International Business and Logistics Management
This section outlines the combined Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management degree program offered by the University of Sydney Business School.
||Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management
|Credit points required for completion||108|
|Duration (minimum)||2.5 years full-time|
|4.5 years part-time|
This program combines the Master of International Business and the Master of Logistics Management. Both degrees are studied concurrently and will be awarded after a minimum of 2.5 years of full-time study.
To be awarded the Master of International Business and the Master of Logistics Management, students complete 18 units of study (108 credit points), comprising:
(i) For the Master of International Business component:
- four international business core units of study (24 credit points);
- four international business elective units of study (24 credit points);
- an international business project comprising two units of study (12 credit points).
(ii) For the Master of Logistics Management component:
- four logistics management core units of study (24 credit points)
- four logistics management elective units of study (24 credit points).
International Business core units of study
Students must complete all of the following units of study:
- MIBS6001 Global Business Environment
- MIBS6002 Global Management and Culture
- MIBS6003 Global Strategy
- MIBS6004 Managing Global Operations
International Business elective units of study
Students select four units of study (24 credit points) from the following options:
- ACCT6002 International Accounting #
- CLAW6007 Issues in Law and International Business #
- CLAW6030 China's Legal Environment for Business
- FINC6013 International Business Finance #
- IBUS6005 Ethical Issues in International Business
- IBUS6006 Comparative International Management
- IBUS6007 International Business Special Project
- IBUS6008 Export Management
- IBUS6011 New Business Opportunities and Startups
- IBUS6012 Business Growth and Innovation
- IBUS6013 Business Restructuring and Renewal
- IBUS6014 Intellectual Property Management
- IBUS6016 Social Entrepreneurship
- IBUS6017 Enterprise and the Creative Industries
- IBUS6018 Business Negotiations *
- IBUS6019 Strategy and Emerging Markets
- MKTG6013 International and Global Marketing #
* This unit is not offered in 2012.
# Students seeking to undertake these units must submit a waiver application to the Student Information Office to ensure they have relevant prerequisite studies or knowledge.
International Business project
The international business project is designed to be completed at the end of the program over a five to seven week period. The two business project units of study will be offered in intensive mode during summer, winter and the first half of the following semester.
The two business project units of study (12 credit points) are as follows:
- MIBS6005 International Business Project A
- MIBS6006 International Business Project B
Logistics Management core units of study
Students complete the foundation unit, TPTM5001, in their first semester of enrolment and the capstone unit, TPTM6170, in their final semester of enrolment in the Logistics Management component of the combined degree.
- TPTM5001 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (foundation unit) #
- TPTM6495 Analysis Tools for Transport and Logistics
- TPTM6115 Organisational Logistics
- TPTM6170 Value Chain Management (capstone unit).
# Students demonstrating extensive practical experience in the logistics industry may apply for a waiver from the requirement to complete TPTM5001 Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This allows another Logistics Management unit of study to be substituted for TPTM5001. Students should send their resume with a covering email outlining their experience to the Postgraduate Coordinator for Logistics Management, Professor David Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Logistics Management elective units of study
Students select four elective units (24 credit points) from the following options:
- TPTM6130 Transport and Logistics Strategy
- TPTM6160 Aviation Management and Logistics
- TPTM6180 Geographical Information Systems
- TPTM6190 Logistics Systems
- TPTM6200 Maritime Logistics
- TPTM6210 Reverse Logistics and Closed Loop SCM
- TPTM6222 Railway Planning and Operations
- TPTM6224 Intelligent Transport and Logistic Systems
- TPTM6240 Public Transport Policy and Planning
- TPTM6241 Transport Modes and Systems
- TPTM6260 International Logistics
- TPTM6270 Innovations in Logistics and Supply Chains *
- TPTM6290 Special Topic in Supply Chain Management (2012 topic: Green Logistics)
- TPTM6310 Project Management in Supply Chains
- TPTM6350 Strategic Transport Modelling
- TPTM6360 Traffic Systems Management and Control
- TPTM6380 Retail Logistics Management
- TPTM6390 Logistics in Humanitarian Aid Projects
- TPTM6425 Collecting, Managing and Assessing Data
- TPTM6440 International Freight Transportation
- TPTM6450 Transport Policy
TPTM6470 Sustainable Transport and Logistic Systems
- TPTM6300 Research Project I (departmental permission required)
- TPTM6330 Research Project II (departmental permission required)
* This unit is not offered in 2012.
The following table illustrates the degree progression for a student enrolled in the Master of Logistics Management and Master of International Business on a full-time basis commencing in Semester 1 and undertaking four units of study (24 credit points) per semester, plus two units of study (12 credit points) for the business project at the end of the program, completing in 2.5 years.
Students complete the Master of Logistics Management component first and then complete the Master of International Business component so as to facilitate progressive learning and enrich the group learning experience through progression in the same student cohort.
Note: In this example, 'MIB' refers to the 'Master of International Business' and 'MLM' refers to the 'Master of Logistics Management'.
Units of study
* The business project units are designed to be completed at the end of the program over a five to seven week period and will be offered in intensive mode during summer, winter and the first half of the following semester.
The postgraduate units of study available in 2012 for the Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management set out under the following sections of this handbook:
- For the Master of International Business component, refer to the unit of study table under International Business
- For the Master of Logistics Management component, refer to the unit of study table under Logistics Management.
These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.
Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management