Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This programme aims to enable you to: Develop Masters-level research techniques; reflect on your prior learning and experience; plan your own study programme; learn about manufacturing operations management, focusing on the manufacturing plant and services; find out about the fundamentals of production planning, inventory control and process modelling and control; discover how goods are moved around the world within the logistics system; consider a range of information technology issues which a logistics manager may encounter in a complex supply chain environment; analyse the components of a logistics system and appraise contemporary developments; apply operations research techniques to solving business problems in the sector. You will be allocated a supervisor from amongst the staff programme team with whom you will work closely during the project stage.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in Maritime, Transport, Business, Management, Manufacturing Engineering or related studies. Applications are also encouraged from holders of undergraduate Engineering degree qualifications (BEng or MEng) who may wish to reposition themselves towards a role involving logistics. Please contact our programme team prior to application. We also take applications from those who do not hold any of the above qualifications but have significant relevant experience in the field or a related area. Please contact the programme team prior to application. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language (IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent qualification).

Course modules

Modules include: Research skills (embedded into induction week); manufacturing management; global transport systems; data systems for maritime and logistics; legal principles and export trade law; international trade; logistics systems; operations research; supply chain modelling; safety and reliability; preparing for project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, examinations and an 18,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

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