Degree structures and studies

The Master's Programme in Supply Management is a two-year programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), which is 120 ECTS credits.

The studies connect two perspectives: the internal viewpoint of organising and aligning supply management according to the firm's strategy, and the external viewpoint consisting of supplier relationships and supply network management.

The programme includes core studies, specialisation studies, minor studies and language studies.

Core studies (42  ECTS credits) include courses on strategic supply management and supply chain financing, sustainable global sourcing, supplier relationship management and service business.

Specialisation studies (48 ECTS credits) ) include courses on topics concerning risk management and supply chain improvement, and external resource management.

Minor studies (minimum 24 ECTS credits) include courses on either international marketing, knowledge and innovation management, entrepreneurship, sustainability, or business analytics.

Language studies, 6 ECTS credits.

The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of specialisation studies. The thesis is an advanced research project, which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme.

You can find the most recent information about available courses, teaching schedules and degree structures from the LUT study guide.

Double degree studies for LUT degree students

The MSM programme also offers students a possibility for double degree studies.

The MSM double degree partner university is University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Students admitted to complete the Master's degree in the MSM programme at LUT are eligible to apply to the double degree programme.

Students admitted to the double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.

More information about double degree application process for LUT degree students

Double degree studies for students from partner universities

Students from partner universities are able to study as a double degree student at LUT.

MSM's double degree partner universities are:

  • University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • Higher School of Economics, Russia

Students admitted to the double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.

More information about double degree application process

Supply Management

Degree
Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

Credits
120 ECTS credits

Duration
2 years

Language
English

Tuition Fees and Scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Business and Management

Campus
Lappeenranta

Regular Admission
December 2019−January 2020

Rolling Admission
1 October 2019−31 May 2020

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