Master of Science Program in Logistics in United Kingdom

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Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

The knowledge gained from a bachelor’s in logistics prepares students for several different career opportunities within the fields of logistics, business and management. The cross-functional knowledge that is gained and skills that are developed not only make graduates knowledgeable but also versatile workers prepared to work in various industries.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Masters of Science in Logistics in United Kingdom 2018

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MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed by this fast-paced industry. [+]

Modern business practices rely on accurate logistics and reliable, dependable supply chains. The smooth operation of these crucial aspects of company operations affects the profitability and reputation of any organisation that supplies business-to-business or business-to-consumer.

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed by this fast-paced industry. Alongside topics such as strategic sourcing, contract and stakeholder management, and risk management, you also study information technology and information systems. This reflects the revolutionary impact the internet and e-commerce have had on logistics and supply chain management and how they continue to drive innovation.... [-]


MSc in Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management

Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. This course covers operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement in one challenging and rewarding degree. [+]

Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. This course covers operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement in one challenging and rewarding degree.

Operations management is all about how to organise the production and delivery of products and services. From banks to factories, 90% of people are involved in operations. This course gives you the skills to ensure that process runs smoothly, particularly in the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the increasingly global reach of business.

The course covers the service, manufacturing, public and private sectors, showing how operations management works, whether the customer is a patient in a hospital, a traveller on a transport system or a consumer buying a new iPod.... [-]


MSc Management: Operations Pathway

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Edgbaston

The programme introduces students to advanced management concepts through a combination of core foundation subjects alongside the Operations pathway. Students also have the opportunity to choose a mixed pathway route, tailoring the programme to their exact requirements. [+]

Every organisation demands high-level management in order to run smoothly and efficiently. From strategy and policy to development and innovation, strong managers lead successful businesses, driving them forward and raising their profile, profits and reputation. Open to business, management and economics graduates, this MSc is a specialist programme that will build on your existing skills and knowledge and develop them to Masters level.

The programme introduces students to advanced management concepts through a combination of core foundation subjects alongside the Operations pathway. Students also have the opportunity to choose a mixed pathway route, tailoring the programme to their exact requirements.... [-]


MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Sheffield

Developing your operational and logistical skills for performance improvement and competitive advantage, this MSc teaches the theory and techniques needed to successfully manage and improve a global and international supply chain. [+]

Developing your operational and logistical skills for performance improvement and competitive advantage, this MSc teaches the theory and techniques needed to successfully manage and improve a global and international supply chain.Exploring operations, supply chain and green logistics and core sub-disciplines, you’ll acquire expertise in the contribution these systems make and the skills necessary to become a future leader in the low carbon area.Our expert team on the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management works closely with industry, identifying needs and tailoring its students’ learning accordingly. This programme provides excellent networking opportunities and maintains close links with relevant international companies and festivals, providing a route into future employment. Its relationship with organisations is strengthened by a company-sponsored module.The MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has accreditation from CIPS and CILT, two premier global organisations serving the procurement and supply and logistics and transport professions. Graduates from our programme are eligible for full membership of CIPS after they have gained three years’ relevant professional experience and can work towards becoming a Chartered Member of CILT.The CourseYou’ll study in a state-of-the-art learning environment in our newly-refurbished building. Class sizes are small and students come from all over the world ensuring an international perspective to your learning.Taught full-time over two semesters, followed by a dissertation, students learn through a series of lectures, seminars, case studies, laboratory work, group work for collaborative learning and web-based discussion groups. Assessment is through individual assignments, group projects, examinations and a management project.You also have the option... [-]


MSc in Operations Excellence (Executive)

Cranfield University
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom Swindon Cranfield + 1 more

A world-leading programme developed by Cranfield through a unique partnership with Rolls-Royce and the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Designed for industry professionals to fit around demanding careers, the course has been designed to develop the skills to lead change in business. [+]

A world-leading programme developed by Cranfield through a unique partnership with Rolls-Royce and the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Designed for industry professionals to fit around demanding careers, the course has been designed to develop the skills to lead change in business.

