Taught course

Supply Chain Management

Institution
Aston University · Engineering Systems and Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This programme requires: a) A good UK honours degree (2.2 minimum), or equivalent for overseas students. As well as: a) Two professional references, at least one of which must be from an academic referee. b) An official academic transcript of your university grades to date. c) A completed application form, available on our website www.astonmsc.com

Months of entry

October

Course content

Programme Overview

On successful completion of this programme, you are expected to have knowledge and understanding of:

  • Strategic decision-making/policy and practice in the context of the business environment locally, nationally and internationally.
  • The contribution of wider aspects of business areas, to be able to integrate supply chain strategy/policy and practice with business and organisational strategy.
  • Theoritical and applied perspectives of Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Specific areas of Supply Chain Management through the study of specialist modules. These areas include: relationships, partnerships, ERP, purchasing, contracts, planning and optimisation.

Outline of Programme

Module guide
This programme requires you to study 9 modules, plus the completion of a Major Project with a dissertation of up to 20000 words. Each taught modules involves up to 22 teaching hours including tutorials, case studies amd guest lectures. The programme runs from October to September with examinations/assessments held in December, March/April and June. The Major Project occupies the final six months, being submitted in September.

Information for international students

An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date is required. International students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English Language requirements. For full entry requirements please visit our website: www.astonmsc.com

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Engineering & Applied Science Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
seaspgtaught@aston.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 204 3668
Fax
+44 (0)121 204 3676