Kingston University London

Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

This course is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in procurement, logistics, distribution, or supply chain management. It offers the concepts and principles of business logistics and operations management.

There are company visits and engagement with practicing supply chain managers. There is also the opportunity to take part in a real consultancy project with a client company.

Through your research project and dissertation, you can study a specific issue that matches your career interests.

With full accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and a solid syllabus built on concepts and ideas from Kingston University's renowned Operations Research and Management Science Group (ORMS), our logistics master is both an academic and a professional qualification.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Completion of this course, combined with three or more years of experience in purchasing and supply management, will entitle you to become a member of the CIPS.
  • The University pays for the annual subscription cost for the duration of the course (1 year) for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport student membership.
  • Kingston Business School is one of only 5% of the world's business schools to be accredited by AACSB International.
  • Free car parking at the Kingston Hill campus is available for students of this course. The campus can also be easily accessed by public transport. Halls's's accommodation is just a walk away from the classrooms.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

  • IELTS of 6.5 overall with no element below 6.0.

Career Prospects

As a Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduate, you'll have a huge spectrum of companies and positions to work in, for example providing third-party logistics, aerospace, and electrical/electronic products, and technology-based firms.

Some recent LSCM graduates are currently working in the following roles and companies:

  • International Project Manager at International Brand Investment Corporation (IBIC)
  • Supply Chain Analyst at Thames Tideway Tunnel
  • Logistics Coordinator at World Food Programme (UN)
  • Supply Demand Manager at BSH Northern Europe
  • Procurement Consultant (IT) for the University of Arts London

Course Details

You will gain the practical skills as well as in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice to make an immediate and effective contribution in a logistics-related role. In addition to developing a solid understanding of global business from a strategic and operational perspective; you will cultivate a critical understanding of the external influences (e.g. political, economic, environmental, technical) which influence the roles of, and interrelationships between, supply chain partners and other stakeholders.

This course is delivered on a full-time basis over one year. You will be expected to attend scheduled sessions throughout the day (although not necessarily all day) between Monday and Friday.

In the first semester, you will develop a broad understanding of management concepts, theories and ideas, such as how to manage organisations and supply chains. This provides you with a solid foundation from both strategic and operational perspectives.

Year 1

Fundamentals of Business Management
Logistics Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Strategic Operations and Outsourcing
Supply Chain Research Proposal and Dissertation

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