Master's Degree in International Logistics in Jönköping in Sweden

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International Logistics

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

A Master’s degree in International Logistics will provide students the ability to monitor and improve performance in supply chains. It will also grant the tools to manage different areas of the supply chain in a global context, such as purchase negotiations or supplier relations.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Jönköping city is located in the South region of Sweden in Jönköping County. It is an agricultural town with over 90,000 residents. Jönköping has 3 universities.

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Master in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

Do you want to add knowledge about management and control of international and global supply chain and logistics to your bachelor degree? In that case, International Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the programme for you. [+]

Masters in International Logistics in Jönköping in Sweden. Do you want to add knowledge about management and control of international and global supply chain and logistics to your bachelor degree? In that case, International Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the programme for you. This programme is unique in that it offers a cross-disciplinary education, combining the core topics of logistics and supply chain management with informatics, and economic geography. You gain deep theoretical knowledge and understanding of the supply chain network and its development, as well as of the tools needed to analyse, develop and change such supply chains. The pro­gramme prepares students for internatio­nal careers. There is a strong connection between theory and practice and you will enjoy continuous and constructive exposure to practice, exchange with practitioners, and insights from the faculty’s internatio­nally recognised research throughout the various modules. Practitioners are invited to make presentations as well as to engage in discussions. Students are introduced to live cases and visits to companies. All courses are given in English. The programme is open to students from around the world, and courses have a diverse international participation of students. This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class. Study abroad Students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our many partner universities. The alternative to international exchange is to study elective courses at Jönköping International Business School. Both alternatives allows you to create your own individualised profile. Internships Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship. After graduation The strong focus and cross-disciplinary nature of the programme prepare you for a career in the areas of supply chain management and logistics and equip you with the skills for a career such as procu­rement officer, logistics manager, supply chain manager, product manager, marke­ting manager/director. The programme also prepares students for doctoral research education. Courses NB Preliminary list of courses Year 1 Autumn International Distribution and Retailing 7.5 credits Basics in Supply Chain Management 7.5 credits Advanced Supply Chain Management - Supply Chain 7.5 Credits Integration and Alliances 7.5 credits Advanced Research Methods in Supply Chain Management 7.5 credits Year 1 Spring IT-Enabled Changes in Supply Chain Management 7.5 credits Logistics Firms and Logistics Services 7.5 credits Globalisation of Economic Activity 7.5 credits Humanitarian Logistics 7.5 credits Year 2 Autumn Studying abroad/Elective courses, 30 credits Year 2 Spring Master Thesis in Business Administration 30 credits Facts Credits: 120,0 Level: Master's Rate of study: Full-time Place of study: Campus-based Language: English Start date: Autumn 2016 Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in business administration, economics, industrial engineering and management, or equivalent. At least 60 credits must be in business administration. Proof of English proficiency is required. The number of places is limited. Selection is made based on: Academic results from bachelor level studies Letter of motivation GMAT (not required, but a good score may strengthen your application) [-]