Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc

12 months full time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £8,500
International: full time £15,740

More information is available about Tuition Fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme is designed to provide you with an opportunity to engage in the advanced study of operations and supply chain management in the manufacturing the service sectors.

It is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to pursue a career in either operations or general management.

Through the programme you will:

• develop in-depth understanding of the major areas of knowledge and philosophical approaches that underpin the concept of operations and supply chain
• learn how to apply this knowledge in a thorough, systematic, informed and creative way in order to advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations
• compare international business environments and how they differ across countries and institutions including business, governments, international organisations and the markets in which they operate
• develop knowledge and understanding of how an integrated approach to operations and supply chain management can impact on business performance

The programme will equip you to pursue a career in sectors such as operations, distribution and supply chain management; consultancy; logistics and transport management; engineering, purchasing or quality management; manufacturing management; or management accounting.


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules.

+Entrance Requirements

An upper-second-class Honours degree in any subject, or international equivalent. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications who have significant, relevant industry experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections), TOEFL 90 (internet-based with a minimum of: 21 in reading and listening; and 24 in speaking and writing), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Office
Newcastle University Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1580
E-mail: nubs@ncl.ac.uk

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Business and Management.

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