Our new Master’s programme in Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain Management is designed for those considering broadening their knowledge beyond their existing discipline and securing a career in logistics, supply chain and transport field.
The programme is designed with inputs from logistics and supply chain professionals and focuses on the integration of data analytics techniques relating to this business field.
You will develop your understanding of topics such as:
- Emerging issues in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Business Data Analytics
- Supply Chain Analytics and Technology Management issues surrounding topics such as Industry 4.0 and Automation
- Procurement strategies and Business Sustainability
You’ll also be able to tailor your studies to emerging areas of interest, or your career aspirations; we offer a wide range of optional elective modules as part of our extensive postgraduate management portfolio.
You will further develop your intellectual and employability skills (critical thinking, communication, teamwork, problem-solving) by accessing the Faculty’s Career Booster professional development programme.
The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). As part of the accreditation, CIPS currently offers complimentary student membership to those undertaking the programme.
The programme is also accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and offers a full exemption from the education requirements for chartered membership (subject to a pass mark of 50% or above).
We are proud to be in an elite group of business schools to hold the triple accreditations of Equis, AMBA and AACSB, often referred to as the "Triple Crown".
The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Business and Economics in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a related or non–related subject.
Applicants with non-degree qualifications, who have relevant work experience (minimum 2 years full time) will also be considered and assessed on an interview basis.
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no sub-test less than 5.5.
If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course.
What you will study
Please note that for 2019 entry, the module information is subject to change.
- Emerging Issues in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (OIM7034-B)
- Business Data Analytics (OIM7032-B)
- Supply Chain Analytics & Technology Management (OIM7036-B)
- Procurement Fundamentals and Quality Systems (OIM7035-B)
- Business and Research in Practice (OIM7033-B)
- MSc Dissertation (MAL7012-E)
- Operations Management (OIM7023-A)
- International Business Strategy (SIB7009-A)
- Marketing, Planning and Strategy (MAR7007-A)
- Accounting and Finance (AFE7014-A)
- Business Economics (AFE7011-A)
- Human Resource Management (HRM7007-A)
- International Master's Summer School (MAL7004-A)
Plus TWO additional modules from the Optional module list.
The School of Management is based at the historic Emm Lane campus, set in 14 acres of beautiful parkland in a leafy suburb of the city - just a short bus ride away from the University's City Centre Campus.
We have our own dedicated teaching and learning facilities, library and other specialist support services to ensure you get the most from your time here.
Following a multi-million pound redevelopment in 2010, the campus brings together Victorian architecture with an award-winning sustainable building featuring a Harvard-style lecture theatre and atrium space for eating, drinking, socialising and working.
Fees, finance and scholarships
Every year we award numerous non-repayable scholarships to UK, EU and international students on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship. For full details, visit our scholarships website.
The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.
Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans by exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes, there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.
We use SAS, one of the world’s leading industry standard data analytics software as part of this degree to train students.
SAS is one of our strategic partners and acknowledges this programme. They are advocates for our students gaining experience with the software, which is used widely in the business world.
One of the University of Bradford's goals is to equip all our students with the attributes and capabilities to be confident and capable in their life beyond university.
During your time studying at the Faculty of Management and Law, you will have the opportunity to take part in our Career Booster Programme.
The programme is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and graduate attributes to be job-ready when seeking employment with leading innovative organisations. The Career Booster Programme offers you the opportunity to gain certificates in:
- The European Computer Driving License (ECDL) - the benchmark for digital literacy
- Sage 50 Accounting and Sage 50 Payroll - training that will allow you to develop leading accounting and payroll software skills
- Project Manager Professional certificates - giving you the edge when seeking to become a Certified Project Manager
- Big Data analysis and reporting skills - using Software and Services (SAS) that will lead to certification.
In addition, the programme will also include activities to promote teamwork, confidence, communication and many other skills sought by employers.
Developing a portfolio of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certificates will demonstrate to employers that you are not only ambitious but also take responsibility for your own professional development.
Students have an opportunity to broaden their international experience by taking part in study tours embedded alongside our programmes throughout the year. These tours are provided by the Faculty where all expenses are covered. Previous tours have included trips to Bahrain (Ahlia University) and Qatar (Qatar University).
These tours help our students to gain knowledge about international business and entrepreneurship, as well as providing opportunities to practice and develop communication and interpersonal skills. Students are given a hands-on opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained in class, all whilst becoming more aware of diverse cultures and strengthening international relationships.
Students take part in a dynamic mix of both theory and practice-related activities including interactive problem-solving workshops, company visits, talks by guest speakers (from the public and private sector), cultural visits, and social activities
The Effective Learning Service (ELS) is a dedicated facility within the Faculty of Management and Law, established to support our students to maximise their academic learning (eg assignments and examinations) as well as help overseas students adapt quickly to UK academic requirements.
The ELS provides a huge range of services, including various workshops run during term time, 1-1 consultations and vast printed and online resources to cater for every possible development area.
The strong research culture of the School of Management faculty informs the teaching and learning of our students.
Our extensive industry networks provide the avenue for application of this knowledge.
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