Business - Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
Digitalisation, globalisation, climate change, increasing cost pressure, and customer demands require companies to work with their partners to develop optimal supply chains. Logistics, operations and supply chain management are among the competencies most needed in almost all industries, including manufacturing, retail, health, and consultancy.


You will learn a mix of strategic, organisational and operational tools used in risk management, planning and scheduling, partnership development, and reverse logistics set-up.

Among the courses, you will find:

  • Operations: Learn various methods for optimising supply chains, and how they can be implemented in the real world.
  • Purchasing and Supply Management: Companies increasingly focus on their core competencies. Purchasing and supply management have become paramount for companies' competitiveness.
  • Current Issues in Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management: The performance of the individual firm is dependent on the strength and weaknesses of its partners in the supply chain. Learn to understand the logic of logistics, supply chains, and networks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mathematics
  • Microeconomics
  • Applied Business Ethics
  • Operations 1
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methodology for Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Operations 2
  • Distribution and Logistics Service Providers
  • Purchasing: Managing Supply Relationships and Networks

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                  • Credits
                    120 ECTS
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:


                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                    Book IELTS
                  • Minimum required score:


                    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

                  • Minimum required score:


                    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                  Academic Requirements

                  You need the following GPA score:

                  Required score: 3.5

                  Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                  Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                  • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration, finance or economics

                  The Bachelor’s degree must include the following foundation courses: 

                  • Macroeconomics
                  • Microeconomics
                  •  Mathematicsa
                  • Statistics or Econometrics 
                  • Accounting
                  • Finance 
                  •  And a minimum of two administration and management courses within marketing, organisational management, strategy, etc.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International Applies to you

                    9920 EUR/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 9920 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                  • EU/EEA Applies to you

                    8710 EUR/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 8710 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                  Tuition fees : 

                  • Internal Applicants : 78600 NOK / 8710 EUR / 9670 USD per year 
                  • External Applicants: 89500 NOK/ 9920 EUR / 10980 USD per year 

                  Living costs for Oslo

                  • 8700 - 16000 NOK/month
                    Living Costs

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