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MBA with Logistics and Supply Chain Management

2021

This course and the modules are going through a validation process as part of UWS’s commitment to keep the courses relevant and future proof. The final list of the course modules will be available after the completion of the validation process.

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MBA

Duration

1 year full-time

Start date

May 2021, Sept 2021

Why study MBA with Logistics and Supply Chain Management at UWS London?

Learn from industry experts
Our teaching team and guest lecturers have a wealth of knowledge to keep you engaged and learning.

Study in a world-leading business centre
Get your MBA in London and you’ll live and study in one of the business capitals of the world.

Join a global network of alumni
Become part of a thriving international network of UWS graduates.

Kickstart your career
97% of UWS graduates are in work or further study within 6 months of graduation (DHLE 2016/17).

Areas of study will include subjects such as:

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Defining Supply Chain Management
  • Identifying the core concepts within the global supply chain
  • The relevance of Supply Chain Management in achieving competitive advantage
  • Global supply chain risk
  • Key business concepts within logistics


Professional Management Skills

  • Professionalism
  • Continuing professional development
  • Research Skills
  • Culture
  • Leadership


Leading and Managing Business

  • Change Management
  • Governance
  • Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Big Data
  • Innovation


Creating Business Advantage

  • People Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Financial Markets
  • Management Theory
  • Operations
  • Risk


This course and the modules are going through a validation process as part of UWS’s commitment to keep the courses relevant and future proof. The final list of the course modules will be available after the completion of the validation process.

What is an MBA with Logistics and Supply Chain Management all about?

Every major business requires supply chain and logistics management to ensure processes run efficiently and companies retain their competitive edge. This is a fast-paced, challenging sector perfect for individuals with a logical mind and plenty of ideas.

The global business landscape is changing, fast. In order to survive, companies must adapt to constantly shifting supply chain demands, bringing value to their customers in increasingly efficient ways.

Skilled supply chain and logistics managers are essential for business success. This course will equip you with the specialist knowledge and training to design and manage effective logistics and supply chain systems – from sourcing raw materials and ensuring ethical manufacturing processes all the way up to point of consumption.

Taught by industry specialists, you’ll be prepared for a dynamic business environment, developing leadership skills and the know-how to apply conceptual management theories to real world scenarios.

You’ll learn how supply chain and logistics connect with broader business strategy to drive great results.

You’ll gain competencies in critical thinking, strategic reasoning and creative problem solving —everything you need to succeed at the highest level.

You’ll study:

  • Global supply chain management
  • Logistical resources and technologies
  • Procurement systems
  • Logistics strategy and inventory management
  • Modelling the supply chain
  • Operations and project management
  • …and much more.

Where will this course take me?

If you’re aiming for a managerial position in a fast-moving area of business with plenty of opportunities to develop, this specialist MBA could set you up for an exciting future. You’ll find employment opportunities for qualified supply chain managers, logistics and distribution managers and operations managers in a wide range of organisations, including government agencies, consultancy firms, manufacturing, retail and transport companies.

Successful MBA with Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates often go on to work for SMEs or global organisations such as Toyota, Premier Foods, HP, BAE Systems, Carrefour, European consultancy groups, and many more.

Everything about our MBA is designed to accelerate and enrich your career in supply chain and logistics. Whichever path you want to take, we’ll help you find your way.

Forbes calculates that MBA graduates pay back their fees within about four years of graduating, and salaries are greatly enhanced by this qualification. *

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is for you if…

  • You’re keen to pursue a career in a fast-moving, challenging area of business management
  • You have a degree, professional qualification or relevant industry experience
  • You’re a logical thinker who enjoys solving problems
  • You have advancement potential and are ultimately seeking a leadership role

What is supply chain management?

Supply chain and logistics covers a whole range of activities associated with the flow and storage of goods, services and related information for a business. It’s a vital part of ensuring businesses deliver efficiently for their customers and stay competitive in today’s markets.

The challenge of procuring, storing and dispatching resources has grown significantly as our world becomes increasingly globalised. Supply chains have become complex, and companies are keen to recruit top talent to keep processes running smoothly and efficiently, and to ensure they continue to innovate and improve.

Supply chain management may cover the following areas:

  • Strategy formation
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing management
  • Management accounting 
  • Markets research 
  • Operations research

 

Further Information

You will normally be expected to satisfy at least one of the following admission requirements:

  • Have a degree awarded by an appropriate institution
  • Have a postgraduate award (passed at an appropriate level)
  • Have an appropriate professional qualification such as those from ACCA or CIMA
  • Have passed a pre-Master’s, or other foundation course
  • Be a mature student with relevant work or professional experience

You may also be considered with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed equivalent.

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.

General English language requirements at UWS: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):

  • Overall score 6.0
  • No sub-test less than 5.5


Common equivalent English language qualifications

All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:

  • CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
  • CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII with the minimum of a Pass in all sub-tests
  • PTE Pearson Academic English: An overall score of 54 with no element below 51 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5). An overall score 61 with no element below 51 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0)

1 year, full-time with intakes in May and September 2021.

UK/EU students
£13,000 

International (Non-EU)
£13,000

At the time of writing, the course fees for September 2021 onwards may be subject to revision.

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This course and the modules are going through a validation process as part of UWS’s commitment to keep the courses relevant and future proof. The final list of the course modules will be available after the completion of the validation process.

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