A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
Transportation management is a field of logistics that involves directing and supervising the shipment of goods and services from one point to another. Students learn how to work with transportation companies, oversee packaging, make sure items are correctly documented, and ensure that all shipments comply with local and federal laws.
With university education being upper most level in the education system of the Belgium, the government has put more emphasis to make sure that the students’ lives is made as simple as possible through the loan and grants programs. They offer sponsors for international students with poor and vulnerable backgrounds who would like to study in this country.
Master's in Transportation Management in Belgium
The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Transportation and Logistics Management program is taught entirely in English. [+]
Level 500GSCTLM501 International Transportation and Regulations (2) GSCTLM502 Logistics Management (2) GSCTLM503 Inventory Control Systems (2) GSCTLM504 Supply Chain Management (2) Comprehensive Cases in Transportation and Logistics Management (2) Research Project in Transportation and Logistics Management (2)
Level 600Thesis in Transportation and Logistics Management (8) Capstone Project in Transportation and Logistics Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements
Proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)
Bachelor degree (or equivalent)... [-]
In our master programme you have two options: study full-time at Hasselt University or combine your master studies with a job in our flexible distance learning programme. [+]
In our master programme you have two options: study full-time at Hasselt University or combine your master studies with a job in our flexible distance learning programme.
The Master of Transportation Sciences by distance learning is specifically tailored to the needs of practitioners who want to earn a specialized qualification and broaden their knowledge and work experience in the rapidly changing transportation field. The programme has a pronounced international orientation. Students from all over Europe join this programme and the exchange of experience and knowledge between the international student group brings added value to the course.... [-]
The international master’s program of Transportation Sciences of Hasselt University is a multidisciplinary master’s program, which trains students to identify transportation and traffic safety issues and come up with solutions themselves, taking into account several parameters: economy, society, urban development, environment, and infrastructure. [+]
A modern and international transport system is important for moving people, goods and information in a local, regional and (inter)national context. Moreover, it is connected to economic growth! A continuous increase in traffic volumes, for passenger transport as well as freight forwarding transport, leads to major challenges concerning land use, impact on urban areas, traffic safety issues, traffic flow, atmospheric pollution and travel behavior.... [-]