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Why choose this programme?

The study is suitable for

Molde University College-Specialized University in Logistics (HiMolde) is the most central higher educational institution in Norway offering education within Logistics and Sport Management. Logistics deals with the organization of the flow of products, services and information from raw materials to end products. For a large number of industrial and business companies, achieving high quality logistics operations will be the key competitive factor for future success.

This programme targets a wide variety of highly motivated students with an interest for studying logistics in an international environment.

Programme content

Molde University College – Specialized University in Logistics is one of the best places to study Logistics and Operation Management in Europe. The MSc programme in Logistics is open for Norwegian students and international students with individual funding.

Logistics deals with the organization of the flow of products, services and information from raw materials to the end user, and is therefore built on a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, such as economics, business administration, industrial organization, management, information technology/ computer science, besides more quantitative techniques and models based on mathematics, statistics, engineering, and operations research.

There are two specializations/ study options within the MSc program in Logistics:

  1. Supply Chain Management (SCM)

This study option gives students knowledge and understanding of strategic and managerial processes within firms, where the focus is on problems and solutions associated with the management of logistics activities and inter-organizational issues like industrial organization, purchasing and supply management.
In the second semester the students can choose between three different sub-variants:

  • Advanced Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation in Supply Chain Management
  • Information Systems in Supply Chain Management.
  1. Logistics Analytics (LA)

This study option is meant for students who are more interested in quantitative methods for planning and management of activities in procurement, production, inventory and distribution with and across companies. Mondern topics as big data, visual analytics and robotisation will be covered.
In the second semester the students can choose between two different sub-variants:

  • Logistics Analytics

Operations Research

Learning outcomes

After completing the program, the successful candidate is expected to:

General Competence

  • be able to communicate about professional issues relevant to SCM and logistics, on an expert-as well as a common level
  • be able to apply acquired knowledge and skills within new areas of research and applications
  • be able to read scientific papers and other academic work with a critical view

Knowledge

  • have advanced knowledge about supply chains and logistics in general
  • have specialized knowledge about selected topics when dealing with different types of supply chains
  • have extensive knowledge of scientific theories and methods relevant to managing supply chains and operations within such chains
  • have advanced knowledge of the relations between supply chains and relevant theories within economics and business administration
  • have advanced knowledge about logistics, operations research and operations management in general

Skills

  • be able to use advanced theory and methods to identify inefficiencies in supply chains
  • be able to propose improving organizational/structural changes and suggest ways of implementing such changes in a supply chain.
  • be capable of performing a limited supervised research project within a supply chain in line with ruling academic standards of the field
  • be able to identify operational challenges/problems in supply chains and logistics systems and to assert the relevance of models and methods to resolve these
  • be able to select relevant models and methods for approaching a given logistical problem.

be able to chose and use relevant software and technology in implementing computer-assisted solution methods

Admission

Admission takes place during the spring semester every year, and the program starts in the middle of August. The MSc program in Logistics is open to both Norwegian and international applicants who fulfil all the admission requirements, and where applicants outside EU/ EEA must document funding of minimum NOK 116 369 per academic year together with their application to cover their own living expenses for their planned MSc studies in Molde. As a recognized state-run specialized university, HiMolde is not charging any tuition fees from Norwegian or international students, but all admitted students have to pay a minor semester fee of approximately NOK 745 per semester. Admitted international students outside EU/ EEA will be requested to transfer a minimum of NOK 116 369 to our Deposit Account for International Students within a deadline first stated in the letter of admission.

For Supply Chain Management (SCM):
Applicants should have completed a relevant BA, BSc, BEng, BTech degree (equivalent to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits) in Logistics, Economics, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering/ Organization, Mathematics or Information Technology/ Computer Science. Although it is important that all applicants have sufficient background in Mathematics and Statistics, the main focus is more on the qualitative aspects involved in the management of the value chain.

For Logistics Analytics (LA):

Applicants choosing this study option must have completed a recognized BA, BSc, BEng or BTech degree (equivalent to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits) with a stronger quantitative background within Mathematics, Mathematical Modelling, Statistics, Economics, Information Technology / Computer Science, or relevant Engineering disciplines.

Admission to the MSc program in Logistics at HiMolde is highly competitive when it comes to grades. Applicants should preferably have an average grade of First Class/ First Division or Second Class Upper Division or equivalent average grades from their recognized bachelor’s degree to be considered for admission. Applicants who have completed only a HND (Higher National Diploma) or similar Diploma/ Advanced Diploma Educations do not qualify to apply for admission.

Some groups of applicants will also be required to fulfil the formal English language requirements to apply for admission, by taking an IELTS test with a minimum score of 6.0, or a TOEFL test with a minimum score of 550 on paper based test/ 213 on computer based test/ or 79 on internet based test. Other groups of applicants can be exempted from the formal English language requirements.

Application deadlines:

1 February 2019: International applicants applying directly from abroad, and applicants with international education who have a temporary residence permit in Norway, including EU citizens with a registration certificate in Norway.

15 April 2019: Applicants who are either Norwegian citizens, or applicants who already have a permanent residence permit in Norway.

Administrative Contact Person International applicants:

Ragnhild Brakstad, Senior Adviser/International Coordinator MSc studies 
ragnhild.brakstad@himolde.no

Phone: +47 71 21 41 08

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