MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management

MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Key information

Next start date: 7 December 2017
Duration: Approx. 20 months' study + nine month capstone
Delivery: 100% online
Structure: Six core modules and two electives - incl. specialisation in Oil and Gas possible
Capstone: Consultancy Project or Research Dissertation
Professional Development: Unlimited career support from the Global Career Advisor Network

Accreditation and quality

Offered by: The University of Liverpool’s AACSB-accredited Management School
Accredited by: Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) – this programme was one of the first 100% online programmes to receive this accreditation


Gain the skills to drive business success through operations management

The 100% online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the University of Liverpool examines the theoretical and practical aspects of effective operations and supply chain management in a highly competitive global marketplace.

Alan Boyd
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Alan Boyd
MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management

This online supply chain management programme will engage you with the processes and techniques used to develop a variety of management strategies across operations, procurement and sourcing and supply chains. With this increased understanding, you will be better positioned to shape and impact the sales and profit ambitions of a business.

Thanks to the programme’s global approach, you will gain an international perspective, learning and collaborating with your professional counterparts from around the world. By the time you graduate, you should possess the confidence, skills and knowledge to become an innovative operations, logistics or supply chain strategist, equipped to make an immediate impact in your work.

Why choose the University of Liverpool Online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management?

  • Study 100% online so you can fit your studies around your working life
  • Acquire strategic understanding and operational skills that have immediate impact across a range of operations and supply chain roles
  • Choose from core and elective modules exclusively focused on operations and supply chain management
  • Follow the general track, or choose the oil and gas specialisation
  • Learn in an engaging online environment that will help keep you motivated and on track to succeed
  • Learn from experienced faculty with vast experience in online education and experts in operations and supply chain management
  • Collaborate with other professionals around the world, while building your international network

Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management Highlights

  • Gain a masters degree from one of very few management schools in the world with AACSB accreditation
  • Study on one of the first fully online CIPS-accredited programmes
  • Acquire the skills to become an effective operations and supply manager in today’s global and highly competitive market
  • Tailor your programme to your career with a wide choice of focused electives, including a specialist oil and gas track
  • Develop sought after and transferable skills suitable for a wide range of operations and supply chain management positions
  • Collaborate and learn with supply chain professionals from across the globe

A reputation for excellence

The online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, one of an elite group of less than 5% of business schools worldwide with sought-after AACSB Accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business The MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management is the first wholly online programme to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). This globally recognised credential means that, upon graduating, students are eligible to apply for CIPS membership, gaining access to a network of 60,000 procurement and supply professionals from around the world.

The University of Liverpool is a world-class institution ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led universities. (This group includes the universities of Oxford and Cambridge).

Global Career Advisor Network

Join this online postgraduate programme and you’ll gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. Advisors can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture. In addition to these advisory and coaching services, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain insight into different industries through a series of specialised webinars.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network.

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