Supply Chain Management (M.Sc.) distance learning
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Supply Chain Management professionals are responsible for the strategic coordination of the entire supply chain, both company-internal and between enterprises. Their aim is to optimize long-term efficiency and boost performance both within individual companies and along the entire supply chain. Graduates of our distance learning Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management are equipped to take on the planning and management of global value networks. Our distance learning logistics courses, designed for students already in the workforce, give students the knowledge and skills they need to analyse, optimize, and improve business and material flow processes.
Want to be sure to get off to a good start with your studies? We want that, too! For organisational reasons, we highly recommend that you turn in all necessary application documents (including official copies of your certificates) as early as possible, preferably several weeks before your studies are set to begin. This is particularly important for any forms we send you during the application process. While you can, of course, submit these documents at a later point, if we do not have them within a few weeks before the semester begins, documents such as your student I.D. may not be ready until after the start of the semester.
|Degree||Master of Science|
|Duration of Study||
4 semester (2 years)
Winter semester (October 1st)
|Study Type||Distance learning|
Admission requirements for the distance learning Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management (part-time):
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university degree (e.g. Diploma) comprising a minimum of 180 ECTS, preferably in Logistics, Business Engineering, Economics, Information Technology, or related disciplines.
Additionally, we require proof of proficiency in English (for example IELTS 6.5, a TOEFL score of at least 600 (pbT) / 80 (ibT) or other proof such as through an interview). No test required for students from countries with English as the official language in education.
420 Euro per month plus a one-time registration fee of 480 € (for non-eu-students: 750€). Please note: Non EU-citizens will be asked to pay the full amount of tuition and fees in advance.
Our distance learning Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA) in Hannover, a foundation under public law.
There is no designated enrolment period, so students may apply at any time. However, to ensure that the process goes smoothly and that students have sufficient time to prepare for their studies, we recommend that applications be submitted as early as possible.
The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is aimed at students with a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Economics or a technical discipline. It is especially targeted to professionals seeking to optimize their career prospects with a two-year Master’s degree programme that can be completed on a part-time basis while they continue to work.
A Key Factor for Success: Logistics
The distance learning M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to be able to analyse existing business and IT processes as well as to plan, manage, and monitor new ones. Along with a wide range of personal skills, students will also gain professional expertise that equips them to take a process-oriented approach to global value chains. The programme has been specifically designed for students who want to continue to work while pursuing their studies.
Courses in the distance learning Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management focus on management, along with logistical processes and information systems for logistics in industry, retail, and the logistics services branch.
Within enterprises, professional supply chain management can reduce costs, optimize results and efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction. As a result, supply chain managers are in great demand in today’s economy. At SRH University our students gain interdisciplinary expertise in the fields of strategic logistics management, supply chain operation, international management, process design and management, and big data, and they receive training to help them hone their personal skills. The primary enterprise resource planning system (ERP) we work with is SAP.
The Distance Learning M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management – Courses by Semester
|Strategic Logistics Management||6|
|Process Design and Management||6|
|Information Systems in Logistics||6|
|Communication & Knowledge Management||6|
|Supply Chain Operation||6|
|Supply Chain Management Systems||6|
|International Commercial Law||6|
|Masterthesis incl. Colloquium||30|
|Credit Points needed each semester||30|
|Total number of credit points needed||120|
Our distance learning Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management is founded on a holistic view of logistics management and expertise, with a commitment to a practical, business-oriented approach. It is particularly well-suited for professionals who have technical and managerial responsibilities and are currently employed in the areas of purchasing, logistics, supply chain management, or production planning. The programme is specifically designed to make it possible for students to earn a degree while continuing their employment. Graduates of our distance learning course possess practical, applied, scientifically-based qualifications that prepare them for taking on technical and managerial responsibilities in professional careers in the areas of international manufacturing, retail, or the logistics services branch.
The programme provides applied, practical professional training at the Master’s degree level, building upon students’ existing qualifications. The pertinent and timely course content and a variety of specializations equip students with excellent professional qualifications and help them to develop on both a professional and personal level. By earning an internationally recognised degree in Supply Chain Management while continuing to work full- or part-time, students are able to further their careers.
