Course summary

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc has been designed to develop your ability to carry out advanced analysis and research in the field of logistics and supply chain management within a global context. The MSc course has been running since 1998 and is offered by the Department of Planning and Transport. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and graduates are exempt from the Institute's exams.

If you are unable to study for a full Masters course, we also offer a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Postgraduate Diploma and a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Postgraduate Certificate. Please scroll to the bottom of this page for information on these courses.

Course structure

The following modules are indicative of what you study on this course.

Core modules
  • Freight transport and logistics services
  • Logistics and the external environment
  • Logistics management in a retail supply chain context
  • Purchasing management
  • Research dissertation
  • Research skills for logistics
  • Sustainability and freight transport
Optional modules
  • Air Travel Management
  • Business process integration with SAP
  • Land use, planning and transport
  • Public passenger transport
  • Traffic and streets

Professional accreditation

This MSc course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and graduates are exempt from the institute's exams.

Entry Requirements

You should normally have the equivalent of a good Honour's degree and demonstrate strong motivation in the subject area. Alternative qualifications with relevant professional experience will also be considered.

The programme has been devised to appeal to graduates who wish to develop their career in an international environment concerned with logistics.

Directly relevant degree disciplines include economics, business studies, management, geography and operations research. However, students with qualifications in other disciplines such as languages and the humanities, engineering, and environmental sciences are also encouraged to apply.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.


Career path

The course has a strong employment record, with graduates going on to work with a wide range of organisations including logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers and the public sector.

Examples of companies that have recruited our graduates include:

  • Honda
  • DHL
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Maersk Logistics
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Volvo Logistics
  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • Norbert Dentressangle
  • IKEA
Career development centre

Our Career Development Centre has just been shortlisted for the Best University Careers Service in the National Undergraduate Employability Awards for 2017.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we are here to help you succeed.

In 2015–16, we helped over 1,500 students find work placements across a range of sectors, with 250 employers attending 14 on-campus skills and careers fairs.

As a Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

We can help you:

  • find work placements related to your course,
  • find part-time/vacation, placement and graduate jobs, including voluntary experience,
  • find international opportunities to enhance your employability,
  • market yourself effectively to employers,
  • write better CVs and application forms,
  • develop your interview and enterprise skills,
  • plan your career with our careers consultants,
  • meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated August 5, 2019
This course is Campus based
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1 - 2 years
12,500 GBP
international - UK/EU: £7,000 (fees per academic year)
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