24 months
Duration
13500 EUR/year
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About

The Supply Management programme from LUT University is unique in Finland, providing expertise on strategic supply and supplier management. 

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Overview

The programme corresponds to the growing needs of today's business by educating open-minded, innovative managers in the fields of supply management and purchasing.

Supply management is a cross-functional activity of a firm, requiring a broad understanding of international business. Your studies will integrate strategic management, international business and relationship management in supply networks.

In this Supply Management programme from LUT University , you will focus on supply strategies, global challenges of sourcing, and the development of purchasing and supply chains.

Your studies will aggregate theories and concepts of business and technology and present recent applications and methods in the field, thus promoting your problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills. You will gain specialised knowledge about the elements of supply strategies and factors of interaction in supply networks.

The studies include interactive case studies, company assignments, group work, independent exercises, literature studies and lectures. About 95% of the programme's Master's theses are based on real-life business problems and are prepared for companies or public sector organisations.

Career prospects

Successful companies currently rely on the skills of supply management experts to keep their goods and services flowing to the market quickly, efficiently, and as cost-effectively as possible.

Many career opportunities will open up to you. You will be able to find specialist and management positions in both the public and private sectors as well as in global and local companies in the fields of supply management, international business, logistics, supply chain management and consulting.

Examples of such positions include global sourcing director, supply manager, category manager and strategic buyer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core studies, 42  ECTS credits, include courses on strategic supply management and supply chain financing, sustainable global sourcing, supplier relationship management and service business.
  • Advanced specialisation studies, 18 ECTS credits, include courses on risk management and supply chain improvement, and external resource management.
  • Minor studies, at least 24 ECTS credits, may deal with international marketing, sustainability, digitalisation and business analytics, or international business and entrepreneurship.
  • Language studies, 6 ECTS credits.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The next rolling admission is 1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022.
  • The next regular admission is 1 December 2021 − 19 January 2022.

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
550

Other requirements

General requirements

You are eligible to apply to business programmes with one of the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and/or Business Administration - Completed in a University - All countries
  • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Completed in a University of Applied Sciences - EU/EEA countries
  • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field other than Business Administration - Completed in a University - All countries
  • A minimum of 24 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lappeenranta

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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