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Supply Chain Management & Logistics Education at Leeds Business School
Founded in 1824 as Leeds Mechanics Institute and gained university status in 1992 and based in the thriving city of Leeds, West Yorkshire in England, the Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University) is one of the most popular in UK. With over 29,000 students and 3,000 staff, university is committed to preparing the students for the world of work in the best possible way. Being located in the biggest financial district outside of London makes it a popular university for students and graduates alike.
Leeds Beckett University’s four faculties offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, professional development and short courses in addition to an extensive research and consultancy portfolio. The Faculty of Business and Law, based in the heart of Leeds, offers a wide range of courses to equip you with the skills needed to gain a competitive advantage and to maximize your career opportunities.
Leeds Business School has a long and prestigious history, dating back to the Leeds School of Commerce, which was founded in 1845 and incorporated into Leeds Polytechnic in 1970. Over 5,000 students study the business provision at the multi award winning Rose Bowl in Leeds city centre. The Rose Bowl opened in May 2009 as Britain's newest purpose-built business school.
Leeds Metropolitan University is a public university and UK Border Agency (UKBA) highly trusted student sponsor. Some of the MSc programs are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
- MSc in Management and Global Logistics (full-time, 1 year): Cultivate your managerial expertise with a specialised focus on global supply chains, operations and projects. You will gain valuable knowledge of international management practices and the logistics of trading across borders, with the option to study the impact of sustainable supply chains.
- MSc in Supply Chain Management & Logistics (full-time, 1 year & part-time, 2 years): You will combine your knowledge with practical tools and techniques of supply chain and logistics and apply this to complex global, international, regional and national settings. You will gain specialist knowledge across a range of core business topics, such as strategy and the improvement of business processes. This program is accredited by Chartered institute of Purchasing & Supply & Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
- Entry Requirements: Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. ELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University accepts applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential and usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of the professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.