MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT


Awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Full-time / Part-time
Overview

Cardiff Metropolitan University

With a long heritage of more than 150 years and an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching, Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU) has since been committed to delivering high-quality education to students hailing from over 140 countries worldwide. Student-centered and industry-focused, CMU seeks to inspire students to enhance their theoretical and practical skills and reach for the stars through a large selection of quality-assured academic programmes. The University is also a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), and the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS).

Underpinned by its research-informed pedagogy and technology-enhanced learning, CMU has been a recipient of multiple distinguished awards over the years. Based on the International Student Barometer (ISB) Survey 2015, CMU was awarded the top University in the UK for overall international student support for six (6) times.

The University was then ranked the best university in Wales and 8th in the UK amongst 154 UK Universities for sustainability in the annual People and Planet University League – 2017. In 2018, 82.4% of the students at CMU also expressed satisfaction in the College's teachings – The Guardian News. And according to the 2019 League Table Ranking by The Complete University Guide, CMU is one of the top 80 universities in the UK.

For updated and accurate information of Cardiff Metropolitan University, please visit their website at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk

Programme Introduction

As the global supply chain and logistics market moves to the next evolutionary stage, the demand for a broad base of skilled and high calibre logistics talent continues to surge, far and wide! At an institutional level, the Master of Science in International Supply Chain and Logistics Management programme is intended to give all aspiring supply chain leaders and established supply chain specialists a rigorous grounding in managing merchandise and services from raw materials to end users in a global network.

Shoring up their knowledge of the current industry practices with world-class pedagogy, graduates will be all geared up to lead cross-functional groups having equipped with the cornerstone of strategic leadership otherwise known as… confidence!.

DIMENSIONS International College is an approved academic partner of Cardiff Metropolitan University for the above programme.

What Will I Learn?

  • To demonstrate a mastery of logistics and supply chain management knowledge at graduate level for the purpose of driving further empirical research in this field and/or pursuing a doctoral degree
  • To understand and apply the theoretical concepts of logistics and supply chain management to the analysis of complex systems, both systematically and creatively, to improve the current logistics and supply chain practices in place
  • To develop self-directed learning skills and independence of mind in order to contribute to the development of the discipline of logistics and supply chain management

At Whom is This Programme Targeted?

  • Skilled practitioners in the field of international logistics and supply chain management who desire to obtain a good standing within today’s extraordinarily competitive job market
  • Individuals who are interested in research-oriented careers focusing on all facets of international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management

Course Structure

Course Structure

Master of Science in International Supply Chain and Logistics Management consists of 7 modules.

  • Research Strategies and Innovation in Biomedical Sciences
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Pathology
  • Immunology
  • Analytical and Diagnostic Techniques
  • Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Pathology
  • Research Project

Course Outline

  • Outline for Production and Operations Management
  • Outline for Quality Engineering and Management
  • Outline for International Trade Law
  • Outline for Logistics in a Global Context
  • Outline for Leadership and Performance Management
  • Outline for Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Outline for Technical Report and Reflective Analysis

Scope of Study

Theoretical knowledge and practice of Biomedical Science

Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures and tutorials; case studies, group-based discussions, projects and research activities

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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  1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

 

S$     500.00

  1. Tuition Fee

 

S$19,800.00

  1. Registration Fee For Overseas University

 

S$  3,500.00

  1. Administrative Fee

 

S$     510.00

  1. Examination Fee

 

S$  1,200.00

  1. Course Material

 

S$     980.00

  1. Medical Check-Up Fee

 

S$       60.00

  1. International Student Management Fee

  

S$     500.00

  1. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

 

S$     120.00

7% GST

 

S$  1,901.90

Total

 

S$29,071.90

 

 

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

S$

19,800.00

3. Registration Fee For Overseas University

S$

3,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

S$

510.00

5. Examination Fee

S$

1,200.00

6. Course Material

S$

980.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

S$

120.00

7% GST

S$

1,901.90

Total

S$

29,071.90

Miscellaneous Fees

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module

:S$

481.50

13. Re-take Fee Per Module

:S$

3,210.00

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 24th September 2018. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.
For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

  • Full-time: 12 months Institutional Training
    Part-time: 15 months Institutional Training
  • Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 36 months, subject to the approval from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Upon successful completion and graduation from this programme, graduates will be thoroughly prepared for senior management positions such as supply chain and logistics managers/directors. In particular, this programme provides graduates with the entry route to undertake Research Degree programmes within Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU). Eventually, graduates can choose to progress to CMU’s PhD or DBA (Professional Doctorate Degree) programme.

Notes:

  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:
One of the following must be fulfilled:

  • Possess or expect to obtain, an undergraduate degree or its equivalent, from a recognised university with a minimum of 2.2 classification.
  • Possess a professional or equivalent level of qualification in engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, supply chain or logistics management.
  • For mature students, they must be at least 30 years of age and possess a minimum of 8 years of work experience in relevant fields.
    Note: Those who do not meet the above criteria will be considered on an individual basis.

English Proficiency: Applicants must have an IELTS score of at least 6.0 or pass the Certificate in Academic English Level 6 conducted by DIMENSIONS or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS or its equivalent. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Part-time

Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be conducted from 7.00pm to 10.00pm

and/or

Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

Assessments in course and / or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

 Module Name

 Assessment Methods (Weighting)

Production and Operations Management

WRIT -1  Case Study (1800 words) (30%)
WRIT -2 Report (30%)
WRIT -3 Report (2400 words) (40%)

Quality Engineering and Management

WRIT -1 Case Study Report (1800 words) (30%)
WRIT -2 Report (30%)
WRIT -3 Report (2400 words) (40%)

International Trade Law

WRIT -1 Case Study Based Essay (2400 words) (40%)
WRIT -2 Case Study Based Essay (3600 words) (60%)

Logistics in a Global Context

PRES -1 30 mins, 1800 words equivalent (30%)
WRIT -1 Report 4200 words equivalent (70%)

Leadership and Performance Management

WRIT -1 Report 2400 words (40%)
WRIT -2 Report 3600 words (60%)

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

WRIT -1 Report 2400 words (40%)
WRIT -2 Report 3600 words (60%)

Technical Report and Reflective Analysis

WRIT 1 – Technical Report (14400 words) (80%)
WRIT2 – Reflective Analysis (3600 words) (20%)

Assessment Grading Criteria

Distinction: 70% – 100%
Merit: 60% – 69%
Pass: 40% – 59%
Fail: 0% – 39%

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment
Note: All assessed marks shall be deemed provisional until such time they have been confirmed by an Awards Assessment Board of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Master of Science in International Supply Chain and Logistics Management awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assessments of all modules

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:35
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.