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MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM)

Contribute positively to the management of your organisation within its global supply chain
Designed For

The MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed for the further development of those who want to work in logistics and supply chain engineering and management in manufacturing and service organisations.

We will provide you with

The tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve service, operational and supply chain processes and conduct market analysis.

You will gain the knowledge on how to evaluate and manage appropriate enabling technologies and use enterprise resource planning systems in order to improve the operational functions of a business. You will also develop a wide knowledge on strategy development and design.

Course Modules
Core Modules  
Supply Chain Management Procurement & Inventory Management
Logistics & Operations Management Organisations, People & Performance
Transportation Techniques & Management Financial Analysis & Control Systems
Storage & Warehouse Techniques  

*NB*: Some printed material will show the module 'Problem Solving With Statistics' to be a core module of this programme. This has changed and PSWS is now an elective module which can be selected but is not compulsary on this MSc.

If you can gain exemption from some of the core modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you may choose more electives.

Elective Modules

You can choose two electives from the list of elective modules. If you gain exemption from some of the compulsory modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you may choose more electives.


The project is worth 50% of the final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills. For Supply Chain and Logistics Management the project can be related to a number of different industrial sectors and can address many different aspects of logistics management. Typical projects for students on this course are:

  • Management of inventory of packaging materials
  • Are third-party logistics (3PL) companies innovative enough to satisfy their customers?
  • Forecasting demand in a changing market.
Learning Style

Taught material is a blend of formal lectures, seminars, practical exercises and case studies to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the material. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields. Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments. See here for more information on the course structure.

After You Graduate

SCLM graduates have a huge spectum of companies and positions they can work in, including providers of third party logistics, aerospace and electrical/electronic products and technology-based firms.

Some recent SCLM graduates are currently working in the following roles and companies: Decathlon (Export Supervisor, Logistics Department), British Gas (Area Sales Advisor), Unilever (Supply Planner), Affymetrix UK Ltd (Supply Chain Analyst), IKEA Trading Office (Business Support), Accenture (Senior Consultant), DHL Excel Supply Chain (Transport Operator), Wal-Mart (Replenishment Analyst), Corus Construction (Graduate Trainee, Logistics), DELL Shanghai (Configeration Management Analyst), Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (Retail Operations Management Traineer), IBM (Supply Chain Specialist), Wealmoor (Procurement Coordinator), Ossur Hf, Iceland (Logistics and Manufacturing Planning Engineer), Merck (Supply Chain Assistant), Philips Semiconductors (Supply Chain Officer), Starcom Media, China (Planning Executive), WPL, World Packing & Logistics (Quality Assurance), Lenovo (Global Material Control), MT Electronics (Logistical Coordinator)

Contact us

Admissions Office,, +44 (0)24 7652 3691

MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management student

"The teaching isn’t just academically focused: as well as covering the technical aspects of each subject, we learned how business and management operate in the global arena. This gave me skills and approaches that I was able to use as soon as I stepped into a commercial environment."

Gulzhan Nukenova
MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management 2014

Start Date:
2nd October 2017

One year, full time

Tuition Fees
Overseas: £23,460
EU: £12,800

Online (£50 application fee)

Entry Requirements
Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)

Application Deadline
31st July 2017

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