Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master the art of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and develop professionally!

  • Duration
    FULL TIME
    1 year

    PART TIME
    2 years
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer


Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master the art of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and develop professionally!

  • Duration
    FULL TIME
    1 year

    PART TIME
    2 years
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
Overview

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course is offered by BCA GIME to students who wish to bring solid scientific knowledge in their world of work. In particular, the course seeks to enhance performance and well-being at the individual employee and the organisational level. It is designed, therefore, to equip students with the theoretical knowledge and skills underpinning Logistics and Supply Chain Management applications for the purposes, for example, of making more effective and efficient the supply chain activities, avoiding unnecessary costs, becoming more responsive to customers’ needs, and obtaining a competitive advantage in the market.

The modules that this course offers, range from Strategic Supply Chain Management and International Procurement Management to Maritime Economics, Logistics and Operations, and Data Analytics for Supply Chain Management.

The course is designed to provide participants with a rigorous academic programme that is accompanied by vocational practice through a variety of teaching and learning methods. Furthermore, it offers participants the opportunity to specialise in the area of Maritime Logistics. Participants wishing to follow the Maritime Logistics pathway will get a comprehensive guidance on shipping lines, containers, tankers, dry bulk and port centric logistics, and learn about the latest logistical developments within the port and shipping industries and future trends.

Upon completion students should have developed a range of Logistics and Supply Chain Management related skills that make them desirable candidates in the labour market.

  Format
Online + live video sessions + physical teaching twice per year per global location

INTERNSHIP
Optional internship in Greece for top 1% scorers

  Enrolment Periods (3 per academic year)

For the Academic Year 2022-2023, all applicants that meet the qualifications and requirements for BCA’s online MSc in Logistics and Supply Management course, may select one of the following enrollment periods:

ENTRY PERIOD CLASSES START
Autumn 2022 17th October 2022
Spring 2023 6th February 2023
Summer 2023 5th June 2023


TUITION

€9.500

Payable prior to the commencement of the Programme

€10.600

Payable in 2-4 installments:
2 installments of €5,300
4 installments of €2,650

Overview

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course is offered by BCA GIME to students who wish to bring solid scientific knowledge in their world of work. In particular, the course seeks to enhance performance and well-being at the individual employee and the organisational level. It is designed, therefore, to equip students with the theoretical knowledge and skills underpinning Logistics and Supply Chain Management applications for the purposes, for example, of making more effective and efficient the supply chain activities, avoiding unnecessary costs, becoming more responsive to customers’ needs, and obtaining a competitive advantage in the market.

The modules that this course offers, range from Strategic Supply Chain Management and International Procurement Management to Maritime Economics, Logistics and Operations, and Data Analytics for Supply Chain Management.

The course is designed to provide participants with a rigorous academic programme that is accompanied by vocational practice through a variety of teaching and learning methods. Furthermore, it offers participants the opportunity to specialise in the area of Maritime Logistics. Participants wishing to follow the Maritime Logistics pathway will get a comprehensive guidance on shipping lines, containers, tankers, dry bulk and port centric logistics, and learn about the latest logistical developments within the port and shipping industries and future trends.

Upon completion students should have developed a range of Logistics and Supply Chain Management related skills that make them desirable candidates in the labour market.

  Format
Online + live video sessions + physical teaching twice per year per global location

INTERNSHIP
Optional internship in Greece for top 1% scorers

  Enrolment Periods (3 per academic year)

For the Academic Year 2022-2023, all applicants that meet the qualifications and requirements for BCA’s online MSc in Marine Engineering Management course, may select one of the following enrollment periods:

ENTRY PERIOD CLASSES START
Autumn 2022 17th October 2022
Spring 2023 6th February 2023
Summer 2023 5th June 2023


TUITION

€9.500

Payable prior to the commencement of the Programme

€10.600

Payable in 2-4 installments:
2 installments of €5,300
4 installments of €2,650

Curriculum

The course covers a wide range of modules, from the management of supply chains and international supplies to the economics of maritime transport and the analysis of supply chain data, while it also educates students regarding the use of qualitative and quantitative research and analysis methods. Theoretical training and professional practice are combined, complementing each other, so that postgraduate students will be able to listen to the pulse of the market, evaluate it and utilise it correctly.

Curriculum

The course covers a wide range of modules, from the management of supply chains and international supplies to the economics of maritime transport and the analysis of supply chain data, while it also educates students regarding the use of qualitative and quantitative research and analysis methods. Theoretical training and professional practice are combined, complementing each other, so that postgraduate students will be able to listen to the pulse of the market, evaluate it and utilise it correctly.

What you’ll learn

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course aims to deliver:

Knowledge and understanding
– Comprehensive and broad knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management theory and practices that enhance management potential and performance at both the individual and organisational levels.
– Expert and first-hand knowledge of appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods of research and analysis, as well as critical understanding of the specialist areas of logistics, supply chain management and maritime logistics.

Cognitive and intellectual
– Immersion with and critiquing of current complex theory and research including new trends in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; application of such new knowledge.

Transferable skills
– An environment that fosters autonomy and independence, working in groups (for example collecting data or presenting), solving problems (subject matter or management related), communicating (in writing and orally), and managing information, tasks and people.

