M.Sc. Operations Management, Logistics and Accounting

Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
This programme is designed to provide students with an opportunity to engage in the advanced study of operations and supply chain management in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Description

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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Compulsory modules

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

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

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), or equivalent.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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