MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Sharpen your management skills and develop your knowledge of every step of the supply chain with our MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Chelmsford.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

  • Study on a course designed in collaboration with industry experts
  • Take a holistic approach to supply chain management, covering all aspects of the supply chain from sourcing raw materials to product delivery.
  • Apply supply chain concepts and tools to solve complex problems and make strategic decisions.
  • Get hands-on to develop practical skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to the workplace.
  • Learn about technology integration including ERP and data analytics tools to optimise processes.
  • Benefit from a global perspective, covering international trade, global logistics, sustainability and cross-border logistics in a diverse cultural and geographical context.

You know that to successfully manage supply chains you need to know a lot, about a lot, and you relish the challenge of learning the theory and practice behind all the steps that get products from A to B.

You’re keen to learn more about the external factors that can cause delays and breakdowns in the supply chain – and how you can use your problem-solving skills to get things moving again.

Getting supplies to customers requires skills in project management, leadership, business analysis, strategic management, risk management and opportunity optimisation – all of which our specialist staff will help you develop.

There’s also the option to study at Chelmsford for two years and gain valuable experience in Year 2, with a choice of professional experience modules.

Course options

Course options

Full-time course duration: 12 months (September starts), 16 months (January starts), 20 months (May starts)

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Course features

Study for a Masters in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management at ARU and:

  • get hands-on with LINKS, our intensive supply chain simulation game
  • take an optional placement year in industry
  • make connections with local employers
  • attend business events, seminars and talks.
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Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.
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Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Our MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), so you can be confident you’ll graduate with the advance purchasing, logistics and supply chain expertise you need to succeed. You’ll also be eligible to become a member of CIPS upon graduation.


Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, our MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree offers opportunities to learn from, and network with, practitioners and specialists in many industries.

The knowledge and skills you’ll develop will be useful throughout your career. Our graduates occupy all kinds of senior supply chain, logistics, quality, materials, operations and procurement roles.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with our Business PhD – School of Management. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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