Operations and Logistics Management Education at Norwich Business School, UEA Norwich, UK
Founded in 1963 and over 13,000 students, the University of East Anglia (UEA) is one of the top UK universities for research, teaching and overall student satisfaction based in Norwich, United Kingdom. UEA is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world and in the UK top 20 by the Guardian University Guide. The university has been in the top 5 for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for the last six years and has recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Education.
UEA is a founder-member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities and currently has externally-funded research projects worth over £100 million. The university came top of the most recent research effectiveness league table published by Research Fortnight.
Located in 320 acres of rolling parkland but just two miles from the centre of the cathedral city of Norwich the University is adjacent to the Norwich Research Park which is home to over 1,000 scientists working in several world ranked institutions.
Norwich Business School students benefit from the highly valued insight into state-of the art thinking and practice in the fields of business and management. The school is rated as world leading with 90 per cent of research output of international quality in the latest Research Assessment Exercise. MSc degrees available at the University are also available from the London-based Study Centre of UEA.
- MSc in Operations and Logistics Management (1 year, full-time): Through the MSc Operations and Logistics Management, you will acquire theoretical and applied knowledge of the key procurement, logistics and operations management processes in a value chain, together with advanced diagnostic techniques for the improvement of supply chain performance. This will allow you to work as a purchasing, operations, logistics or supply chain manager in both manufacturing and service companies. You will also acquire the skills to conduct purchasing, operations and supply chain research, enabling you to pursue a PhD degree or work in consulting firms.
- Accreditations: MSc Operations and Logistics Management is accredited by both The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). Students graduating from a CILT accredited degree will receive an exemption from the academic requirements for membership at either Chartered Member or membership level of the CILT. There may also be a reduction in the length of experience that you would require. Learners who successfully complete this Master’s program, and meet the conditions specified, may also apply for full membership of The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS).
- Entry Requirements: First or 2.1 hons degree or international equivalent from a recognized institution. Exceptional applicants who do not meet the standard admission criteria of a 2.1 honours degree will be assessed on an individual basis and may be required to provide further materials in support of their application.