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.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Diploma
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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