Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Study mode:Part-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
Local:$ 5.51k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 13.1k / 1 Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1804

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At the heart of every successful business is effective logistics and supply chain management practice. For their ongoing success businesses need access to staff who can bring expertise, the latest technical skills and real ambition and determination to improve and change the industry.

The course provides you with the opportunity to develop your understanding of current best practice in the theory and application of leading processes and systems in logistics, operations engineering and supply chain management.

This course is suitable for

* supply chain practitioners wanting to become technical specialists or managers in industrial and manufacturing companies
* recent graduates beginning a career in this dynamic area
* engineers and managers needing to develop their skills in logistics and supply chain management
* other well qualified individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the logistics and supply chain industry

It increases your career potential by improving your

* knowledge and experience in logistics and the supply chain
* technical and problem solving skills
* supply chain management techniques
* management skills
* ability to take on greater responsibility

You also develop your understanding of current best practice in the theory and application of leading edge technologies, processes and systems in logistics, operations engineering and supply chain management.

The course has four logistics and supply chain management modules including supply chain and manufacturing strategy, logistics planning and control and lean operations. There are also four management modules covering areas such as project and quality management, and business process management.

Successful completion of this course contributes towards the academic requirements for registration with the Chartered Institution of Logistics and Transport. As a graduate in the logistics sector, advanced technical and management careers are open to you. This can enhance your career prospects in the supply chain sector as well as in engineering, manufacturing, international transport and logistics, business and commerce.

Management modules * finance and marketing
* project and quality management
* business process management
* systems modelling and simulation

Logistics and supply chain management modules * logistics planning and control
* warehouse management
* lean operations
* supply chain and manufacturing strategy

MSc * project and dissertation

If you are a new graduate, this course gives you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a technical specialist or manager. If you are already employed in supply chain and logistics, it improves you career potential and can lead to roles with greater responsibility.

UK studentsNormally one from * an honours degree (2.2 or above) in a science or engineering subject * suitable professional qualifications in an engineering field * a degree in any discipline plus at least one year of relevant experience * a diploma in a technological area plus at least three years of relevant experience. Overseas studentsYou need an English language score of IELTS 6.0 or more or a TOEFL 213 or more, plusIndia * a first class BE in an relevant discipline, or a good second class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjectsChina * a four year Bachelors degree in an relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalentOther countries * a good honours degree or equivalent in an relevant subject English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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