University of Northampton
Students taking this course develop their knowledge and understanding of the key concepts affecting logistics and supply chain management today. Whether they intend to specialise in international logistics as a career, or enter general management.​ Students investigate and evaluate the range of alternative approaches to logistics and supply chain management, looking forward over the next 5 years, making use of theoretical and industry sources. Every stage of the supply chain, from raw material supply to resource recovery is covered, as are the many modes of transport, on land, sea and in the air. Strategic issues such as multi channel retailing, supply chain collaboration and lead time compression will be covered in workshop style sessions. Topics of global significance, such as disaster relief and sustainable distribution, are also included in a broad and topical study programme.
Applicants normally are expected to hold a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. No work experience is required for admission onto the course.
All students follow a core programme of study designed to broaden and reinforce their management knowledge. Topics include: organisational behaviour; managing operations; project management; strategy; accounting and finance. Students following the MSc international logistics will additionally cover a range of topics specific to their chosen subject. Topics include: international logistics; perspectives of applied logistics; strategic issues in logistics; sustainability and environment. Students are given a further opportunity to explore these subjects of their own choosing, in their final logistics research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Park Campus||Northampton||NN2 7AL||East Midlands|
0800 358 2232