Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Program Description

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The master on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is intended to define a suitable academic answer to an identified need of well-educated professionals in a crucial sector for European economy. The master programme has as the main goal the education of professionals able to take decisions in LSCM considering the operational, tactical and strategic aspects in Logistics and Supply Chain management from an integrated perspective by covering the technological, engineering and business related subjects.

The LSCM master's degree is targeting all graduates who want to deepen their knowledge in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management combined with an international and intercultural orientation and with a particular focus on methodologies and techniques which are able to handle business data, financial data and engineering data in order to find efficient solutions dealing with strategic, tactical and operational questions from an integrating perspective.

The LSCM master gives response to a need in present economy of well-educated professionals in the logistics and supply chain field by identifying the common ground and foundations required to fit the learning skills and competencies expected by the labour market in this sector. Furthermore, the European dimension of the Master becomes of major relevance since LSCM is essentially the organization and realization of an inter-organizational and, frequently, trans-national flows (of goods, services, and related information). Student and teacher mobility contributes to provide the graduates with this essential trans-national view.

Career options

  • Material planner
  • Purchasing planner
  • Distribution planner
  • Logistics manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Supply chain strategist
  • Production planner
  • Transportation planner
  • Software developer
  • Supply chain manager
  • Logistics project manager
  • Consultant in logistics and supply chain management

Teaching timetable

Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week.


Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

The requirements for admission are:

  • Hold a university degree in the fields of engineering, economics, applied sciences, or other similar fields.

Lectures will be given in English, therefore you must demonstrate a good level of oral and written English. Your knowledge of English must be equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Selection criteria

In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied:

  • Student record: 60%
  • English level equivalent or superior to the minimum admission level: 15%
  • Relevant publications, work experience or projects in fields related to the master's degree: 10%
  • Cover letter: 10%
  • Recommendation letter: 5%

Other participating universities:

  • Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Technische Hochschule Wildau, Germany
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
Full time
97 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Spain Barcelona
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per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit).