E-Commerce & Logistics Master Study Program

E-Commerce & Logistics Master’s program

E-commerce has been growing steadily into one of the most important sales channels for companies over the past few decades. Besides national online retail, in particular cross-border e-commerce is on the rise globally. However, e-commerce growth relies on efficient logistics systems to succeed. The Master’s program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.) offers you a unique insight into both industries and into both the design and functioning of their interplay.

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Career prospects with your study program

In the internationally targeted and application-oriented Master’s program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.), you will expand your understanding of business and economics in general and at the same time acquire in-depth knowledge in fields such as e-commerce, online retailing, supply chain and logistics management. This gives you plenty of opportunities for a successful career. Find out more about your prospects:

In the internationally targeted and application-oriented Master’s program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.), you will expand your understanding of business and economics in general and at the same time acquire in-depth knowledge in fields such as e-commerce, online retailing, supply chain and logistics management. This gives you plenty of opportunities for a successful career. Find out more about your prospects:

E-commerce sector

  • E-Commerce retailer
  • Online marketplaces
  • Platform provider
  • Global import and export agencies
  • Online payment services
  • IT-solution provider
  • Online marketing agencies (SEA/ SEO)

Logistics sector

  • Integrated logistics service providers (3PL, 4PL)
  • Warehousing firms
  • Transportation companies, such as trucking and parcel providers
  • Global forwarding firms
  • Data analytics

It is also possible to pursue a doctorate after successfully completing your Master’s degree.

Your study program in detail

The Master’s program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.) provides you with a very solid foundation in business administration and economics. On top of that, you will study the e-commerce and logistics industry in depth. Additionally, you will expand your intercultural and language skills, round out your profile via an elective module, and have the opportunity to do an internship or spend a semester abroad. Read more about the program here.

You will study the e-commerce and logistics industry in a structured way (M-A-P-S)

  • Markets: In your first semester, the e-commerce and logistics industry will be introduced in general.
  • Application: Your second semester will be devoted to application, by focusing on the necessary IT solutions that an e-commerce player needs to employ as well as on e-commerce operations management in practice, that is warehousing, fulfillment, and (parcel) delivery.
  • Progress: Building on these basics for a company to function, the third semester will deep-dive into how to ensure progress in e-commerce businesses by emphasizing portfolio design and digital channel management as well as strategic sourcing.
  • Strengthen: Your program will end with learning on how to strengthen online retail and supply chain management by shedding light on digital marketing management and service relationships.

In addition to compulsory modules, the Master’s program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.) offers you the opportunity to pursue your personal interests and develop your professional profile. In the third semester, you can choose an elective module from one of the following topics:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Sustainability Management & CSR in a Global Context
  • Consumer Behavior & Psychology
  • Strategic Marketing & Brand Management

Alternatively, you can choose to complete an internship instead of an elective module or opt for a semester abroad.

Practice-oriented learning is a top priority at Hochschule Fresenius. If you join the Master’s program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.), you can expect application-oriented teaching from experts who will pass on their wealth of professional experience. You will work on projects and case studies and might opt for an internship as part of your elective modules. Interactive learning, excursions, guest lectures, and workshops are also common practice at Hochschule Fresenius.

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Admission requirements

To be admitted to the Master’s study program in E-Commerce & Logistics (M.Sc.) at Hochschule Fresenius, you need to fulfill the following requirements:

You must have completed a Bachelor’s study program with at least 180 credit points.

In your Bachelor’s degree, you must have gained 60 credit points in the fields of business or economics.

For more information, please contact our Study Advice Service.

You need to provide evidence that your English language skills are equivalent to Level B2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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