Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Lean Six Sigma (MSc)

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 8200

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 16200

All study options

About Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Lean Six Sigma at Heriot-Watt University

Our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide in-depth understanding of current practices, trends and issues in logistics and supply chain along with the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

It looks at broad strategic issues of organisation management and how these impact on continuous improvement.

Students have the opportunity to take part in team-building and leadership events during the first few weeks of the programme. View our Team Building 2015 photo gallery.

Programme duration

Mode of StudyMScPG Diploma
Full-time12 months9 months
Part-time24 months21 months

Accreditation

We are delighted that both the industry bodies;  The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), and the Institute of Lean Six Sigma Professionals have accredited our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Lean Six Sigma programme.

Industry continues to look to individuals who can demonstrate their continued commitment to acquiring industry specific knowledge. Membership of internationally recognised professional bodies is therefore an important consideration in building a successful career.

This means students who successfully graduate from this degree will receive an exemption from the academic requirements for membership at either Chartered Member or Member level of the CILT. There may also be a reduction in the length of experience that they would require.

For further details of CILT accreditation and membership visit www.ciltuk.org.uk

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8200International course feesGBP 16200
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study24 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8200International course feesGBP 16200
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study9 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8200International course feesGBP 16200
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study21 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8200International course feesGBP 16200

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Full-timePart-timePer course
Scotland / Non-UK EU£8,200£4,100£1,025
England / Northern Ireland / Wales£8,200£4,100£1,025
Overseas£16,200£8,100£2,025

* If you are unsure which category you fall in to, you should complete a fee status enquiry form, which allows us to assess your fees.

** Fee per course

Scholarships and bursaries

We aim to encourage well-qualified, ambitious students to study with us and we offer a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to achieve this. Over £6 million worth of opportunities are available in fee and stipend scholarships, and more than 400 students benefit from this support.

View our full range of postgraduate taught scholarships.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, we'll need to see evidence of your English language ability.

The minimum English language requirement for entry to this programme is IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) with no component lower than 6.0.

If you do not have IELTS 6.5, we offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement for this programme prior to commencing your studies:

  • 14 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5 with minimum of 5.0 in all skills)
  • 10 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5 with minimum of 5.5 in reading & writing and minimum of 5.0 in speaking & listening)
  • 6 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5 with minimum 5.5 in all skills)
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