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Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Education at Westminster Business School London
Founded in 1838 as Royal Polytechnic Institution, the University of Westminster is a cosmopolitan public research university located in London, UK. The university's headquarters and original campus are based on Regent Street in the Westminster area of Central London, with additional campuses in the Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow areas of London.
Westminster currently serves more than 20,000 students from 140 countries and offers more than 500 courses and a broad range of research study options, offering a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere across four sites. These range from more than 150 Bachelor's degree combinations, and one-year intensively taught Master's degrees. The central London location, wide range of courses and academic reputation makes Westminster one of the most popular choices for students in the UK.
Westminster Business School is one of London’s leading centers for business education. The School has a large and diverse staff base with extensive business, consultancy and research achievements. Located in the heart of London near Baker Street, Westminster Business School attracts students from around the world.
- MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: The Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc has been designed to develop your ability to carry out advanced analysis and research in the field of logistics and supply chain management within a global context. This course is also available as Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate. The program has been devised to appeal to graduates who wish to develop their career in an international environment concerned with logistics. You should normally have the equivalent of a good Hons degree and demonstrate strong motivation in the subject area for entry into the program. Alternative qualifications with relevant professional experience will also be considered. If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. This MSc course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and graduates are exempt from the Institute's exams.
- MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to identify problems and develop solutions within both purchasing and the wider supply chain. In addition to understanding core subjects, you’ll develop good transferable skills to help you build a career in purchasing and supply chain management. Most modules also include some element of group-working and problem-solving, where you’ll work on the kinds of tasks you’re likely to encounter in real-life situations. The course is currently accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). Successful graduates can apply for Membership status. Applicants should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class Honours) or international equivalent, and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area. Alternative professional qualifications with at least three years’ relevant professional experience will also be considered.
- Internships: All students on the full-time Business Masters courses can apply to undertake the PG/MBA Internship Program, which forms part of the Reflective Practitioner Module. Completing an 8-12 week accredited internship helps students gain invaluable work experience.