Subject practical skills
– Development of the skills required to creatively apply knowledge in unfamiliar contexts, synthesise ideas in innovative ways, generate transformative solutions in logistics and supply chain management, as well as in maritime logistics.

Practical skills
– Practical training in applying the tools and techniques required to solve complex problems which professionals from logistics and supply chain management as well as maritime professionals are facing in their daily operations/practice.

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis, project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Self – assessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

INTERMEDIATE AWARD

Postgraduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 60 credits
Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 120 credits

FINAL AWARD

A Degree in MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 180 credits
As per university regulations.

What you’ll learn

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course aims to deliver:

Knowledge and understanding
– Comprehensive and broad knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain Management theory and practices that enhance management potential and performance at both the individual and organisational levels.
– Expert and first-hand knowledge of appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods of research and analysis, as well as critical understanding of the specialist areas of logistics, supply chain management and maritime logistics.

Cognitive and intellectual
– Immersion with and critiquing of current complex theory and research including new trends in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; application of such new knowledge.

Transferable skills
– An environment that fosters autonomy and independence, working in groups (for example collecting data or presenting), solving problems (subject matter or management related), communicating (in writing and orally), and managing information, tasks and people.

Subject practical skills
– Development of the skills required to creatively apply knowledge in unfamiliar contexts, synthesise ideas in innovative ways, generate transformative solutions in logistics and supply chain management, as well as in maritime logistics.

Practical skills
– Practical training in applying the tools and techniques required to solve complex problems which professionals from logistics and supply chain management as well as maritime professionals are facing in their daily operations/practice.

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis, project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Self – assessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

INTERMEDIATE AWARD

Postgraduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 60 credits
Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 120 credits

FINAL AWARD

A Degree in MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 180 credits
As per university regulations.

Logistics Hub

At the core of BCA’s educational philosophy lies the notion of applied theory into everyday practical solutions. As a mandatory element of their educational journey, all Masters students follow an intensive, 60-hour training on our newly established, Greek Institute of Logistics Education. Students learn to apply the theoretical framework they have acquired, on the following logistics software:


1. Maritime Logistics:

Operations-Container control-accounting-unidoms

2. Road transport Logistics:
Operations-Open Utilities-Accounting-Open Electronic Data Interchange

3. Air Transport:
Operations-e Awb-Unidoms

4. Warehousing Logistics:
Allocation-Costing and Billing-Scaling-Barcode scenarios

5. Jungheinrich’s Intralogistics laboratory @ BCA (the first of its kind in Europe)

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Applying to the Online MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme takes only 4 simple steps.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for admission in the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme, it is essential that applicants fulfil the following entry requirements:

Minimum Academic Qualifications Required:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution (accredited University, College)
  • GPA 2.75 and above or equivalent qualification, or
  • a Merchant Marine Academy diploma (Certificate of Competence)

Applicants can sit through BCA’s online English test. See a sample test here. There is no need for a test if you possess one of the following:

  • IELTS: a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Pass at C1 level
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): C and above
  • Cambridge English: First (FCE): B and above
  • Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): P (Pass) and above
  • Pearson Academic (PTE): 53 (with a minimum score of 51 in each component of the test)
  • Other English language qualifications may be considered.

Working Experience:
Relevant experience may be considered accordingly (3 years of experience at managerial level in a shipping or shipping related company is normally required).

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before completing the Online Application, please make sure that you possess the following documents for your own convenience:

  • Proof of Academic Qualification
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Photocopy of identification card or Passport
  • One passport-size photograph
  • Proof of Work Experience (where necessary)
  • CV or resume

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Applying to the Online MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme takes only 4 simple steps.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for admission in the Online MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme, it is essential that applicants fulfil the following entry requirements:

Minimum Academic Qualifications Required:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution (accredited University, College)
  • GPA 2.75 and above or equivalent qualification, or
  • a Merchant Marine Academy diploma (Certificate of Competence)

Applicants can sit through BCA’s online English test. See a sample test here. There is no need for a test if you possess one of the following:

  • IELTS: a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Pass at C1 level
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): C and above
  • Cambridge English: First (FCE): B and above
  • Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): P (Pass) and above
  • Pearson Academic (PTE): 53 (with a minimum score of 51 in each component of the test)
  • Other English language qualifications may be considered.

Working Experience:
Relevant experience may be considered accordingly (3 years of experience at managerial level in a shipping or shipping related company is normally required).

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before completing the Online Application, please make sure that you possess the following documents for your own convenience:

  • Proof of Academic Qualification
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Photocopy of identification card or Passport
  • One passport-size photograph
  • Proof of Work Experience (where necessary)
  • CV or resume

FAQs

Upon successful completion of the Masters degree, you shall receive a Masters Degree from the University of West London, as well as a Certificate of Completion from BCA College

Your tuition shall cover more than 100 hours-worth of HD learning videos, access to the world’s largest Maritime databases ( BIMCO, CLARCKSONS) , plus physical teaching twice per year, per global location

The required prerequisites include a good command of the English language, a Bachelors degree from an accredited educational institution or a Maritime Academy degree.