University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Advanced Operations and Logistics Management

Business is global and our ability to compete successfully requires our experience and knowledge in developing and managing the global supply chain. This is the course for you if you are looking for a career in operations and logistics either within companies or in specialist logistics and operations businesses. You will acquire knowledge about the primary and support activities in a value chain and advanced operations and logistics management practices and techniques. Case studies will be applied to help you understand workplace scenarios. This will help you to work as an operations, purchasing, logistics or supply chain manager in both manufacturing and service companies. You will acquire skills and practices for conducting operations and logistics research and these will enable you to pursue a PhD degree or work in consulting firms. Beyond these specialist skills, additional valuable skills that you will acquire include cognitive and transferable skills, including critical thinking and creativity, problem solving and decision making, effective use of information and communications technology, presentation, teamwork, personal effectiveness and ethics and value management. These will increase your capabilities and the opportunities for you to work in both public and private sectors.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 Honours degree or higher. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components

Course modules

Semester 1 compulsory modules: marketing theory and practice; global logistics management; innovation and operations management. Semester 2: compulsory modules; strategic purchasing and supply; management; critical issues in operations and supply; chain management; business research methods. Semester 3: advanced operations and logistics; management dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

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