Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management (GradDipLogMan)
|Credit Points Required||36|
The Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management has been revised for students commencing from 2014. Continuing students who commenced study prior to 2014, should refer to the information for FF037 Graduate Diploma in on the Postgraduate Coursework Programs for Continuing Students Only (Discontinued Programs) page.
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
|1 year||1.5 years|
Please Note: Students who commenced their degree prior to 2014 should refer to the course structure, available major subject areas and resolutions in the handbook for the year they commenced. Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.
To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management, students must successfully complete a total of six units of study (36 credit points), comprising:
- four core units of study (24 credit points) - two foundation and two advanced units
- two elective units of study (12 credit points)
Core units of study
Students must complete the following two foundation units of study (12 credit points):
- ITLS5000 Foundations of Supply Chain Management (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 TPTM5001. Students should send their resume with a covering email outlining their experience to the Postgraduate Coordinator for Logistics Management at email@example.com.
Elective units of study
The elective units of study students can choose from are as follows:
- ITLS6003 Contemporary Procurement
- ITLS6004 Warehouse & Inventory Management
- ITLS6005 Production, Retail and Reverse Logistics
- ITLS6006 Supply Chain Organisational Management
- ITLS6007 Disaster Relief Operations
- ITLS6100 Logistics & Transport Economics
- ITLS6101 Global Freight Logistics Management
- ITLS6106 Infrastructure Appraisal *
- ITLS6107 GIS for Transport Supply Chains
- 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
The following table illustrates an example course progression for a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management on a full-time basis completing three units of study per semester.
|YEAR||SESSIONS||UNITS OF STUDY||CREDIT POINTS|
|Year 1||Semester 1||ITLS5000||ITLS5200||elective unit||18|
|Semester 2||ITLS6001||ITLS6002||elective unit||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 course in different sequences to that listed above. You are advised to plan your course based upon your individual needs and to contact the Student Information Office if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your course.