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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master (2 years) of , 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Students will gain knowledge and skills in using quantitative tools and models designed to analyse, plan and optimise core areas of a firm. You will acquire knowledge around strategic issues in supply chain management and management accounting. 

Career Opportunities  

You will gain a thorough insight into the main subjects that are relevant for Global Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management. Examples are: Supply Chain Designs, Forecasting, Project Scheduling, Capacity Planning, Sourcing Decisions, Logistics, Sales and Operations Planning, Inventory Control with various types of demand (deterministic, random and seasonal), Productions scheduling etc. Since during the course of the programme you will acquire more general and solid tools of analysis, you will have job potential within a wide range of organisations and companies both public and private as well as in various sectors. 

About the Degree

The focus area is a combination of operations research (e.g. inventory controls, production planning and forecasting under random and non-random demand), and supply chain management (e.g. coordination problems like the “bull-whip effect” in supply chains, the impact of variability on production design, factory physics and lean manufacturing and coordination of incentives in supply chains using contracts). The profile comprises of four constituent courses, which combine the strategic, tactical and operational aspects of supply chain management.


Applicants with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from a University are qualified for admission. Applicants with a professional bachelor degree and other qualifying degrees may have access provided certain demands are fulfilled. In order for a degree to be deemed as a BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration, the applicant must have a bachelor degree from a university including a minimum of 75 ECTS courses within economics and business administration. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact T
he University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition Fees

No tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss students.
There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

SDU offers 75 scholarships yearly. For information regarding scholarships:

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Oct 15
Start date
Feb 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01



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