If you want to develop a specialist career in multinational enterprises, this course offers high-level strategic learning in a range of areas.
This course will provide you with the specialist knowledge to manage and adapt supply chains, and pioneer logistics in a growing field of industry. If you are looking to refine your skills or further progress within the profession, this course will enable you to gain a better understanding of how to apply strategic thinking in senior decision-making roles.
The University of South Wales is a preferred provider of professional and Masters level qualifications for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). The course is also accredited by the Institute of Operations Management (IOM). These accreditations highlight the industry-level standards embedded within the course and ensure your learning can be applied and inform best practice in the modern workplace.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will gain MCIPS (in addition to three years’ work experience) and MCILT (with an average mark of 50% across the course with work experience, which will be assessed by the professional body). You are also set to gain from further exemptions from the Institute of Operations Management.
This course includes field trips that enable you to understand the practical implications of logistics and supply chain management in a variety of industrial settings (additional costs may apply).
What you will study
There are two pathways available to students studying the MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management course. Modules of study for each pathway depend upon whether students complete a 60 Credit Dissertation or a 20 Credit management project. The normal mode of study will be to undertake the 20 credit management project route.
Pathway One (60 Credit Dissertation option)
This pathway includes six modules worth 20 credits each, plus a 60 credit dissertation.
- Research Methods
- Economies, Markets and Strategic Decision Making
- Strategic Operations Management and Operational Research
- Sustainable Supply Chain Management
- Globalisation of Logistics and Supply Chain
- Dissertation – Management Research Project (60 Credits)
- Strategy as Practice and Leadership