The focus area of the profile is Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects that are relevant for central aspects of Global Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management.
The profile in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management comprises four constituent courses: Supply Chain Inventory and Production Planning, Supply Chain Links and Enterprise Resource Planning, Strategic Issues in Supply Chain Management and Management Accounting. These courses combine the strategic, the tactical and the operational aspects of supply chain management. Cost accounting and ERP outlines certain control and incentive problems both in relation to the individual partner in the chain and the total chain which are analyzed more closely in the 2nd semester courses.
Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using tools and models designed to analyze, plan and optimize core areas of a firm. Strategic, tactical and operational aspects of Operations and Supply Chain Management are the main focus areas on this profile.
The MSc programme in Global logistics and Supply Chain Management at Campus Odense gives you an excellent versatile foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in your first job.
The competences obtained during the studies in Odense can be used in curriculum development, ranging from becoming an individual business entrepreneur, working as a specialist in large multinational companies or as a consultant internationally.
Whether you want a career as self-employed or as a manager in public or private companies this degree will boost your future career. You can, for example, work in discovery and research of new ideas to planning, management and realization of business concepts in Danish and international companies. With this programme you are qualified for a job in Denmark or abroad for example:
Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Supply Chain Manager, Production Manager, Lean Manager
Study start 1st September
* Supply Chain Inventory and Production Planning
* Management Accounting
* Value Chain Design/Foundations of Organization
* Supply Chain Links and Enterprise Ressource Planning
* Strategic Issues in Supply Chain Management
* Financial Accounting/ Advanced Management Accounting
* Elective Courses Max 30 ECTS
* Masters thesis 30 ECTS
Admissions to the programme as of 1st February will commerce with 30 ECTS elective courses. Please check the list of the preapproved elective courses on the website.
You have the choice of some more broad courses or courses from other profiles constituent courses on 1st semester - preferable due to progression. You can also go abroad and take the elective courses at another university,do an internship in a company or combine both.
Specific competences for the profile in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
The focus area of the profile is Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Graduates from this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects that are relevant for Global Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management. Graduates has knowledge about and skills in working with: Supply Chain Designs, Forecasting, Project Scheduling, Capacity Planning, Forecasting, Sourcing Decisions, Logistics, Sales and Operations Planning, Inventory control with various types of demand (deterministic, random and seasonal), Production Scheduling, Material Requirement Planning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain Science (Capacity, Variability, Batching, Flows, Buffering, Push/Pull Production), Coordination Problems and Bullwhip Effects, and Contract Designs to Coordinate Supply Chains.
Furthermore, the graduate has gained knowledge about and skills in using tools and models designed to analyze, plan and optimize core areas of a firm. Strategic, tactical and operational aspects of Operations and Supply Chain Management are the main focus areas on this profile.
General competences for MSc in Economics and Business Administration
All profiles in Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration at University of Southern Denmark share the same general competences. Each profile has a focus area in which the graduate will get specific knowledge, skills, and competences. Below, you can read about the general competences and the specific area of focus of the research-oriented programmes offered at Campus Odense.
Knowledge and understanding
The master programme in Economics and Business Administration supplies knowledge which, within the focus area of the profile, is based on the highest international research within a field of study. The graduate is able to understand and, on a scientific basis, reflect on the knowledge of the field/fields of study and be able to identify scientific issues of relevance
The graduate can, in a qualified manner, select and apply scientific methods and theories for collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data for description and complex analysis of internal and external conditions of the firm as well as theoretical issues related to these areas. The graduate can set up new models of analysis and solutions for problems based on the performed analyses. The graduate can communicate his/her knowledge and discuss professional and scientific issues with colleagues, management, and the surrounding society.
A MSc in Economics and Business Administration can, within the area of the profile, manage work and development situations that are complex, unpredictable and require new models for solutions. The graduate can independently initiate and implement professional and interdisciplinary cooperation and take on professional responsibility. The graduate can independently take responsibility for own professional development and specialization. A MSc in Economics and Business Administration allows graduates to work at solving specialist tasks within the various functional areas of organizations within the public and private sectors.
International students have the following scholarships options:
Please also check the information at the two official Danish educational websites:
Please notice that we unfortunately do not offer scholarships for undergraduate students.
Options for full-degree graduate students:
Danish Government Scholarship Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher EducationThe Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.
The Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.
The board of the University of Southern Denmark decides from year to year which study programmes will benefit from the scholarships and the University will recommend the most qualified applicants in these programmes for a scholarship. Therefore it is not possible to apply for this scholarship. If you are a non-EU student and applying for a programme which offers this scholarship you will automatically be considered for it.
Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus
Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.
A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.
For more information please visit BHJ Foundation Page
20 scholarships for MSc in Engineering
Options for Exchange and Guest Students:
Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements) Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals
The scholarship helps cover living expenses.
Iki Wakabayashi Foundation (A scholarship which can be applied by all SDU students who are leaving for a period of exchange or internship in Japan - or similar for a Japanese student being enrolled at SDU)
The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution.