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Master of Logistics Management (MLogMan)

This degree is for students commencing from 2015. Continuing students who commenced study prior to 2015, should refer to the information for Master of Logistics Management on the Postgraduate Coursework Programs for Continuing Students Only (Discontinued Programs) page.

From 2016, this degree will be retitled the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management for 2016 commecing students and students transferring into the 2016 version of the degree.

Course Code MALOGMGT2000
Course Type Postgraduate
Credit Points Required  60
CRICOS code 074080E
Minimum duration of degree
Full-time 1.5 years
Part-time 2.5 years


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.

Students who have completed a Business School Master's degree are eligible to pursue the Master of Commerce at a reduced duration of one year (normally two years full-time). See Master of Commerce for further information.

Degree structure

Please Note: This information is for students commencing study in their degree from 2015. Continuing students (pre-2015) should refer to the information relating to this course on the Postgraduate Coursework Programs for Continuing Students Only (Discontinued Programs) webpage. Alternatively, students can refer to the handbook for the year they commenced. Archived faculty handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

To be awarded the Master of Logistics Management, students must successfully complete a total of ten units of study (60 credit points), comprising:

  • seven core units of study (42 credit points)
  • three elective units of study (18 credit points)

Core units of study

(i) Foundational

Students must complete the following two foundational core units of study (12 credit points):

# 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

Students must complete all four of the following advanced core units of study (24 credit points):

(iii) Capstone

Students complete the six credit point capstone core unit of study in their final semester of study:

Elective Units of Study

Students choose their three elective units from the following options:

* Not offered for 2015.

Progression guide

The following table shows an example degree progression for a student enrolled in the Master of Logistics Management on a full-time basis, completing the degree in three semesters.


Year 1

Semester 1




elective unit


Semester 2



elective unit

elective unit


Year 2

Semester 1


ITLS6090 (capstone)




Please Note: The information listed in this program of study example is meant as a guide only and students can complete this degree in different sequences to that listed above. 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.