MSc Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Why apply for the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management?
This programme is ideal for you if you wish to work on logistics and supply chain problems to support decision making in organisations. On the programme, we emphasise the practical analytical aspects of logistics problems as well as the fundamentals of management science and supply chain management.
This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
Who is it for?
You should have, or be expecting, a first degree that includes some mathematics and statistics; for example, science, engineering, business studies or economics, as well as mathematics or statistics.
What will I study?
In the first term, you will study the foundations of supply chain and logistics, as well as core techniques in problem-solving, modelling, analytics and consultancy. In the second term, you will focus in even more depth on logistics, sourcing and supply chain process improvement, as well as being able to choose additional subjects from a wide range of options. The programme prepares you to use your analytical skills in logistics and supply chain management.
Will it prepare me for work?
The taught element of the programme includes modules that help you to improve your professional skills as well as your analytical abilities. The taught modules end in May and are followed by a significant real-life project that runs until mid-September. In this, you will develop professional skills by working for 16 weeks as a consultant to one of our client companies, whilst being supervised by a member of staff. This is an excellent preparation for the world of work.
There is a large demand for logistics and supply chain analysts with good modelling skills. Graduates from this course can expect to work as logistics analysts, supply chain analysts, business consultants, business analysts and database managers.
What about further study?
The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management can also serve as a springboard for further study for a PhD.
Are there any scholarships and other funding?
There are some scholarships available, please see the scholarship page for further details.
16-week client-based projects form the culmination of the programme. In this video, student Alejandra describes the benefits of her logistics project with Pentland.
Factory visits provide opportunities to integrate theory with practice, and demonstrate complex modern operations management.
Why choose the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management?
A graduate gives her view.
Tutors describe the unique features of this Masters programme.