International Operations and Supply Chain Management at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS

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Course summary

Every organisation, from small Social Enterprises to Global Multinationals with thousands of employees must manage its supply chain and business operations. Glasgow Caledonian University's Glasgow School for Business and Society has developed this master's to meet this demand. The course is informed by research, sector professionals and professional bodies. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). This course focuses on producing employable, responsible graduates, who are able to contribute effectively from the start of their employment. A unique aspect of the course is that students can achieve Lean Yellow Belt certification as part of the course. You will join with students from different cultures and backgrounds to develop international awareness of managing business operations and supply chains. As part of the course, you'll work on a live case study and present your solutions to the ‘client’. Simulations and case studies will be used to help gain experience and key employability skills. Contributions from leading commentators, scholars and researchers of operations and supply chain management will help provide an understanding of theories and practice from around the globe. Graduate opportunities Due to the breadth of the course, past students have found employment across a wide range of sectors including Sourcing Group Specialist at RBS, Gist Logistics, Custom Solar, Doosan Babcock, Create Consulting Engineers, SAB Millar, PepsiCo, Zinc Group, BAE, Diageo, Enterprise Rent-a-car, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NHS Procurement Scotland, Amazon and Leonardos.


Teacher-led sessions from our academics who have extensive experience in teaching overseas are sensitive to cultural diversity, and within the curriculum draw on cross-cultural illustrations and ideas to enhance study and involve students. The teaching methods have a clear focus on employability and “real-world” skills development producing graduates that are fit for work. This is enabled by industry speakers, a work-related activity, and practical case studies/client projects. Develop your knowledge and skills needed to succeed and contribute to the industry by: Participating in opportunities for cross-cultural interaction through experiential and problem-based learning Gaining professional development of essential and desirable graduate skills and competencies within operations and supply chain management Understand the supply chain networks in a global environment along with sustainable business operations, quality and supplier management to become a critical thinker and deliver performance improvement Successfully managing logistical and transport challenges as well as projects and finance whilst underpinning ethical and responsible management Module List Applied Professional Practice; Ethics, Governance and Responsible Leadership; Financial Management for Global Decision Makers; Global Supply Chain Management; International Logistics and Transport; Procurement and Quality Management; Project Management; Sustainable Operations Management; Masters Research Project.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used which are designed to develop your intellectual, professional and transferable skills in relation to the programme. Assessment methods vary between modules and may include: unseen examination, class test, written course work, presentations and both individual and group work.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements: UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any subject area.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Overall score of 6.0 with the minimum of 5.5 in each element

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8900 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8900 Year 1
England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1
EU £18800 Year 1
International £18800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to change and published here for guidance only.
International Operations and Supply Chain Management at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS