Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management MSc
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 Months. [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
We normally look for a UK bachelor degree with first or upper second class honours or the overseas equivalent in any discipline.
When assessing your academic record we take into account; your grade average, position in class, references, and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
- How to apply
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Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. This course covers operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement in one challenging and rewarding degree.
Operations management is all about how to organise the production and delivery of products and services. From banks to factories, 90% of people are involved in operations. This course gives you the skills to ensure that process runs smoothly, particularly in the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the increasingly global reach of business.
The course covers the service, manufacturing, public and private sectors, showing how operations management works, whether the customer is a patient in hospital, a traveller on a transport system or a consumer buying a new iPod.
You have the opportunity to concentrate on particular aspects of operations management, supply chain management (helping towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply ), project management and process improvement.
The course provides you with the knowledge and practical skills vital for the professional operations, project or supply chain manager in a globalised environment. It also gives you a strong foundation for any subsequent doctoral work or an academic career within the field.
Postgraduate Open Day
Our postgraduate open days give you a great opportunity to look round the School, meet staff and students and find out what Manchester has to offer you.
The next one is scheduled for 18 March 2015 - for a taste of what happens at one of these events, download the programme from the day (PDF document, 817KB).
MBS Information Sessions
We are running informal lunchtime sessions for students who are interested in applying for one of our masters courses, and would like to know more.You can drop in anytime during the sessions, whether you just have a quick question or would like a more in-depth conversation about what life is like at MBS. These sessions will be attended by admissions staff, current students and a careers advisor, and are an excellent opportunity for you to ask us any questions you may have. Refreshments will be available.
- Wednesday 28 January 2015, 12.30 - 2.00pm, MBS East Atrium
- Wednesday 15 April 2015, 12.30 - 2.00pm, MBS East Atrium.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2015, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MSc (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,500
International students (per annum): £18,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
- Academic department
- Manchester Business School
- Contact name
- Masters Admissions Office
- +44 (0) 161 306 1339
- Academic department overview
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