[heading]MSc Logistics Management[/heading]
|Subject Area||Logistics Management|
|Course Mode||Full Time|
|Course Duration||Minimum 1 Year|
|Course Location||UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus|
|Intakes||January, May and September|
The Master of Science in Logistics Management programme is designed to provide access to higher learning opportunities for both local and international learners. It provides learners with relevant, interesting and stimulating learning experiences via a variety of innovative teaching and study techniques. The scope of studies includes current developments and analysis on logistics management at both theoretical and applied levels.
Learners are encouraged to conduct theoretical exercises on these topics and apply their ‘ﬁtness” to practice, in particular their relevance or application to small or medium-sized industries — either locally or regionally. The programme also promotes life-long learning among the learners to help nurture future career development prospects and research in the ﬁeld.
UCSI University’s Master of Science in Logistics Management is a one-year programme with a trimester offering. Those who do not fulfill the requirement of minimum two years relevant work experience will need to undertake the compulsory co-Operative placement. Each semester lasts 14 weeks. Classes are conducted on weekdays and weekends.
[heading] Career Opportunity [/heading]
Postgraduate study is often undertaken for very practical reasons – to enhance career prospects and for overall personal and skills development. The opportunities open to you, as an individual with a Master of Science in Logistics Management degree, will vary according to what you want from your future career and what you have to offer employers. Your career opportunities will depend on your reasons to undertake the programme which may include:
- Enhancing career prospects (promotions, overseas posting, etc)
- Enhancing career rewards (pay rises in tandem with higher academic Academic Qualificationss)
- Preparing for a new career (in preparation for a change in industry)
- Aspiring to professions in higher education (lecturing in tertiary institutions)
- Aspiring to professions in research or training (in research universities or research centres)
Our postgraduates are equipped with transferable skills such as academic achievement, organisational and communication skills, analysis, commitment, practicality, maturity, decisiveness, intellectual creativity, capacity for hard work, group dynamic skills, research / project management skills, and cross cultural awareness that will translate into employability skills for spearheading their career.
Qualified graduates can be employed as Logistics/Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Assistant Logistic Manager, Import / Export Managers, among others. Generally, the job description and responsibilities vary according to the specific job role and whether the employing company is a manufacturer, retailer or a specialist service provider.
Source | UCSI Online