Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc/Diploma/Certificate
- Delivery: Full Time
- Programme type: Taught Programme
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The programme provides an academically challenging and industry-relevant year of study at MSc level within the field of maritime logistics. The programme significantly advances knowledge and understanding of maritime logistics management and equips you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a successful career in maritime logistics.
- MSc - 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
- PGDip - 9 months full-time; 21 months part-time
- Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy
- Global Purchasing and Supply
- Inventory and Operations Management
- Supply Chain Improvement and Control
- Maritime Logistics
- Maritime Business and Economics
- Distribution Centre Design and Management
- Design and Operation of Logistics Systems
A good Honours degree (first or second 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.
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, we’ll need to see evidence of your English language ability.
The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
We offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme:
- 2 semesters English (for IELTS of 4.5 with minimum of 4.0 in all skills)
- 12 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5 with minimum of 5.0 in all skills)
- 6 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5 with minimum 5.5 reading & writing and 5.0 listening & speaking)
Fees for this programme can be found on our Tuition fees page.
Scholarships & bursaries
Alumni Scholarship Scheme
British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship (German students)
Carnegie-Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries
Applicants must be Scottish by birth, have at least one parent born in Scotland or have been continuously resident in Scotland for a period of three years for the purpose of secondary or tertiary education.
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
International (Commonwealth citizens)
Department for International Development (DFID) Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
East Lothian Educational Trust
Applicants must be a resident of the old county of East Lothian (ie excluding Musselburgh, Wallyford and Whitecraig.)
Entente Cordiale Scholarships
French nationals aged 35 or under.
Esmee Fairbairn Scholarship
Ian Rushbrook Scholarship
MSc Investment Management students only
Japan Scotland Association Scholarship
Japanese nationals planning to enter a postgraduate course at Masters level at a Scottish University.
Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust
Restricted to residents of the UK who are a son, daughter, spouse, widow or widower of a commercial traveller, chemist or grocer.
Local Education Authority Awards
Part-time Fee Grant (SAAS)
See SAAS residence conditions.
Postgraduate Student Allowance Scheme (SAAS)
EU and UK applicants who meet the SAAS criteria on eligible courses
Remission of Fees (families of staff)
Spouses/civil partners and children of members of staff, also retired members of staff of the University
Royal Caledonian Schools Trust
Applicants must be of Scots parentage (conditions apply - see below)
SML International Merit Scholarship
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships
Citizens of Canada, the People's Republic of China, India or USA (2 awards for each country)
Employees of Heriot-Watt University
Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme
Available for specified MSc programmes only and for nationals of specified countries.
West Lothian Educational Trust
Individuals must have originated in West Lothian or have lived there for the last 3 years.