Master Supply Chain Management
1-year professional master’s programme | English-taught
Why study Master Supply Chain Management at BUas?
- An international, industry-experienced lecturing team
- Responding to the market’s demand for supply chain leaders of the future
- Close industry connections to close the gap between academic reality and professional practice
Within five minutes you will find out if our small-scale study environment is the right fit for you!
The first semester starts with the courses:
- Research Methods
- Business Intelligence
- Supply Chain Strategy
- Supply Chain & Research Fundamentals
- Change & Innovation.
You will have masterclasses during the first semester. At the end of the semester you will take examinations and hand in assignments for these courses. Moreover, you will submit a thesis topic and a graduation internship for approval.
In the second semester you will start with the Integrated Supply Chain Cases course. In this course you will learn to integrate and apply the different disciplines from the first semester and quantitative modeling skills in several supply chain cases.
ln week 5 of the second semester you will start at your graduation company with preliminary supply chain research and you will deliver a research design (Research Proposal course).
In week 9, the thesis period will begin. During the thesis period you will be challenged to design and improve a supply chain on a strategic level, to deliver an implementation approach, to influence the implementation process and to develop a leadership style.
Throughout the entire second semester you will also be part of learning communities. In these communities, students, lecturers and professionals from the industry will work together on real cases and practical projects. Working like this, you will develop your analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills.
All examinations, assignments and the thesis will be assessed on an individual basis.
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Students are eligible if they hold a BSc Logistics or a bachelor's degree with a major or a minor in logistics.
Please check out the full admission requirements.
If you meet the admission requirements, you are invited to apply for this programme. Admission is based on selection. There is a maximum of 40 students that can be admitted to the course. Please check out the application procedure.
In the academic year 2024-2025 the statutory tuition fee for master's programmes is €2,530. In addition to the tuition fee, you will need to take into account additional costs for the purchase of study materials such as textbooks. Read more about study costs.
The supply chain manager of the future
Markets are changing rapidly in a dynamic environment and supply chains are in need of innovations accordingly. Therefore, the supply chain manager of the future is competent in a wide range of disciplines. Future supply chain leaders have specialist knowledge on the entire supply chain and understanding of the latest developments. They have the right analytical skills in the areas of data-science, research and business intelligence, as well as the right social skills in the areas of leadership, collaboration and change. This is the core of our master's programme in supply chain management.