Dr Gary Ramsden - Programme Leader
Prior to joining academia, Gary served in the Royal Air Force for 25 years where was employed in a wide variety of posts, primarily within the sphere of aircraft engineering operations, logistics and procurement and supply chain support to the RAF's fleet of Tornado aircraft. His current research focuses on logistics and operations and procurement and supply chain strategy with a particular interest in the humanitarian relief sector. The emphasis of his work focusses on the challenges associated with developing and supporting the need for agile and flexible supply chains in the face of commercial globalisation. He has written books in support of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) academic programmes and has also published in the Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications Journal. Gary's great passion is education, driven by the belief that a well-educated and knowledgeable workforce will always add significant value to any organisation or business.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
MSc Logistics and Global Operations can be studied full-time or part-time.
Full-time students will complete their degree in one year, taking four modules in the first and second terms and the final dissertation being developed during the summer. The programme is available for a September or February start for full-time students.
The part-time pathway has been developed for those students who are unable to undertake full-time study but who can attend the University on one or two days per week. Students will complete their degree in two years as they take two modules in the first and second terms of years one and two and their final dissertation in the summer of the second year. Part-time enrolment is restricted to September entry only.
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
Please note that international applications for taught postgraduate programmes starting in September 2022 have now closed.
This course has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
The University of Lincoln is the recognised preferred provider for academic development opportunities in logistics and operations for the UK Ministry of Defence. It offers defence programmes in logistics and operations at degree, masters, and PhD research levels. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has seen academic experts at the University make a telling contribution to the response effort across all elements of the logistics and supply chain discipline.
Students on this programme can benefit from working alongside an experienced team of staff consisting of academically and professionally qualified lecturers with relevant industrial experience. They are able to engage in real-world projects and attend guest lectures from visiting speakers drawn from across a wide cross section of business sectors and industrial expertise.
Academics from MSc Logistics and Global Operations are involved in the University of Lincoln’s Marketing and Supply Chain Research Group (MaSC).
MaSC focuses on the development of knowledge which supports value creation for market, chain, and network stakeholders. Their research concerns value chains (supplier, customer, and consumer) and the building of social and resource sustainability within a network context.
Lincoln International Business School students can expand their horizons and see international business in action by joining funded international trips to exciting overseas destinations.
LIBS 100 gives students the opportunity to enhance their global mindset, connect with our global community and partners, and learn from international experts through 100 funded field trip places each academic year.
Places are open to all students enrolled on a programme within Lincoln International Business School.
Find out more about our 100 funded field trip places for students.
This programme is designed to prepare students for a number of careers in operations management, logistics, distribution, transport, retail, consultancy, and other related areas. Former students have been hired by UK organisations such as Bombardier, Jaguar/Land Rover, and RB.
The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing your course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual and website resources for the following two years.
This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise your future opportunities. The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
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Knowledge across a range of disciplines is required by students looking to understand business operations in an international context.
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At Lincoln, we strive to make sure our student experience is engaging, supportive, and academically challenging. That is why, in response to the issues presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been prioritising face-to-face teaching sessions for our new and returning students in areas where they are the most valuable, such as seminars, tutorials, workshops, and lab and practical sessions. Additional online opportunities have been introduced where they support learning and have been shown to be successful and popular with our current students.
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