Logistics and Transportation

SwB, course package, 60 credits

Logistics and Transportation undertakes the challenge of educating managers and planners for future industrial demand and developments. The student will gain valuable knowledge and skills by combining theory and exercises with the case studies and projects in cooperation with Sweden’s industry. Many of today’s industries, work on an increased global market and they both source, produce as well market their product on a global market. This leads to an increased importance of Logistics and Transportation. The awareness of the importance of sustainability has also increased during the last years and the track also deals with this issues.

First semester: September 2015 - December 2015
TEK410 - Supply chain management, 6 cr
TEK415 - Purchasing and supply management I, 6 cr
TEK426 - Term paper & seminars, 6 cr
TEK122 - Freight transport systems, 6 cr
TEK420 - Operations planning and control, 6 cr
Second semester: January 2016 - June 2016
TEK435 - Production flow management, 7.5 cr
ITR585 - Management of physical distribution, 7.5 cr
TEK116 - Customer Relationships, 7.5 cr
ITR362 - Environmental aspects on logistics and transportation, 7.5 cr

Entry requirements
Minimum 3½ years and preferably 4 years of studies in a BSc degree programme in Brazil.
Major in: Industrial Engineering and Management or an Engineering Discipline.
Prerequisites: Mathematics, minimum 30 cr. Including Statistics, minimum 7.5 cr. Minimum 15 cr. from studies in one or several of the following subjects; Industrial management, Logistics, Operations management or Supply chain management. The required 15 cr. may also include maximum 7.5 cr. of Sustainable development.

English requirements
The most common and important scores that are accepted for studies at Chalmers are
  • IELTS (academic training), 6.5 (with no part of the test below 5.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet based): 90 (with a minimum of 20 on the written part)
  • TOEFL (paper based): 575 (with a minimum of 4.5 on the written part)

The above tests and test scores are minimum requirements, no exemptions will be granted by Chalmers.
The Institutional TOEFL-test (ITP) score is not valid for academic purposes at Chalmers.

Application (for entry academic year 2015/16) 
Credits: 60 cr
Duration: 10 months or 2 semesters
Start of first semester: Early September 2015
End of second semester: Early June 2016
Rate of study: 100% (full-time studies at Chalmers is equivalent to 4 courses or 30 credits per semester)
Instructional time: Daytime
Language of instruction: English
Teaching form: On-campus
Tuition fee: 140 000 SEK
Application period: 
10February: Application period opens on Universityadmissions.se
20 February: Application deadline
25 February: Deadline for University Admissions to receive documents to complete the electronic admission application (transcript in Portuguese, official translation of transcript in English, copy of English test results)
18 March: Notification of selection results published on your personal profile on Universityadmissions.se
Application instructions in detail (external link on studyinsweden.se) 
Questions regarding application and admission: Chalmers’ Admissions, admissions@chalmers.se
Specific questions about course content: Ola Hultkrantz, ola.hultkrantz@chalmers.se
Other questions: Student Exchange, studentexchange@chalmers.se

Published: Fri 23 Nov 2012. Modified: Wed 11 Mar 2015