Operations Management, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #312 (QS) ,
Knowledge and expertise in operations management is an important requirement of managers across all business functions and there is an increasing demand for operations management specialists in all types of organisations.

About

Our MSc Operations Management aims to develop a critical understanding of the role of operations management in relation to organisational performance and competitiveness. It will build knowledge of operations management principles and concepts, and how they can be applied, across different organisational functions including finance, sales, marketing, human resource management and design. It will also develop expertise in the use of various quality, process and supply chain management tools and techniques for analysing and improving operations in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, services, the public sector and the third sector.

On completion of the programme students are able to identify, conceptualise and define new problems and issues and have the ability to contribute towards the competitiveness of any organisation.

Accreditation

The MSc in Operations Management is accredited by the Institute of Operations Management.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Global Purchasing and Supply
  • Quality Management & Engineering
  • Operations Management
  • System Thinking & Analysis
  • Strategies for Managing Supply Chains
  • Research Philosophy and Practice
  • Contemporary Consumers
  • Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Supply Chain Risk & Adaptation

                    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 need the following IELTS score:

                    • Minimum required score:

                      6.5

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                    Academic Requirements

                    Entry 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.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International Applies to you

                      14690 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 14690 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                    • EU/EEA Applies to you

                      6770 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 6770 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.

                    Part-time Tuition Fees:

                    • EU: £3,385
                    • Non-EU: £7,345

                    Living costs for Edinburgh

                    • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
                      Living Costs

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