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Supply Chain Management Education at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS) in Chelmsford

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Anglia Ruskin University is located in Cambridge and Chelmsford, UK, and was awarded university status in 1992. Today, with a student population of 31,000, Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest universities in the East of England, and a large provider of part-time education. The students are on courses leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as to a range of professional qualifications. In addition, the university offers an ever expanding range of contemporary courses designed to meet the needs of the individual and the requirements of a knowledge-based economy.

The main campuses at Cambridge and Chelmsford attract students not only from the East of England but in increasing numbers from mainland Europe and from further afield. In addition, the University has an extensive network of contacts with institutions throughout the world, delivering courses in countries as far removed as Malaysia and Trinidad.


The Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS) is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from over 100 countries. The award-winning business school building in Chelmsford as well as the new built in Cambridge offer the most advanced learning technologies. LAIBS is well-recognized as a center for business education and training by students, employers and professional bodies alike.

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Academic Programs

Masters Program




  • MSc Supply Chain Management with Placement (24 months, full time): Accredited by CIPS, this course brings you the opportunity to get hands-on with our simulation games and to undertake a placement in a company of your choice. Located in Chelmsford, you will create your own professional network by getting involved with our guest lectures and industry innovators. The our full time course covers all the learning areas and skills you will need to succeed, from the first to the last step of the chain.
  • Entry Requirements: Normally, entrants will be expected to hold a first degree from an internationally recognized university, at a minimum of lower second class honors. This first degree must include a business or management module within it. Alternatively, entrants with significant management experience within the logistics industry will be considered. Candidates who do not possess any of these entry criteria, but can demonstrate appropriate relevant experience in a post of management or professional responsibility may be admitted.
  • English Requirements: If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognized by Anglia Ruskin University.

Anglia Ruskin Scholarships

  • Postgraduate Study Support Scheme
  • Alumni Scholarship
  • Course-specific scholarships/bursaries
  • Postgrad Solutions study bursaries
  • ARU Sports Scholarship
  • International Merit Scholarship
  • International Alumni Scholarship
  • Transfer Scholarship
  • Business School International Progression Scholarship
  • Ciência sem Fronteiras – Reino Unido
  • GREAT Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
  • Global Study Awards