Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 6000 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 16500 per year

All study options

About Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University


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
  • consultancy
  • 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
  • alumni
  • 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

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 starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 6000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16500 per year

Notes about fees for this course

2017-2018 fees

The fees displayed here are per year.



Full time: GBP 6,000


Full time: GBP 16,500

    Entry requirements for this course

    Contact Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University to find course entry requirements.

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