MSc Global Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management

Northumbria University London Campus

Program Description

MSc Global Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management

Northumbria University London Campus

The MSc in Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management has been designed to enable you to acquire an in-depth understanding of the major areas of knowledge and philosophical approaches that underpin the concept of the Global Supply Process.

The programme philosophy is to develop this knowledge and understanding of the specialist area of supply change management, whilst placing it firmly within an organisational context. The key specialist modules are resultant from both academic and professional influence as to strategic change factors within the global supply process.

Teaching and Assessment

You will be taught through a mixture of lectures, seminars and workshops.

Assessment is based on exams and coursework, including presentations.

What Will I Study?

In addition to the development of both specialist and the wider organisational knowledge, Developing Global Management Competencies I and II will enhance your personal development through the acquisition of transferable, intellectual and personal skills, which is particularly focused on developing managers with both emotional, cultural and business intelligence.

The programme will facilitate the development of a critical appreciation and reflection of contemporary global supply chain process issues as well as provide opportunities to challenge established approaches to management and emerging paradigms (e.g. Sustainable Supply Chains), whilst enabling you to reflect upon your own personal development. The approach adopted of linking particular specialisms with general management theory and personal development is seen as major development need within the specialist management of Global Supply.

This course combines management studies with a strong specialist focus on operations, logistics and supply chain management (LCSM). The specialist LCSM modules cover strategic procurement, sustainable supply chains, improving the supply chain, and strategic partnerships. The course culminates in either a masters dissertation or, if you prefer, a consultancy project where you’ll tackle an issue faced by a real client.

This programme is also available as MSc Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management with Advanced Practice which includes either an internship or project.

Standard Entry Requirements

A first degree, equivalent to a 2:2 (second class) honours degree in any discipline, although they may cover Business and Management, Operations Management, Engineering or Transportation.

Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 6.0 or equivalent.

If You Do Not Meet the Academic Requirements

Applicants who do not have such an academic qualification but do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.

Whilst you are welcome to apply because of your relevant work experience, you must have a clear commitment to a professional career that comprises one of the areas of logistics, operations management or supply chain management.

Alternatively, you may also be eligible for our Pre-Masters courses. These are programmes designed specifically for students who are looking to progress on to a Masters degree.

If you have IELTS 5.5 – 6.0, you may be eligible to join our Pre Sessional English before starting this programme.

Careers and Further Study

Upon successfully completing your course, you may undertake further professional development and training through Professional Pathways programmes. These are offered to our graduates for free, from our partner, QA.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 9, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2019
1 year
Full time
- UK/EU: £7,995 International: £14,500
United Kingdom - London, England
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