Our course provides in-depth knowledge of the major areas that underpin the operations and supply chain. It explores how an integrated approach to operations and supply chain management can impact on businesses.
97% of Business and Management Studies research outputs internationally recognised.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Business and Management Studies 14th in UK for research power.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
You will learn how to advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations. You will do this by applying the knowledge you develop in a thorough, systematic, informed and creative way.
The course will suit those who wish to pursue a career in either operations or general management including:
- operations, distribution and supply chain management
- logistics and transport management
- engineering, purchasing or quality management
- manufacturing management
- management accounting
Each year we arrange an industry visit and invite guest speakers from industry to share their experiences and insights with you.
Professional skills development
You will develop critical skills, enabling you to evaluate and apply theories and concepts. You will apply these skills to a range of complex, open ended problems. Our teaching covers topics in a national and international context.
You will also develop:
- analytical and evaluative skills in the application of operations and accounting
- the ability to conduct independent research
- technical, commercial and managerial leadership capabilities
- interpersonal and communication skills
- reflective skills
- problem solving skills that are relevant to a business environment
Graduates from this course have undertaken various roles including:
- Head of Operations
- Enterprise Risk Manager
- Resource Delivery Manager
Practitioner and research led teaching
Profiles of academic staff teaching on this course:
- Dr Ying Yang
- Professor Chris Hicks
- Dr Jingxin Dong
- Dr Gu Pang
- Mr David McGeeney
- Dr Christine Chifamba
- Dr Graeme Heron
The course is modular in structure, comprising:
- 180 credits
- full time over 12 months
The course has been fully accredited by the Charted Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
- Association of MBAs (AMBA)
Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:
- a high quality teaching environment
- innovative programming
- active engagement with industry
Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:
- regional, national and international thought leaders
- leading professions
Our facilities provide:
- a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
- Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
- four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
- a dedicated Hub and Base providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
- a contemporary cafe