M.Sc. Logistics and Transport Management

University of Gothenburg

Application deadline: Non EEA January 15; EEA April 15
Tuition fee:
  • Free (EEA)
  • € 13,700 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014, September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Within the EU economy only, Freight transport and logistics employ 6 million and add value of some 900 billion . Freight Transport and Logistics interacts with virtually all industrial and public sectors and affects every citizen s daily life. The Logistics and Transport Management programme prepares you for taking on truly multifaceted challenges, requiring a balance between theoretical and practically oriented skills.

You will develop your thinking from functions, components and details into relationships, flows, chains, processes and systems. You specialize in either general logistics or in freight transport. You will benefit from our strong cooperation with the logistics industry in both education and research and cooperation in courses with Edinburgh Napier University and University of Westminster.

After graduation from the Logistics and Transport Management programme you can enter a variety of professions. Our alumni can be found as purchasers, logistics consultants, supply planners, shipping coordinators or as supply chain managers.

Contents

The programme (general track) consists of 60 credits core courses, 30 credits elective courses from other Master's programmes at Graduate School and a 30 credits Master Degree project. The elective courses can for example be within management, event and tourism, innovation management or international business.

The selection of students for Master s programmes is based on two selection groups; priority is given to students in Group 1. Group 1: GMAT or GRE General Test result. Group 2: number of higher education credits (hec) (maximum 225 hec).

Requirements

The applicant must have been awarded a Bachelor´s degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognized university. To provide the requirement in English by an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS, the English proficiency should be equivalent to the level of English 6/English Course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School.

The applicant´s university education must also include A) a minimum of 60 higher education credits (hec) in one, or a combination, of the following subject areas: Business Administration, Industrial Management, and Economics, Or B) at least a Bachelor´s degree in Engineering, Natural Science or Law and also a minimum of 30 hec in one, or a combination, of the following subject areas: Business Administration, Industrial Management, and Economics. In addition the education must include a minimum of 15 hec in Statistics, or 7.5 hec in Statistics and 7.5 hec in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics. For more information about the requirements visit

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 575
TOEFL iBT® test: 90

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