Engineering - Operations Management, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13900 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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With an MSc in Engineering - Operations Management you will know how production technologies and supply chain management are used to develop the future's sustainable manufacturing companies. This Engineering - Operations Management programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.

About

You will be able to lead and carry out technically complex development projects and design targeted production and supply chain solutions which utilise global conditions to create competitive advantages. At the same time you can transfer your knowledge to hospitals, regions and other places where people work with equipment on a 'production'.

Study environment
This Engineering - Operations Management programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark. Lecturing typically takes place in small groups and throughout the programme you will also work on projects in small groups.
Career Opportunities

Your career opportunities will depend on which educational profile you choose.

Profile: Manufacturing Technology

If you choose the Manufacturing Technology profile you will typically be employed in business's production engineering departments and work with:
  • automation of production
  • building up complete or partially automated production systems
  • international logistic leadership across borders
  • building up and leadership of global production networks

Profile: Global Supply Chain Development

If you choose to specialise in Global Supply Chain Development you will typically find employment within supplies/sourcing, distribution - the complete value chain. You will be able to work with for example:
  • product planning
  • product development
  • business development
  • development of global supply chains
With a MSc in Engineering - Operations Management you will also be able to start your own business.

Programme Structure

Global Supply Chain Development

1st semester
  • Manufacturing Systems and Philosophies
  • Operations Analysis and Quality Management
  • Modularization and platform design
  • Knoledge Management
  • Operations Management Methods
  • Supply Chain Design
2nd semester
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing and Support Technologies
  • Advanced and Automated Manufacturing Processes
  • Supply Chain Simulation
  • Project
3rd semester
  • Sustainability
  • Sociotechnical Systems and Participatory Innovation
  • Strategic Global Sourcing
  • Electives
4th semester
  • Master's Thesis

Manufacturing Technology

1st semester
  • Manufacturing Systems and Philosophies
  • Operations Analysis and Quality Management
  • Modularization and platform design
  • Knoledge Management
  • Operations Management Methods
  • Automation
2nd semester
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing and Support Technologies
  • Advanced and Automated Manufacturing Processes
  • Automation 2
  • Project
3rd semester
  • Sustainability
  • Sociotechnical Systems and Participatory Innovation
  • Glocalised Manufacturing
  • Electives
4th semester
  • Master's Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for the Master's programme in Operations Management, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • BEng in Global Management and Manufacturing from University of Southern Denmark
  • BEng in Global Management and Manufacturing from University of Aarhus
  • BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from University of Southern Denmark
  • BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from Technical University of Denmark
  • BEng in Machine and Production from Aalborg University

BSc in Product Development and Innovation from University of Southern Denmark provided that you meet the following conditions:

You were admitted to the bachelor programme in September 2014 or earlier.

  • You have completed the module 'Supply Chain Management 3' from the Global Management and Manufacturing-programme or 'Operations Management 3, ERP, Automation' from the Manufacturing Engineering and Management-programme.
  • You have written your Bachelor's thesis within the field of operations management, supported by a supervisor from the Operations Management-programme

BSc in Innovation and Business from University of Southern Denmark provided that:

  • You have written your Bachelor's thesis within the field of operations management, supported by a supervisor from the Operations Management-programme

You can also apply if you hold a similar degree. Once you have applied the faculty will perform an assessment of your degree. To be considered, your degree must include a minimum of:

  • 5 ECTS in Logistics and distribution management
  • 5 ECTS in Inventory and materials management
  • 5 ECTS in Quality Management
  • 5 ECTS in Supply Chain Management
  • 5 ECTS in Materials and manufacturing processes

If your degree does not fulfill the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs for Odense

5,400 - 7,800 DKK/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Options for full-degree graduate students:

BHJ Scholarship

Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus

Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.

A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.

Options for Exchange and Guest Students:

Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements)

Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals - The scholarship helps cover living expenses.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.