University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Logistics is the range of activities associated with the efficient flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in response to consumer requirements. This course examines current practices, issues and trends in the field of logistics and supply chain management and provides students with both a specialist knowledge and basic training in related business disciplines to design and manage efficient and effective logistics and supply chain systems.

Entry requirements

An ordinary degree, or equivalent, and have obtained an average mark of 50% or more across their final year taught modules; MSc applicants require an Honours degree or equivalent; the 1st degree should be from a related subject discipline such as engineering, maths, economics, business studies, geography, planning or social studies; applicants with professional experience are also considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Logistical resources; global supply chain management; modelling the supply chain; operations and project management; financial resources; managing business organisation; statistical quality control; interpersonal skills and change management; knowledge management (principles and practice); research methods; m-business; business to business marketing; knowledge management and the organisation; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 555 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Paisley Campus Paisley PA1 2BE Scotland

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