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Supply Chain Management

1 year
September 2024

Want a job in one of the most dynamic and impactful business functions? Our MSc Supply Chain Management programme will give you the knowledge and skills to launch your career.

Why study with us

  • We combine evidence-based practice with theory. You'll learn about the supply chain local and global issues, and apply these to the real-world scenarios.
  • Our course is accredited by CILT and helps you gain holistic view on supply chain management.
  • Our programme will develop your skills and equip you to become a sustainable supply chain professional. You'll have a contemporary and pragmatic approach.

What you'll do

  • Experience engaging lectures with our experienced academics, practitioners, and industry professionals.
  • Have the opportunity to network with people in the supply chain. You'll adopt best practices to thrive in the field and develop creative ways of finding answers to supply chain issues.
  • Engage with iROWE (Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment). Learn with UCLan’s Centre of Business Management and Enterprise and Centre for SME Development. Access knowledge from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

The course leader is Kamalavelu Velayutham.

Dr Jenni Barrett
Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management
School of Business

Jenni teaches and supervises postgraduate students in the business and management field. Her main expertise lies in the management of team-based creativity and innovation, particularly in digital and hybrid environments. Jenni's research also investigates inclusivity and equit…

Paul Fallon staff photo in the student centre
Dr Paul Fallon
Senior Lecturer and International Lead
School of Business

Paul is a Senior Lecturer for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE), where he is responsible for teaching at UG and PG levels as well as being the International Lead for the development and management of international partners. Paul has almost 20 years of teaching experience gain…


Why study a CILT accreditation course?

Accreditation is a process by which the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT UK) works with universities/colleges across the UK. It ensures undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across nine professional sectors meet the standards for membership of the Institute.

Accredited degrees meet the academic criteria for assessed grades of CILT UK membership. Studying an accredited degree means taking a big step towards to an exciting career within supply chain management. It offers you a ‘fast track’ route to Assessed Membership of the CILT UK.

Future careers in supply chain management

It’s an exciting time for supply chain professionals. Disruptive digital innovations have altered the way we live, work, and do business. Technology has automated many processes and streamlined productivity within supply chains. But, the demand for trained specialists remains high. New career opportunities requiring a different skillset are emerging.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,000 per year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Business

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