Language of instruction: English
Utilizing state-of-the-art resources, cutting-edge content is delivered by lecturers with international reputations in research and close relationships with industry and government. The lecturers, students and content all reflect the dynamic, colourful and vibrant international arena which pervades and characterizes the global logistics industry. There are excellent opportunities for designing the programme to fit your own personal interests and needs, including the possibility of studying at one of our 140 exchange partners worldwide. Students benefit immensely from numerous guest lectures from senior industry representatives and prestigious overseas experts (see the Visiting Professor and Partnership Programmes). The MSc in Logistics and Transport Management aims to prepare students for leading management positions within: the logistics functions of manufacturers and distributors of all kinds; transport companies and other logistics service providers and; public organizations involved in the regulation and planning of transport and logistics within regional, national and international contexts. The programme provides an intellectually challenging learning environment with wide-ranging content that spans both theory and practice. Lecturers on the programme are not only active researchers, but are also involved in business–related consultancy and government work. Students on the programme have different educational backgrounds, nationalities, and work experience, all of which serve to enrich the learning environment and prepare students for a successful international career.
About the programme
Increasing international competition, more diverse and demanding consumers, and greater environmental awareness are all important factors that will influence future management and policy decisions in the logistics and transport arena. Programme content reveals how industry and government decision makers can respond to these challenges by applying inter-organizational co-operative strategies, modern information technologies, new business processes and contemporary analytical tools. Significant emphasis is placed on using real world examples and case studies, many of which are undertaken in close cooperation with industry. Students have the opportunity to tailor the programme to their particular needs and interests, including the possibility for undertaking field work in an international environment at respected partner institutions worldwide. As such, the programme is designed to meet the growing demand for highly qualified professionals with top quality skills that exists in both the private and public sectors in Sweden, Europe and globally.
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Last updated March 30, 2016