Master of Commerce and Master of Logistics Management (MCom/MLogMan)

Course CodeMACOMLOM2000
Course TypePostgraduate
Credit Points Required 108
CRICOS code074083B

Description

The Master of Commerce and Master of Logistics Management is for continuing students only. There are no new intakes into this program

This program combines the Master of Commerce degree with the Master of Logistics Management. The two master's degrees can be awarded in a shorter time than it would take to study them independently.

Minimum duration of degree

Full-time Part-time

2.5 years

4.5 years

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Degree structure

Please Note: The requirements set out here is for students commencing their Master of Commerce and Master of Logistics Management degree from 2012. Continuing students should follow the degree structure outline in the Handbook for the year they commenced their degree.

To be awarded the Master of Commerce and Master of Logistics Management, students must successfully complete a total of 18 units of study (108 credit points), comprising:

For the Master of Commerce component:

  • two commerce core units of study (12 credit points)
  • up to three commerce foundational units of study (18 credit points) (excluding TPTM5001).
  • a specialisation chosen from one of the Commerce specialisation subject areas (excluding Logistics and Supply chain Management)
  • additional elective units of study from the Commerce specialisation subject areas.
For the Logistics Management component:
  • four core logistics management units of study (24 credit points).
  • four elective logistics management units of study (24 credit points).

Commerce core units of study

Students must complete both core units of study

Commerce foundational units of study

Master of Commerce students complete a maximum of three foundational units.

The available foundational units are as follows:

1. Foundational units from the University of Sydney Business School:

* IBUS5002 and IBUS5003 replace IBUS5001 from 2013.

2. Foundational units from the School of Economics (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences):

Commerce areas of specialisation

Students must complete a specialisation as a requirement for the Master's degree. For a specialisation, students complete at least one foundational unit of study (six credit points) and four advanced units of study (24 credit points). The foundational units for a specialisation are completed within a student's first semester of study and the capstone unit for the specialisation is completed in a student's final semester of study.

Students select their specialisation and/or electives from the following areas:

1. Specialisations offered by the University of Sydney Business School:

2. Specialisations offered by the School of Economics (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences):

Logistics Management core units of study

* These units will not be offered from 2014.

# Students demonstrating extensive practical experience in the logistics industry may apply to substitute an alternative logistics management unit of study for TPTM5001 or ITLS5000. Students should send their resume with a covering email outlining their experience to the Postgraduate Coordinator for Logistics Management at business.itlslogistics@sydney.edu.au.

^  Note:  Students who commenced prior to 2014 do not have to complete prerequisites  ITLS6002, ITLS6003 and ITLS6004. Please contact the Student Information Office for enrolment in this unit.

Logistics Management elective units of study

* Not offered in 2014. All TPTM units will not be offered from 2014.

Progression guide

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

In this example, 'MCom' refers to the Master of Commerce and 'MLM' refers to the Master of Logistics Management.

Year / Semester Units of study Credit points

Year 1 Semester 1

BUSS5000

MCom
foundational (articulates to specialisation)

TPTM5001; OR ITLS5000

18

Year 1 Semester 2

MCom
foundational / elective

MCom
foundational / elective

TPTM6115;OR ITLS6006 OR one of the following: ITLS6001, ITLS6002, ITLS6003 or ITLS6004

TPTM6495; OR ITLS5200

24

Year 2 Semester 1

MCom
specialisation

MCom
specialisation

MLM elective

MLM
elective

24

Year 2
Semester 2

MCom specialisation

MCom specialisation

MLM elective

MLM elective

24

Year 3 Semester 1

BUSS6000 (capstone)

MCom elective

TPTM6170; OR ITLS6090 (capstone)

18

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 their degree based upon your individual needs and to contact the Student Information Office if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your degree.

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