University of Huddersfield

Supply Chain Management with Humanitarian Challenges (Professional Practice) MSc

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

This course provides the essential framework concepts and toolkit required for the strategic management of humanitarian logistics and the supply chain. In addition to studying key skills concerning the effective and efficient management of the supply chain you will also learn about humanitarian problems caused by a range of current trends, such as migration in the Mediterranean, the use of chemical weapons, desertification and global inequality.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification, in any subject.
  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5 (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score) or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Supply Chain Management with Humanitarian Challenges MSc

  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Global Commodities Director 
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Strategic Sourcing Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Facilities Manager

Course Details

Core Modules:

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Humanitarian Challenges
Supply Chain Planning and Control
Logistics and Freight Transport Management
Global Business and Human Rights
The Global Professional

Final Project

Research Route:
Research Methods
Individual Research Project

Consultancy Route:
Consultancy Skills
Group Consultancy Project

New Venture Creation:
Launch a venture
New Venture Creation

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