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MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Course Description

STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD WITH A HULL MSC
In the midst of challenging times for businesses around the world, it’s clear that organisations are looking for professionals who have the capacity to make sense of complex issues in order to make things work better.

This is why our MSc programmes will equip you with specialist skills, advanced knowledge and an appreciation of how these are put into practice in the global business environment – allowing you to fit smoothly into organisations of all kinds and add value from day one.

Funding for our MSc programmes is available through scholarships and bursaries for home/EU and international students.

MSC LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Whether a local company or a multinational firm, no organisation can afford to ignore the state of its supply chain, particularly when faced with increasing competition from global markets.

A robust and resilient supply chain can deliver cost savings and efficiencies across an organisation, which is why this programme will enable you to develop a deep understanding of the management, planning and coordination of supply chains.

Through the programme you’ll build the tools and techniques necessary to develop effective and efficient supply chains which deliver higher levels of value for the end user and facilitate sustainable business growth. You will explore current theory and research, seeing how this informs practice, and develop innovative solutions to real-life logistics and supply chain problems.

You will also benefit from the vast expertise and resources of our Logistics Institute, a world-class facility based at the business school, and the University’s MSc Radio Systems and Logistics Technology.

78% of our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates are employed or in full-time study within 6 months of graduation. They are working for organisations such as Worldwide Logistics, Lafarge Group, Smith & Nephew and Boots PLC.

You will study:

• Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• Supply Chain Planning and Control
• Logistics Technology
• Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• Professional Skills and Ethics
• Research Methods

You will also:
• choose two optional modules from the wide choice available
• engage in a dissertation or project in an area of interest

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
In addition to core modules related to your area of study, all MSc programmes include two common modules to help develop transferable academic and professional skills.

Professional Skills will help you to build the tools you need to achieve your academic and professional objectives, including personal development planning techniques, communication and presentation skills, and approaches to problem solving.

Research Methods enables the exploration of research paradigms in the context of business and management, providing you with tools and techniques ready for the dissertation or project and beyond.

DISSERTATION OR COMPANY-BASED PROJECT
The dissertation provides the opportunity to pursue your interests and strengthen your analytical and critical skills as you undertake a major piece of work.

Your dissertation can be in the form of a company-based project, which involves the exploration of a specific organisational issue related to your programme of study. You will put your learning into practice in a real organisation and feed your findings and recommendations back.

ENGAGE WITH THE WORLD OF WORK
Our dedicated World of Work team coordinates the company-based projects, promotes job opportunities and arranges events throughout the year to support your career development.

This support does not end on graduation. We encourage all our students to keep in touch with us after they have finished their studies by joining our global community of 27,000 graduates, who work in roles from senior managers in functional areas to chief executives. Graduates are invited to take part in the stimulating network opportunities and management development programmes we offer, continuing their personal and professional development.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree (or equivalent) and a good command of English (evidenced by IELTS, TOEFL or previous study in English).

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