6 intakes a year
2-4 years part-time
Course fee: £12,240
6 intakes a year
2 - 4 years part-time
Course fee: £12,240

Develop contemporary supply chain expertise to navigate the challenges of our changing world

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Explore current global challenges around supply chains

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Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) membership

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Develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills

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Learn at your own pace, 100% online

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Pay per module, cost per module: £1,020

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Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) membership

“Studying online at Sussex gives you the same benefits as a campus student – library access, student ID, academic support, it’s literally like being on campus every day. I’m thrilled I chose this option, I feel proud to be a member of the Sussex University community.”

– Naylette Di Venere, International Marketing MSc (online)

Top 15 in the UK for Business & Economics

Times Higher Education World University Ranking by Subject 2023

EQUIS & AMBA accredited

The most trusted accreditations for business schools globally

Each module lasts seven weeks and is delivered via Canvas, a state-of-the-art online learning platform, which can be accessed by a computer, tablet or smartphone alike so you can truly study whenever and wherever you like. You can take control of your schedule by fitting the recommended 20 hours study time per week around your existing commitments and lifestyle.

In order to graduate the course, all of the below modules must be successfully completed:

  • Agile Operations Planning and Innovative Supply Chains
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Digitised and Responsible Procurement
  • Transformational Supply Chain and Leadership Skills
  • Circular and Sustainable Logistics
  • Supply Chain Governance for Sustainability
  • Supply Chain Digitisation
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Humanitarian and Ethical Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Resilience and Quality Management
  • Autonomous Operations and Future of Logistics
  • Practice Infused Project

This course is part-time and can be completed in a minimum of two years. You have the opportunity to step on and off the course, pausing your studies if your work or life commitments require, providing you complete the course within four years from enrolment.

This course is designed with busy professionals in mind looking to launch or progress their career in supply chain management without compromising on existing professional or personal commitments. Delivered 100% online, you will also have the opportunity learn from research active academics and peers from around the world, enabling you to expand your global network.

Studying a Masters in Global Supply Chain Management will prepare you for careers in a range of different companies, sectors and positions. Roles available to graduates of this course include: supply chain consultant, business sustainability consultant, logistics officer, operations manager, procurement officer, supply chain analyst, procurement and investment manager, demand planner and supply chain operations manager.

A second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above from any UK university or international equivalent.

Students with three or more years relevant professional experience will also be considered for entry to this course.

Applicants whose first language is not English (and whose first degree was not taught in English) need to supply evidence of IELTS (Academic) high level (6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component). 

Further information on applying for online courses.

Course fee: £12,240
Cost per module: £1,020

Fees can be paid at the start of the course or on a module-by-module basis, with students required to pay the first module fee of £980 to secure their place on the course.

Course fees will remain fixed for 24 months from your initial course start date. Thereafter, the course fee will rise at a rate of 2.5% per calendar year (subject to rounding for administration purposes). Please visit our fees and funding page for more information on funding for your studies.

20% Alumni discount 

If you have previously graduated from an undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD course with the University of Sussex you will be eligible* for a 20% discount on this online course. 

Find out more about the alumni discount and eligibility criteria. 

*T&Cs apply. 

This course is part-time and can be completed in a minimum of two years. You have the opportunity to step on and off the course, pausing your studies if your work or life commitments require, providing you complete the course within four years from enrolment.

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“Studying online at Sussex gives you the same benefits as a campus student – library access, student ID, academic support, it’s literally like being on campus every day. I’m thrilled I chose this option, I feel proud to be a member of the Sussex University community.”

– Naylette Di Venere, International Marketing MSc (online)

Academic expertise

The programme is delivered by a team of leading research active academics from both the the Business School. The programme builds particularly on these staff members’ expertise:

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Professor Nachiappan Subramanian

Professor of Operations and Logistics Management & Supply Chains

Nachiappan (Nachi) has 20+ years of experience in academia and consulting. He is an ambitious researcher with a focus on novel topics such as humanitarian operations management, sustainability, risk and innovation, co-creation, ambi-supply networks, and performance measurement. He has authored a book, several book chapters, and over 100 refereed research papers.

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Dr Martin Schleper

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

For his academic work, Martin has received several awards, and in 2020, he won the Research Excellence Award for emerging scholars at the University of Sussex Business School.

His research investigates sustainability and ethical issues with an overall focus on responsibilities in global supply chains. More specifically, his projects involve (sustainable) supply chain risk management, supplier exploitation, conflict minerals management, modern slavery, sustainability reporting and global sourcing.

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Dr Kamala Dawar

Senior Lecturer in International Trade & Commercial Law

In addition to teaching, Kamala conducts research, policy analysis and technical assistance training for: academic, inter-governmental organisations (including the WTO), the World Bank, the European Union, COMESA, CARICOM, ASEAN, as well as public interest organisations.

She undertakes trade and Brexit related research, policy analysis and capacity building for the UK Government, the European Institutions and has appeared in national media.

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Dr Sam Roscoe

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

Sam is the Sussex MBA course convenor and a fellow of the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) at the University of Sussex Business School.

His research interests are in how geopolitical disruptions (US-China TradeWar, Brexit, Covid 19) and innovative technologies (Additive Manufacturing, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence) are transforming global supply chains. His research on Covid 19 and the disruption caused to global supply chains has been featured in the Financial Times, the Guardian, Raconteur Magazine and the BBC evening news.

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Dr Malgorzata Sulimierska

Senior Lecturer in Banking and FinTech

Malgorzata (Gosia) has been recognised for her excellent teaching skills, winning several awards such Excellence in Teaching Award and Student-Led Teaching Award.

Her passion for teaching and discovering new areas of development guides her interests towards FinTech, banking digitalization, financial literary, financial inclusions and political uncertainty.

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Dr Biao Yang

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

After four years working as an electronic engineer in industry, Biao completed a PhD on manufacturing management (with a full scholarship) at Loughborough University.

He was subsequently employed as a Research Associate at Cardiff Business School, working on the Integrating Transport and e-commerce in Logistics Supply Chains (ITeLS) project sponsored by the EPSRC and the Department for Transport.

 

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Find out more

If you'd like to find out more about this course, please complete this form to receive information from our Admissions Team.



Mobile Number *
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