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MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Procurement and Sourcing)

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

Program description

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.

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Application and Admission Requirements

Procurement & Sourcing MScPrior 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.

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                      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

                      MSc in Operations and Supply Chain ManagementThe 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). 

                      Core modules

                      • 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

                      Elective modules

                      • Contracts and Procurement
                      • Financial and Legal Aspects of International Trade

                      Dissertation

                      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.

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                      Expenses / Tuition Fees

                      For tuition fee information, please contact The University of Liverpool here.

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                      University of Liverpool

                      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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                      The University of Liverpool

                      De Entree 11-13
                      1101 Amsterdam

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