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Masterprogram i Logistik och transport

Avancerad nivå | 120 hp
HT 2020
100% Dag
Stängd GU-18194

Om programmet

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

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Behörighet och urval

Förkunskapskrav: Generella förkunskapskrav:  
En kandidatexamen (motsvarande 180 högskolepoäng, hp) från ett internationellt erkänt universitet och kunskaper i engelska motsvarande studier i engelska på gymnasienivå, s.k. kurs Engelska 6/Engelska B eller motsvarande nivå från ett internationellt erkänt test. För mer information om de generella förkunskapskraven, se (engelska) och (svenska).  Programspecifika förkunskapskrav: 
Minst 30 hp inom ämnesområden relaterade till företagsekonomi och/eller nationalekonomi, samt minst 15 hp i statistik, eller 7,5 hp i statistik och 7,5 hp i kvantitativa metoder och/eller matematik.

Urval: 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.


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:


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Box 695
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