Transport and Logistics (GIST-TUM Asia)
Course of studies
Duration of study (semesters)4
Description of course of studiesGIST’s Master of Science in Transport and Logistic equips students with the academic proficiency and hands-on training to understand the challenges and the knowledge know-how required for developing solutions associated with logistics and transport processes. Students will develop in-depth understanding in the areas of transportation and logistics management. The Master’s degree is awarded by Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany.
An 18-month' (3-semester') full-time research and application focused programme during which students will complete 12 modules in semester 1 and 2 in transportation and logistics topics including 8 core and 1 specialization area. Each technical module has 45 lecture hours. In addition, students will take 6 other, non-technical short modules. A 2 months' internship and a 6 months' master thesis are required to be carried out in semester 3. The internship and thesis can be undertaken either at TUM or in a company in Singapore or Germany.
This programme is research and application focused, and will last for 18 months (3 semesters). During this time, students will complete 12 transport and logistics related modules in semesters 1 and 2; these include 8 core module and 1 specialised module. Each module has 45 lecture hours. In addition, students will take 6 other non-technical short modules. Furthermore, a 2-month internship and a 6-month master thesis will be carried out in semester 3. The internship and the master thesis can be undertaken either at TUM or in a company in Singapore or Germany.
The Master of Science in Transport and Logistics is a full-time research and application focused programme that runs for 18 months (3 semesters).
General Topics Modules
- Statistical Methods for Transportation and Logistics Processes
- Traffic Impacts, Evaluation of Transport and Logistics Processes
- Business & Technical English
- Basics of Traffic Flow and Traffic Control
- Transport and Urban Planning
- Railway and Road Design
- Introduction to Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Decision Support for Logistics Management
- Logistics for Specific Transport Modes
- Traffic Operation and Control
- Transportation Modelling and Simulation Tools
- Public Transport Planning
- Airport and Harbour Design
- Construction and Maintenance of Traffic Infrastructure
- Industrial Logistics
- Consumer Industry Supply Chain Management
- Logistics Service Provider (LSP) Management
- Bulk Goods Industry Logistics
- Managing for Sustainability
- Technologies for the Future of Logistics
- Logistics for the Service Industries (incl. Health care logistics)
*Students are required to choose 3 modules from ONE specialization area plus 1 additional module from either of the two specialisation areas.