MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management

Nottingham University Business School

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management

Nottingham University Business School

We offer six closely-related courses that are all linked to Operations Management:

  • Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
  • Information Systems and Operations Management
  • Management Science and Operations Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain and Operations Management

These courses explore the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. They look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties.

You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way.

Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management.

These are for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control.

Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills.

Course structure

Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change.

Semester One

  • Management Science for Decision Support
  • Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges
  • Supply Chain Planning and Management

One from:

  • Fundamentals of Management Information Systems
  • Project Management

Semester Two

  • Quality Management and Quality Techniques
  • Procurement and Purchasing
  • Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice

One from:

  • Advanced Operations Analytics
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • E-Business
  • International Logistics and Transport
  • Management Information Systems: theory to practice
  • Management Science for Decision Support II
  • Service Operations Management
  • Simulation


12,000-15,000 word Supply Chain and Operations Management dissertation.

Admission requirements

2:1 honours degree or equivalent

English requirements

IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 25, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 21, 2017
12 months
Full time
Aug. 31, 2017
United Kingdom - Nottingham, England
Start date: Sept. 21, 2017
Application deadline Aug. 31, 2017
End date Sept. 16, 2018
Sept. 21, 2017
United Kingdom - Nottingham, England
Application deadline Aug. 31, 2017
End date Sept. 16, 2018
Price £11, 475 UK/EU; £18,945 overseas