This MSc Operations & Supply Chain Management (online) develops skills and knowledge and specifically focuses on the areas of business related to procurement & supply chain management in an operational management context.
Case studies are utilised throughout the online modules to highlight situations, solutions and problems solving methods and this will include analysis and synthesis. The contribution to profitability through understanding of purchasing, procurement, and logistics will also be understood. There will be critical review of the strategic value related to procurement, and supply chain management.
Key intellectual skills developed will include:
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MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management has been running successfully on campus for seven years by the School of Engineering and Technology. With their progressive approach and career-relevant programmes, the School of Engineering and Technology has an international reputation for attracting students and developing talented graduates who are highly sought after by employers.
Building on these successes this on campus Master's course has now be developed for 100% online delivery. Ideal if you do not wish to put your career on hold for study or unable to get to our campus in Hatfield, UK.
For more information about how online study works, funding and how to apply, please visit UH Online.
This course is recognised by the Institute of Manufacturing (IManf). Graduates of this programme will be entitled to "Fellow membership of The Institute of Manufacturing" and once they can demonstrate 2 years’ work experience in Manufacturing Management they will be entitled to apply for the award of “Certified Manufacturing Practitioner”.
Underpinning the knowledge, understanding, intellectual and practical skills these studies will allow you to increase your key transferable skills.
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|Individual Project||60 Credits||Compulsory|
|Manufacturing Strategy||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Financial Control||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Human Resource Management||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Operations Management||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Manufacturing Information Systems||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Operations Research||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Procurement & Supply Chain Management||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Legal Aspects of Supply Chain||15 Credits||Compulsory|
*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.
In certain cases, a student may be advised or required to undertake preliminary studies or bridging course before starting the course.
Additional Notes for International Students