M.Sc. On Campus

Global Operations and Service Management

12 months
21250 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Global Operations and Service Management programme from Aston University will prepare you for a global approach to business operations and the growing service sector. 


This includes rethinking the role of globalisation on multi-national business models, particularly when it comes to strategy, location, supply chains, logistics, sustainability, and product design and innovation.

Attracting students from all over the world, this course is a great opportunity to mix with people from different cultures and with diverse backgrounds. You’ll enhance your communication, teamwork and management skills, all whilst building a network of international contacts. It will also help you to appreciate the various approaches to manage operations and services in multicultural environments.

How will my skills develop?

As well as developing an in-depth understanding of advanced strategic operations on a global scale, you’ll learn how to apply theories and techniques in diverse socio-economic contexts, industrial sectors and cultural environments when designing, producing, transporting and selling a product or a service for a global market.

This Global Operations and Service Management programme from Aston University will help you to become critically aware of key issues such as sustainability, globalisation, digitisation, advanced manufacturing services and the impact of emerging technologies.

Career prospects

We have a track record for providing companies with highly skilled staff.

Our recent graduates have gone on to secure roles with prestigious international companies such as:

  • Amazon
  • Facebook
  • PwC
  • Deloitte
  • IBM
  • Hewlett Packard
  • General Electric
  • Jaguar Land Rover.

Our strong links with industry have enabled us to tailor the course to meet the needs of employers looking for highly skilled graduates. Thanks to their input, we can help you gain a competitive advantage over other graduates and ensure that you hit the ground running when you secure your ideal role.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Operations Strategy
  • Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC)
  • Service Operations Management
  • Management of Innovation
  • Operations Management
  • Applied Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details



180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good UK honours degree (2:1 and above)
  • Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University
As well as:
  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee
  • An official academic transcript of your university grades to date
  • A completed application form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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