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

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

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #312 (QS) ,
Our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Marketing is designed to provide in depth understanding of current practices, trends and issues in global logistics and supply chain alongside marketing knowledge, practice and techniques to provide a holistic view of supply chain management with a greater focus on the end customer than is often the case without a marketing perspective. 


Our suite of programmes provides opportunities to develop distinctive specialisms which will help you to excel in this diverse industry and its wide variety of sub-sectors.

Underpinning our programmes is the work of our globally leading Logistics Research Centre (LRC) which has over 20 years’ experience in research-led teaching. The LRC is at the forefront of logistics research looking at issues that affect the management, integration, reform and impact of logistics activity, particularly from an environmental and sustainability perspective.

All our programmes are certified by globally recognised, prestigious professional accreditation bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK) (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Strategies for Managing Supply Chains
  • Demand and Inventory Planning
  • Global Purchasing & Supply
  • Supply Network Design & Optimisation
  • Freight Transport and Warehouse Management
  • Branding and Communications
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Research Philosophy and Practice

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity

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

                • Full-time duration 12 months
                • Average part-time duration 24 months
                • Intensity Flexible
              • Credits
                60 ECTS

              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

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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.
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              Living costs for Edinburgh

              • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
                Living Costs

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