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Operations and Supply Chain Management Education at Glasgow School for Business and Society

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Glasgow Caledonian University is a public university and was constituted by an Act of Parliament on April 1993 as a result of a merger between Glasgow Polytechnic and The Queen's College, Glasgow. With nearly 17,000 students from the UK and abroad, Glasgow Caledonian University has become one of the largest universities in Scotland and offers a stimulating, vibrant and accessible environment for learning, teaching and applied research.

The university offers a wide range of programs, all of which have a strong focus on ensuring that the graduates have the opportunity to enter a successful career in their chosen discipline. This strong careers focus is illustrated by the fact that the vast majority of Caledonian students looking for employment found a job or went on to further study within six months of graduation.

Glasgow School for Business and Society (GSBS) is a new school in the university and offers a wide-range of excellent programs with opportunities to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels in generic areas such as business or management or social sciences, or niche areas including accountancy, banking, investment and risk, international fashion branding, international retail marketing, luxury brand marketing, international tourism, multimedia journalism, business law, and supply chain management.

Glasgow Caledonian University is a public university and UK Border Agency (UKBA) highly trusted student sponsor. MSc program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS),The Institute of Operations Management (IOM) and, Yellow Belt Recognition on graduation. Graduates of this program are eligible for membership at these organizations after completing their requirements for memberships.

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Academic Programs


Undergraduate Programs

  • BA/BA (Hons) in International Supply Chain Management -2 years (Full-time, 3rd year entry): You’ll develop skills from purchasing & logistics through to operations, procurement & project management. This is a progression from HND to a specialist degree in 2 years.

Masters Programs

  • MSc in International Operations and Supply Chain Management (1 year, 15 months for January start): The graduates are equipped with the specialist knowledge and techniques used by industry to manage, evaluate and improve the sustainability of international operations and supply chain. In particular,the syllabus encompasses the study of sustainable business operations, quality management, performance improvement, managing logistic challenges, and supply chain networks and partnerships for enhanced strategic positioning.

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