Study the MSc International Operations & Supply Chain Management at GCU

"96.2% graduate employment rate"

(DLHE, 2012)

    A challenging and dynamic sector

In an ever growing global market, increasing importance has been placed on managing business relationships and reducing costs within international operations and supply chain logistics. Our MSc International Operations and Supply Chain Management programme provides the skills and knowledge for a successful career in this growing field.

Developed in conjunction with professional accreditation bodies, our degree ensures you develop the desired graduate skills and abilities to make a valuable contribution in any industry.

    An outstanding course structure

Focussing on your employability, our teaching is built around integrative case studies, individual and group projects, presentations, company visits and industry led workshops. Our blended teaching approach provides a more innovative, modern and interactive experience designed to develop both your personal and professional skills, as well as your subject knowledge.

Our graduates have a comprehensive and practical understanding of the principles, processes and leading- edge approaches to managing operations and supply chain challenges across a wide range of sectors and international environments in a responsible manner.

Modules covered include:

  • Operations and Quality Management
  • Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Project Management and Risk
  • Global Strategy: Challenges and Choices
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Contemporary Issues for Business and Society
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation OR
  • Professional Practice Project

    Outstanding career prospects

Our graduates are equipped with the specialist knowledge and techniques used by industry to manage, evaluate and improve the sustainability of international operations and supply chain.

Providing you with the essential management theory and practice, our programme has been designed in conjunction with the Professional Accreditation bodies:

  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and
  • The Institute of Operations Management (IOM).

Working in partnership with both CILT and IOM, we've built industry-leading certification into our programme. Our programme is the only MSc which will provided you with 'Yellow Belt Recognition' on graduation.

'Yellow Belt Recognition' certifies a student as being qualified to participate and contribute as full members of a Lean Kaizen improvement team, and promote a lean work environment

    Study in Glasgow, Scotland

With a population of around five million, Scotland retains its own distinctive culture within the United Kingdom. A popular tourist destination, Scotland is famous around the world for its breath-taking Highlands scenery, tartan, whisky and friendly inhabitants.

With its exciting mix of culture, architecture, music, nightlife, shopping and sport, not to mention its friendly residents, Glasgow has everything you need. Accessible, affordable and multicultural, this is a great city for students from all backgrounds and cultures. Lonely Planet listed Glasgow as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit.