Programme Aims and Objectives

This programme aims to enable students to apply modern analytical and managerial skills that facilitate decision makings at all levels of operational and strategic practices in Supply Chain Management. 

Entrance Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a recognized Bachelor's degree;
  • Working experience is preferred but NOT required.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is NOT English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • a score of 59 (revised paper-delivered test)^ or 79 (Internet-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)@#; or
  • an overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS)@; or
  • a minimum score of 450 in the Chinese Mainland's College English Test (CET6); or
  • other equivalent qualifications.

^ Effective from 11 April 2021, the TOEFL revised paper-delivered test is no longer offered.

@TOEFL and IELTS scores are considered valid for two years. Applicants are required to provide their English test results obtained within the two years preceding the commencement of the University's application period. 

# Applicants are required to arrange with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to send their TOEFL results directly to the University. The TOEFL institution code for CityU is 3401.

In view of the recent development of COVID-19, ‘TOEFL iBT Home Edition’ and ‘IELTS Indicator’, as indicated below, are accepted as equivalent qualifications for the fulfillment of the University’s minimum English proficiency requirement for admission to TPg programmes until further notice:

  • TOEFL iBT Home Edition: a score of 79; or
  • IELTS Indicator: an overall band score of 6.5

Course Description

Core Courses

  • Managerial Decision Modeling
  • Predictive Analytics with Excel and R
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management (#)

Electives

Either take 6 of the following courses:

  • Advanced Case Analysis for Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics with Spreadsheet and Python
  • Business Process Modeling & Simulation
  • E-Logistics & Enterprise Resource Planning (#)
  • Healthcare Management
  • Project Management
  • Service Quality Management
  • Statistical Modelling in Risk Management
  • Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Elective courses from College of Business (no more than two courses)

or take 4 of the above courses plus:

  • Internship Project 

(#) CEF reimbursable courses

Bonus Features

The programme benefits from the use of relevant technology and software packages (such as SAP, SAS, SPSS, and Service Models) to reinforce students’ understanding of the concepts, methods, and processes introduced.

Admission Code P09
MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management
Mode of study
Combined
tuition fee
Year of entry
2023
Mode of funding
Non-government-funded
Intake target
100
Credit requirement
30
Class schedule
Full-time: Weekday daytime and/or evenings; Part-time: Weekday evenings
Normal study period
Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Max study period
Full-time: 2.5 years;
Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years
Mode of processing
Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.
Level of study
Taught Postgraduate
Website
Programme Leader
Dr Jianfu Wang
General Enquiries
+852 3442 8557