Taught course

Global Logistics Management MBA

Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

Entry requirements

  • Be an honours graduate of any relevant discipline (minimum 2:2 or higher), obtained from a recognised university/HE institution, or hold an equivalent qualification acceptable to Coventry Business School in a business related area”
  • Have a minimum of two years post-degree full-time relevant work experience in a management/administrative/ professional capacity.

Students who do not fit with the above entry requirements can gain entry but their degrees and experience will be assessed for appropriate content by the MBA course director.

AP(E)L will be assessed in line with University Regulations.

All non-standard admissions as detailed above are taken to the Faculty’s Accreditation Committee for approval.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Global Logistics Management MBA qualification satisfies a wide range of global jobs in logistics, distribution, transport, warehousing, freight management, consultancy and other related areas.


The course addresses the logistics challenges faced by today’s international organisations. The course focusses on bridging the gap between theoretical logistics concepts and how to practically apply them in real world situations. This will provide students with the opportunity to engage with technical and intellectual challenges that will enhance their ability to evaluate and manage a logistics business from a global context.

This provides students with a degree that gives them logistic analytical, strategic and operational skills necessary to gain employment with a global manufacturer, retailer or logistics service provider at a mid-management level upwards. The key differentiating feature of this course, are the inclusion of modules delivered from a practical perspective. This provides a balance between logistics theories such as applying simulation tools or analysing existing logistics operations and general management topics. This enables students to become effective and successful senior managers in either the logistics provider side of the industry or the manufacturer / retailer perspective.

The course is currently being accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, and will be fully accredited before the launch date of September 2017


The course introduces students to all the key aspects of logistics management, providing a framework within to develop a deep understanding of the subject applicable to a wide range of industries both locally and globally. Additionally, traditional aspects of business, such as leadership, strategy, financial decision making and marketing are included. The course explores different ways that the management of logistics can significantly contribute to wealth creation, competitiveness, and to the advancement of individuals and society.

Industrial visits, case studies, visiting speakers and simulations are used to demonstrate the impact of world class logistics and supply chain management within different industries.

All students will study the module Study Skills and Research Methods. In Addition, you will take eight taught topics and complete a Masters project. The topics studied are:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Financial Analysis and Decision Making
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Logistics Management
  • CMI Global Professional Development
  • Global Distribution Networks
  • Logistics Business Simulation
  • Logistics Operations

For the award of MBA you must successfully complete an individual masters research project or an industry based applied project.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For Coventry University graduates there is an alumni discount of £1000, there are also Postgraduate Merit Scholarships available to UK students of £1000 towards tuition fees - please visit website for more information and criteria.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

UK - Recruitment and Admissions Office
+44(0)24 7765 4321