Supply Chain Modelling (773N1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

The aim of this module is to examine quantitative approaches to optimizing supply chain and logistics management using appropriate modelling techniques. The module will enhance the Supply Chain Management module delivered in TB1 and will equip you with an understanding of how to apply modelling and control techniques in a number of supply chain and logistics settings.


100%: Practical (Workshop)


20%: Coursework (Project)
80%: Examination (Take away paper)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.