Master of Management in Supply Chain Management
VUT Research offers students in the Faculty of Management Sciences the opportunity to complete a Master of Management in Supply Chain Management. This faculty offers courses that are focused on developing leadership qualities that are intended for use within the corporate field. We aim to promote the student’s ability to work well with others and instil a sense of ethical integrity and leadership.
The course curriculum consists of a research-based dissertation within the supply chain management area.
Minimum= 2 years
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Master of Management in Supply Chain Management Course Requirements
In order for students to gain admission to complete a Master of Management in Supply Chain Management, they need to have successfully completed a postgraduate diploma or equivalent qualification in Logistics/Supply Chain Management or related discipline with an average of 65%, as well as an average of 65% for Research Methodology and Research Project.
In addition to the academic qualifications stated above, the following admission criteria also need to be satisfied before a recommendation for admission to complete a Master of Management in Supply Chain Management can be made:
The proposed topic must be appropriate for higher degree research and it must be consistent with the academic aims and objectives of the student.
The student must have access to the necessary resources, facilities and the necessary budget in order to complete the degree within the timeframe.
There must be a qualified staff member holding confirmed, continuous or fixed-term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision of the proposed research and student.
The proposed program of work must be able to be completed within the maximum period of submission for the degree.
A suitable level of contact with the university supervisors must be maintained.
Where the applicant is currently employed, capacity to meet the timelines and other requirements must be considered.
The proposed research cannot reproduce research that has previously been submitted for the award of a degree or diploma.
Where the intellectual property rights of the applicant may be a consideration, a suitable agreement protecting the rights of the student needs to be signed. If the student is unwilling to sign an agreement, the research proposal may not be approved and the student may be required to choose another topic in an area that is not commercially sensitive.
The applicant should have no outstanding financial obligation with the University and in the case of international applicants, they should be able to verify the necessary financial capacity to undertake the program.
The applicant must possess sufficient English language proficiency.
Master of Management in Supply Chain Management Career Opportunities
Students who have completed a Master of Management in Supply Chain Management are on their way to becoming experts in their field and can enjoy career opportunities such as Supply Chain Managers, Logistics Managers, Logistics Managers, Transport Managers or any other senior role in the area of supply chain management. Graduates of this programme can also further their studies by enrolling for a PhD in any area related to supply chain management. The tasks involved in logistics management include dispatching, sourcing, commodity expediting and procurement responsibilities.