There is an increased need for professionally managed purchasing and supply chains mangement to ensure businesses are able to succeed and provide to their customers. The School of Engineering Computer Science have developed this unique programme to help you develop a wide range of skills for your chosen career ensuring success in whatever sector you decide to work in.

Why choose this course?

You will develop skills and advancement of knowledge on the broad areas of business to enable you develop transferable skills in all areas. Areas include: operations management, operations research, procurement and supply chain management, financial control, manufacturing information systems, manufacturing strategy; legal aspects of supply chain; and human resources management.

You will focus on a combination of practical work and case studies, including analysis and synthesis, contribution to profitability, understanding of purchasing, procurement and logistics. It will promote critical review and analysis of strategic value, procurement and supply chain management.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year or 18 months full-time 3 years part-time

Module Details:

  • Human Resource Management 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Financial Control 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Inventory Management 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Sustainable Business of Engineering 15 Credits Compulsory
  • MSc Individual Projects Option 1 & 2 60 Credits Compulsory

Student Destinations

Upon graduation you may gain employment in a wide variety of sectors, including: aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical, distribution and logistics sector and other FMCG industries.


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Entry Requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in an engineering discipline or an appropriate science or any other related discipline where the subject content does not overlap with this programme to any substantial extent.

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