Intakes: March, June, September / October
Mode of Study : Full Time
Duration : 3 Years
Credits : 122
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a very important subject for all types of businesses whether small or global. This programme prepares students to work in the very challenging and dynamic field of logistics which demands the fast, efficient and accurate strategic business decisions. Students will be exposed to multiple logistic activities and applications such as inbound and outbound logistics, aviation, and land transport which includes rail, road and off-road transport, and ship transport.
In addition to that, this programme provides students the opportunity to learn the aspects of logistics operation management encompasses of the design, implementation and management of systems for efficient deployment of personnel, physical facilities, raw materials, in-process inventories, finished goods and related information or services. Students also will have an opportunity to learn directly from the world renowned logistics companies through the frequent academic visits, academic seminars and industrial training.
Mata Pelajaran Umum (General subject) / Organizational Management / Business Mathematics / Introduction to Financial Accounting / Microeconomics / Management Information System / Basic Marketing / Product Design & Innovation / Macroeconomics / Report Writing / Introduction to Statistics / Calculus / Business Ethics
Business Law / Organizational Behavior / Operations Management / Cost Accounting / Financial Management / Quantitative Methods and Statistics / Intro to Logistics Management / Transport Theory and Practice / Professional Communication / Research Method / Basic Econometrics / Supply Chain Management / Procurement Management / International Trade Law
International Business / Export Management and Practice / Supply Chain Logistics Management / Strategic Management / Warehouse Management / Strategic Logistics Management / International Logistics / Quality Management / Inventory Management / Industrial Training (12 weeks)
|STPM||Minimum CGPA of 2.00, and pass Mathematics and English in SPM|
|STAM||Minimum grade of jayyid, and pass Mathematics and English in SPM|
|A-Level||Minimum 2 Principal Passes pass in Mathematics in O-Level|
|UEC||Minimum 5Bs (pass in Mathematics)|
|Diploma / HND||Any qualifications equivalent to Diploma or Advanced Diploma (Level 4 or 5, MQF)|
|Foundation / Matriculation||Matriculation/Foundation qualification with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00, or any equivalent qualification.|
|SAM / HSC / AUSMAT||TER/UAI: average 50% including Mathematics|
|CPU / CIMP||Average of 50% including Mathematics|
|IB||24 points or highter based on 6 subjects (minimum level 4 for each subject)|
|Other Qualifications||International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR its equivalent.|
|Total Fees (Approximate)||RM56,000.00|
|Caution Fee (Refundable)||RM1,500.00|
|International Student Administrative Fee||RM4,800.00|
|Total Fees (Approximate)||RM66,700.00|
- Administration and supervisory roles in export/import
- Procurement and distribution manager
- Freight forwarding and customs officer
- Warehousing and inventory controller
- Stock analyst or researcher
- Supply Chain Manager
The word ‘business’ is broad-based because it encompasses a wide range of concepts and activities. Logistics and supply chain management is one aspect of business that has not received much attention from the public. These management skills are not exactly visible, but they are very crucial, especially for major businesses that require the delivery of goods from one location to the other.
What is this programme about?
This is a very important subject for all types of businesses, both local and global. This programme prepares students to work in the very challenging and dynamic field of logistics which demands fast, efficient and accurate strategic business decisions. Students will be exposed to multiple logistics activities and applications such as inbound and outbound logistics, aviation, and land transport which includes rail, road and off-road transport.
In addition to that, this programme provides students the opportunity to learn the various aspects of logistics operation management, including the design, implementation and management of systems for efficient deployment of personnel, physical facilities, raw materials, in-process inventories, finished goods and related information or services. Students also will have an opportunity to learn directly from world renowned logistics companies through the frequent academic visits, seminars and industrial training.
What should I expect?
For a business to run smoothly, logistics and supply chain management are critical elements that need careful planning. This area is challenging as you will need the ability to respond to the constantly changing needs of customers and situations. This programme, however, will equip you with the vital skills needed. Both the public and private sectors, will need graduates in this field. Therefore, your skills and expertise will always be in demand.
The programme includes a three month industrial training. During this internship, students will have the opportunity to gain industry experience to make them more employable once they graduate. The internship will expose students to all the operations that they will need to deal with from the beginning to the end. From this, they will learn what is expected from them once they start working in the field.
Who should take this programme?
If you are a person who hungers for challenges and find this area suits your personality, then this is a programme that is worth pursuing. You will be one of those who will be involved in the decision making process of the organisation that you work for. The working opportunities are wide and you need not worry about landing a job once you complete your studies.
What are the career prospects?
Graduates from this programme will be able to work in the administration and supervisory roles in the import and export sector, procurement, distribution, freight forwarding, customs, warehousing, inventories, consultancy and other areas that are related.
How much will I make?
Degree holders can expect to earn around RM 2,000 to RM3,000 for a start but note that with dedication and experience, you will earn more in years to come. But, of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for.
Did you know?
There are only a few universities that offer this programme as it is quite new in Malaysia.
The industry is moving forward in line with efficiency of production and physical distribution and they require more employees with specializations in logistics and supply chain management. Therefore, students with this qualification are in high demand in the industry.