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Supply Chain Management Education at Sunderland Business School

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Founded in 1901, The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support. The University has strong links with industry and business, and work closely with some of the world's leading companies and has more than 17,500 students, including 7,000-plus international students from some 70 countries.

The University was named the Best English University for student experience by the Times Higher Education Supplement in December 2005. The two campuses in Northeast England city of Sunderland - one in the city and one on the coast - are perfectly placed to ensure a life-changing student experience.


Sunderland Business School has a long-standing reputation for teaching quality; this was endorsed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education in its recent review of business and management courses. Most recently the school has been ranked 14th best in the country for studying business by the Guardian league tables for 2011.

Sunderland Business School is an international learning community made up of over 3,000 people. Staff and students come from all over the world and combine to form an exciting and cosmopolitan atmosphere in state-of-the-art surroundings. You will study at the award winning Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's. University of Sunderland is a public university and UK Border Agency (UKBA) highly trusted student sponsor.

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Academic Programs

Masters Programs




  • MBA in Supply Chain Management (Via Study Centers - Full Time/ Part Time): This Master in Business Administration (MBA) has a specific focus on supply chain management, and our aim is to accelerate your promotion to well-paid positions of leadership, either in supply management or in any other function. This course is taught in various quality-assured partner universities around the world. You’ll be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading research. A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.
  • MBA with Supply Chain Management (24 months, online): The 100% online MBA with Supply Chain Management has been created for ambitious professionals who want to advance into and succeed in senior and strategic positions in supply chain and logistics. It provides you with an in-depth understanding of global logistics and supply chain management and the design of sustainable integrated supply chains, in addition to developing enhanced leadership skills.
  • Admissions: An undergraduate degree and demonstrate in their application their ability to operate in a managerial role. Students can demonstrate how they have obtained relevant organisational experience in a range of ways: internship, work placement, graduate project, voluntary work, work in family business or similar. This might be demonstrated across a range of short assignments and tasks cumulatively up to approximately three months. Details should be clearly provided and documented wherever possible by the students in the application statement. Where students have not completed a first degree students will be considered if they can demonstrate an academic achievement up to an advanced level diploma in any subject area or equivalent and have five years verifiable and relevant work experience at a managerial or professional level.