MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Sheffield University Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

Triple Crown accreditation means we meet the high standards of three of the world's most prestigious accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. This puts us in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide.

We teach business management from a truly global perspective. Our staff and students come from all over the world. And our courses are based on pioneering research into the challenges faced by businesses everywhere.

About the course

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

This course gives you an overview of how to manage and improve a global and international supply chain.

You'll learn how to manage logistical operations. We'll also show you how the right technology and strategy can give you a competitive edge.

We use case studies and company visits to enhance our teaching. There are industry-sponsored modules and lectures from industrial partners.

You can apply to do a project-based dissertation, working with an external organisation. You could also spend the summer at another leading university overseas.

Recent dissertation projects include working with a large logistics company to develop their fleet's carbon footprint and a report for an electrical company on the supply chain and market structure of their goods industry.

Core modules

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Green Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methods
  • Supply Chain Technology
  • Logistics Systems
  • Supply Chain Accounting and Finance
  • Global Supply Chain Leadership
  • Supply Networks Management
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

One of the following:

  • International Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Strategy

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Case studies
  • Group work for collaborative learning
  • Web-based discussion groups

Assessment

  • Individual assignments
  • Group projects
  • End-of-semester exams
  • Dissertation

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Rob Globke, postgraduate in the School of Managment

Key facts

Course duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 in business or a related subject.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

The perfect learning environment

The Management School moved to a newly-refurbished building in 2013. Close to the Students' Union, Sheffield city centre and the Peak District, these high-quality facilities are designed to stimulate study and the exchange of ideas.

Triple Crown accreditation

The School is Triple Crown accredited, placing it in the top one per cent of business schools globally. Courses are also accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, as well as specialist institutions including the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the British Psychological Society, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, and the Institute of Consulting.

Your career

This specialist MSc teaches all the theory and skills you need to make your organisation a leader in low-carbon supply chain management.

How we teach

We'll teach you how to identify opportunities, solve problems and inspire others. Many of our teaching staff are world-class researchers working in policy-relevant areas. Our courses are based on their research.

We bring in guest speakers from business, local government and industry. You can apply to carry out a project with an external organisation as part of your course. We also offer you the chance to spend the summer at another university overseas.

Apply now

You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

E: pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)114 222 3376