Master of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management) via Study Centres MBA

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Study an MBA in your own country. Fast-track your career in business leadership. Develop a specialism in supply chain management. Qualify for senior roles with significant responsibility.

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Overview

An MBA from a British university is an internationally-respected business qualification. In one year you will develop a strategic understanding of all aspects of managing a successful business.

This Master in Business Administration (MBA) has a specific focus on supply chain management, and our aim is to accelerate your promotion to well-paid positions of leadership, either in supply management or in any other function.

Please contact your Study Centre for the duration and mode of this course.

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Why us?

  • 'World-leading' research in Business, according to the Latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Course structure

You’ll be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading research. A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.

Your progress will be assessed through your dissertation and assignments, as well as exams in some subjects.

Modules on this course include:

  • Financial Management and Control (15 credits)
  • Managing and Leading People (15 credits)
  • Operations Management (15 credits)
  • Marketing Management (15 credits)
  • International Business Environment (15 credits)
  • Global Corporate Strategy (15 credits)
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (15 credits)
  • Managing Innovation and Technology Transfer (15 credits)
  • MBA Dissertation (60 credits)

 

Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.

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Facilities

This course is taught in various quality-assured partner universities around the world. For more information about each study centre, please use the left hand menu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is


  • GPA 2.40 from a Canadian bachelor's degree
  • GPA 2.5 from a USA bachelor's degree



You must have a minimum six months work experience and you should be able to demonstrate your ability to operate at a managerial level.

For candidates with over 5 years experience at a managerial level but without an undergraduate degree the programme leader will review applicants based upon their suitability for the course.

We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

Fees and finance

Please contact the study centre for information on fees for this course.

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This information was correct at the time of publication.

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Employment

An MBA is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MBA-qualified business leader can bring to their organisation.

Sunderland MBA graduates now work in a number of senior management positions, including Financial Controller in the Gulf region, General Manager in Eastern Europe, Division Chief in China and Vice President of a Canadian corporation. 

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