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Global Logistics MSc

This course is also available to run on a part-time basis, using course code ECT118

OVERVIEW

This course provides students with a well recognised qualification which enables them to apply for a wide range of jobs in logistics, distrobution, transport, warehousing, freight managmenet, consultancy and other related areas.

The course aims to equip you with the knowledge, technical expertise and confidence to become a highly competent and self sufficient logistics professional. Our unique 'activity led learning' approach and close colloboration with industry will provide you with practical skills and strategic insights into the important aspects of the profession.

Job satisfaction and remuneration and remuneration prospects are excellent, with high employer demand for logistics graduates outstripping the supply of suitably qualified applicants in most parts of the world.

The course is applying for accreditation by the Chartered Insititue of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and has been designed to meet the needs of graduates and professionals alike by offering both full-time and part-time study routes, enabling progression to full membership of CILT.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

Cars driving on a motorway at nightThis course has your future career as its focus. A key feaure of the course is the very strong industry links developed through a programme of visiting industry guests lecturers and client-based individual project work.

The course will enhance your ability to think critically and apply your techinical knowledge to the solution of real-life logistical problems both individually and as a member of a team. Our 'activity ler learning' approach will equip you with a wide range of practical skills, analytical tools and research capabilities to enable you to manage effectively in different operational settings and exploit future oppotunities.

Importantly, our Global Leadership Programme (GLP) will offer you numerous opportunities to network with, question and learn from highly respected senior managers and leaders. This will help you to learn from sucessful role modelsand seize opportunities to maximise your own potential and career development in the future.

We invite you to take advantage of out high quality learning environment which streches far beyond the classroom and includes:

  • our new state-of-the-art £55m Engineering and Computing Building;
  • our prize winning world class Lanchester library;
  • our advanced CU-online 'e-learning' infrastructure;
  • our dedicated post graduate teaching, social and cultural centre;
  • our large team of expert and experienced taching staff.

By the time you graduate you should be very well equipped to meet the challenges of the logistics industry.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This course introduces students to all the key aspects of logistics management, providing a framework within to develop a deep understanding of the subject applicable to a wide range of industries both locally and globally. The course explores different ways that the management of logistics can significantly controbute to wealth creation, competitiveness, and to the advancement of individuals and society.

Industrial visits, case studies, visiting speakers and simulations are used to demonstrate the impact of world class logistics and supply chain management within different industries.

All students will study the module Study Skills and Research Methods. In Addition, you will take eight taught topics and complete a Masters project. The topics studied are:

  • Supply Chain and Logistics Economics;
  • Logistics Business Simulation;
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Operations;
  • Supply Chain Management;
  • Strategic Logistics Management;
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management;
  • IT Project Management;
  • Global Distribution Networks.

For the award of MSc you must sucessfully complete an individual masters research project or an industry based applied project.

 

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As part of this course you will study Global Professional Development, a beneficial new 10-credit module developed in partnership with the CMI. Explore this module's content and benefits here.

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

This course offers some evening modules: speak to admissions for further information.

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Many of our courses offer a part-time study option. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.

Please note: we have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

Successful completion of this course leads to a career in the shipping, freight haulage, passenger transport or retail distribution industries at both technical and managerial levels.

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

 

Further information

If you click on the Order a Prospectus button above, we will send you a printed Postgraduate Prospectus; alternatively you can download a pdf prospectus.

To find out more information about Postgraduate Study at Coventry University, including finance and funding and the benefits of further study, see our Postgraduate Study pages.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
ECT117
Duration:
  • 1 year full-time

Qualification:
  • Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate Degree (MBA / MSc / MA / MPA)

Course type:
  • Full time

Fees:
£12,068

Contact Details:

International Office

+44 (0) 24 7765 2152