- Duration: 1-year full time
- Start date: September 2019
- Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)
Prepare to deal with today’s challenges by studying issues relating to:
- buyer-supplier relationships
- operations management
- procurement strategies
- logistics operations
- negotiation and outsourcing.
You’ll have the opportunity to improve your career prospects, including employer networking, specialist workshops, company visits and guest lectures by industry specialists.
Internship opportunities are also available at organizations such as Nestle, Samsung, Sainsbury’s and Amazon.
How will I study?
You’ll study taught modules in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you work on your dissertation.
You’ll be assessed by a combination of coursework, essays, group and individual reports, and presentations. There are also unseen examinations.
These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
- Personal and Professional Development and Employability
- Research Project (GSCLM)
- Essentials of Procurement
- Logistics Management
- Management of Negotiation
- Managing Complex Projects, Products and Systems
- Managing Operations and Quality
- Research Methods for Supply Chain and Logistics Management
- Supply Chain Information Systems
- Supply Chain Management
- Supply Chain Modelling
How much does it cost?
- UK/EU students: £11,450 per year
- Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £11,450 per year
- International students: £20,750 per year
Note that your fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis.
How can I fund my course?
Postgraduate Masters loans
You can borrow up to £10,609 to help with fees and living costs if your course starts on or after 1 August 2018. Loans are available from the Student Loans Company if you’re from the UK or if you’re an EU national studying for a Masters.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
We help you improve your career prospects through employer networking, workshops, company visits and guest lectures by industry specialists. Plus, internship opportunities are available at organisations such as Nestle, Samsung, Sainsbury’s, Amazon, GSK, the Body Shop and Safran.
This course provides you with the skills to enter a range of careers within the broad fields of supply chain and logistics management – including roles such as:
- supply chain analyst
- supply chain planner
- buying specialist
- procurement manager
- supply chain operative
- warehouse manager
- contracts and negotiations specialist.
92% of students from the Department of Business and Management were in work or further study six months after graduating. Recent University of Sussex Business School graduates have gone on to jobs including:
- supply chain analyst, Sainsbury's
- business unit manager, Ministry of Planning and Development
- graduate transport planner, TFL.
(HESA EPI, Destinations of Post Graduate Leavers of Higher Education 2017 survey)
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