Taught course

International Operations and Supply Chain Management

Glasgow Caledonian University · Glasgow School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

Applicants would normally hold an Honours degree (2.2) of a UK university or equivalent. If you do not have the necessary formal entry qualifications, the University's flexible entry policy considers credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), including work-based experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Global business operations are more complex than ever, drawing on intricate networks of providers and carefully orchestrated systems of delivery. GCU's MSc International Operations and Supply Chain Management will help you develop the skills for success in this field.

Your programme is double-accredited, designed in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), the and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). Created with leading-edge professional insight and the needs of employers in mind, the programme offers a highly respected credential and industry-leading certification.

In fact, our programme is the only MSc that offers students the opportunity to gain Yellow Belt recognition. This recognition certifies that students are qualified to contribute to a Lean Kaizen improvement team, using data-driven methods to build better systems and processes in the workplace.

The curriculum covers the essentials of management theory and up-to-date best practices in the industry.

  • Understand the principles and processes of managing operations and supply chains in an international environment
  • Learn how to build sustainable business operations
  • Study quality management and performance improvement
  • Know how to manage logistical challenges
  • Explore supply chain networks and partnerships for enhanced strategic positioning

When you graduate, you will be well-prepared to make meaningful contributions in your workplace by improving efficiency and enhancing day-to-day systems. You can help create a better workplace for your colleagues, deliver a better experience for your customers and contribute to sustainability - practical, real-world ways of bringing people together and contributing to the common good.

Information for international students

Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) is required, with no element less than 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme. International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the International Graduate Diploma programme. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630