MSc International Business (Supply Chain Management)

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Key information

Degree

MSc International Business (Supply Chain Management)

Types of study

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

September 2021

Faculty

Nottingham University Business School China / Faculty of Business

Note: For students who need degree verifications from the Ministry of Education of China, the verification document only states the degree title "International Business", without the specialisation in brackets, if any.

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Entry requirements

Although the entry requirements vary depending on the course, as a general rule, you are expected to hold an honours degree at 2:1 level or above (or international equivalent) in business, management, engineering or science-related discipline.

  • IELTS 6.5 no less than 6.0 in any element;
  • PTE Academic 71 (minimum 65);
  • TOEFL IBT 87 (minimum 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements

Course overview

It is well known that supply chain management is an integral part of modern businesses and is essential to company success and customer satisfaction. Mastering good supply chain management skills will help boost customer service, reduce operating costs, and improve financial position.

The MSc in International Business (Supply Chain Management) is a specialist masters programme, jointly delivered by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and Ningbo China Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (NISCI), as part of the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network.

Students study in Ningbo as well as having the opportunity to spend 3 weeks at MIT in the USA. Graduates will be awarded the degree of MSc International Business (Supply Chain Management) from the University of Nottingham (UK) as well as the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.

The master programme aims to provide an advanced teaching and learning programme that facilitates progressive learning towards the frontiers of knowledge in the planning and management of supply chain operations.

Special features

  • The programme is jointly delivered by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China(UNNC) and Ningbo China Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (NISCI) as part of the MIT Global SCALE Network;
  • Graduates will be awarded a degree of MSc International Business (Supply Chain Management) from the University of Nottingham, UK, along with a Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network;
  • Students would have the opportunity to visit MIT USA for a 3-week study with participants from all SCALE Programs (Spain, Malaysia, Luxembourg, China, Latin America and the US) to engage in seminars, workshops, competitions, and attend industry tours;
  • Students will have internship opportunities at a list of cooperative enterprises, such as Geely Automobile, CIMC Vehicles, China-Base Ningbo;
  • Students will benefit from the numerous database resources offered by the University of Nottingham and MIT;
  • Students could choose to either write a dissertation or an applied supply chain project for the completion of the programme.

Course structure

Year 1 modules

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Compulsory

Students must take all modules in this group.

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI4611 Management Science for Supply Chain Management 20 Autumn
BUSI4607 Contemporary Supply Chain Management: Fundamentals and Challenges 10 Autumn
BUSI4608 Supply Chain Planning and Management 20 Autumn

BUSI4609

Supply Chain Finance 10 Autumn
BUSI4610 Advanced Techniques for Supply Chain Management 20 Spring
BUSI4401 Operations and Supply Chain and Strategy and Practice 20 Spring

Optional

Group 1: Students should take 20 credits from Group 1

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI4612 International Symposium on Supply Chain Management 10 Spring 
BUSI4381 New Product/Service Development and Management 10 Spring
BUSI4544 Managing International Business in China 10 Spring

BUSI4548

Project Management 10 Autumn
BUSI4613 Procurement and Purchasing 10 Spring

Group 2: Students must take 60 credits from this group

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI4615 Supply Chain Management Dissertation 60 Summer
BUSI4611 Applied Supply Chain Management Project 60 Summer

Fees

Mainland Chinese students

150,000 RMB / year

Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan students

150,000 RMB / year

International students

150,000 RMB / year

Note: Comprises the tuition fee of 75,000 RMB, charged by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, and a training fee of 75,000 RMB, charged by Ningbo China Institute for Supply Chain Innovation. Students are responsible for air tickets, accommodation, food and related expenses for the 3-week study at MIT.

More information

Contact us

Admissions Office

Room 222, Trent Building
University of Nottingham Ningbo China
199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

E. admissions@nottingham.edu.cn
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International Admissions Office

University of Nottingham Ningbo China
199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

E. global@nottingham.edu.cn
T. +86 (0)574 8818 0000 ext. 8505
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Faculty Office of Business

Room 345, Trent Building
University of Nottingham Ningbo China
119 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

E. fobpg@nottingham.edu.cn
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