MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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  • Edara Ekong
    I have gained a lot of respect with my colleagues and manager because of my academic background and confidence, which my studies at the Hull University Business School helped build.
    Edara Ekong
    MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Maureen Wanjiku
    I came to university with minimal knowledge of my subject matter but with a strong desire to learn. My expectation lay simply in graduating and finding a job; what I gained was so much more.
    Maureen Wanjiku
    MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Key features


1 year, full time


September 2016

Suitable for:

Postgraduates with a good Honours degree (or equivalent) from any discipline.

Course fees:

UK/EU / International

Scholarships and Bursaries:

UK and EU Scholarships / International.

Contact us:

+44 (0)1482 466850,

Global organisations like Apple and Amazon understand that an optimised and resilient supply chain can deliver cost savings and customer value, values crucial for long lived competitive success, innovation and market leadership.

This Logistics and Supply Chain Management Masters degree explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. You will look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties.

This Masters degree is for you if you have studied management, engineering or computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way.

Accredited by the most relevant professional bodies, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), our MSc will give you a head start in management science and/or operations and supply chain management.

Why study logistics at Hull University Business School?

Our reputation is strong at an international level as our MSc course has been ranked third in the UK and 36th in the Top 100 worldwide classification of MSc’s in Supply Chain and Logistics by Eduniversal in 2014.

Hull University Business School has a very strong tradition of logistics and is home to the University’s internationally renowned Logistics Institute. Students have the opportunity to engage with the institute’s research and industrial partners, such as the World Economic Forum, and to experience the exceptional environment of the Logistics Institute’s Technology Innovation Hub.

Students can engage with real-life and up-to-date information on worldwide companies by exploiting the great potentialities of the Bloomberg Global Data Supply Chain product – analysing supply chains and solving real-life cases by making informed decisions.

Field trips complement the learning experience of our students, whether it is to regional ports or international manufacturers. We also ensure that our students are exposed to inspiring industry guest speakers, using our network of industrial contacts to reinforce the links with the world of work to enhance employability.

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Through our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course, you will study subjects such as

  • principles of logistics and supply chain management
  • supply chain design
  • logistics technology
  • global logistics and supply chain management
  • supply chain planning and control
  • sustainable logistics
  • operations management

As with many of our postgraduate degrees, you will also study research methods and ethics, and undertake a dissertation.


Our Masters degree students demonstrate the knowledge and skills to be able to manage and make decisions from the outset with self-direction and originality, making you highly attractive on the job market.

Our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates work in a variety of organisations nationally and internationally and have a great career and salary perspective. Graduates from this course have secured roles, such as

  • global supply manager
  • demand planning manager
  • production leader
  • supply analyst

Career development advice

At Hull University Business School we are committed to providing our students with the knowledge and skills needed to improve your chances of success. The Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success is a dedicated resource which supports you throughout your time here and beyond by offering

  • CV writing workshops
  • industry specific career guidance
  • placements and work experience
  • employer events and networking opportunities
  • access to industry professionals
  • job-seeking strategies

Keeping you up to date

Our Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success regularly undertakes initiatives to attract exclusive employment / project opportunities for Business School students.

Careers events and workshops

This is your chance to find out about employment opportunities, develop your skills and network with industry professionals. Our range of career management, personal development and employer events are a great opportunity to discover what’s open to you after graduation.

Our staff

Our teaching staff are internationally recognised for their cutting-edge research knowledge, vast expertise in education and capability to transfer the industry best practices.

Research specialities include global logistics and international trade, supply chain sustainability, supply chain risk management, retail logistics.

Programme leader: Dr Alessandro Creazza

Entry requirements

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is designed for postgraduates with a good Honours degree or equivalent from any discipline.

You will also have a knowledge in logistics, one academic reference plus a good command of English.

Learn about language requirements

International students

Academic requirements

We accept a range of qualifications from different countries – learn about our international entry requirements.

English language requirements

If you do not currently have the required standard of English, you can satisfy our current English language requirements in two ways

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