Taught course

Operations Management

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Management and Languages
Qualifications
MScDiploma

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Knowledge and expertise in operations management is an important requirement of managers across all business functions and there is an increasing demand for operations management specialists in all types of organisations.

This MSc will develop a critical understanding of the role of operations management in relation to organisational performance and competitiveness. It will build knowledge of operations management principles and concepts, and how they can be applied, across different organisational functions including finance, sales, marketing, human resource management and design. It will also develop expertise in the use of various quality, process and supply chain management tools and techniques for analysing and improving operations in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, services, the public sector and the third sector.
Graduates will be able to identify, conceptualise and define new problems and issues and have the ability to contribute towards the competitiveness of any organisation.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Diploma

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Norin Arshed
Email
smlpgenquiries@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 131 451 3284