Logistics and Supply Chain Management Studies at Brighton Business School
The University of Brighton is a community of over 23,000 students and 2,600 staff based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. The university has one of the best teaching quality ratings in the UK and a strong research record, factors which contribute to the reputation as a leading post-1992 university. Since university designation, the University of Brighton has grown steadily. More than 5,000 students graduated this year in a range of diverse subjects.
The last RAE found more Brighton academics working at international standards of excellence than any other post-1992 university. Over 88% of graduates, postgraduates and diplomates went into employment or further study and training. The majority of courses are accredited by professional and statutory bodies.
Brighton Business School offers a comprehensive range of foundation degree, honours degree, PhD and masters degree courses. The extensive applied research and consultancy activity ensures that these courses are up to date, relevant and serve the needs of both students and employers. The school is located in Mithras House on the Moulseccomb site, about two miles from the sea front, pier and Brighton city center.
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc (PGCert PGDip) (1 year or 2 years with placement, Part-time 2 years): This course is designed for graduates of any subject with or without work experience. Case studies, live client projects, company visits and the option of paid work experience help prepare you for a career in the supply chain. Full-time students also have the option to add work experience to their masters through a year’s paid placement in industry.
- The University of Brighton is also a member of the SAP University Alliances Programme - you will gain experience of using SAP software, one of the world's most widely used enterprise planning systems.
- Accreditation: The progrm is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
- Potential career paths include: Purchasing, supply chain management, consulting and e-business, logistics,manufacturing management & sales and operations planning. Potenial companies include, procurement divisions of companies,third-party distribution (TPL) companies,the retail industry,logistics and distribution divisions of manufacturers,manufacturing logistics,freight forwarders,parcel delivery services,local and central government consultants, road freight hauliers, supply chain consultancies, the Armed Forces, the health services, shipping & maritime companies and many more..
- Entry Requirements: First or second class honours degree in a subject with a quantitative dimension eg business, accountancy, engineering, economics, computing, social sciences, science and one good academic reference. For non-native speakers of English IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing, or equivalent is also required.