Taught course

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

You will need a minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree, or equivalent, in Maritime, Transport, Business, Management, Manufacturing Engineering or related studies. Applications are also encouraged from holders of undergraduate Engineering degree qualifications (BEng or MEng) who may wish to reposition themselves towards a role involving logistics. Please contact our programme team prior to application.

We also take applications from those who do not hold any of the above qualifications but have significant relevant experience in the field or a related area. Please contact the programme team prior to application.

Entry requirements (International)

Applicants from non-English speaking countries, outside of the EU, must possess a current IELTS qualification of at least 6.0. If you have completed a programme at another UK university within two years of your application, you are exempt from this requirement. Overseas applicants will, however, need to obtain ATAS clearance.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn to analyse and evaluate the business, financial and management strategies applicable to Logistics and Supply Chain Management on this fascinating Masters programme at LJMU.

  • Learn to analyse and evaluate business, financial and management strategies as they apply to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Study on a year-long, modular programme with each module delivered over a period of five to six weeks
  • Programme is allied with the work of the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute
  • Course appeals to an international student base

This is a modular programme with each module delivered over a period of five to six weeks. In most cases, modules are assessed by a piece of applied coursework.

This programme will enable you to:

  • develop Masters-level research techniques
  • reflect on your prior learning and experience
  • plan your own study programme
  • learn about manufacturing operations management, focusing on the manufacturing plant and services
  • find out about the fundamentals of production planning, inventory control and process modelling and control
  • discover how goods are moved around the world within the logistics system
  • consider a range of information technology issues which a logistics manager may encounter in a complex supply chain environment
  • analyse the components of a logistics system and appraise contemporary developments
  • apply operations research techniques to solving business problems in the sector

The 60 credit Project is the culmination of the programme and is undertaken after the entire taught element has been completed. Projects are self-generated, although if you are an externally-funded student you may choose to study an area which will be of value to your employer or sponsor.

You will be allocated a supervisor from amongst the staff programme team with whom you will work closely during the Project stage, culminating with the submission of your dissertation in mid-September.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090