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Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


It looks at links between global trade, logistics and maritime transport as well as assessing the role and contribution of the shipping and port industry within global trade.


An important industry body, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), has accredited our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations programme.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Demand and Inventory Planning
  • Maritime Business and Economics
  • Research Philosophy and Practice
  • Quality Management and Engineering
  • System Thinking and Analysis
  • Green and Sustainable Logistics
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Project Management

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity

                You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                • Full-time duration 12 months
                • Duration description

                  9 months PGDip

                • Average part-time duration 24 months
                • Intensity Flexible
                • Duration description

                  21 months PGDip

              • Credits
                180 alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You need the following IELTS score:

              • Minimum required score:


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              Academic Requirements

              • A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.
              • If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, we’ll need to see evidence of your English language ability.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                16200 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 16200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • EU/EEA Applies to you

                8200 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 8200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


              • Scotland / Non-UK EU/ England / Northern Ireland / Wales: £4,100
              • Overseas: £8,100

              Living costs for Edinburgh

              • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
                Living Costs

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


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