Supply Chain Operations

Graduates of this Masters achieve a practical understanding of all stages of the supply chain, both internal and external to the organisation, including planning, procurement, manufacturing, distribution and customer service returns. They will be equipped to eliminate supply chain inefficiencies to enable their organisations become more competitive, agile and profitable. End-to-end visibility of the full supply chain is key to supply chain return on investment (ROI). In this Online Masters, students learn and can immediately apply best-practice supply chain management skills through every link in the chain.

Entry requirements

Applicants for a Master's programme normally must have a first- or second-class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject.


Equivalent prior learning recognised by the University as meeting this requirement, normally 3 to 5 years' experience in a supply chain management role.

Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University.

The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary


2 Years Online

Further enquiries

Tel: +353 (0) 61 213360

Subjects taught

Year 1

Autumn Semester
Orientation and Online Induction
• Frameworks For Supply Chain Management
• Strategic Business
• Mathematical & Analytical Modelling

Spring Semester
• Marketing Technology Products
• Simulation Modelling In Supply Chains
• A Thesis (Supply Chain Operations Project)

Year 2

Autumn Semester
• B. Thesis (Supply Chain Operations Project)
• Operations Management
• Quality Science
• Sales And Operations Planning

Spring Semester
• Financial Management & Decision Making
• Supply Chain Risk Assessment & Forecasting
• C. Thesis (Supply Chain Operations Project)
• D. Thesis (Supply Chain Operations Project)

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

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