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Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

University of Westminster
Location: 
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35 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, NW1 5, London
Tel.+44 (0) 20 7911 5000

Current Status: Terminato
Course Type: Master Level:
Available Financing:
Tuition: 7.000 Duration y/mm: 0/12
Places Available: Credits:
Application Deadline: 15/09/2017 Admissions:
Start Date: 15/09/2017 End Date: 20/08/2018

Description

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.

 

Contents

The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. For more details on course structure and modules, and how you will be taught and assessed, see the full course document on the masters website.

Core modules for all students

  • Logistic and The External Enviroment  (20 credits)
  • Logistic Management and Planning (20 credits)
  • Research Dissertation (40 credits)
  • Statistic and Operational Research for Logistics (20 credits)
  • Sustainability and Freight Transport  (20 credits)

Core modules (Arnhem route)

  • Commercial Distribution of Fast Moving Goods  (20 credits)
  • Distributing for the future (20 credits)
  • Finance and Management (20 credits)

Core modules (Westminster route)

  • Freight Transport and Logistics Services (20 credits)
  • Retail Supply Chain Management (20 credits)

Option modules (Westminster route)

  • Airline Planning and Management  (20 credits)
  • Airport Planning and Mnagement (20 credits)
  • Land use, Planning and Transport (20 credits)
  • Public Passenger Transport (20 credits)
  • Traffic in Urban Areas (20 credits)

 

Requirements

You should normally have the equivalent of a good Honours degree and demonstrate strong motivation in the subject area. Alternative qualifications with relevant professional experience will also be considered.

The programme has been devised to appeal to graduates who wish to develop their career in an international environment concerned with logistics. Directly relevant degree disciplines include economics, business studies, management, geography and operations research. However, students with qualifications in other disciplines such as languages and the humanities, engineering, and environmental sciences are also encouraged to apply.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Career Prospects

Previous graduates have gained employment with third party logistics providers, the airline industry, manufacturing companies, retailers, shipping lines, etc. Examples of companies that have recruited graduates in recent years are Kuehne + Nagel, DHL, TNT, Norbert Dentressangle, Maersk Logistics, GIST, Volvo Logistics, Honda, GlaxoSmithKlein, Procter and Gamble and IKEA. You will also be equipped for further research (eg Doctoral studies) should you wish to continue in an academic environment.

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