Taught course

Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management

University of Sussex · Business and Management

Entry requirements

A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree 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 2016 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 tab.

Autumn term: you take the four core modules Managing Operations and Quality • Outsourcing • Logistics Management • Procurement Fundamentals.

Spring term: you take the four core modules Information Technology for Logistics • Management of Negotiation • Managing Complex Projects and Systems • Research Methods.

Summer term: Personal and Professional Development. You also work on your dissertation.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

UK students
International students

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study and offers one of the most generous scholarship programmes of any UK university. For full details of our scholarships please visit:www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2016/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
44 (0)1273 872668