MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Portsmouth

Program Description

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Portsmouth

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2015 entry)

Logistics and supply chain management bring together the business skills to manage the activities and flows of information between suppliers, manufacturers, logistics service providers, retailers and consumers.

This course focuses on the integration of analytical techniques for optimisation with the decision issues and technology relating to logistics and supply chain management.

On this course you can:

  • Have access to ultra-modern computing facilities, and use specialist mathematical and statistical computing packages
  • Participate in practical sessions to solve real-life case studies using our simulation software
  • Develop the problem-solving, decision-making and interpersonal abilities essential to professional roles in this field

What opportunities might it lead to?

Logistics analysis is critical to success in both manufacturing and service industries. Competitive advantage will increasingly come from the supplier's ability to rapidly respond to changing customer needs, for which effective logistics are of prime importance. This means that there will be a range of companies and organisations in both the public and private sector, demanding for your skills and expertise.

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • production management
  • transportation management
  • quality control
  • distribution
  • facilities planning
  • supply chain management
  • passenger transportation

Entry requirements

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 or equivalent with no component less than 5.5.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 10, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
1 - 3 years
Part time
Full time
5,000 GBP
Start date Aug. 2017
United Kingdom Portsmouth, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 3 years
Price 5,000 GBP
-UK/EU - £5,000; -Non EU - £13,100