In order to gain the competitive edge for management roles in the logistics and transport sectors international logistics and supply chain managers need to use data and analytics to improve business performance.
MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management trains you in analytical approached and applying management techniques to solve business problems arising from supply chains, including areas such as transportation, warehousing and inventory and supplier relations. It has been designed with industry input in response to sector skills gaps and is located at our Southend campus, close to London’s major port, providing potential opportunities for site visits and placements.
You explore topics including:
global supply chain management, planning and control
international operations management
business analytics, applied statistics and forecasting
environmentally friendly logistics
logistics planning and control
business strategy and strategic management
In the summer, you undertake an applied research project about a real-world organisation or issue.
A Master’s degree in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management will develop the industry-specific skills and management expertise you need to gain the competitive edge for management roles in the logistics and transport sectors. Typical roles include:
Logistics Network Developer
Your knowledge of business analytics to improve business performance may also make you a suitable candidate for general management positions in both large and small organisations in the private and public sectors. Many of our graduates also go on to pursue a career in academia.