Taught course

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Heriot-Watt University Dubai · Edinburgh Business School (EBS)

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

To find out about the entry requirements for this programme, please send an email to dubaienquiries@hw.ac.uk

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one year full-time study in English will be required.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme calls upon established industry links and sector-leading research to equip students with the required expertise. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of supply chain management in managing global risks. It will provide students with a robust understanding of global logistics and supply chains and the analytical tools for managing them in the modern business environment. The programme also gives you the opportunity to participate in real-life case studies and to develop the skills required to make informed decisions.

This programme gives those who have worked in the field the opportunity to formalise their knowledge through an MSc study, and offers an opportunity for others from different disciplines to gain new specialist knowledge and expertise within the area.

This year-long Master's programme focuses almost entirely on the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. It blends latest academic thinking with best practices from the industry to give graduates and professionals the opportunity to advance with a highly employable skillset. The programme is also available for part-time study in Dubai, and can be completed over a duration of 24 months.

Fees and funding

International students
AED 91,990

Scholarships and bursaries

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Transferrable skills for industry

On top of expertise you will gain in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, this programme will equip you with the ability to think critically, apply analytical skills, identify problems, evaluate options and communicate solutions. These crucial, transferable skills will allow you to effectively implement your specialist knowledge and adapt to any supply chain or logistical problem you may face in your career.


Being equipped with the mind-set, knowledge and expertise to manage any organisation’s supply chain processes should mark you out as an excellent candidate for the following roles in an increasing number of industries:

  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Distribution Manager

Recent graduates from our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme have gone on to work for global organisations such as DHL, Cisco, Nestle, Bridgestone, IKEA, Coca-Cola, Amazon, Proctor and Gamble, Unilever and Maersk.

Networking opportunities

After enrolling in the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management, students will have numerous networking opportunities with global business leaders and experts in the field at regular events hosted by Edinburgh Business School throughout the year.

Course contact details

Dubai Campus