Taught course

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Institution
University of Kent · Kent Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2:2) from the UK or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Logistics and supply chain management has significant implications for every industry. As a supply chain professional, you can work in virtually any sector of the economy, pursuing career in procurement, operations and production, warehousing and distribution.

This programme explores contemporary and exciting issues in the fields of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, including disruptive innovation in the Supply Chain 4.0 era, such as Big Data, 3D Printing, IoT, Blockchain-enabled Financing, Traceability and Ethical Sourcing, Crowdsourcing and Omni Channels. The programme also offers:

  • Industry visit: we have taken our students to BMW Mini Cooper, Port of Dover, Amazon and DHL
  • Employability workshop: offered by our Employability and Careers team to help in the search for jobs and placements in the area of logistics and supply chain management
  • In-Company Student Consultancy Project: high performing students are selected to solve real business problems
  • Industrial placement option: you will have the opportunity to undertake work experience in the UK or overseas as part of your programme.

The programme is delivered by world-class staff, from the The Centre for Logistics and Heuristic Optimisation who have introduced supply chain improvements for a number of high profile companies, including Parker Steel, Priority Freight, Port of Dover and Eurostar. This course is suitable for graduates from any discipline and you are not expected to have any prior knowledge of Logistics or Supply Chain Management.

This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
(CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

CIPS offers you complimentary student membership for the duration of the programme. Students who successfully complete this programme and meet the conditions specified may apply for MCIPS, the globally recognised standard for procurement and supply management professionals.

CILT is the UK‘s independent professional body for logistics, supply chains and transport. The CILT network connects members worldwide and is the greatest source of professional expertise for the industry. Accreditation and membership deliver significant benefit in terms of career prospects.

Students who graduate from MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management are exempt from the academic requirement for Chartered Membership, and while studying your student membership is paid for by Kent Business School.

Industrial Placement option

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is available with an optional industrial placement.

Information for international students

Please see our International website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information. Due to visa restrictions, international fee-paying students cannot study part-time unless undertaking a distance or blended-learning programme with no on-campus provision.

English language entry requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree.

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.

Need help with English?

Applicants who are required to meet an English language condition may be able to study a pre-sessional course in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

For further information about funding, including scholarships, please visit our funding web pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Kent Business School
Email
kbsadmissions@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827726