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Road Transport and Forwarding Logistics

Field of study:
Logistics
Type:
Graduate (Master)
Field of study:
Duration of study:
2 years (4 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
master
Language:
English | Polish
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Why choose this field of study?

It is difficult to imagine the modern world without logistics sciences and infrastructure, which guarantee the free movement of people and the smooth transport of goods and raw materials on a global scale. Moreover, with the rapid development of the shipping and transportation services industry, more and more professionals are needed to implement new solutions and processes in this field. Are you a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Logistics or a related field and want to effectively improve your professional qualifications? Maybe you work in the logistics industry and you are looking to further your career and improve your salary? With graduate studies in Logistics at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw, you will acquire the knowledge and competencies necessary for development in specialized and managerial positions related to logistics management.

Graduate studies in the Road Transport and Forwarding Logistics specialization offers interdisciplinary knowledge in such fields as finance, freight law, management, marketing, information technology or economic geography, knowledge of which is essential in the forwarding business or in the management of a transport company. The specialization courses on offer consider road the freight forwarder’s skillset, vehicle fleet management, in-depth knowledge of freight law, or mass transport models. During your studies, we will teach you to synthesize comprehensive knowledge and use it effectively in building your career. We also run a second specialty module in our graduate program in logistics – see: Warehouse Logistics.

Road Transport and Forwarding Logistics – what sets us apart:

  • We will provide you with specialized knowledge in the field of road transport and forwarding, tailored to the needs and requirements of the labor market.
  • We will equip you with the logistics skills – you are going to master them during placement.
  • You will choose the mode of study convenient to you – full-time, part-time, or online.
  • You will gain knowledge from lecturers and practitioners with extensive teaching experience.
  • We will acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for professional development or advancement in the logistics, shipping, and transportation industry.
  • You will become part of an open, multicultural student environment! (UEHS was recognized as the most internationalized university in Poland by the Perspektywy University Ranking)

Road Transport and Forwarding Logistics – what can you do after graduation?

After completing the graduate studies in Logistics with a specialization in Road Transport and Forwarding Logistics, a wide range of career prospects will open up to you. You can start and mindfully develop your own logistics company or work as a specialist or manager in:

  • service or consulting companies and logistics centers (local and international)
  • shipping, transport, forwarding companies
  • institutions dealing with traffic organization, vehicle fleet operation and rental, public transport
  • logistics design centers and logistics departments in government offices

Partners

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This program
is for you if:

You already have a bachelor’s degree in logistics (or a related field) and want to deepen the specialized knowledge that will open the door to professional development.

You see yourself in positions related to vehicle fleet management, freight forwarding and road logistics, mass transportation – or you want to develop your own business with such a profile.

You are interested in innovative solutions and IT tools that affect the efficiency of logistics processes.

Programme and structure of studies

Graduate studies
(master’s degree)

credits
120 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
they last
2 years (4 semesters)
concluded with obtaining
a master's degree

The graduate program at UEHS offers advanced expertise and practical knowledge in supply chain and mass transportation management skills in today’s logistics services market. Graduates of the specialty Road Transport and Forwarding Logistics acquire the ability to manage the entire process of forwarding activities: from accepting orders and concluding contracts with contractors, through the selection and organization of means of transport, to controlling deliveries while taking care of safety and legal procedures. Graduates obtain a master’s degree in logistics.

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

During the first year, students are introduced to field-specific subjects, expanding their knowledge of logistics management including IT tools, knowledge of international economics or effective marketing activities.

SEMESTER I
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
OHS 0 L 8/8
STATISTICAL METHODS 5 L, T 60/32
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 4 L, T 60/32
MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS 3 L 30/16
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3 L 30/16
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3 L 30/16
MARKETING OF LOGISTICS SERVICES 4 L, T 60/32
SECURITY IN LOGISTICS 4 L, T 60/32
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN LOGISTICS 4 LAB 30/16
SEMESTER II
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 LEKT 30/16
ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING IN LOGISTICS 4 L, T 60/32
THE ART OF NEGOTIATION 4 L, T 60/32
INSURANCE IN LOGISTICS 3 L 30/16
MODERN BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT 3 L 30/16
COMMERCIAL LAW 4 L, T 60/32
CONTEMPORARY URBAN LOGISTICS 3 D 30/16
LOGISTICS OF RESCUE OPERATIONS 3 D 30/16
SEMINAR 4 SEM 30/16

L – lectures, T – tutorials, D – discussions, LEKT – foreign language classes, PR – practicum/internship

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

The second year of study mainly involves specialization-focused courses, expanding advanced knowledge in the field of road transport and forwarding logistics. It is also a period of placement, field exercises, and the preparation of a diploma thesis.

SEMESTER III
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 3 LEKT 30/16
CHINESE LAW AND BUSINESS CULTURE 3 D 30/16
SERVICE LOGISTICS 2 D 30/16
TRANSPORT LAW IN THE EUROPEAN UNION 4 L, T 60/32
ROAD FREIGHT FORWARDER'S WORKSHOP 4 L, T 60/32
TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS AND OVERSIZED CARGO 3 D 30/16
MASS TRANSIT MODELS 3 D 30/16
SEMINAR 2 SEM 30/16
INTERNSHIP 6 PR 180/180
SEMESTER IV
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
DEBT COLLECTION AND TRADING 3 D 30/16
VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT 4 D 30/16
CUSTOMS HANDLING OF CARGO IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT 4 D 30/16
TRANSPORT TELEMATICS 4 D 30/16
COST ANALYSIS IN MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANIES 4 D 30/16
DIPLOMA SEMINAR AND PREPARATION FOR THE DIPLOMA EXAM 5 SEM 30/16
INTERNSHIP 6 PR 180/180

L – lectures, T – tutorials, D – discussions, LEKT – foreign language classes, PR – practicum/internship

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

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Fees (academic year 2023/2024)

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  3600 € 1950 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  2600 € 1450 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2022/2023, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 350 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 525 /month to PLN 1025 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2022/2023 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 150 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 1275 /month to PLN 1575 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2021, we granted 40 allowances for a total of PLN 197,200. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 3,000 to PLN 5,000 at a time.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2022/2023 academic year
355 Rector’s Scholarships
179 social scholarships
181 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019/2020 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020/2021 on scholarships
PLN 4,158,177.00 was spent in 2021/2022 on scholarships
PLN 7,829,950.00 was spent in 2022/2023 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5,44