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Master of Logistics Management and Master of Transport Management (MLogMan/MTM)

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Course Code MALOMTRM2000
Course Type Postgraduate
Credit Points Required  96
CRICOS code 074082C


The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies in the University of Sydney Business School is an Australian Key Centre of Excellence and world class research institute with strong industry links and a key role in developing innovative ideas in logistics and supply chain management policy. Our programs focus on management and operations, developing specialist skills in: applying the concepts, techniques and principles that underlie logistics and supply chain management; understanding the relationships between business processes within and between organisations; using systems approaches to solve business problems; and managing the impact of current and future trends in logistics management on business processes.

Minimum duration of course

Full-time Part-time

2 years

4 years

Degree structure

Please Note: This information is for students commencing study in their  degree from 2014. Continuing students (pre-2014)  should refer to the handbook for the year they commenced. Archived  handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

To be awarded the Master of Logistics Management and Master of Transport Management, students complete a total of 16 units of study (96 credit points), comprising:

  • eleven core units of study (66 credit points) - three foundational, six advanced and two capstone units
  • five elective units of study (30 credit points) 

Core units of study 

(i) Foundational 

  • ITLS5000 Foundations of Supply Chain Management (must be completed in first semester of study)
  • ITLS5100 Transport & Infrastructure Foundations (must be completed in first semester of study)
  • ITLS5200 Quantitative Logistics & Transport

# Students  demonstrating extensive practical experience in the logistics industry may  apply to substitute an alternative logistics management unit of study for ITLS5000. Students should send their  resume with a covering email outlining their experience to the Postgraduate Coordinator for Logistics Management at

(ii) Advanced 

  • ITLS6001 Value Chain Costing 
  • ITLS6002 Supply Chain Planning Systems   
  • ITLS6003 Contemporary Procurement   
  • ITLS6004 Warehouse & Inventory Management   
  • ITLS6100 Logistics & Transport Economics OR ITLS6106 Infrastructure Appraisal 
  • ITLS6101 Global Freight Logistics Management.   

(iii) Capstone

Students complete the two capstone units in their final semester of study: 

  • ITLS6090 Global Value Chain Networks 
  • ITLS6190 Transport & Infrastructure Systems.

Elective units of study

Students select their five elective units from the following options: 

  • ITLS6005 Green Operations & Reverse Logistics 
  • ITLS6006 Supply Chain Organisational Management 
  • ITLS6007 Disaster Relief Operations 
  • ITLS6102 Strategic Transport Planning 
  • ITLS6103 Sustainable Transport Policy 
  • ITLS6104 Public Transport
  • ITLS6105 Traffic & Mobility Management 
  • ITLS6106 Infrastructure Appraisal
  • ITLS6107 GIS for Transport & Logistics
  • ITLS6108 Management & Operations of Railways 
  • ITLS6300 Maritime Management & Logistics 
  • ITLS6301 Ports Management 
  • ITLS6302 Maritime Case Studies & Simulation 
  • ITLS6400 Airline Strategy & Supply Chains 
  • ITLS6401 Airport Management 
  • ITLS6402 Aviation Case Studies & Simulation 
  • ITLS6500 Decision Making on Mega Projects 
  • ITLS6501 Infrastructure Financing 
  • ITLS6502 Infrastructure Management Case Studies 
  • ITLS6900 Research Case Study I (departmental permission required) 
  • ITLS6901 Research Case Study II (departmental permission required) 
  • BUSS6500 Industry Placement (departmental permission required)

Progression guide

The following table shows an example degree progression for a student enrolled in the Master of Logistics Management and Master of Transport Management on a full-time basis completing four units of study per semester.


Year 1

Semester 1




elective unit


Semester 2




elective unit


Year 2

Semester 1


ITLS6100  OR ITLS6106

elective unit

elective unit


Semester 2


elective unit

ITLS6090 (capstone)

ITLS6190 (capstone)


Please Note: The information listed in this program of study example is meant as a guide only. Students should always check the requirements for individual units of study. Students are usually able to complete the units of study for their degree in different sequences to that listed above. You are advised to plan your degree based upon your individual needs and to contact Staff and Student Services if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your degree.