Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management (GradDipLogMan)

Course CodeGNLOGMGT-01
Course TypePostgraduate
Credit Points Required 36
CRICOS code031434F


The following information is for students who commenced study in the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management before 2014. New students commencing study in the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management from 2014 should refer the information for this course on the Postgraduate Courses 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 year1.5 years

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Course Structure

Please Note: Students who commenced their degree prior to 2011 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 elective units of study (12 credit points)

Core units of study

^ 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.

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

Elective units of study

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

Progression guide

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 / SemesterUnit of study 1Unit of study 2Unit of study 3 Credit points
Year 1
Semester 1
TPTM6495 OR ITLS5200
TPTM5001 OR ITLS5000
Year 1
Semester 2
TPTM6170 OR ITLS6090
TPTM6115 OR ITLS6006 OR one of: ITLS6001, ITLS6002, ITLS6003 or ITLS6004

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.