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MPhil (Business Management) (Supply Chain Management) (Coursework)
Supply chain managers oversee some of the most essential business processes affecting the profitability of firms today. These managers are responsible for synchronising the flow of products, information, and funds between their organisations and both their suppliers and customers in a way that adds value for the end consumers of their products.
The Program content focuses on key issues such as the fundamental theory of supply chain management, contemporary issues in supply chain management and strategic management and leadership.
The Program consists of coursework and a research article. The coursework part of the degree Program is offered during the first and second semester of the first year of study and the research article during the second semester. The coursework is presented by means of five contact sessions per module during the first and second semester. Contact block weeks will take place after-hours on a Monday to Thursday evening from 17:30 – 21:00 during the first semester and on a Monday evening from 17:30 – 21:00 during the second semester. Attendance of the contact sessions is compulsory. All lectures, tests and examination sessions will be conducted at the University of Pretoria’s main campus in Hatfield. Students have a maximum of two years to complete the MPhil degree but it is advisable to complete the Program in one year.
- Relevant honours degree or relevant postgraduate diploma (PGDip)
- A cumulative weighted average of at least 60% for the honours degree or postgraduate diploma
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- Research methodology 804
- Strategic management 811
- Supply chain management 817
- Contemporary issues in supply chain management 818
- Mini-dissertation: Research article 898
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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science
The Faculty comprises eight departments, namely Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Financial Management, Economics, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management and Business Management, and the School for Public Management andAdministration. Together, the departments and school present all the BCom and BAdmin degrees offered...
Why study at University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science
In the 2022 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, UP was ranked in the 251–300 band for graduate employability.
International Rankings: QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
- Accounting and Finance: 101–150
- Economics and Econometrics: 251–300
Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021
- Business and Economics (includes business and management, accounting and finance, economics and econometrics, and public administration): 301–400
Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021
- Economics: 201–300
- Finance: 151–200
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