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Study logistics abroad

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Logistics degrees abroad

Logistics refers to the sourcing and delivery of products and services. It’s a subject that blends elements of engineering, procurement, IT, business, and marketing.

As a logistics student, you’ll study the theoretical and practical aspects of successful supply chains. You’ll be challenged to apply what you’ve learned to real-world scenarios by improving the operations and productivity of existing supply chains. The skills you’ll gain in planning, negotiation, management, and distribution will equip you for a successful career in the field, anywhere around the world.

Logistics is a booming area of international business that has undergone rapid global expansion. By studying abroad, you’ll see first-hand how the industry operates across borders, make useful professional connections, and boost your employability. You’ll also grow in confidence and independence as you travel the world and forge new friendships.

Logistics program structure

Two-year associate degrees provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the field of logistics and are a useful stepping stone into entry-level employment or enrollment on a bachelor’s course.

A BSc in logistics is studied over three years or four years, depending on your university and country of study. Most universities will also recommend that you undertake a placement year to gain hands-on industry experience and improve your employability.

If you’re still keen to learn more about logistics after finishing your bachelor’s, you can enroll in a research-based postgraduate qualification. An MSc can be studied over one or two years, depending on if you choose to study on a full-time or part-time basis. After this, you can study a PhD which takes between four and seven years to complete.

Logistics programs are mainly taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, and one-to-one tutorials. Some universities will also arrange regular field trips to logistics companies and guest lectures from industry professionals.

Methods of assessment will vary from module to module, but you’ll probably be asked to complete exams, essays, written assignments, presentations, and research projects.

No logistics program will cover exactly the same content because universities around the world offer different specialist elective modules. However, the following core areas of study will feature on most programs:

  • Principles of logistics
  • Logistics of business
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Logistics management
  • Transport and traffic
  • Materials handling
  • Supply chain strategy
  • Supply chain modeling

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Logistics study abroad programs

Logistics undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in logistics

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    Aviation and Logistics Management - BSc (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,156 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,500 GBP

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    Business (Global Logistics Management) - BA Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    30,634 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,634 USD

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    Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) - BBA Al Akhawayn University, Morocco

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,234 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,234 USD

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    Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - BBA Florida International University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,566 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,566 USD

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    Business Administration: Transportation and Logistics - BA Keiser University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    33,120 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 33,120 USD

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Associate in logistics

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    Global Logistics and Maritime Management - ASc University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,940 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,950 AUD

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    Logistics and Supply Chain Management - AB Davis College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,275 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,275 USD

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    Water Distribution - ASc Santiago Canyon College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,304 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,304 USD

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Certificate in logistics

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    Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics - Cert College of Alameda, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

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Logistics graduate programs

Master's in logistics

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    Business (Supply Chain & Logistics) - MBA RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,019 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,720 AUD

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    Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) - MBA Al Akhawayn University, Morocco

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    11,234 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,234 USD

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    Logistics Management - MBA University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    23,566 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,450 AUD

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    Business and Management: Humanitarian Logistics - MA Hanken School of Economics, Finland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,494 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,500 EUR

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    Business Management: Logistics & Trade - MSc (with foundation) Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,582 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,300 EUR

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Doctorate in logistics

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    Supply Chain & Logistics - PhD RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,896 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,560 AUD

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Diploma in logistics

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    Business - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - OCDip Fanshawe College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    14 months
    Annual tuition fee
    12,868 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,922 CAD

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    Logistics & Supply Chain Management - GDip C3S Business School, Spain
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    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    5,798 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 5,000 EUR

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    Logistics and Supply Chain Management - GradDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,753 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,400 NZD

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    Maritime and Logistics Management - PGDip University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    25,593 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,155 AUD

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    Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics - PGDip University of Essex Online, UK
    • Online
    • Part-time

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    16 months
    Annual tuition fee
    10,587 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,714 GBP

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Certificate in logistics

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    Logistics and Supply Chain Management - OCGCert Fanshawe College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,518 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,726 CAD

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    Maritime and Logistics Management - PGCert University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    6 months
    Annual tuition fee
    12,797 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,078 AUD

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    Supply Chain and Logistics Management - PGCert RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    6 months
    Annual tuition fee
    14,387 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,200 AUD

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    Supply Chain Management - Logistics - PGCert Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,361 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,531 CAD

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    Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics - PGCert University of Essex Online, UK
    • Online
    • Part-time

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    5,294 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 3,857 GBP

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Pathway in logistics

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    Logistics and Supply Chain Management Pre-Master's - PGP Kingston University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    13,039 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,500 GBP

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Future logistics careers

Thanks to the increasingly global nature of the field, you’ll have the tools and knowledge to achieve international success and work smoothly across borders. Some of the most popular jobs pursued by logistics graduates include:

  • Logistics manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Procurement executive
  • Supply analyst
  • Distribution manager
  • Inventory planner
  • Purchasing and materials manager
  • Customer demand planner

Employers are always on the lookout for graduates with experience and insight in the sector. As such, it’s a good idea to try and secure a placement or internship with a logistics organization. Your university’s career service can point you in the direction of opportunities and help you approach companies.