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Master of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management

The University of Liverpool
Program summary
30 months
Online / distance learning

Program description

Master of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management

By the end of the Online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme, you will have a thorough understanding of the latest developments in operations and supply chain practice across a variety of sectors. You will emerge equipped with the knowledge and skills to help you reach a senior managerial position and become one of the operations, logistics and supply chain strategists of the future.

Designed by one of the UK’s leading specialist research groups, the Online Masters offers a theoretical and practical examination of the factors necessary for effective operations and supply management in today’s global and highly competitive markets. In particular, the global virtual classroom in which you study enables you to understand the practical and strategic implications of multinational supply chains and to learn directly from your professional counterparts in other parts of the world. 

In addition, the MSc demonstrates how successful operations performance can shape and influence the sales and profit ambition of a business. The intent is also to provide you with a profound understanding of the processes and techniques for developing operations strategy and managing operations and supply chain activities.

MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management The MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management is a highly international programme and the first wholly online programme to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). CIPS accreditation is a globally recognised credential. Upon graduating, students are automatically eligible to apply to join a network of 60,000 purchasing and supply professionals from around the world who benefit from CIPS membership.

The MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme is also covered by the University of Liverpool Management School’s AACSB Accreditation.

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Application and Admission Requirements

Supply Chain ManagementPrior to taking the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management from The University of Liverpool Online, the following are required:

                • Bachelor’s degree equivalent to UK Honours degree.
                • English equivalent to minimum of IETS test level 6.5 overall.
                • TOEFL 580 paper based test / 88 Internet based test / TEEP 6.5
                • 2 years of relevant work experience.

                      Please note for the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management, The University of Liverpool Online also evaluates applicants on an individual basis.

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                      MSc Supply Chain Management programme:

                      MSc in Operations and Supply Chain ManagementThe Online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme is composed of six core modules, two electives and one dissertation (for a total of 180 credit points). 

                      Core modules

                      Strategic Operations Management
                      Supply Chain Operations Management
                      Logistics and International Trade
                      Business Analysis and Assessment
                      Total Quality Management
                      Lean Thinking
                      Elective modules
                      Students choose one from Group A and one from either Group A or Group B.

                      Group A
                      Operations Modelling and Simulation
                      Project Management

                      Group B
                      Marketing Management
                      International Business and Emerging Markets
                      Performance Management


                      The culmination of your MSc in Supply Chain Management programme, this written project demonstrates your mastery and integration of all your previous learning. The dissertation is the cornerstone of the UK university system. It is an original, scholarly work that applies your new knowledge and experience and allows you to prove your mastery of the techniques you have studied. 

                      Students choose their dissertation topic in conjunction with their Personal Dissertation Advisor, an academic supervisor who will provide support throughout the study and writing process.

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                      Duration of the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management:

                      The Online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme takes on average 30 months to complete. However, since students progress at their own pace, you may choose to complete your studies in as little as 24 months or spread them over 60 months.

                      Expenses / Tuition Fees

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                      Since its foundation in 1881, the University of Liverpool has produced eight Nobel Prize winners. This academic excellence is one reason why almost three thousand professionals from more than 175 countries have chosen it for their online Masters degree. They...

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