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MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Portsmouth
1 year-17 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Portsmouth
September 2021

Program description

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Build on your business skills and develop your understanding of the flow of information between suppliers, manufacturers, logistics service providers, retailers and consumers on this MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree course.

On this course, you'll integrate analytical techniques for optimisation with the current issues and latest developments in technology relating to logistics and operations management. You'll learn how to streamline activities to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of an organisation. And you'll plan and produce a personal research-driven project, honing your skills and knowledge in the field.

We'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice. Once you graduate, you'll have all the tools required for a career in logistics and operations management, either in the UK or further afield.

Admission requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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


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Program content

1 year full-time (September start), 17 months full-time (January start)

Core modules currently include:

Logistics Modelling

Operations Management

Project (Masters Logistics)

Strategic Logistics

Supply Chain Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Duration

  • 1 year full-time (October start)
  • 15 months full-time (February start)

Tuition fees

February 2021 Start

  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £7,800
  • International students: £16,400

September 2021 and January 2022 Start

  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £7,950
  • International students: £17,600

Qualification

On this course, you'll:

  • Study key topics in the field, including Logistics Modelling, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management and Strategic Logistics
  • Use our simulation software to solve real-life case studies
  • Develop the problem-solving, decision-making and interpersonal skills essential to a career in logistics and supply chain management
  • Get to grips with specialist mathematical and statistical packages in our computer labs
  • Carry out research into a large-scale or challenging logistics problem, such as transportation, warehouse design and layout, container port layout, production planning or green logistics
  • Learn from academic staff with experience in the field, including research and consultancy

Career opportunities

Logistics and supply chain management are critical in most organisations. When you graduate from this course, you'll be qualified for a career in the traditional areas of manufacturing logistics, distribution and supply chain management, but also industries such as postal and express delivery, the emergency services, the military and defence industry.

What can you do with a Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree?

Career opportunities include:

  • Production management
  • Transportation management
  • Quality control
  • Distribution
  • Facilities planning
  • Supply chain management
  • Passenger transportation

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University of Portsmouth

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Why study at University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.

Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.

The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.

The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.

Contact info

University of Portsmouth

Winston Churchill Avenue
PO1 2UP Portsmouth Hampshire
United Kingdom

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www.port.ac.uk

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