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|Current Status: Terminato|
|Course Type: Master||Level:|
|Tuition:||9.000 £||Duration y/mm:||0/12|
|Start Date:||15/09/2017||End Date:||20/08/2018|
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management MSc addresses the strategic role of purchasing and supply chain management. It also examines the impact of changes in the regulatory and policy environment, and the effect of new technologies and techniques on current and future problems within the supply chain.
During the course, you will develop your knowledge of best practice purchasing and supply chain management, and enhance your understanding of the importance of business process and activity integration through our range of modules.
The sectors of purchasing and supply chain are expanding, leaving our Master’s graduates attractive on the job market. Depending on your interests and desired career path, you will have the opportunity to specialise in international law or project management as part of this course.
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 master website.
- Purchasing Management
- Logistics and the External Environment
- Sustainable Supply and Procurement
- Research Methods and Project Preparation
- Financial Analysis for Managers
- Business Process Integration with SAP
- Retail Supply Chain Management
- Supply Chain Management Project
- Project Management
- International Aspects of Business Law
Applicants should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class Honours) or international equivalent, and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area. Alternative professional qualifications with at least three years’ relevant professional experience will also be considered. Directly relevant degree disciplines include business studies, economics, geography, management, and operations research. However students with qualifications in other disciplines such as engineering, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element.
Past students of the course have developed successful careers in both supply chain management and procurement.
Course graduates work in both large and small to medium companies all over the world. Examples include Unilever, Puma and Sony. In today's complex and demanding environment where sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative are sought, this course will help you acquire the qualities to either advance in your current role, or gain new employment. Areas of work you could consider include purchasing and contract management, supply chain management, operations/logistics management and supply chain planning and development. Alternatively, you might want to continue onto research or further study. On successful completion of the course, if you have three years' relevant work experience you may be awarded Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) status. Alternatively, you can apply to CIPS for MCIPS status at a later date, once you have acquired the necessary work experience.