Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a range of academic subjects will be accepted.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and those without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry


Course content

The exciting MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course, accredited by CILT and CIPS, equips students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills to become supply chain and logistics professionals with impeccable problem-solving and analytical capabilities.

As a Kent Business School student on this course, learn to critically evaluate and apply the most current and imperative topics in the field of supply chain, including Big Data, 3D Printing, IoT, Blockchain-enabled Traceability, ethical sourcing and crowdsourcing and Smart Contracts.

While gaining solid theoretical background students on this course take part in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP’s) which allow you to work on real projects with prestigious organisations such a BMW Mini, DHL, Eurotunnel and Port of Dover.

You also have access to our ASPIRE centre, a purpose-built entrepreneurial lab where you can develop, plan and launch your own start-up business.

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management is also available with an optional Industrial Placement.

"Kent Business School’s facilities are incredible." - Maria de la Luz Lino, MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Quants workshop

Kent Business School offers an optional one and half week refresher workshop in Mathematics, Statistics and Excel, prior to the start of this programme.

Industrial Placement

Industrial placements are the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of a specific area of expertise. This MSc programme is available with the option to take an in-company or self-employed industrial placement of up to 12 months (visa dependent), allowing you to gain work experience in the UK or overseas.

Watch our Postgraduate Placements video here.

Information for international students

Please see our International website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information. Due to visa restrictions, international fee-paying students cannot study part-time unless undertaking a distance or blended-learning programme with no on-campus provision.

English language entry requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree.

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.

Need help with English?

Applicants who are required to meet an English language condition may be able to study a pre-sessional course in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

KBS has a wide range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students, which include Scholarships, Bursaries, the Kent Business School Loyalty Award for University of Kent undergraduates and the KBS Early Bird Discount which equates to 10% off tuition fees (apply by 31 March 2023 and pay course deposit by 30 April 2023).

Please visit the postgraduate funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Kent Business School
+44 (0)1227 827726