Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
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Knowledge and expertise in operations management is an important requirement of managers across all business functions and there is an increasing demand for operations management specialists in all types of organisations.
Our MSc Operations Management aims to develop a critical understanding of the role of operations management in relation to organisational performance and competitiveness. It will build knowledge of operations management principles and concepts, and how they can be applied, across different organisational functions including finance, sales, marketing, human resource management and design. It will also develop expertise in the use of various quality, process and supply chain management tools and techniques for analysing and improving operations in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, services, the public sector and the third sector.
On completion of the programme students are able to identify, conceptualise and define new problems and issues and have the ability to contribute towards the competitiveness of any organisation
The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.
Course contentDetailed course guide
- Global Purchasing and Supply
- Operations Management
- Strategies for Managing Supply Chains
- Contemporary Consumers
- Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma
- Strategic Project Management
- Supply Chain Risk & Adaptation
- Quality Management & Engineering
- System Thinking & Analysis
- Research Philosophy and Practice
- Project Management
- Demand & Inventory Planning
- Humanitarian Logistics
A dissertation on a related topic is completed over the summer months
For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.
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English language requirements
Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one year full-time study in English will be required.
- AED 75600*
* All tuition fees inclusive of VAT
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