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.
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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 (sydney.edu.au/business/itls). 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.
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)
Students must complete the following two foundational core units of study (12 credit points):
- ITLS5000 Foundations of Supply Chain Management (must be completed in first semester of study)#
- ITLS5200 Quantitative Logistics and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students must complete all four of the following advanced core units of study (24 credit points):
- ITLS6002 Supply Chain Planning Systems
- ITLS6003 Contemporary Procurement
- ITLS6004 Warehouse & Inventory Management
- ITLS6101 Global Freight Logistics Management
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:
- ITLS6001 Value Chain Costing
- ITLS6005 Green Operations & Reverse Logistics
- ITLS6006 Supply Chain Organisational Management *
- ITLS6007 Disaster Relief Operations
- ITLS6100 Logistics & Transport Economics *
- ITLS6106 Infrastructure Appraisal
- ITLS6107 GIS for Transport Supply Chains
- ITLS6300 Maritime Management & Logistics
- ITLS6301 Ports Management
- ITLS6400 Airline Strategy & Supply Chains
- ITLS6401 Airport Management
- ITLS6403 Cases in Global Transport & Logistics
- ITLS6500 Decision Making on Mega Projects
- ITLS6900 Research Case Study I (departmental permission required)
- ITLS6901 Research Case Study II (departmental permission required)
- BUSS6500 Industry Placement (departmental permission required).
* Not offered for 2015.
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.
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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.