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You will also study both financial and cost accounting, increasing your knowledge of financial decision making in areas such as product costing and investing.
Through the programme you will:
develop in-depth understanding of operations management and accounting relating to the manufacturing and service sectors
learn how to apply this knowledge in a thorough, systematic, informed and creative way in order to advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations
develop knowledge and understanding of how an integrated approach to operations and supply chain management can impact on business performance
appreciate the importance of organisational context in operations management, including product/service type, mode of service, size of company, type of industry, stage in the business life cycle and degree of internationalisation.
Organisations are constantly seeking to reduce costs, shorten production and distribution times and better manage risk. Effective management of these functions is crucial and qualified practitioners are increasingly in demand.
This programme will equip you to pursue a career in either operations management or management accounting in a variety of sectors such as health, manufacturing, transport, engineering and purchasing.
The degree is closely aligned to the MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management but also includes both financial and cost accounting, giving students with an interest in finance a greater knowledge of financial decision making in areas such as product costing and investing.
NBS8135 Introduction to Financial Reporting
NBS8221 Operations Management
NBS8222 International Logistics
NBS8229 Quality Management, Tools and Techniques
NBS8233 Managerial Decision Making and Control
NBS8324 Supply Chain and Logistics Modelling and Control
NBS8325 Supply Chain Information Systems and Technology
NBS8372 Research Methods (OSCM/OMLA)
NBS8400 Dissertation in Operations Management, Logistics and Accounting
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, is preferred. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications who have relevant industry experience.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.