MSc Supply Chain Management

Why choose Herts?

  • Industry Accreditation: This course meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UKSPEC).
  • Employment Prospects: Our graduates work as Supply Chain Analysts, Procurement Officers, and Supply Chain Managers for organisations including GSK, Tesco, and DHL.
  • Industry Connections: Benefit from our strong connections with Samsung, BAE, and Leonardo who support with course projects, industry talks, and work placement opportunities.

About the course

There is an increased need for professionally managed purchasing and supply chains mangement to ensure businesses are able to succeed and provide to their customers. The School of Engineering Computer Science have developed this unique programme to help you develop a wide range of skills for your chosen career ensuring success in whatever sector you decide to work in.

Why choose this course?

You will develop skills and advancement of knowledge on the broad areas of business to enable you develop transferable skills in all areas. Areas include: operations management, operations research, procurement and supply chain management, financial control, manufacturing information systems, manufacturing strategy; legal aspects of supply chain; and human resources management.

You will focus on a combination of practical work and case studies, including analysis and synthesis, contribution to profitability, understanding of purchasing, procurement and logistics. It will promote critical review and analysis of strategic value, procurement and supply chain management.

What will I study?

The School of Engineering and Computer Science has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web-based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources and conduct electronic discussion's with staff and other students. A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. The School also operate an open access laboratory, and computer policy, that will help students complete coursework and assignments, at a scheduled pace and on time.

  • Level 7
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Human Resource Management 15 Credits Compulsory
    Financial Control 15 Credits Compulsory
    Inventory Management 15 Credits Compulsory
    Sustainable Business of Engineering 15 Credits Compulsory
    MSc Individual Projects Option 1 & 2 60 Credits Compulsory
  • Further course information

    Course fact sheets
    MSc Supply Chain Management Download
    Programme specifications
    MSc Supply Chain Management Download
    Additional information

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year

    n/a

    Applications open to international and EU students

    Yes

    Student experience

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