Logistics and Transport Management Education at School of Business, Economics and Law

UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG

The University of Gothenburg has approximately 39,000 students and 5,000 employees. It is one of the major universities in northern Europe. The University is also one of the most popular universities in Sweden – the University of Gothenburg has the highest number of applicants to many programs and courses.

The University’s roughly 40 different Departments cover most scientific disciplines, making it one of Sweden’s broadest and most wide-ranging higher education institutions.

In an international perspective too, the University of Gothenburg is unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a number of dynamic research areas. Cooperation with Chalmers University of Technology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, society at large and trade and industry has been consistently strengthened and intensified over recent years, as have international contacts and collaborative projects with partners abroad.

Academic Programs

Masters Programs

  • MSc in Logistics and Transport Management: The M.Sc. in Logistics and Transport Management prepares you for truly multifaceted challenges, requiring a balance between theoretical and practical skills. The programme provides an intellectually stimulating environment, within which you will develop your skills in critical thinking and analysis, as well as improving your knowledge of, and strategic perspective on, the relationships, flows, chains, processes and systems that pervade the international freight transport and logistics arena. You will analyze problems, both theoretical and real-life, and design solutions for organizations operating under uncertainty and facing complex and rapidly changing markets and technologies.
  • Entry Requirements: The applicant must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognized university and be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test, e. g. TOEFL, IELTS or the equivalent. The level of English must be equivalent to English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School. The applicant s university education must also include A) a minimum of 60 higher education credits (hec) in one, or a combination, of the following subject areas: Business Administration, Industrial Management, and Economics, Or B) at least a Bachelor s Degree in Engineering, Natural Science or Law and also a minimum of 30 hec in one, or a combination, of the following subject areas: Business Administration, Industrial Management, and Economics. In addition the education must include a minimum of 15 hec in Statistics, or 7.5 hec in Statistics and 7.5 hec in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics. The selection process is based on GMAT or GRE General Test score.

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