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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management

  • Start Date

    February, September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time. 2 years part-time.

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    Please take a look at the website here website there is a section regarding Fees with the most up to date figures.

  • Last Updated

    09 January 2019

Course content

The Course

Employers are increasingly looking to recruit graduates who can demonstrate that they have the high-level skills and abilities to succeed in global logistics management. MSc Logistics and Global Operations degree at Lincoln has been designed with these employer expectations in mind.

The MSc Logistics and Global Operations degree provides students with the opportunity to explore practice in the context of relevant contemporary theory and research in the field of Logistics Management from an international perspective.

The programme seeks to develop the strategic vision of the students focusing on the development of creative thinking and proactive management. The programme recognises that all organisations, local and global, are constantly changing and seeks to ensure that managers develop the necessary knowledge and competencies to cope with this. The programme of study allows for context and situation specific learning.

Lectures, seminars, case studies and guest speakers aim to provide students with a rich and thorough understanding of the subject. It is expected that graduates will be ready to start a career in management or consultancy in areas related to logistics and operations at local and global scales.

The programme aims to be stimulating and inspiring. The Lincoln International Business School staff aim to be available to provide help and assistance when required. On a regular basis, students will be expected to engage in purposeful discussions with tutors who can provide guidance with dissertations or other independent study elements.

How You Study

The programme combines generic modules in business and management with more specialist modules in logistics, operations, and supply chain management.

The generic modules are designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of how financial, people and other resources are managed in organisations, while the specialist modules aim to provide the knowledge and techniques to analyse, appraise and contribute to the design and management of logistical operations and supply chains.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to visit a company location to get a better understanding of how logistics operates in practice. Students have previously visited a Caterpillar Site in Leicester. All costs related to this trip are covered by the School.

The taught element of the programme consists of seven compulsory modules and one optional module. Optional modules will run as far as at least 10 students select them. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of modules to some students. As the options reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.

Modules

Core modules:

  • Decision Analysis for Managers
  • Global Supply Strategies
  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Procurement and Supply Chains
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Strategy Making

Optional modules:

  • Community Organisation, Sustainability and Development
  • Disaster Management
  • Dynamic Systems Modelling
  • Group Consultancy Project
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Teams and Leadership

The programme concludes with the dissertation. The dissertation is designed to encourage innovation and diverse pathways to the final assessed product. In this respect, the dissertation is an extended project that can accommodate a range of independent work.

How You Are Assessed

A variety of assessment methods are utilised during this course, including essays, examinations, oral presentations and practicals. These assessments are designed to develop skills that may be useful for your career.

For more information please take a look at the website https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/LOGGLOMS/


Visit the MSc Logistics and Global Operations page on the University of Lincoln website for more details!

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