Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), the course will equip you with specialist skills to advance your career.
This course may be of interest to those already working in the industry and to those seeking to enter in to an academic career.
This course is part of the Clare Business School.
Students will examine and develop an understanding of the complexities and processes involved in logistics and supply chain management and the strategic implications of this area for an organisation. This is an innovative course whose contents follows the guidelines and benchmarks set by relevant professional bodies and equips students with the specialist skills required to work in logistics and supply chain management. As a master's student, you will find yourself among young professionals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
The MSc in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
This is an internationally recognised accreditation which means that students will be eligible to apply for the CIPS membership upon successful completion of the programme.
By joining CIPS you become part of our 65,000 strong network of professionally recognised and qualified members, with other leading business people, professional managers and academics.
Please visit the CIPS website for details on the great benefits of CIPS.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
The MSc in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management is also a CILT(UK) accredited degree.
CILT(UK) is the UK National Council of the global organisation CILT, which has a presence in more than 30 countries across the world.
This network of members and contacts can connect all CILT members wherever they are in the world and constitutes the greatest resource of professional expertise within our areas of interest.
For more details, visit the CILT website.
As a postgraduate within this dynamic area, you will have gained substantial experience and a broad knowledge of the logistics and supply chain industry, making you highly employable within this sector. Many postgraduate students have demonstrated career progression either within their own organisations or by moving to new opportunities.
The taught element of the programme focuses on the following subject areas:
International Logistics and Operations Performance
Transportation and Distribution Management
IT for Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Forecasting and Planning
International Strategy and Organisations
The master's programme culminates with a dissertation. This is probably the most challenging stage of the programme, although it offers you a great opportunity to explore aspects of international logistics and supply chain management in considerable depth.
The programme aims to apply theory to practice and provide an international perspective on the subject area.
Start date: February and September
Duration: 15 months.
Applicants for the programme should have a good honours degree.
For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.
Alternative English qualifications
In some cases we may be able to consider a Senior School Certificate from your home country if you can demonstrate further comprehensive and continued use of English language. Please note that in these cases we would also require you to take part in a Skype interview to demonstrate your English speaking and listening proficiency.
If you do not have sufficient qualifications, why not consider our Pre-Master's course?
Fees for 2013 - 14 entry:
Home and EU: C7
To find this fee please refer to our downloadable fee grid.
To find this fee please refer to our online fee grid.
International students will be able to take advantage of our prompt payment discount.
If you would more information on fees and finance, please take a look at our money module.
Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years are subject to rises in inflation or course delivery costs.
You can apply for this course directly to Bucks. For more information on making an application, please take a look at our applications area.
Applicants will normally be interviewed before acceptance onto the programme.
Postgraduate open evenings
If you would like to find out more about this course, come along to a postgraduate open evening. Held regularly throughout the year, these events offer an ideal opportunity to meet with a member of the course team, see our facilities and ask any questions you may have. Register online.
Request a prospectus
To request a prospectus, simply complete this request form or call 0800 0565 660.
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