Heriot-Watt University

Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations MSc

Heriot-Watt University
In Currie

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Currie (Scotland)
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Home Postgraduate study Business Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port OperationsLogistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations MScHow to apply »DeliveryFull-time, Part-time, Per courseProgramme typeTaughtStudy locationEdinburghEntry dateSeptemberOverviewProgramme contentEntry requirementsFees & scholarshipsOverviewOur MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations examines current practices, trends and issues in the field of global logistics with a particular focus shipping and port logistics. It looks at links between global trade, logistics and maritime transport as well as assessing the role and contribution of the shipping and port industry within global trade. Students have the opportunity to take part in team-building and leadership events during the first few weeks of the programme. View our Team Building 2015 photo gallery. Programme duration Mode of Study MSc PG Diploma Full-time 12 months 9 months Part-time 24 months 21 months Accreditation An important industry body, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), has accredited our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations programme. Industry continues to look to individuals who can demonstrate their continued commitment to acquiring industry specific knowledge. Membership of internationally recognised professional bodies is therefore an important consideration in building a successful career. This means students who successfully graduate from this degree will receive an exemption from the academic requirements for membership at either Chartered Member or Member level of the CILT. There may also be a reduction in the length of experience that they would require. For further details of CILT accreditation and membership visit content...

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
Logistics
Shipping
Management
IT Management
Supply Chain Management
Supply
Supply and Chain Management
Industry
Global
Team Building
Trade
Team Training
Part Time
Full Time
Leadership
Accredited

Course programme

Overview

Our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations examines current practices, trends and issues in the field of global logistics with a particular focus shipping and port logistics.

It looks at links between global trade, logistics and maritime transport as well as assessing the role and contribution of the shipping and port industry within global trade.

Students have the opportunity to take part in team-building and leadership events during the first few weeks of the programme. View our Team Building 2015 photo gallery.

Programme duration Mode of Study MSc PG Diploma Full-time 12 months 9 months Part-time 24 months 21 months Accreditation

An important industry body, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), has accredited our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Shipping and Port Operations programme.

Industry continues to look to individuals who can demonstrate their continued commitment to acquiring industry specific knowledge. Membership of internationally recognised professional bodies is therefore an important consideration in building a successful career.

This means students who successfully graduate from this degree will receive an exemption from the academic requirements for membership at either Chartered Member or Member level of the CILT. There may also be a reduction in the length of experience that they would require.

For further details of CILT accreditation and membership visit

Additional information

Programme content Semester 1 (Sep - Dec) Semester 2 (Jan - April) Strategies for Managing Supply Chains Demand and Inventory Planning Global Purchasing & Supply Supply Network Design & Optimisation Freight Transport and Warehouse Management Maritime Business & Economics Shipping & Port Operations Research Philosophy and Practice A dissertation is then completed between May and August. Strategies for Managing Supply Chains Semester 1 (mandatory) This course sets out the evolution of supply chain...

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