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Master of Science in Logistics and Transport Management

Master's programme | 120 credits
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Göteborg
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
1 Apply Deadline 2020-01-15 GU-68194 2 Opens 16 March GU-18194
1) Anyone can apply
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Programme

Short Summary

The master’s programme in Logistics and Transport Management challenges your critical thinking and analytical skills. As a student of the programme, you will analyse real-world and theoretical problems, developing skills to design solutions for organizations operating under uncertainty and facing complex and rapidly changing markets and technologies. You will gain a strategic perspective of the relationships, flows, chains, processes, and systems comprising the international logistics and transport arena, with sustainability as a key issue.

About the Programme

Logistics and transport management is increasingly recognized as pivotal to sound decision making and organizational success in meeting business objectives. Complex challenges arise from the globalization of production and consumption; innovative, modern solutions are needed to ensure and maintain profitability and competitiveness while responding to evolving customer demands and technological developments. Furthermore, increasing environmental concerns introduce a whole new dynamic, both socially and practically, to the logistics and transport arena. This programme prepares you for a career in the logistics and transport sector, which employs six million people in the EU alone, has an added value of approximately €15 billion, influences virtually all industrial and public-sector activities, and affects every citizen’s daily life.

Who Should Apply?

Do you thrive on finding innovative solutions to diverse and complex problems?

Do you want to be part of cutting-edge advancements in meeting increasing environmental concerns?

Are you motivated to influence decision makers and policy?

If you want a career involving dynamic international competition, then apply for the master’s programme in Logistics and Transport Management.

After Graduation

Graduates of the programme receive a Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Logistics and Transport Management.

In 2017, almost 93% of our graduates were employed within 3-4 months. You will be prepared for positions within: 

the logistics functions of manufacturers and distributors of all kinds; 
transport companies and other logistics service providers; 
and public organizations involved in the regulation and planning of transport and logistics within regional, national, and international contexts.

Some of our graduates report employment at places such as Scania, Husqvarna, Volvo, DHL, and Business Sweden, with some of the following job titles:

  • demand planner
  • transport coordinator
  • logistics engineer
  • logistics planner
  • junior consultant
  • gateway ocean freight forwarder

See more at www.handels.gu.se/master

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: The applicant must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognized university and be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test, e. g. TOEFL, IELTS. The level of English must be equivalent to English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School. The applicant's university education must also include a minimum of 30 credits of courses in subject areas related to business and/or economics. In addition the education must include a minimum of 15 credits in Statistics, or 7.5 credits in Statistics and 7.5 credits in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics.

Selection: Selection for event

The selection of students is based on two groups. Priority is given to students in Group 1.

Group 1: Students with GMAT or GRE General Test result. Students need a GMAT test result of 350 or higher. Students with a GMAT test result lower than 350 will be placed in selection group 2. (GRE General Test results are translated to an equivalent GMAT score.)

Group 2: number of credits (maximum 225 credits). For further information and important instructions please see www.handels.gu.se/master

Selection: Selection for event

The selection of students is based on three groups. Group 1 and 2 are prioritized.

Group 1: Students with GMAT or GRE General Test result. Students need a GMAT test result of 350 or higher. Students with a GMAT test result lower than 350 will be placed in selection group 3. (GRE General Test results are translated to an equivalent GMAT score.)

Group 2: Students registered on Handelshögskolans Ekonomprogram, Logistikprogram or Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram (inriktning uthålligt företagande eller miljöekonomi), that are guaranteed a place on one of the nine MSc programmes, offered by the Graduate School. The students are not guaranteed their first choice of programme. See information on how the selection is made.

Group 3: Number of credits (maximum 225 credits). If there are places left when the selection has been made in group 1 and 2, eligible students in group 3 will be selected.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full programme cost: 166 000 SEK
First payment: 41 500 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

If you have additional queries, you are welcome to contact our student counsellors who will be happy to assist you.

Phone: 031-786 4956, E-mail: study.info@gs.gu.se

Faculty

Graduate school
Box 695
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Vasagatan 1

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