University of Northampton

University of Northampton

International Logistics

Students taking this course develop their knowledge and understanding of the key concepts affecting logistics and supply chain management today. Whether they intend to specialise in international logistics as a career, or enter general management.​ Students investigate and evaluate the range of alternative approaches to logistics and supply chain management, looking forward over the next 5 years, making use of theoretical and industry sources. Every stage of the supply chain, from raw material supply to resource recovery is covered, as are the many modes of transport, on land, sea and in the air. Strategic issues such as multi channel retailing, supply chain collaboration and lead time compression will be covered in workshop style sessions. Topics of global significance, such as disaster relief and sustainable distribution, are also included in a broad and topical study programme.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally are expected to hold a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. No work experience is required for admission onto the course.

Course modules

All students follow a core programme of study designed to broaden and reinforce their management knowledge. Topics include: organisational behaviour; managing operations; project management; strategy; accounting and finance. Students following the MSc international logistics will additionally cover a range of topics specific to their chosen subject. Topics include: international logistics; perspectives of applied logistics; strategic issues in logistics; sustainability and environment. Students are given a further opportunity to explore these subjects of their own choosing, in their final logistics research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0800 358 2232