Supply Chain Management, Master of Engineering

The profile of the Master's Degree Programme in Supply Chain Management is of the business education Master's profile: professional expertise in one’s own field and proven skills of planning and implementation in the work environment with the Master’s thesis.

The students selected to study for a Master's degree should have a good ability to complete the education in 1,5 years. The entrance requirements consist of an applicable Bachelor's degree from a university of applied sciences, three years of valid professional work experience in the field of study and a passed entrance examination or evaluation depending on the selected programme. The entrance evaluation of the Supply Chain Management programme is made on the basis of a preliminary job-related development plan prepared by the candidate.

The Master’s Degree Programme in Supply Chain Management consists of

  • Research and Development skills, 5 ECTS
  • Advanced professional studies in procurement, 20 ECTS
  • Elective studies, 5 ECTS
  • Master’s Thesis, 30 ECTS

Methodological studies provide students with the basis for carrying out applied research projects, and advanced professional studies provide the necessary knowledge and skills to follow the professional development of the field, both from research and practical viewpoints.

Knowledge, skills and competences

  • A purchasing manager leads the procurement activities of an organisation or enterprise;
  • A purchasing manager actively manages an organisation’s or enterprise’s supplier interface;
  • Tasks include procurement of materials, components, machinery and equipment, supplies and services, rights, acquisition of competencies.

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For more information

Hanna Harilainen
Head of Degree Programme
Tel. +358 40 672 8890
hanna.harilainen metropolia fi

Laura Mattila
Coordinator of Master's Degree Programmes in Business
Tel. +358 40 652 6896
laura.mattila metropolia fi



Tuition in Finnish

Tuition in this degree programme is only in Finnish.

We have also six Bachelor's degree programmes and five Master's degree programmes conducted in English. Check the programmes and application instructions