Taught course

Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management

Northumbria University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

Normally candidates will be expected to have a qualification equivalent to an honours degree (2.2 classification or above) in a relevant discipline that can either be related to transport or logistics, or a more general business degree. Relevant work experience in the sector will also be taken into account.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management is a modularised programme taught over one year full time, comprising two taught semesters followed by a 15,000 word dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice. One of our expert team will assist you in developing your dissertation proposal and supervise you through to completion.

This programme is designed to focus on specific issues recognised within the industry to be the main challenges and is supported by a range of core NBS management modules that facilitate research and personal skills development. The newly revised structure recognises the growing importance of the cross functional link with marketing and the strategic partnerships and alliances (e.g. 3rd Party Logistics organisations) that help streamline operations in the supply chain.
Career opportunities are as diverse as Operations Management, Materials Management, Purchasing and Quality Management amongst others such as opportunities emerging in the area of Logistics and associated environmental impacts.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum score in each component of 5.5. Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0191 227 4453