Master of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Master of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Award Title
Master of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Management Sciences
Mode of Study
Combined mode

Normal Period of Study

- 1 year (full-time)
- 2 years (part-time/combined mode)

Maximum Period of Study

- 2.5 years (full-time)
- 5 years (part-time/combined mode)

Credit Units Required for Graduation


Programme Aims

This programme aims to enable students to apply modern analytical and managerial skills that facilitate problem identification and analysis at all levels of operational practices and decision makings in Supply Chain Management. The programme benefits from the use of relevant technology and software packages to reinforce students’ understanding of the concepts, methods, and processes introduced.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to:
1. explain and apply key concepts and techniques within the core areas of Operations Management (OM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM);
2. select and apply appropriate optimization techniques to model, analyse, and evaluate OM/SCM problems;
3. demonstrate competence in using practical software for OM/SCM;
4. apply teamwork skills to efficiently and effectively identify, solve, and present the problems related to OM/SCM in written and/or oral format.

Programme Requirements

1. Core Courses: (9 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
MS5313Managerial Decision Modeling3
MS6325Operations Management3
MS6721Supply Chain Management3

2. Electives: (21 credit units)
Either take 7 of the following courses:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
MS5214Business Survey Methods3
MS5223Project Management3
MS5225Business Process Modeling and Simulation3
MS5314Service Quality Management3
MS5315Professional Forums on Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
MS6233E-logistics and Enterprise Resource Planning3
MS6322Transportation Logistics3
MS6323Strategic Sourcing and Procurement3
CB Elective (3 CU)3
CB Elective (3 CU)3
or take 5 of the above courses plus:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
MS6324Internship Project6

Accreditation by Professional / Statutory Bodies 
Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) accredits the program.