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Procurement and Supply Chain Management, PgCert | PgDip | MSc

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
The MSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management offered at the Robert Gordon University enables you to explore the dynamic discipline of Procurement and Supply Chain Management at your choice of pace. It will develop your knowledge, understanding and business skills for professional practice in procurement and supply chain management at middle and higher levels of management.

About

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management you will learn the strategies, best practices and tools and techniques to enable you to better comprehend how this field of management can contribute to the competitive advantage and effectiveness of an organisation and its partners.

You will develop the problem-solving, learning and research skills, within a procurement and supply chain context, that are necessary for employment in any sector.

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Job Prospects

This course aims to transform individuals within, or aspiring to be within, the supply chain management profession. Career options are broad and varied, with opportunities in public and private organisations across industries ranging from energy to retail, and aerospace to construction.

Previous graduates have progressed into specialist procurement and supply chain management roles across the globe including Supply Chain Manager (Retail), Logistics Manager (Oil and Gas) and Buyer (Aerospace).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics Of Business
  • Personal and Research Skills for Professionals
  • Quality Management and Excellence Models
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Finance For Managers
  • Purchasing Principles And Law
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Purchasing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

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

      January: 16 months

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      September: 2 years

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class 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

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12470 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Distance Learning Full-time 
  • £9,390 
Distance Learning Part-time (over 2 years) 
  • £4,695 / yr 
Distance Learning Part-time (over 3 years)
  • £3,520 / stage

Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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