Purchasing and Supply Chain Management MSc addresses the strategic role of these two critical functions of organisations. It also examines the impact of changes in the regulatory and policy environment, and the effect of new technologies and techniques on current and future problems within the supply chain.
During the course, you will develop your knowledge of best practice in purchasing and supply chain management, and enhance your understanding of the importance of business process and activity integration through our range of modules.
The sectors of purchasing and supply chain are expanding, leaving our Master’s graduates attractive on the job market. Depending on your interests and desired career path, you will have the opportunity to specialise in international law or project management as part of this course.
Our range of core and option modules on this course equips you with the specialist knowledge to identify problems and develop solutions within both purchasing and the wider supply chain. Our lecturers combine traditional lectures with games to illustrate logistics and supply chain and talks by external speakers from the industry.
A highlight for many students is the field trips and social events organised throughout the course which provide an opportunity for networking and extending your learning in new environments.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
Applicants should have a minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in business studies in geography, economics, a traditional science, a property-related discipline or law. Alternatively, applicants with a membership of a recognised professional body whose entry requirements are equivalent to graduate level, and ideally some relevant practical experience can be considered. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in Writing. One reference is required.