Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementLoughborough University
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Rank: 6 (TCUG)
Location: Loughborough University
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £23200
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Successful organisations all around the world depend on effective logistics and supply chain management. Our new MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management prepares graduates with the skills sought after by employers, opening up a wide range of rewarding and vitally important careers.This programme will enable you to create, manage and communicate useful insights from big data' and apply them to support decision-making in logistics and supply chain operations. On this programme you will:develop an in-depth understanding of modern logistics and supply chain systems and the range of managerial decisions related to the planning and operations of these systems.learn how human behaviour influences the performance of operations processes.gain knowledge of a broad range of analytics techniques and develop strong modelling skills, which will enable you to analyse logistics and supply chain data and work effectively to support problem-solving and decision-making in modern organisations.Graduates with these knowledge and skills are in high demand.Modules are taught by our group of internationally recognised experts from the Management Science and Operations Group and the Logistics and Transportation Analytics Research Interest Group, who are actively working with businesses, government and non-profit organisations to tackle routine, strategic and policy problems. In practical sessions, you will get hand-on experience of using software packages that are commonly used in logistics and supply chain management, such as SAP and SAS.We have an advisory group of industrial collaborators for our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management who provide guidance on practical relevance and contribute to the curriculum by delivering workshops and guest talks. Our collaborators include logistics and supply chain professionals in big business and large public organisations, as well as analytics technology providers for logistic and supply management tools.During the summer you will undertake a supervised consulting or research project. The consulting projects are set up to address practical problems in organisations and provide you with an opportunity to apply the latest analytics tools to a real logistics or supply chain context. The research projects typically focus on theoretical or methodological developments within logistics and supply chain management and offer you an excellent preparation for continuing with your studies pursuing a research degree such as a PhD.
An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification. A strong quantitative background is required. Degrees in engineering, mathematics, physics, economics, and business and management will be particularly welcomed. Those without a first degree but with substantial work experience may be considered.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each individual element)
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About this university
Loughborough is home to students from over 130 countries around the world and the international student body normally numbers some 2,500. There are various resources available for those from outside the UK to help them prepare for their time at the university and make the most of it. these includes practical elements such as visa information and booking the free coach service from Heathrow airport as well as induction and welcome sessions. There is also plenty of information available to help adjust to life in the UK and making the most of your studies. There is a specialist International Student Support team on hand at the Student Support Centre to deal with a range of issues particular to international students as well religious facilities areas for all backgrounds and faiths. The Student Union building is found to the north-east end of the campus and is responsible for a range of clubs and societies. It also has five rooms, each with their own themes and has been awarded an International Experience Award for its quality. The students are represented by the Union Council and there are also academic support services on offer. There are 56 sports clubs and a Societies Federation numbering some 80 societies. These include those working from the media centre where the TV station, radio and student magazine operate from. There are also around 45 different projects involving the students working with elderly, special needs, homeless people or the environment. The fundraising organisation raises some Â£1 million a year for national and international charities.