Logistics and Transport Management, M.Sc. | University of Gothenburg | Göteborg, Sweden
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Logistics and Transport Management

24 months
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7976 EUR/year
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About

The Logistics and Transport Management programme of the University of Gothenburg challenges your critical thinking and analytical skills. As a student of the programme, you will analyze real-world and theoretical problems, developing skills to design solutions for organizations operating under uncertainty and facing complex and rapidly changing markets and technologies.

Overview

About

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. The Logistics and Transport Management programme of the University of Gothenburg 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.

Flexible and comprehensive education

Courses reveal how industry and government decision makers can respond to vigorous international competition, more diverse and demanding consumers, and increasing environmental concerns by applying interorganizational cooperative strategies, modern information technologies, new business processes, and contemporary analytical tools. There are excellent opportunities for designing the programme to fit your own personal interests and goals, including the possibility to undertake exchange studies in an international environment at respected partner institutions worldwide. Guest lecturers—from senior industry representatives to prominent overseas experts—share their invaluable experiences and intellectually stimulating, cutting-edge content. Significant emphasis is placed on using real-world examples and case studies, many of which are undertaken in close cooperation with industry. Your master´s thesis provides the opportunity to apply your knowledge towards your chosen focus. You may choose to collaborate with an external partner in Sweden or abroad.

Diverse and valuable practical experience

As a student of the master’s programme in Logistics and Transport Management, you will benefit from our strong research and educational links with the logistics industry locally, nationally, and globally. The programme prepares you for multifaceted challenges, requiring a balance between theoretical and practical skills, examining real-world case studies and cooperating with established businesses from the logistics community. Here, you will pursue independent work as well as collaborating with fellow students from different educational backgrounds and nationalities, gaining fresh insights and diverse perspectives. The core faculty is supplemented by prominent international visiting professors and representatives of the business community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Logistics
  • Intermodal Freight Transport
  • Sustainable Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • City Logistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS credits) from an internationally recognized university
  • English 6/English B from Swedish upper secondary school or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test
  • A minimum of 30 credits of courses in subject areas related to business and/or economics, and a minimum of 15 credits in statistics or 7,5 credits in statistics and 7,5 credits in quantitative methods and/or mathematics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7976 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15952 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Full programme cost: 174,000 SEK
  • No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students

Living costs for Göteborg

7552 - 13932 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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