Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.
Consideration will be given to mature applicants with lower level qualifications, but with substantial relevant work experience.
IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK
IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A
Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
Contemporary and sustainable strategies for purchasing, logistics and supply chains are critical to the success of any global commercial organisation, and this course will help you to develop your knowledge of their application in various industry sectors.
You will study the legal, social and environmental issues faced by modern businesses, and learn how to optimise purchasing, supply chain and logistics management decisions at operational, tactical and strategic levels.
Your management skills are enhanced through gaining critical insights into the best practices of dynamic modern businesses, both nationally and across international boundaries.
The successful completion of your MSc provides a strong foundation for your professional prospects. You will be equipped to join an employer in a variety of positions and you will be given the potential for fast track career progression opportunities.
The course has been designed to develop graduates who are able to:
Systematically and creatively apply contemporary approaches to strategic management and leadership in complex public and private sector organisations with a view to successfully evolving the business, while understanding the risks and opportunities presented by changing externalities.
Inspire collaboration and synergistic team work by managing relationships through self-awareness and awareness of others and consideration of alternative perspectives, evaluating ideas constructively and positively to successfully engage cooperation and contribution to professional, ethical and innovative practice.
Synthesise a range of information in the context of new situations using informed judgment to develop innovative approaches to organisational challenges and opportunities.
Successful completion of the MSc also provides the foundation for progression to further study and research and many students continue to work towards the Doctor or Philosophy (PhD).