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Master in Logistics Management

Rotterdam Business School

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Our master programme covers many facets of logistics and supply chain management to create significant competitive advantages. The main topics and and key issues are introduced by RBS staff, followed by guest lectures of Cap Gemini. The guest lecturers will present case studies from their own practice. Emphasis is given to Logistics and supply chain management, basic to organisations in the production and delivery of products and services. The integrated approach to management activities like product sourcing, process design and selection, management of technology and product flow and scheduling across functional business processes are drivers for a significant competitive learning advantage.

Master in Logistics Management graduates have everything it takes to become important links in the chain of processes that is called Logistics. This Master programme is built on three pillars: the educational programme, the research programme and the personal development programme. The educational programme provides a profound knowledge of the necessary theories and frameworks and apply theory to practice. The research programme prepares the student for academic research. In the personal development programme students reflect on themselves and the programme, in order to gain an understanding of their personal growth in the study programme.

Course description

The curriculum of the Master programme consists of core modules, specialisation modules and elective modules. This design was adopted to create the combination of knowledge, skills and competencies that all professionals in the business field must have.

The first three blocks of the study programme start with a combination of core modules and specialisation modules. The core modules, which focus on management and research, provide the solid foundation of the Master Degree. The core modules are: Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Architecture, Business Ethics and Politics, Management of Technology, Critical thinking and Argument Analysis, and Research Methodology. The specialisation modules focus on key topics in the specialisation.

Career Perspectives

Master in Logistics Management Graduates perform successfully in such fields as:

  • Controlling the production planning and scheduling process;
  • Making effective use of the Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system, while anticipating its impact on the manufacturing process and on inventories;
  • Planning and forecasting while translating internal and external customer demands;
  • Managing the supply chain while evaluating it and making effective use of relevant tools, principles and concepts and of web-opportunities such as E-business.


Study Master in Logistics Management
Title Master in Logistics Management
Croho 70022
Insitute Rotterdam Business School
Location Kralingse Zoom
Address Kralingse Zoom 91, 3063 ND Rotterdam
Study Credits 60 ECTS
Stray Tracks Finance & Consultancy
Accreditation NVAO
Numerus fixus No
Deadline application EU students can apply up to 1 week prior to the start of the programme. Non-EU students up to 3 months prior to the start of the programme.

Admission & Application

Entry Requirements

To enter our Master Programme the following is required:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a relevant major preferably in Business
  • GMAT scorea of at least 500
  • IELTS scoreb of at least 6.5c or TOEFL iBT score of at least 90

a Students with a Dutch Bachelor Degree NVAO accredited are exempt form the GMAT requirement.

b Native English speakers, students with a Dutch Bachelor Degree NVAO accredited or students with an English Bachelor Degree are exempt from the English Test requirement.

c In order to atract a high level of students Rotterdam Business School requires that students can only have no lower that 6.0 on the IETLS sub-scores.

Application Procedure

To register with RBS please send the fully completed application form together with the supporting documents by post. Information about the admission and supporting documents are on page 2 of the application form.

The following steps are essential for the application procedure:

  • Rotterdam Business School will acknowledge the receipt of the application form and informs you of the details of the intake interview.
  • If possible, the intake interview will take place in the country of origin.
  • If you are accepted, you receive a letter of admission, an invoice and all necessary documentation from Rotterdam Business School.

Dutch and EU students

EU students or students with a valid residence permit for the Netherlands can apply up to one week before the start of the programme.

Non-EU students

Please apply before 1 June (enrolment in September) or before 1 December (enrolment in Spring). Rotterdam Business School applies for a provisional residence permit (MVV) at the Immigration Office. RBS informs you about the date you can collect your MVV at the Dutch Embassy/Consulate in your home country. After you have collected your MVV in your home country, you can book your flight ticket.
A pick-up service will welcome you at the airport, when you booked a room in the school dormitory. We expect you to arrive in The Netherlands prior to commencing the course. Once you arrived in the Netherlands we will also arrange practical matters for you, such as bank account, registration at the city hall and health insurance for you.

Niveau HBO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Ja
Doorlooptijd 15 maanden
Type Master (HBO)
Kosten €5000
Titulatuur Geen titel
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Startmaanden februari, september
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma