MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Heriot-Watt University

The masters degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh Business School calls upon established industry links and sector-leading research to equip students with cutting-edge expertise. 

This MSc is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and has built a reputation for producing graduates of the highest calibre over the past 25 years. It will give you access to the knowledge of world-leading researchers and practitioners, and allow you to gain professional insights direct from industry.

Launch your new career

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management is led by academics at the Edinburgh Business School. This programme is open to those with no prior knowledge of logistics/supply chain as it is a 1-year Masters programme which focuses almost entirely on the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 

This 1-year Masters programme focuses almost entirely on the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. It blends cutting-edge academic thinking with best practice from industry to give graduates and professionals the opportunity to advance with a highly employable skillset.

The Edinburgh Business School approach

Our mix of research-led, industry-focussed learning offers the ideal preparation for those who aspire to build successful careers in the ever-advancing discipline of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

If you study this programme you will develop expertise across key areas of the subject, including:

  • Big data business analytics
  • Freight transport and warehousing
  • Operations Management and Planning 
  • Procurement and supplier management
  • Quality management
  • Risk and resilience management
  • Supply chain and logistics strategy
  • Sustainability

Transferrable skills for industry

On top of expertise you will gain in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, this programme will equip you with the ability to think critically, identify problems, evaluate options and communicate solutions. These crucial, transferable skills will allow you to effectively implement your specialist knowledge and adapt to any logistical problem you may face in your career.

Being equipped with the mind-set, knowledge and expertise to manage any organisation’s logistical processes should mark you out as an excellent candidate for the following roles in an increasing number of industries:

  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Distribution Manager 

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Location
  • United Kingdom
Type

Academic Degree

Qualification

Master

Duration

Medium (3-12 months)

Language
  • English
Attendance
  • In-Person

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