The Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. Logistics is a term widely used in business for a range of activities associated with the efficient and effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from a point of origin to the point of consumption in response to consumer requirements.
Management of these activities has been revolutionised over the past twenty years, by addressing logistical issues through an extended perspective of the supply chain that incorporates concepts from several management disciplines, such as:
Our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course will equip you with the specialist knowledge and training to design and manage effective logistics and supply chain systems, creating managerial opportunities in the public and private sectors.
You will study all aspects of logistics and supply chain management, covering the range of activities associated with the efficient flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in response to consumer requirements.
In addition, you will acquire cross-functional knowledge, gaining the sound technical and managerial skills that are essential to meet the challenges of consumers’ demands for greater choice and improved value, the globalisation of operations, intensified competition, environmental issues and increasingly turbulent and expanding markets.
Our course has a series of core modules, a project and an MSc dissertation. The modules you will study include:
You will also select optional modules up to 40 credits.
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
1-2 year(s) full-time, 3 year(s) part-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score (Grade B2):
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We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience.
If you are studying for the Postgraduate Diploma then you should normally possess an Ordinary degree, or equivalent, and have obtained an average mark of 50% or more across your final year taught modules. If you are an MSc applicant then you require an Honours degree or equivalent. The first degree should be from a related subject discipline such as:
£9,250 per year of study
£9,250 per year of study
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The Scottish Government does not provide any statutory student funding for international students studying in Scotland.
However, there are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at UWS.
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