1st outside the US and 12th globally in the Supply Chain Management World ‘University 100’ annual survey 2016, and 2nd in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the Top 20 Supply Chain Management annual survey 2016, for providing young people in this field with the skills and mix of expertise required to develop as supply chain leaders of the future.
The Cranfield Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. The course will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills that you need to further your career as a logistics and supply chain professional.
It has been co-designed with senior logistics and supply chain professionals and is delivered by Europe's largest specialist logistics and supply chain management faculty.
The Cranfield MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a full-time one-year programme that begins in September each year. The course develops your knowledge and skills in logistics and teaches you how to apply them through: discussion of international case studies, visiting speaker events; a global supply chain simulation game, and the option to complete a company-based project.
Our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible for full membership of both institutes. It is also the first UK-based University to gain the European Logistics Association accreditation. Upon completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for the designation cESLOG (European logistician), which is valid for five years.
I chose Cranfield because if its high rankings. Life on campus is like a little universe of it own. The academics that taught me and the career service are fantastic. The Cranfield alumni network is very powerful and I am pleased to be part of it. I did a consultancy project whilst studying with an external client which was great experience.
Marco Marioni, Danone Ltd (London), MSc Strategic Marketing, 2014, full-time
I chose Cranfield for its great reputation which has been formed by the many industry leaders who have studied or worked there. I believe that the knowledge I have acquired will be an invaluable asset to any organisation and be beneficial to my career. The environment is next-to-none for studying and the lecturers are very experienced. For our group project we worked with a marketing consultancy in London on one of their real-life business problems. Connecting with business in this way brings learning to life.
The reputation of the Cranfield course was superb and the course content and delivery backed up that reputation. It was varied and interesting, up-to-date and relevant. The use of external lecturers was also good. In addition, the course provided a great networking experience which will help me with my career.
Ian Robb, Vice President (Operations), CEVA Logistics
(MSc, Supply Chain & Logistics, 2014)
Cranfield University has a good reputation in offering valuable education in Supply Chain Management. I studied with an international cohort with participants from all over the world. The course programme was well structured so that I could cope with my job and my studies. The tutors were very good and covered a broad spectrum of content. The course has opened my mind and allowed me to make better decisions using my improved skill set. Gaining this postgraduate degree has strengthened by CV. My studies included several case studies, and some group projects. I focused my thesis on the impact of promotions on a retailer's supply chain. This work was carried out in my own company, covering many different departments such as distribution centres and stores. Whilst it was a demanding project, it was very interesting and very rewarding.
Marco Sturm, Manager Returnable Asset Pool, Migros (MSc, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2014 (part-time)
Miss Yue Zhu
I studied full-time at Cranfield, which I chose because of its good reputation in the field of logistics and supply chain management. I found its close relationships with industry gave me opportunity to work on real things which bring true value for my future career. The research environment is focused and mature.
Some of my experiences when I was at Cranfield were tough but introduced me to new items like popular topics in industry. I found the time constraints for assignments and projects brought challenges but helped me to improve my own processes to deal with tough times. I learned how to solve complicated problems in a much more effective way. So, all in all, my course has helped me to be more positive when facing difficulties by teaching me how to get over them.
At the beginning of the year we did group assignments. Then, for my thesis project, I worked alone. My thesis project was sponsored by British American Tobacco (BAT) and focused on a procurement-related topic. The company was very supportive - both regarding my project and my career development. My professor at Cranfield also guided me with clear structure and direction. With their help, I reached outcomes I didn't expect I would be capable of when I first arrived.
Miss Yue Zhu, Business Navigator, Carlsberg Supply Company, UK
(MSc, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2014, full-time)
Cranfield University is now able to offer you a more affordable way to study an MSc with loans managed by Prodigy Finance. With a Cranfield Postgraduate Loan it is possible for you to take up your MSc studies with no repayments while you study. This will leave you free to concentrate on your course and enhance your career prospects.Launched in February 2014, the scheme is designed to support UK and EU students entering postgraduate study and is intended to attract those who may not otherwise progress to this level because of financial constraints.Loans of up to £15,000 are available (dependent on the tuition fees for your chosen course).If you are a UK student, loans are available for tuition fees and maintenance. EU students can apply for a loan covering only tuition fees.Loans are repaid over a seven year period and repayments start six months after you complete your degree. As a not-for-profit scheme, funded by Cranfield and HEFCE, the loans are competitively priced (6.92% APR representative) and considerably more affordable than a standard career development loan.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Loans of up to £15,000 total
You can apply for a loan if you:• are domiciled in the UK or EU and qualify for ‘Home/EU’ fees and • have an admissions offer to a Cranfield full-time, taught MSc course in a STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics) subject
If you already have an applicable course offer you can apply online through Prodigy Finance. You will need to provide Prodigy Finance with details of your offer from Cranfield. Your loan application will be considered and responded to within a few days.If you are yet to secure an offer of a place you can register your interest in the scheme and we will keep you up-to-date.
We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and each application is considered on its individual merit. Usually candidates must hold either a first or a second class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline; or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications.
14 July 2017
Recipient: Cranfield University
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