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MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management - Procurement and Sourcing specialization
The Procurement & Sourcing specialisation track of the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management considers all the key components that contribute to an organisation’s profitability via its movement of goods and services through this global supply chain.
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 Procurement & Sourcing MSc demonstrates how successful sourcing and procurement 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 procurement and sourcing strategies whilst managing the operations and supply chain activities.
Application and Admission Requirements
Prior to taking the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Procurement & Sourcing) 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 (Procurement & Sourcing), The University of Liverpool Online also evaluates applicants on an individual basis.
Duration of the Procurement & Sourcing MSc
The Online Procurement & Sourcing MSc 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.
MSc Supply Chain Management programme
The Online Procurement & Sourcing MSc for Operations and Supply Chain Management programme is composed of six core modules, two electives and one dissertation (for a total of 180 credit points).
- Six core modules cover core subjects such as
- Strategic Operations Management
- Supply Chain Operations Management
- Logistics and International Trade
- Business Analysis
- Total Quality Management and Lean Thinking
- Contracts and Procurement
- Financial and Legal Aspects of International Trade
The culmination of your Procurement & Sourcing MSc 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.
Expenses / Tuition Fees
For tuition fee information, please contact The University of Liverpool here.
University of Liverpool
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