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Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Postgraduate - Taught MSc

Open for admission in 2019/20

Open for admission in 2020/21

Start in September

Full time Part time
MSc 1 year 2 years

About the course

Our MSc has been accredited by the most relevant professional bodies in logistics – the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) – giving you a head start in this competitive field.

Programme content includes field trips, industry speakers and a strong practical and problem-solving element, delivered by staff recognised for cutting-edge research and translating industry best practices.

You will become familiar with the tools and techniques necessary to develop effective and efficient supply chains which deliver higher levels of value for the end user and facilitate sustainable business growth. You will explore current theory and research, seeing how this informs practice, and develop innovative solutions to real-life logistics and supply chain problems.

You will also benefit from the vast expertise and resources of our Logistics Institute, a world-class facility based at the Business School.

What you'll study

You will develop key professional and research skills, as well as an understanding of ethical business practice. You will also undertake a final research project, which can be either a dissertation or a business-based project.

Core modules

  • Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Supply Chain Strategy and Design

    This module delivers advanced knowledge of the strategy and design of supply chains. You'll discuss global case studies and learn how to apply supply chain design principles. And you'll explore approaches to supplier relationship management, procurement and customer service strategies.

  • Decision Making Techniques for Supply Chain Management

    You'll learn modelling and measurement tools for making informed, data-driven decisions to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in supply chains. Our experiential learning philosophy means you'll also use modern software tools to gain skills for business.

  • International Trade and Global Logistics

  • Sustainable Logistics and Operations Management

    Discover the practical and theoretical approaches that companies are adopting in their pursuit of more responsible, sustainable and ethical supply chains and operations to improve their global competitiveness. 

  • Supply Chain Analytics and Information Management

    You will be introduced to the theory and practice of advanced qualitative and quantitative techniques utilised in supply chain operations. By emphasising an experiential learning philosophy, you will also learn the role of relevant technologies and analytics using contemporary software tools.

Our teaching staff

Where you'll study

The location below may not be the exact location of all modules on your timetable. The buildings you'll be taught in can vary each year and depend on the modules you study.

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Hull Campus

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Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £8,830
  • Home/EU (part-time): £980 (20 credits), £2,945 (60 credits), £4,415 (90 credits)

Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. 

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

The fees shown for Home/EU are for 2018/19 entry. The fees for 2019/20 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase.

  • International: £15,600

International applicants may need to pay a tuition fee deposit before the start of the course. Visit our tuition fee deposit page for more information.

Graduate Studentship

The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a £1,000 studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees.

Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page.

International Scholarships and Bursaries

For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page.

We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount of up to £3,500.

UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries

The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies.

For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page.

“The Business School looks after the future of its graduates by linking studying with work experience, enabling them to gain valuable insights and contacts.”

Olufisayo Adedeji, MSc Economics and Business

“It’s been really enjoyable studying alongside people from many different cultures. Hull is a beautiful and affordable city in which to live.”

Famara Badijie, MSc Financial Management

Get right to the heart of logistics - Hull is one of the centres of the UK's logistics and supply chain industry.

Logistics and supply chain management is a specialist subject at Hull, benefiting from our world-class Logistics Institute and industry links.

Use industry tools to analyse supply chains and solve case studies based on real-time official data.

Our degrees are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Entry requirements

The programme is designed for graduates from any discipline and for students with a background in logistics.

You will have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent, one academic reference and a good command of English.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Future prospects

Careers support is available from the Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success which is the central point of contact for connecting students and business.

Bringing together employability activities from across Hull University Business School, it offers support such as mentoring and CV writing workshops. Students also gain experience of working with business through a year in industry or short-term internships and projects.