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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 9900

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 18750

All study options

About Supply Chain & Logistics Management at Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde

Why this course?

Supply chain management is a critical business competency. It encompasses procurement of materials, processing and distribution of products and services to customers. In many companies, 80% or more of their turnover is spent outside the organisation. This course helps you become effective in managing this. It's designed for those who will work within supply chain management. It's also suitable for anyone with a background in support functions such as sales, maintenance, finance and marketing. This course will cover the latest logistics requirements, for example:
  • the ability from logistics managers to enhance business opportunities to circular economy approaches and digital manufacturing;
  • the rise of sales through ecommerce also requires accurate demand and supply forecast from logistics area.

This course is delivered in partnership by the Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management, and the Department of Management Science. This collaboration between engineering and business benefits from the combination of technical and organisational expertise.

Success stories

Our alumni have worked for organisations such as:
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Jaguar
  • Ford
  • Tesla
  • Dyson
  • P&G
  • Unilever
  • British Petroleum
  • Adidas
  • Nike
  • Highland Spring 

What you'll study

Drawing on the expertise of two leading academic departments, this course combines skills in leadership, production planning and strategic business management in the context of supply chains. 

You'll gain an in-depth understanding of strategic, tactical and operational issues relating to the management of supply chains. You'll also focus on the improvement of process performance from a logistics perspective, taking into consideration new demands such as reverse logistics and green supply chain management. To do this, you'll be equipped with concepts and methods to contribute towards the competitiveness of industrial and commercial organisations worldwide.

The course comprises compulsory modules and specialist modules as well as a Masters dissertation. The specialisation allows you to choose an area of interest, Operations Management, Logistics Management or Procurement Management. You'll choose your area at registration.

Major projects

You'll undertake a research dissertation related to supply chain management. This is an opportunity to showcase the skills acquired in classes during the year and to apply research practice. Supervised by a member of academic staff, you'll conduct a literature review and carry out an appropriate study.

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Notes about fees for this course

2018/19

All fees quoted are for full-time courses and per academic year unless stated otherwise.

Scotland/EU

  • £9,900

Rest of UK

  • £9,900

International

  • £18,750

There will be additional costs for CIPS related qualifications.

How can I fund my course?

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Scottish and non-UK EU postgraduate students

Scottish and non-UK EU postgraduate students may be able to apply for support from the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). The support is in the form of a tuition fee loan and for eligible students, a living cost loan. Find out more about the support and how to apply.

Don't forget to check our scholarship search for more help with fees and funding.

Students coming from England

Students ordinarily resident in England may be to apply for postgraduate support from Student Finance England. The support is a loan of up to £10,280 which can be used for both tuition fees and living costs. Find out more about the support and how to apply.

Don't forget to check our scholarship search for more help with fees and funding.

Students coming from Wales

Students ordinarily resident in Wales may be to apply for postgraduate support from Student Finance Wales. The support is a loan of up to £10,280 which can be used for both tuition fees and living costs. Find out more about the support and how to apply.

Don't forget to check our scholarship search for more help with fees and funding.

Students coming from Northern Ireland

Postgraduate students who are ordinarily resident in Northern Ireland may be able to apply for support from Student Finance Northern Ireland. The support is a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500. Find out more about the support and how to apply.

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International students

We have a large range of scholarships available to help you fund your studies. Check our scholarship search for more help with fees and funding.

Please note

The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year. Find out more about fees.

Entry requirements

MSc

First or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in engineering, technology or business-related discipline.

PgDip

Degree, or good HND plus relevant industrial experience, may be considered for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma. Depending on satisfactory progress, you may transfer from the Diploma to the Master's course.

To qualify for the professional qualification of Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) you must gain the MSc degree and should have a minimum of three years' relevant experience either prior to joining the course or after completing the course.

English Language Requirements: IELTs 6.5 or equivalent

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