MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management– 6 – 8 Months
MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (TopUp) – 3- 6 Months

Credits: 180 Credits

Course Description


MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been designed to enable you to accumulate an in-depth understanding of the main areas of data in logistics and provide chain management, whilst placing it firmly within an organisational context. This course aims in developing students’ capability within the exploration, critical appraisal and evaluation of complex logistics and provides chain management issues and ideas, including an awareness of emerging ethical, environmental and operational efficiency issues during a domestic and international context. It also prepares students within the critical appraisal and evaluation of methodologies and theoretical frameworks, and their application within the analysis of real-world supply chain and logistics issues.


Note: The MBA degree courses are dual qualifications consisting of Level 7 Diploma (OFQUAL certificate) + Top-up programme awarded by partner universities

Why should I choose this Diploma?

Employability Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been designed for learners who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required for roles in high-level management. there are so many types of supply chain and logistics jobs, at every level, that you should have no trouble breaking into the profession, especially if you keep your options open. The beauty of this industry is that once you are in, your job is likely to expose you to the broader mechanics and principles of supply chain management. You can choose to generalise or specialise, work in operations, planning, or a supporting function like sales or finance, and still gain the necessary knowledge over time to enable a sideways move or promotion into a different supply chain area.

Key Points

Course Name MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
 Credits 180 ( 120+60)
Mode of Study Online Learning

Hybrid Learning (Blended)

Duration 9-18 Months
Assessments Assignment only (No Exam)
Fees £3,250, (Online)
£ 6,250 (Hybrid or Blended)
(The course tuition fee listed above does NOT include the top-up fees)
Payment Plan Available
Intakes Flexible

Learning Outcomes

  • Lowering costs and improving efficiency at every stage of the process, from manufacturing to point of purchase
  • Sourcing raw materials needed for production
  • Finding suppliers and negotiating contracts
  • Organizing the warehouse
  • Coordinating shipping and delivery schedules
  • Handling client inquiries
  • Resolving delays and materials shortages
  • Conducting market research

Career Direction

A wide range of job opportunities in supply chain management and logistics. Options include positions in procurement, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, and transportation of goods.

  • Materials handler
  • Materials Planner
  • Shipper and receiver
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Procurement agent
  • Purchasing manager
  • Purchasing clerk
  • Buyer
  • Logistics clerk
  • Supply chain manager
  • Supply chain coordinator
  • Warehouse manager

Further Education

Achieving the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further studies. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to progress to a Master’s top-up programme at many optional universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing The top-up programme can be studied online or on campus.

This Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (OTHM)

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management leading to the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or equivalent overseas qualification i.e., Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma OR
  • Mature learners (over 25) with at least 5 years of management experience if they do not possess the above. Please get in touch with us to discuss the specific requirements for your country. If you do not meet the entry requirements as mentioned above, please contact us to find out other possible entry routes.


Qualification Structure

MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (TopUp) degree is of 180 credits which can be acquired through two stages.

Stage: 1
Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits.


Mandatory Units
Logistics Management
Supply chain Planning, Modelling and Analytics
Procurement and Supply Management
Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
Sustainable Operations Management
Business Research Methods

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award

Stage: 2
MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Top Up)

Examples of University Progression


Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and jobs, which the awarding organisation externally verifies.
The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can make pass, merit or distinction grade depending on the quality of assignments and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have met all the criteria set for these grades.

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