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Logistics and Supply Chain Management Studies at Brighton Business School
The University of Brighton is a community of over 23,000 students and 2,600 staff based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. The university has one of the best teaching quality ratings in the UK and a strong research record, factors which contribute to the reputation as a leading post-1992 university. Since university designation, the University of Brighton has grown steadily. More than 5,000 students graduated this year in a range of diverse subjects.
The last RAE found more Brighton academics working at international standards of excellence than any other post-1992 university. Over 88% of graduates, postgraduates and diplomates went into employment or further study and training. The majority of courses are accredited by professional and statutory bodies.
Brighton Business School offers a comprehensive range of foundation degree, honours degree, PhD and masters degree courses. The extensive applied research and consultancy activity ensures that these courses are up to date, relevant and serve the needs of both students and employers. The school is located in Mithras House on the Moulseccomb site, about two miles from the sea front, pier and Brighton city center.
- MSc (PGCert / PGDip) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: This program is designed to develop expertise in logistics and supply chain management, leading to careers in a variety of roles and industry sectors. This program builds on the academic expertise and research in the supply chain area. The eight taught core modules are delivered over the three terms. There are 12 hours per week of student contact time and options are taken during the summer term. A dissertation or work placement is also completed over a three to nine month period beginning in July. The dissertation can be either research or project-based. Work placements last for a minimum of six months and involve organizational problem-solving for an employer and a work placement report.
- Accreditation: The progrm is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
- Potential career paths include: Purchasing, supply chain management, consulting and e-business, logistics,manufacturing management & sales and operations planning. Potenial companies include, procurement divisions of companies,third-party distribution (TPL) companies,the retail industry,logistics and distribution divisions of manufacturers,manufacturing logistics,freight forwarders,parcel delivery services,local and central government consultants, road freight hauliers, supply chain consultancies, the Armed Forces, the health services, shipping & maritime companies and many more..
- Entry Requirements: First or second class honours degree in a subject with a quantitative dimension eg business, accountancy, engineering, economics, computing, social sciences, science and one good academic reference. For non-native speakers of English IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing, or equivalent is also required.