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Logistics Management, Operations and Food Logistics Education & Research at Lincoln International Business School, Lincoln, UK

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Founded in 1992, the University of Lincoln (UOL) with four campuses in Lincoln, Hull, Holbeach and Riseholme, is located in Lincolnshire, England. The University has come a long way in a short time. The university in recent years has established itself as a progressive institution, with large movement in official university rankings; having risen 60 places in 4 years.

The Sundays Times Newspaper in the The Times Good University Guide, described UOL's progression as the most dramatic transformation of a university in recent times. UOL has also proved successful in the National Student Surveys (2010), which rank 10 current degrees in the top 10 nationally when considering student satisfaction.


Lincoln received the most funding of any institution that won quality-related research funding for the first time, where nearly all of the research activities were rated as having world leading aspects.

Located on the stunning modern Brayford Pool campus in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln, Lincoln Injternational Business School is culturally diverse, internationally minded, and committed to providing an educational experience that enhances careers and enables individuals and businesses to create successful futures. Together with industry and other institutions, Lincoln has created inspirational specialist programs for public service management, the NHS, Royal Air Force, the Glass Industry, Food and Agriculture Industries and Engineering.

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Academic Programs




Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • FdSc Logistics Management (Work Based Distance Learning, Part time 18 to 24 months): This degree provide civilian logistics specialists with the opportunity to enhance managerial and academic skills within their particular area of operational expertise. Teaching on the course is through a range of methods such as online sessions, directed reading and videos with the aim to facilitate a community of practice learners.
  • FdSc Food Operations and Supply Chain Management (Part-time 2-3 years): This course can be undertaken as part of a Degree or Higher Apprenticeship. The FdSc in Food Operations and Supply Chain Management has been developed in order to best prepare students for managing multi-disciplined teams in today’s fast-paced food manufacturing environments. Students are introduced to both the theoretical and practical aspects of management within food manufacturing sector including planning, logistics, technical support, and resource management.
  • BSc (Hons) Logistics Management (Work Based Distance Learning, Part-time 18 to 24 months): This program has been designed to develop students' capacity to successfully manage people, operations and systems within a logistics environment. This work-based distance learning program is designed to provide those working within an appropriate environment, and commonly already holding professional qualifications, the management skills to effectively and efficiently manage their work areas. The degree draws upon specialized knowledge and skills students may have already developed during the course of their employment.

Post Graduate Degree Program

  • MSc Logistics and Global Operations (1 year full time, 2 years part time): MSc Logistics and Global Operations seeks to develop the strategic vision of students, focusing on the development of creative thinking and proactive management. The program recognizes that all organizations, local and global, are constantly changing and seeks to ensure that managers develop the necessary knowledge and competencies to cope with this. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

Research Program

  • MPhil/PhD Logistics Management (Full-time MPhil: 1.5-3 years, PhD: 2-4 years & Part-time MPhil: 2-4 years, PhD: 3-6 years): As a research student, you will have access to a structured program of training supported by the Doctoral School. This aims to assist you in the development of the practical and critical skills which are necessary for this program and are transferable to your career. There may be opportunities to participate in undergraduate teaching following relevant training.