Diploma in Logistics Management



Course Duration: 2 Years 4 Months

In view of the growing market demands and the global trends in logistics and supply chain management, Southern University College has designed a unique and market relevant academic program - Diploma in Logistics Management.

The Diploma in Logistics Management provides an integrated approach to supply chain, transport and logistics management practices. Students have the opportunity to explore core learning areas such as management of suppliers, supply chain and customer service, as well as the management of logistics and warehouse management.

This program requires students to undergo industrial attachment (practical training) as well as attending typical classroom lessons. The industrial training module enables students to better appreciate the nature and demands of logistics management in real life work environment. Students are be taught by qualified lecturers and specially invited industrial practitioners in order to enhance their learning experience.

Programme Objectives

- To provide entry level training in logistics operations and supply chain management;

- To prepare and support students for advanced studies in logistics and supply chain management;

- To support industrial initiatives in transforming the Southern region into a logistics and transportation hub;

- To enhance students’ understanding of logistics and business related activities; and

- To support and contribute to the expansion and growth of the logistics industry.

Key Features

- A flexible Diploma route to undergraduate and graduate level programs

- A career-oriented and recognized qualification in logistics and supply chain management

- English language enhancement is emphasized in the program

- Internship requirement - Students can experience a wide range of teaching and learning activities

- Full Accreditation by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), MOHE

Career Prospects

In view of the growth and development of the logistics and transportation industries, diploma graduates of the program will have numerous career opportunities in dealing with logistics, supply chain, transportation, warehousing and inventory management. Graduates who are keen to pursue higher level of understanding or qualification may opt for further studies locally or overseas. Typical areas of employment may include:

- logistics and distribution divisions of manufacturers

- the retail industry

- freight forwarders

- freight haulers

- parcel delivery and courier services

- logistics consultants

- manufacturing and production logistics

- procurement divisions of companies

- purchasing executives

- warehouse management

- transport logistics planner

- Self-employment may also provide an opportunity for logistics management graduates

Common Core Module

• Financial Accounting I

• Financial Accounting II

• Business Communication

• Information Technology

• Computer Applications

• E-Commerce

• Microeconomics

• Macroeconomics

• Business Law

• Fundamentals of Management

• Fundamentals of Marketing

• Statistics

• Quantitative Methods

Discipline Core / Specialization Modules

• Transport Economics

• International Business

• Introduction to Logistics Operations

• Inventory Management

• Introduction to Transport

• Purchasing and Supply Management

• Supply Chain Management

• Freight and Transport Management

• Warehouse Management

• Logistics Management and Strategy

Elective Modules

Select Any Two

• Basic Chinese

• Chinese

• Grammar for ESL

• General English

• Personal Finance

• International Finance

• Cross Cultural Management

• International Relations

• Business Mathematics

• Organizational Behaviour

• Human Resource Management

• Consumer Behaviour

• International Marketing

• Sales Management

Industrial Training

UC Compulsory

• Communicative English

Entry Requirement

1. UEC for the Chinese Independent Secondary School (Senior Middle Level) with 3 credits

2. SPM) with a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and 3 credits

3. Any other equivalents

Other Related Courses

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Marketing

Diploma in Marketing

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