Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This programme is rooted in practice, theoretically strong, and globally relevant. It is for future leaders in logistics, supply chain management, operations management and purchasing. It is perfect if you�re looking to start or accelerate your career in any of those fields, as it is strongly practical in focus, and equips you with a formidable set of skills - analytical, technical, creative and collaborative � that will be vital for your professional success. The programme takes in both traditional manufacturing and service industries, so the material covered and the skills you acquire will be of benefit to a wide range of organisations, both private and public- sector. You can also gain practical experience of using industry-leading tools such as SAP and SAS. Our connections to industry and government ensure that what you learn on this programme has a highly practical focus, both in teaching and in the 3-month MSc summer projects.

Entry requirements

A degree in a quantitative subject. Applicants with 1st degrees in mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering and management science are regularly admitted, and applicants from other disciplines who can show evidence of quantitative problem-solving skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Subject areas include: Applying statistical models in business; problem solving skills for consultants; spread sheet modelling; strategic supply chain management; operations and supply excellence; logistics modelling; global sourcing and business services; business analytics and enterprise systems; SAS programming for business analytics; computer simulation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include assignments, formal examinations, projects, group work, interactive exercises and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 9,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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