The MSc International Trade and Logistics enables students from any subject discipline to obtain a thorough grounding in the key areas that make up international trade, logistics, and business
MSc International Trade and Logistics - September 2016 Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)This course is run by the Business School.The MSc International Trade and Logistics enables students from any subject discipline to obtain a thorough grounding in the key areas that make up international trade, logistics, and business management. It builds on this knowledge by providing you with the ability to identify, analyse and critically evaluate a number of related issues and problems. You then develop possible alternative responses and from these options select the most appropriate course of action, with all stakeholders in mind.
Why choose this course?
The course prepares you for a range of careers, such as international trade management, supply chain management, international logistics and distribution operations, management consultancy and import/export manager. Many Business School graduates realise significant career progression and go on to achieve high status in the industry of their choice.
Logistics is about managing and controlling the activities along this chain of supply, with the objective of creating sustainable competitive advantage in an international arena. This course will enable you to improve performance in the retail sector by increasing logistics competencies.
In the modern retail sector it is no longer enough to 'push' products through the supply channel in the hope that customers may like them. Meeting the expectations of ever more demanding customers mean that knowledge and skills in international logistics and supply management are key components of successful business strategy.
We are one of very few UK business schools designated as a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning. We are charged with sharing best practice in teaching and learning with other business schools in the UK. Our professors, academic researchers and tutors are leaders in their field - including authors such as Professor Lyndon Simkin, Professor Duncan Angwin and Professor Glauco de Vita.
As a student in Oxford you'll be at the heart of the UK's most successful economic region, in a centre for leading industries, which provides you with a host of learning opportunities. You'll have easy access to London and the 'M4 Corridor' - a hub for technology and financial services - as well as the numerous businesses and hi-tech firms located in the Oxford area.