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Operations and Logistics ManagementUniversity of East Anglia
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Location: University of East Anglia
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/27
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £18500
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About This CourseOn this degree you will be trained to be an industrial problem solver, as you discover the art and science of ensuring products and services are delivered efficiently, effectively, on time, and on budget.This degree is ideal if you have already studied operations and logistics at undergraduate level and want to take your skills to the next level. Equally, you might have an undergraduate degree in IT, engineering, logistics and operations, finance and accounting or management. Or you might have worked in industry for a time perhaps in manufacturing or engineering.This programme is accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). This gives you special privileges for membership of the CILT at either Chartered Member or membership level.Learners who successfully complete this Master's programme may also apply for full membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS).OverviewEvery product or service that comes to market relies on the expert combination of human power, material resources and financial investment. As an MSc Operations and Logistics Management student, you will explore how to bring these elements together successfully. You'll learn how to anticipate and respond to problems, and how to create order in the most complex of situations.The course is carefully designed to help you become expert in the primary and supporting activities in a value chain and in operations and logistics management practices. You will study key areas such as inventories, transportation, warehousing, procurement, supply chain and logistics operations, sustainable supply chains and logistics, innovations and technology management, low carbon supply chain and logistics, and materials management.. You'll also explore the application of technologies to supply chain management.Our teaching is research-led, ensuring you benefit from the very latest thinking in this rapidly-changing field. Your curriculum will be underpinned by the research of UEA's respected Innovation, Technology and Operations Management group (ITOM). The ITOM group conducts research and teaching into various aspects of innovation management, technology management and operations management. Rather than relying solely on textbooks, you'll be taught the latest operations and logistics innovations reported in academic and practitioner journals.We have strong links to industry and you will also learn from practising experts and guest speakers. This ensures you gain insight into the most pressing challenges facing organisations today.You will also learn by analysing case studies. In this way you'll gain valuable insights into real workplace problems and their possible solutions. This study of real-life and created cases means you can fast track to having the kind of industry expertise that might otherwise take years to amass.Modern business is global and our ability to compete requires experience and knowledge in developing and managing supply chains on a global scale. Throughout your degree you will take an international view, ensuring that you graduate ready to take your skills across borders.As well as developing essential specialist skills, this course will help you improve key transferable skills, including critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, decision-making, and effective use of information and communications technology. You'll also build your experience in teamwork, management and giving presentations including to non-operations and supply chain specialists.DisclaimerCourse details are subject to change.
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At least a 2.1 Honours degree or higher. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of East Anglia, Logistics and supply chain management. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.