing) in an applied learning environment.
  4. a capacity to work to a range of timescales to fit the requirements of programme tasks and outputs.

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