Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence, M.Sc.

Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #312 (QS) ,
Lean Six Sigma is a powerful methodology for achieving process efficiency and effectiveness which results in enhanced customer satisfaction and improved bottom line results. It aims to achieve improvements in the most economical manner possible and is focused on reducing waste in business processes.

About

This programme aims to develop high-calibre graduates with an in-depth understanding of strategic, tactical and operational issues.

The programme will build understanding of the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and demonstrate the tangible and quantifiable results these bring to the bottom line. Students will learn state-of-the-art concepts, methods, principles, tools and techniques, relating to quality and process improvement for a broad range of organisations, such as manufacturing, service, public sector and third sector, set within a global context.

Students also have the option to be accredited with the Green Belt and Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma
  • Quality Management & Engineering
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Change
  • Research Philosophy & Practice
  • Measuring and Managing Performance
  • Strategies for Managing Supply Chains
  • Operations Management
  • Work, Culture & Organisation

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity

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

                  Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 12 months
                  Part-time
                  • Average part-time duration 24 months
                  • Intensity Flexible
                • Credits
                  60 ECTS
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:

                  90

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                  6.5

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                • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                  176

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                • Minimum required score:

                  58

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                Academic Requirements

                • A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.
                • If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, we’ll need to see evidence of your English language ability.

                Tuition Fee

                • International Applies to you

                  1890 GBP/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 1890 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                • EU/EEA Applies to you

                  870 GBP/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 870 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                *per course

                Living costs for Edinburgh

                • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
                  Living Costs

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                Funding

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