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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management

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  • Course Duration

    1 year full time

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  • Last Updated

    02 August 2019

Our Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc provides in-depth knowledge of the major areas that underpin operations and supply chain.

About this course

Organisations are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs, shorten production and distribution times and better manage risk. This allows them to develop and maintain a competitive advantage. You’ll learn how to improve business performance with an integrated approach to operations, logistics and supply chain management.

The course will suit those who wish to pursue a career in either operations or general management.

What you'll learn

You will improve your knowledge and understanding of how an integrated approach to operations management can impact on business performance.

You will learn how to advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations. You will do this by applying the knowledge you develop in a thorough, systematic, informed and creative way.

This course will shape your understanding of:

  • quantitative analysis approaches in logistics, operations quality and supply chain management
  • how the mainstream supply chain information systems work
  • how information technology can improve the efficiency of supply chain management

Your development

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • critically evaluate, synthesise and apply theories and concepts in operations and supply chain in a national and international context
  • demonstrate analytical and evaluative skills in the application of operations and supply chain
  • use reflective skills to enable you to become a lifelong learner and problem solver
  • critically apply relevant theory and concepts to a range to complex, open-ended problems
  • provide technical, commercial and managerial leadership


As a student, you receive free membership to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), free membership to the Intelligent Transport Society (ITS), and a discounted student membership to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) allowing full access to their globally

renowned library and research services (membership is compulsory).

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:

  • a high quality teaching environment
  • innovative programming
  • active engagement with industry


The course is modular in structure, comprising 180 credits.

Each year we arrange an industry visit and invite guest speakers from industry to share their experiences and insights with you.


Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:

  • regional, national and international thought leaders
  • alumni
  • leading professions

Our facilities provide:

  • a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
  • Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
  • four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
  • a dedicated Hub and Base providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
  • a contemporary café

View some of the Business School facilities.

Visit the Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management - MSc page on the Newcastle University website for more details!





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