Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This MSc from LJMU will enable you to analyse and evaluate business, financial and management strategies as they apply to Logistics and Supply Chain Management. - Study at LJMU's renowned Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering - Follow a programme allied with the work of the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute - Learn from research-active academics working in industry - Study alongside students from all over the world We are all dependent on logistics in our everyday lives, therefore this is a highly important and profitable sector to start a career in. We have designed a programme based on a strong knowledge base that is taught in such a way that means you will be able to build on your learning as your career develops. The programme focuses on markets, customers, finance, people, operations, communications and information technology, and business policy and strategy.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: • a minimum 2:2 honours degree in an engineering discipline or • an equivalent qualification such as BEng or MEng Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) RLP is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Research Skills (10 credits) Manufacturing Management (10 credits) Global Transport Systems (10 credits) Data Systems for Maritime and Logistics (10 credits) Legal Principles (10 credits) International Trade (10 credits) Project Management (10 credits) Logistics Systems (10 credits) Operations Research (10 credits) Supply Chain Modelling (10 credits) Safety and Reliability (10 credits) Information Management and Communication Systems (10 credits) Preparing for Project (10 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. The majority of modules have a single piece of written coursework which is submitted three weeks after teaching on that module has been completed. Analysis and problem solving skills are assessed through a combination of unseen written exams, case study reports, coursework assignment submissions and an individual project. There are exams in 'Manufacturing Management' and 'Safety and Reliability' and time-constrained assessments in 'Project Management' and 'Operations Research'. 'Preparing for Project' has a multi-part assessment framework, allowing you to present and defend your project proposal in written and oral form. The project itself involves an 18,000 word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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