The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed to provide broad high‐level competencies and aims to equip students with the critical managerial competencies required by the logistics industry in Namibia and beyond.
The programme intends to prepare graduates to plan, evaluate, organize, direct, and control the logistics and supply chain management functions and processes of firms or organisations and to engage in rigorous analysis and problem‐solving. The programme includes a combination of coursework and a thesis to prepare students for advanced, specialized and managerial roles in logistics and supply chain management. Further students will be equipped with advanced knowledge required to conduct applied research and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field.
The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management seeks to recruit suitably qualified students who are capable of benefitting
from, contributing to, and successfully completing the programme. In order to be considered for admission to this programme,
prospective students must:
• Hold a Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification from a
recognised institution at NQF Level 8. Applicants with any pre‐NQF qualifications must include professional core studies of
the underlying subject matter in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and a component of supervised research. Such
applicants will be evaluated by the department and considered for admission on a case‐by‐case basis.
• Preferably have at least two years appropriate experience in a government, corporate, entrepreneurial, academic or
equally relevant setting. Students who do not meet the experience required will be interviewed by the admissions
• Applicants will be required to write an admission test based on a simplified analytical skills test modelled in line with
internationally recognised Admissions Test to Graduate Management Education GMAT or computer‐based tests with
similar predictive attributes concerning the applicant’s general aptitude. Additionally, proficiency in English language
should be demonstrated at the appropriate level through written assessments under controlled conditions, while
applications may also be required to take part in an interview.
• Alternatively, where appropriate, applicants are eligible to submit recent Graduate Management Admission Test
(GMAT) results in instead of the admission test.
Students may be required to make up any other deficiencies at the discretion of the Admission Committee.
An evaluation of the applicant’s academic record and a personal letter providing reasons for wishing to enrol for the Master of
Logistics and Supply Chain Management will be required for selection purposes.