Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Executive (Senior Leader Apprenticeship+)

Cranfield University · School of Management

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Entry requirements

We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and a degree is not always necessary. Each application is considered on its individual merit, taking into account both qualifications and work experience. Usually, candidates must have two years' work experience and hold either first or a second-class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline, or international relevant degree - equivalent of UK qualifications.

Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered if they have a professional qualification (e.g. from ClPS, CILT, and APICS) together with five years' post-qualification relevant work experience. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

Before an application is submitted for our Senior Leader Apprenticeship programme, you need to have approval from the employer. Students have to be employed and your employer has to agree to provide you with the support and supervision to carry out your job role and your apprenticeship. It is a requirement of the Apprenticeship Funding Rules that you are working at least 50% of your contracted hours in England.

A three-way agreement needs to be put in place between Cranfield University, your employer and you.

Months of entry


Course content

The Cranfield Senior Leader Apprenticeship+ Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc (Executive) programme has been designed in two parts. Part I provides a distinctive and collaborative learning experience, with intense and interactive classroom sessions.

You will develop procurement, logistics, and supply chain management skills, knowledge and confidence, enabling you to be more effective leaders within your organisations. Our world-leading teaching team place huge emphasis on real-life challenges and industry best practices, which you can apply back to your own organisation. This programme will improve your ability to critically select the tools and techniques that are most relevant to the challenges your organisations is facing.

On successful completion of the taught modules, you are qualified to progress onto Part II, the Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc (Executive), which enables you to cement your learning and complete a significant work-based project within your organisation. Successful completion of the MSc provides you with a unique opportunity to gain full membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), and European Logistics Associations (ELA), the three world-leading professional bodies in the fields of logistics, procurement and supply chain management.

You benefit from a diverse student cohort and our faculty’s direct involvement with global businesses. On successful completion of Part I and Part II graduates will be awarded the Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc (Executive) and will have a deep understanding of contemporary business issues and a capacity to assume active leadership roles.

If you are looking for information about the self-funded part-time Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc (Executive), please view here.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    26 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1234 758081