MSc Supply Chain Management

Aston University
In Birmingham (England)

Rs 7,25,504
+ VAT
*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 8,450

Important information

Typology Master
Location Birmingham (England)
Start September 2018
  • Master
  • Birmingham (England)
  • Start:
    September 2018
Description


Our recent graduates from this programme have gone on to work for industrial and commercial giants including Nissan, Alstom Power, Singapore Airlines Cargo, Royal Air Force and Royal Mail.

Important information

Requirements: Entry requirements A good UK Honours Degree or equivalent

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Sep-2018
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
See map
Starts Sep-2018
Location
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
See map

What you'll learn on the course

English Language
Management
IT
English
Supply
Supply Chain Management
Simulation
International
School
Project
IT Management
Supply and Chain Management
Logistics
English
Logistics

Course programme

Duration of programme: 1 year full-time: six months of taught modules on campus and a six month individual project.
Start date:
September
Intake: Up to 25 per year

One of the following:

  • A first or good second class Honours Degree from a UK academic organisation.

  • Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University.

As well as:

  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee

  • A completed application form.

For International Students:

  • An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date

  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.   

Pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements.

Information on visas for international students

The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Fees
UK and EU students: £8,450
International students: £17,650

Scholarships
You can find out more about our Postgraduate scholarships for international students  here.  If you are a UK or EU student, please email  for information on funding.

  • MSc Supply Chain Management is delivered in a collaboration between the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Aston Business School which makes this course distinctive from other universities. You will receive a broader knowledge from academics across both schools who work closely with business and industry.

    You  will develop knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and  applied perspectives of supply chain management and logistics,  along with specific areas of supply chain management by studying  specialist modules. These areas include: relationships, partnering,  ERP, simulation, purchasing, contracts, planning and optimisation.

    This programme requires you to study nine taught modules, plus  the completion of a major project with a dissertation of up to 20,000  words. Each taught module involves up to 22 teaching hours including  tutorials, case studies and guest lectures. The programme runs from  October to September with examinations and assessments held in  December, March/April and June. The major project occupies the final  six months, being submitted in September.

    Modules

    • Simulation for Managerial Decision Making *
    • Operations Management *
    • Managing Multi-organisational Enterprises and Enterprise Systems *
    • Strategic Finance
    • Strategic Management
    • Project Management
    • Research Methods
    • Supply Management
    • Logistics and Transportation
    • Major Project

    "Modules are complemented with a substantial piece of independent research leading to a 60 credit dissertation. Students are allowed to decide on the particular topic for their dissertation".

    "The dissertation allows students the opportunity for extended application of the knowledge and skills acquired in the taught part of the course".

    * Module delivered by Aston Business School