MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Business School
As an accredited specialist MSc, this degree provides you with a chance to expand, refine and enhance your knowledge in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management subject area. The programme is accredited by two international professional bodies, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK) (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) have accredited.
It can take a student four years to complete a full MSc, but it can be completed faster or over a longer period. It is self-paced.
The programme comprises of five mandatory courses, and three optional. Students wishing to progress onto the MSc will also have to complete a dissertation. Courses are assessed by a written examination and/or written coursework. Pass these and join our global network of Edinburgh Business School graduates and business professionals.
- Research Philosophy and Practice
- Strategies for Managing Supply Chains
- Operations Management
- Freight Transport and Warehouse Management
- Global Purchasing and Supply
- Business Analytics and Introduction to Big Data
- Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma
- Green and Sustainable Logistics
- Measuring and Managing Performance
- Project Management
- Quality Management
- Supply Chain Risk and Adaptation
- System Thinking and Analysis
Standard fee: Each course is £1,230 and the capstone project. 8 courses x £1,230 = £9,840.
Emerging markets discounted fee: Each course is £830 and the capstone project. 8 courses x £830 = £6,640.
NB: Payment is Pay as You Go (you pay on a module-by-module basis). This affords you flexibility around payment and helps you better plan your finances.
Typically, you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. Students whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language proficiency. Alternatively, Heriot-Watt Online students can take exams in two courses of the programmes, Operations Management and Strategies for Managing Supply Chains. Based on the result from these two courses you will continue the programme at MSc level.
Students in Nigeria can also attend scheduled exam-intensive lectures and tutorials with EDC either in person in our Lagos centre and Abuja centre or online via Zoom ahead of each examination diet. The lecture timetable is released in advance of these sessions.
Most courses assessed by final examinations Exams come in multiple formats from one course to another Case studies/Essays/Scenarios/part pre-exam work/pitch. The full details of the exam format for each course are available on the respective course portals.
April, August, and December
Results are released six to eight weeks after the exam