Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Maritime Technology, and Maritime Archaeology Education

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK

Founded in 1966, the University of Southern Denmark (DSU) is a research and educational institution with strong contacts with regional industries and the international scientific community. The university offers teaching and research at 6 campuses situated on Funen, in the south of Jutland, west of Zealand and in the capital city – in Odense, Kolding, Esbjerg, Sønderborg, Slagelse and Copenhagen.

With more than 20,000 students and more than 3,200 employees, the university provides first-class educational opportunities and is cooperation partner for both public and private businesses and organizations for providing qualified labor. The University of Southern Denmark offers programs in five different faculties - Humanities, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences. Institutes and centers cover a wide range of research fields and educational opportunities. Every faculty consists of several institutes (approximately 25 institutes, 30 research centers), where the institutes have a noticeable academic and economic independence and responsibility within the scope of the Dean.

At Campus Odense 800 researchers and nearly 12 000 students every day work on discovering new knowledge, realization, and education. Campus Odense is also home to The University Library of Southern Denmark which supports research and education through books and access to databases. Esbjerg is a dynamic campus characterized by various activities, initiatives, and an efficient, well-functioning cooperation among the organizational units. Additionally Campus Esbjerg has a great interaction and strong collaboration with the local business and industry.

Academic Programs

Masters Programs

  • MSc in Economics and Business Administration - Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2 years): The focus area of the program is Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects that are relevant for central aspects of Global Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management. The profile in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management comprises four constituent courses - Supply Chain Inventory and Production Planning, Supply Chain Links and Enterprise Resource Planning, Strategic Issues in Supply Chain Management and Management Accounting. These courses combine the strategic, the tactical and the operational aspects of supply chain management. Cost accounting and ERP outlines certain control and incentive problems both in relation to the individual partner in the chain and the total chain which are analyzed more closely in the 2nd semester courses.
  • MSc in Maritime Technology (2 years): The program focusses on interdisciplinary perspective on large systems such as ships and manufacturing companies, which are complex in nature and require a holistic overview. Learning is balanced by reinforcing your existing expertise and highlighting the understanding of ship design, economics, operation, environment, safety, risk and law in the context of maritime technology. The program offers the opportunity to explore in-depth maritime technology, equipping you with essential competencies through a variety of applied projects.
  • MA in Maritime Archaeology (2 years): The postgraduate program in Maritime Archaeology is designed for students who are interested in a professional career in maritime archaeology and heritage management. Based in Esbjerg on the Danish North Sea coast, the program is internationally oriented and all teaching is in English. The aim is not just to provide an education in maritime archaeology, but to prepare you for a career in this field. The course is structured around skills which are necessary in the fields of heritage management, consultancy and archaeological contract work, but also benefit students who want to follow a more traditional research oriented career path.

DSU Admissions

MSc in Economics and Business Administration - Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Any applicant who has passed the bachelor exam in Economics and Business Administration (HA) or a combination education of similar nature has admittance to this specific profile. Applicants with a Bachelor in Economics (B.Sc. Economics) or B.Sc. Scient.Oecon are also admitted to this profile. Applicants with other bachelor exam can in some cases be admitted.

MSc in Maritime Technology

  • Those with the following bachelor's degrees are qualify for the master programme in Maritime Technology: Bachelor of Technology Management and Marine Engineering or Bachelor of Maritime Transport and Ship Management.

MA in Maritime Archaeology

  • A BA degree with a minimum of 90 ECTS in one or more of the following areas: Archaeology, History, Anthropology, Geology, Biology, Oceanography, Geography or equivalent with the approval of the board of studies. Before the start of the course students must provide documentation of proficiency in English at least equivalent to English at B level. Foreign applicants who do not come from an English-speaking country must pass an IELTS test with a grade of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL test with a mark of at least 575 in the paper-based test or 230 in the computer-based test.

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