Taught course

Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management

University of Sussex · Business and Management

Entry requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above, or equivalent professional qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

This is an exciting course for those seeking to enter the growing field of supply chain and logistics management, and for those wishing to advance their current position within supply chain or logistics organisations. You study issues relating to the development of buyer-supplier relationships, operations management, procurement strategies, logistics operations, negotiation and outsourcing. Our academic experts are world-leading researchers in the fields of supply chain and logistics management.

This course offers you the opportunity to attend a range of career-enhancing events and provides you with access to potential employers. In addition, your studies benefit from company visits, simulations, case studies and a guest lecture series featuring international speakers and industry leaders. You also have the opportunity to network with other supply chain and logistics associates through a series of industry-specific conferences to improve both your capabilities and your employability.


Modules are assessed by a combination of coursework, essays, group and individual reports, and presentations. There are also unseen examinations.

Course Structure

We continue to develop and update our modules for 2017 entry to ensure you have the best student experience. In addition to the course structure below, you may find it helpful to refer to the Modules list. Modules may be subject to change.

Core Modules

Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

  • Essentials of Procurement
  • Logistics Management
  • Management of Negotiation
  • Managing Complex Projects, Products and Systems
  • Managing Operations and Quality
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Research Methods for Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Research Projects (GSCM)
  • Supply Chain Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Modelling

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/business-management-and-economics/global-supply-chain-and-logistics-management-msc

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
44 (0)1273 872668