During the distance learning M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management, students will receive evidence-based instruction on the design and management of local and global supply and value chains, including all factors, company-internal as well as external, that exert an influence on logistics.
A further objective of this distance learning Master’s degree programme in Supply Chain Management is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work independently and with a practice-oriented approach in team and personnel management, operative and strategic supply management, or in participative or management functions in information system implementation projects.
Perspectives in Logistics
An analysis of the labour market reveals that within the manufacturing, retail and consulting branches as well as at software companies and logistics service providers, there is a great demand for qualified supply chain managers.
Products and companies are no longer competing only with one another, but with entire supply chains and value networks. For individual companies or entire value creation systems to remain competitive, the integration of individual elements is critical. This is where supply chain management plays a crucial role. Integration is managed through specially-designed, holistic, integral processes that are embedded in information systems. Along with the technical considerations in value systems, it is important that the human component and associated interpersonal aspects be taken into account. Our curriculum reflects this principle.
Our distance learning M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management builds on students’ existing qualifications while they continue to pursue their careers. The highly pertinent and timely course content is designed to help students advance both professionally and personally. The programme particularly focuses on four main specializations:
- Business and Management
- Supply Chain Management (Global Logistics)
- Information Systems (especially ERP and SCM)
- Personal Competencies/Soft Skills
This focus allows students to shape their own individual professional profiles and equips them to carry out the wide variety of tasks required in a range of different industry branches. This distance learning M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management provides students with evidence-based knowledge on the design and management of local and global supply and value chains – while allowing them to continue to work in their chosen careers. In the face of ongoing globalization, there is a growing need for companies to increase their efficiency. This makes supply chain management concepts more relevant than ever before. As a result, companies are always on the lookout for highly qualified professionals able to identify and take advantage of opportunities while minimizing risk in value and supply chains.
Application is Fast and Easy With our Online Application
If you land on our German application page, please click on the ‘English’ button at the upper right corner of your screen.
Once you’ve logged in, It’s easy to enter your data and upload certificates and other documents. Please note that final enrolment is subject to submission of all required documentation and payment in full of all tuition and fees.
There is no deadline for enrolment. You may apply whenever you choose. However, to ensure that the application process goes smoothly, we highly recommend that you apply as early as possible.
Important information: Please note your country-specific visa deadlines in order to start studying in Germany. We can only guarantee you a place at the university if you have a valid visa to study in Germany. Please contact the German embassy in your home country for exact deadlines.
You may apply online for one or more of our degree programmes at campus.fh-hamm.de. Once you have registered, you can quickly and easily enter your data and upload certificates and other documents. We require:
- Certified copies of your diploma or school-leaving certificate (proof of your higher education entrance qualification)
- Signed curriculum vitae
- Certificate of ex-matriculation (for Master’s degree programmes)
- Official copy of your Bachelor’s degree transcript (for Master’s degree programmes
Important: You may submit an application even before you have your general higher education entrance qualification (Abitur, Bachelor’s degree, or similar qualification). All required documents must simply be submitted before beginning the degree programme.
SRH Hamm has been offering market-proven distance learning courses from its study centre in Hamm, Germany for 10 years. This degree programme is recognized within Germany as one of the top Supply Chain Management degree programmes for professionals seeking to advance their careers.
Courses are held as a combination of web-based lessons that can be accessed via the internet and on-site courses designed to allow participants to continue working full time.
The on-site courses are held at one of our study centres for distance learning. At present, we have one centre in Hamm (Germany) and, due to growing demand from South Asia, we are opening a second study centre in Pune (Republic of India).
The course instructors will be the same for both our study centre in Germany as well as the one in India. Graduates from both study centres will be awarded the same Master of Science degree.
Study Smarter – with the SRH Hamm Distance Learning Model
Our distance learning programme offers a maximum of flexibility.
Our concept is supported by the use of state-of-the-art technology and specially selected software.
Questions about the degree programme? Please contact us!