MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Work Experience)

Year of Entry 2023/24
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MSc

Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Work Experience)

Full-time Engineering

Gain the knowledge and skills required to manage global supply chains and associated logistics, along with work experience opportunities. Currently applications for the January start of this course are only open to home students.

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,910 per year (£1,500 for placement year)
International/EU: £16,385 or £17,885 (with work experience) for the course
How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September 2023
January 2024
Placement year available? Yes

Course summary

  • Develop and enhance your technical and problem solving skills in the area of logistics, with a specific emphasis on supply chain management.
  • Promote contemporary best practice in the theory and application of leading edge technologies, processes and systems.
  • Start your journey to Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) membership.

The course covers strategies, management, technology and systems. You learn modern approaches to supply chain management such as lean, six-sigma and operations management which are integral elements of the course. On the two-year work experience route, the course offers useful work placement opportunities.

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Anxhela Carhoshi, MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduate

'This course was crucial in getting the job of my dreams. I now work as an ERP functional consultant for Avanade. I've found that I'm familiar with a lot of the discussion at work, as we covered it as part of the master's programme.' 

Anxhela Carhoshi, MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2018 graduate

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How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

This course enhances your career potential by improving your knowledge and transferable skills. Through the use of our academics' industrial experience, research and consultancy, we engage you with an enriched practical teaching environment.

Sheffield Hallam University is a SAP Student Academy and a founding member of the SAP University Alliance. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to have free access to SAP and sit the SAP certification in one of the available modules by SAP but at extra cost.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • laboratory sessions

This course is delivered face-to-face over three semesters - teaching is scheduled based on the length of your course and the academic calendar.

Work experience is embedded midway through your course. Your dissertation module will be submitted upon completion of your placement.

Course leaders and tutors

Professor Sameh Saad
Professor Sameh Saad
Chair in Enterprise Modelling and Management

Professor Saad graduated with an honours degree in Production Engineering, MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Manufacturing Engineering from University of No … Read more

Applied learning

Work Placement

You will have the opportunity to go on a work placement for up to 12 months. You are supported in finding placements and can apply for a vacancy as you would a job. There are dedicated sessions to support you in CV writing, interview skills and job applications. The placement starts during the summer of your second year and most are paid. 

Networking opportunities

You attend a series of guest lectures and industry visits to enhance your learning experience and to make you understand how theories and technologies are used in industry. Guest speakers include supply chain professionals from manufacturing, retail, health, food and pharmaceutical industries.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • logistics coordinator
  • supply chain analyst
  • solutions analyst
  • supply chain coordinator
  • demand analyst

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • Caterpillar – the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines
  • Dematic – the market leader in innovative logistics automation systems
  • NYK Logistics – delivers fully integrated logistics solutions tailored to the needs of their customers
  • Tuffnells – leading parcel delivery company

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • SupplyChainGuru – an award winning modelling platform which is used to demonstrate design and operation principles.
  • SAP – the world's leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform

Entry requirements

All students

UK students

Normally one from

• an honours degree 2.2 or above in science or engineering

• an honours degree 2.2 or above in business or management, where some computing or technology focussed modules have been studied

• suitable professional qualifications in engineering, management or supply chain management

• a degree in any area, plus at least one year of industrial experience in a role or organisation related to operations management, logistics or supply chain management

• a diploma in a technological area, with at least three years of experience in a logistics or supply chain related field

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

You can take an optional placement in year two.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Finance And Marketing Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Global Supply Chain And Manufacturing Strategy Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Lean Operations And Six Sigma Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Logistics And Enterprise Information Systems Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Project And Dissertation (Work Experience) Credits: 60 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Project And Quality Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Strategic Sourcing And Procurement Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Supply Chain Modelling And Simulation Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Warehouse Systems And Transportation Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Postgraduate Placement Credits: -

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/24 is £9,910 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,500.

If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £16,385 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,500.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

You can also use the application form above to apply for future years of entry.

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