Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The programme examines current practices, trends and issues in logistics and supply chain management; students study the decision-making processes and analytical techniques used by logistics professionals.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class, or its non-UK equivalent, in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university. Work or project experience in a logistics-related field will be of further advantage. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: strategy for supply chains; design of logistical systems; management of logistical systems; global purchasing and supply; supply chain planning; choose 3 optional modules: supply chain analytics; operations management; humanitarian logistics; green logistics; maritime business and economics; maritime logistics.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

University and school scholarships are available on a competitive basis; several logistics organisations also provide scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,970 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,970 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,970 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,970 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 4513284