- MSc Global Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management with Advanced Practice

Northumbria University London

MSc Global Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management with Advanced Practice

The MSc in Global Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management with Advanced Practice has been designed to enable you to acquire an in-depth understanding of the major areas of knowledge and philosophical approaches that underpin the concept of the Global Supply Process.

The programme philosophy is to develop this knowledge and understanding of the specialist area of supply chain management, whilst placing it firmly within an organisational context. The key specialist modules are resultant from both academic and professional influence as to strategic change factors within the global supply process.

Key facts

  • Put your learning into practice and enhance your employability with an internship or applied group consultancy project
  • Develop your expertise in this dynamic sector where individuals are in high demand
  • This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent in any discipline (although they may cover Business and Management, Operations Management, Engineering or Transportation)

If you don’t meet the academic requirements

  • Applicants who do not have such an academic qualification but do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered

English language requirements

  • Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 6.0 or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Graduates can expect to secure roles in areas such as Operations Management, Materials Management, Purchasing and Quality Management. Typical roles include:

  • Supplier Quality Manager
  • Transport Consultant
  • Distribution Services Manager
  • E-commerce Operations Manager
  • Freight Account Manager
  • Logistics Project Manager

Course Details

All modules on this course are core and 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

Year 1

Strategic Supply Chain Relationship and Innovation
Global Supply Chain and Operations Improvement
Supply Chain Sustainability, Resilience and Risk Management
Strategic Procurement and Logistics
Leadership and Management Development
Research Methods and Analytics for Business Practice
Academic Language Skills for Post-Graduate Business Students (0 credits)

Year 2

For students undertaking an internship

Masters Internship (60 credits)
The Newcastle Business School Masters Dissertation (60 credits)
For students not undertaking an internship

Business Clinic PG Group Consultancy Project (60 credits)
Depending on what grade you achieve for the Consultancy Project, you will progress to one of the following modules

Applied Management Work Investigation (60 credits)
The Newcastle Business School Masters Dissertation (60 credits)

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