Who is it for?

For those who recognise the potential for a long and successful career in manufacturing, Cranfield offers the ideal balance of academic study and practical work experience. This course addresses the need for highly trained operations professionals required to transform operations into a world-class business in all sectors of manufacturing. The Operations Excellence course is structured to allow maximum benefit from learning with minimum time away from the working environment.... [-]


MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

Developed in partnership with Arnhem Business School (HAN University, Netherlands), this international MSc course will develop your ability to initiate and carry out advanced analysis, research and problem-solving in the field of logistics and supply chain management. [+]

Developed in partnership with Arnhem Business School (HAN University, Netherlands), this international MSc course will develop your ability to initiate and carry out advanced analysis, research and problem-solving in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

If you study this MSc, you will study the first semester at the University of Westminster, and then have the choice either to continue studying in London (Westminster route) or to spend the second semester at our partner institution in the Netherlands (Arnhem route). You will not only benefit from the wider range of module choices, but also from the opportunity to study in two countries.

During the third semester, you will work on a research-based dissertation. It is expected that you will spend the equivalent of three to four months' full-time work on this research. The MSc course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and graduates are exempt from the Institute's exams.... [-]


MSc International Trade and Logistics

Oxford Brookes Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

In 2014 about a third of all the goods and services produced were traded internationally (WTO International Trade Statistics 2015). International trade is a powerful driver for growth and rising living standards, especially in the developing world, whilst representing a significant part of GDP in most developed countries. [+]

In 2014 about a third of all the goods and services produced were traded internationally (WTO International Trade Statistics 2015). International trade is a powerful driver for growth and rising living standards, especially in the developing world, whilst representing a significant part of GDP in most developed countries. On this programme, you will learn how international trade and logistics affect our lives and world prosperity. International trade is the exchange of capital, goods and services across international borders. Countries specialise in exporting those products and services which they can produce most efficiently and import those where they are less efficient. Logistics is about managing the activities along with a supply chain, from procuring materials to delivering finished goods that satisfy customer orders. Effective logistics and supply chain management are therefore the key enablers of international trade. The MSc International Trade & Logistics (accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) links these two elements of business and provides an introduction to the management and operational knowledge necessary to trade successfully in international markets. The programme is designed for wide range of participants looking to take on senior roles in organisations which trade internationally.... [-]


MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management/ Logistics/ Procurement Management

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Supply chain management is widely accepted as a critical business competency. Supply chain management includes: [+]

Why this course?

Supply chain management is widely accepted as a critical business competency. Supply chain management includes:

initial design procurement of materials and services processing and distribution to the customer either directly or through a network of distributors

In many companies, 80% or more of their turnover is spent outside of the organisation.

This course helps you become effective in managing this. It’s designed for those who work or are planning to work within supply chain management. It’s also suitable for those with a background in support functions such as:

sales maintenance finance marketing

You’ll gain an understanding of the issues, concepts, models, tools and techniques associated with supply chain management.... [-]


MSc Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Salford
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course is informed by the very latest academic research and provides you with an in-depth understanding of procurement, warehousing, stores management, transportation and shipping, inventory planning and contract management. [+]

Course Summary

This course is informed by the very latest academic research and provides you with an in-depth understanding of procurement, warehousing, stores management, transportation and shipping, inventory planning and contract management. You will review these topics in a supply chain context and benefit from a programme fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). Full membership of CIPS is available to successful graduates of this programme who fulfil the institute's conditions on post-graduate experience, achieve success in all modules, and the dissertation in the field. There is a blended/ Distance learning opportunity available via our official partner Robert Kennedy College, in Zurich, Switzerland.... [-]


MSc in Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Bath School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Bath

Learn conceptual, analytical and practical insights into effective operations management in global organizations. [+]

This course is for

Graduates who want to work in the managerial or consulting areas of operations, logistics or supply chain management.

Overview

Learn conceptual, analytical and practical insights into effective operations management in global organizations.

