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Operations Management (Dual Award) (Taught)

Newcastle University
17 months
Master's degree
On campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Program description

Our Operations Management Dual Award engages you with the study of operations management. You will explore different business environments and cultural contexts.

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded:
•Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc from Newcastle University
•Technology Operations Management MSc from the University of Groningen.

The course will suit those looking to develop the necessary specialist knowledge and skills to pursue careers in:
•operations management
•technology management
•supply chain management
•general management

What you will learn:

You will learn how to:
•analyse operations functions in different countries
•understand various institutional environments
•develop a sharp eye for operations management within multinational enterprises.

You will apply the knowledge and understanding that you develop to:
•improve business performance
•develop operations strategies
•organise competitive advantages in technology-intensive industries.

This will enhance your employability for operations management roles within international, multinational or transnational companies.

Your development:

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
•conceptualise real world problems using analytical frameworks drawn from operations theory
•identify key factors and theories, critically analyse and evaluate the concepts and practices of operations strategy in different contexts
•solve operations problems within different business environments, with particular emphasis on operations strategy
•integrate evidence from a variety of sources to effect improvement in the operations performance
•advise within the workplace on operation functions and strategy in both national and international contexts.


The course is modular, comprising 180 credits.

Semester one is taught at Newcastle University Business School. Semester two is taught at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen. Both universities teach the course in English, so you do not need knowledge of the Dutch language.

You will complete a dissertation on a topic that you have studied during the course. You can choose whether to study at Newcastle or Groningen during this process. You will receive joint support and guidance, with a supervisor from each institution.

Practitioner and research led teaching

Profiles of Newcastle University academic staff teaching on this course:
•Dr Jingxin Dong (Degree Programme Director - Semester One)
•Dr Ying Yang (Degree Programme Director - Semester Two)
•Dr Susan Addison
•Dr Philip Dawson
•Professor Chris Hicks
•Dr Lana Liu.


Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:
•Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
•European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
•Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:
•a high quality teaching environment
•innovative programming
•active engagement with industry.


Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:
•regional, national and international thought leaders
•leading professions.

Our facilities provide:
•a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
•Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
•four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
•a dedicated Hub and Base providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
•a contemporary café.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a world-class research and teaching university, ranked in the top 200 of the world’s best universities. We are proud to have been awarded Gold status by the UK government in the Teaching Excellence Framework in recognition of our provision of consistently outstanding teaching,...

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