Taught course

Purchasing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management with Data Analytics

University of Bedfordshire · The Business School

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

April, June, August, October, November

Course content

Purchasing, logistics and supply chain management are critical to the success of both manufacturing and service industries, be it global or domestic. This two year course is designed to prepare you for a range of careers in management, specifically in managing logistics, procurement, supply chains, inventory and transportation. The course will cover a range of topics to reflect the skills and knowledge needed by today’s professional purchasing, logistics and/or supply chain managers including the sophisticated management of data related to those supply chains. The data analytics units cover a wide range of topics including programming, databases, security, project management and computer networking, giving you both the underpinning theory and the ability to apply it to complex real-world problems.

Key features
  • You will acquire strong technical expertise and critical awareness of the security implications, methodologies and frameworks applied to modern information-security management systems to safeguard organisations and their assets
  • You will develop a sound understanding of theories, methodologies and techniques of global logistics and supply chain management applicable to diverse organisations
  • Every taught unit on this course is delivered in a six-week block mode
Career opportunities
As a graduate of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to take up a career in business and management generally, and specifically in procurement, and the management of any aspects of logistics and supply chain-related business. There is also the possibility of continuing your studies at Doctoral level.
Areas of study may include:
  • Computer networks and security
  • Project and operations management
  • Risk and procurement management
  • Sustainable business management

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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