You will gain advanced knowledge and skills to give you the confidence to start a career in supply chain management. Become a well-connected professional with skills that are desirable across many industries.

Tier 4 visa scheme

Benefit from a streamlined visa application process and get six months leave after your course.

We’re one of a small group of UK universities selected to take part.

Key Benefits Work with clients from day one. Take on a live consulting project with a client throughout the year on our unique feature, The Practicum. You'll gain deep understanding of operations, logistics and supply chain management with this hands-on experience Accredited by CIPS, CILT, and APM. The accreditations ensure top quality standards and also allow you to enjoy the benefits that CIPS, CILT, and APM offer to members Small class size. You'll experience individual coaching in small groups, resulting in enhanced learning outcomes Content and structure ... [-]

Master in Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM)

The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed for the further development of those who want to work in logistics and supply chain engineering and management in manufacturing and service organisations. [+]

The MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed for the further development of those who want to work in logistics and supply chain engineering and management in manufacturing and service organisations. The course will provide you with the tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve service, operational and supply chain processes and conduct market analysis. You will gain the knowledge on how to evaluate and manage appropriate enabling technologies and use enterprise resource planning systems in order to improve the operational functions of a business. You will also develop a wide knowledge of strategy development and design.

Course structure

The course is modular - each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 9 modules are studied and assessed in total. Modules consist of nominally 40 hours directed tuition in the form of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, case studies and e-learning. This is covered in a full-immersion, intensive week. Modules are assessed by Post Module Assignment. The taught modules account for 50% of the Master's degree. A major individual research project, submitted in the form of a dissertation accounts for the other 50%. An oral examination is held upon completion.... [-]


MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury

The MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management equips you with advanced quantitative and qualitative analytical skills in order to identify areas for improvement within an organisation to gain the competitive edge. [+]

Logistics and Supply Chain Management forms a significant part of any business and improvement in this area will give the company an added competitive advantage.

At Kent Business School the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management equips you with advanced quantitative and qualitative analytical skills in order to identify areas for improvement within an organisation to gain the competitive edge.

This programme is designed for high-calibre graduates from science, engineering, and business and management disciplines, seeking to gain experience to work at all levels of the company from operational to strategic level. You benefit from project work, live case studies with real organisations, including a company visit and guest lectures, that will enhance your job prospects. ... [-]

MSc in International Operations and Supply Chain Management

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Prepare to excel with a specialised Masters. Develop skills in sustainable business operations, performance management & managing global supply chains. The only MSc with double-accreditation (CILT, CIPS ) & Yellow Belt status on graduation. [+]

Accredited by: CIPS CILT

Global business operations are more complex than ever, drawing on intricate networks of providers and carefully orchestrated systems of delivery. GCU's MSc International Operations and Supply Chain Management will help you develop the skills for success in this field.

Your programme is double-accredited, designed in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), the and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). Created with leading-edge professional insight and the needs of employers in mind, the programme offers a highly respected credential and industry-leading certification.

In fact, our programme is the only MSc that offers students the opportunity to gain Yellow Belt recognition. This recognition certifies that students are qualified to contribute to a Lean Kaizen improvement team, using data-driven methods to build better systems and processes in the workplace.... [-]


MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operational Research

University of Strathclyde Business School
Online Full time Part time 26 months September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level. [+]

Why this course?

Operational Research (called "Operations Research" in some parts of the world) has been briefly described as the "scientific analysis of decisions". It's concerned with assisting and advising decision-makers in a wide variety of settings.

The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level.

You’ll develop a rigorous academic understanding of advanced analytical methods that are used to provide structured and analytical approaches to decision-making. You’ll also develop practical skills in using operational research models to support decision-makers.... [-]


MSc Information Systems and Operations Management

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on information systems. [+]

Overview

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on information systems.

Any of our closely related operations management courses will suit you if you have qualitative and quantitative skills and want to pursue a career in operations management:

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management MSc Information Systems and Operations Management MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management MSc

They 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.... [-]