1 year / 2 years
Full-Time / Part-Time
The aim of Muscat University, in partnership with Cranfield University, is to develop logistics and supply chain professionals who can take the skills they develop on our programme and make a significant difference in the marketplace. Many of our flying faculty from the UK are regarded as leading experts in this area, combining excellent reputations for teaching with experience drawn from the commercial world. Our approach to teaching is designed to nurture your practical business skills and confidence, and places huge emphasis on real-world challenges. This degree programme is one of a set of postgraduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University and leads to the award of a Cranfield University degree and also a Muscat University degree.
You will gain an in-depth understanding of supply chain strategy and sustainability, how to analyse and design effective supply chain operations, how to use data, models and software to solve problems and inform decisions, the role of warehousing in modern supply chains, procurement strategy, inventory, operations management, accounting, freight transport and project management.
Modules include a combination of interactive lectures, participative workshops, case studies and presentations from high-profile visiting speakers.
In addition to the modules, the individual thesis offers the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you have developed on the programme.
We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and each application is considered on its individual merit. Usually candidates must hold either a:
• Minimum of a “Good” undergraduate degree from an Oman institution in a relevant discipline, OR
• first or a second class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline, OR
• international degree - equivalent of UK qualifications
Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered if they have a professional qualification (e.g. CIPS, CILT, APICS) together with 5 years' post-qualification relevant work experience. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.
In addition, candidates will be required to show proficiency in English evidenced by:
• a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.5 in the Writing component of the test, OR
• Successful completion of the Muscat University Pre-sessional programme
|Module Number||Module Title|
|1||Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability|
|2||Principles of Strategic Procurement|
|3||Accounting and Finance for Supply Chain Management|
|4||Analytical Techniques for Supply Chain Management|
|6||Inventory and Operations Management|
|7||Information Systems and e-Business|
|8||Project Management Introduction|
|9||Physical Network Design|
|13||Sales and Operation Planning|
|14||Performance Measurement in the Supply Chain|
|Week||MSc LSCM module *|
|13 - 17 Jan||1. Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability (13 - 15 Jan)
2. Analytical Techniques for Supply Chain Management (15 - 17 Jan)
|24 - 28 Feb||Principles of Strategic Procurement|
|17 - 21 Mar||1. Analytical Techniques for Supply Chain Management (17-19 Mar)
2. Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability (19-21 Mar)
|28 Apr - 02 May||Project Management Introduction (4 days)|
|23 - 27 June||Warehousing|
|29 Sep - 03 Oct||Research Methods|
|27 - 31 Oct||Freight Transport|
|01 - 05 Dec||Physical Network Design|
|12 - 16 Jan, 2020||Accounting & Finance|
|02 - 06 Feb||Inventory & Operations Management|
|15 - 19 March||Information Systems & eBusiness|
|17 - 21 May||1. Sales & Operations Planning (17 - 19 May)
2. Six Sigma (19 - 21 May)
|12 - 16 July||1. Retail Logistics (12 - 14 July)
2. Performance Measurement in the Supply Chain (14 - 16 July)
|06 Sep, 2020||Submit Thesis|
*Module dates may be subject to change, attendance is compulsory. Exam dates will be determined at a later date.