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Logistics and Supply Chain Management, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management course at Kingston University has been designed to prepare and develop your ability to carry out advanced analysis and research in the field of logistics and supply chain management within a global context.

Overview

During the Logistics and Supply Chain Management course at Kingston University, you will gain the following opportunities to:

  • Gain the practical skills and knowledge to make an immediate and effective contribution in a logistics-related role and a solid understanding of global business from a strategic and operational perspective.
  • Conduct your research project and dissertation on a specific issue that matches your career interests and put theory into practice.
  • Become a CIPS member after three years' experience in purchasing and supply chain management.
  • Take advantage of a guest speaker programme featuring leading experts in logistics and supply chain management.
  • Students come from all over the world to study at Kingston Business School, so you will finish the course with an international network of contacts.
  • Grow a network of logistics and supply chain management professionals during the course.

What will you study?

The programme is delivered on a full-time basis over one year, starting in September. You will be expected to attend scheduled sessions throughout the day (although not necessarily all day) between Monday and Friday.

In the first semester, you will develop a broad understanding of management concepts, theories and ideas, such as how to manage organisations and supply chains. This provides you with a solid foundation from both strategic and operational perspectives.

In the second semester and dissertation, you will put this knowledge to use through practical application to real situations. One example is through company visits, which students often arrange for themselves. These opportunities to engage with real supply chain managers build your confidence and ability to question established practice.

Graduate destinations

As a Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates you'll have a huge spectrum of companies and positions to work in, for example providing third party logistics, aerospace and electrical/electronic products and technology-based firms.

Accreditation

With full accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), and a solid syllabus built on concepts and ideas from Kingston University's renowned Operations Research and Management Science Group (ORMS), our logistics masters is a both an academic and a professional qualification.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Fundamentals of Business Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Operations and Outsourcing
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Research Proposal and Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      2 years including professional placement

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • We welcome applications from anyone with a good honours (or equivalent) in any relevant discipline.
  • If you do not have an honours degree, you will need to show us evidence that you know enough about the relevant subjects to understand the course materials – for example, a professional qualification, training or work experience in a relevant field (contact the postgraduate admissions team to find out more).

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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