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Supply Chain Management - Diploma (Online)

Course Details


Duration: 15 Months

Award: Diploma

Qualification: NFQ Level 8 Minor Award

Faculty: Science and Engineering

Course Type: Taught Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


University of Limerick
061 213360

Brief Description

The programme was developed in conjunction with industry partners to upskill current personnel who have shown the aptitude and track record of competence in supply chain operations to aspire to a degree level qualification.

The one year distance education diploma will provide education and practical application of the SCOR™ Framework concepts, enabling participating companies gain competitive advantage through the application of the principles to drive improvement with measureable results. A company-based project will form a key element of the programme, ensuring the integration of the various concepts in the participants' workplace. It will provide participants with the practical the tools and tecniques needed to understand Supply Chain Management within their own organisation. 

Semester 01: Autumn (September to December) :

PT3001- Introduction to Supply Chain Management 6ECTS

PT3011- Plan within Supply Chains 6ECTS

PT3021- Make within Supply Chains 6ECTS

PT3031 - Teamwork Change & Cultural Diversity 6ECTS


Semester 02: Spring (January to June)

PT3041 - Sigma Improvement Methodologies 6ECTS

PT3051 - Source within Supply Chains 6ECTS

PT3061 - Deliver & Return within Supply Chain 6ECTS


Semester 03: Autumn (September to December)

PT3071 - Information Systems & Decision Support 6ECTS

PT3081 - Integrating Development to Production 6ECTS

PT3091 - Supply Chain Project 6ECTS

A diploma/degree in any discipline from a third-level institution.
A NCEA National Diploma from a third-level institution 
Equivalent qualification and a minimum of 3 years working within a service/manufacturing/supply chain environment.

Candidates who do not meet the minimum entry criteria may be interviewed by the Programme Board to ascertain their suitability for the programme.

Successful completion of the UL Assessment of Experiential & Professional Skills module may be required by the Course Board upon reviewing a candidate´s application. The recognition of prior learning and prior experiential learning as per university policy will be applied to this course.

What to Include with your Application
Delays in receiving these documents will affect the progress of your application.

  • Photo or Scanned original copy of your transcripts for all years of study. (Graduates of UL need only provide us with their Student ID number.)
  • Photo or Scanned copy of passport to verify ID and full legal name.
  • A copy of your most recent CV.
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
  • If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate

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