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BA (Hons) Logistics Management
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Approval Code R/840/6/0011; 12/2017
Accreditation Code A 8248
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area Logistics Management
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 3 Years (6 long semesters, 3 short semesters) /  (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
Intakes January, May and September
Logistics management has become increasingly significant in businesses today and has evolved in many ways to become a forefront strategic operations tool that propels business operations to greater heights. The demand for world-class logistics expertise, particularly in manufacturing and external trade, cannot be overstated.

Thus, our experienced academicians and industrial practitioners have specially designed this programme with specialised courses in the areas of supply chain management, maritime transport and business statistics, to name a few, to provide hands-on and conceptual knowledge in a highly interactive setting to students.

The course assessment outlines a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, including an independent project dissertation in the final year. Students will be furnished with the relevant vocational skills that endorse the spirit of competitiveness, which in turn will reinforce their continual thirst for professional development.

Case studies focusing on logistics operations merged with other relevant business skills such as accounting, finance and communication will equip students with extensive understanding to face the complex and challenging frontiers of logistics management.


Assessments

The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, and finally a requirement to complete a dissertation in Independent Project in the final year. Students will acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive. This reflects the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.
Qualifications Academic Requirements
UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level
A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E)
UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English
National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0
International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects
Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
Australian Year 12 ATAR 65%
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60%
Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis

Entry into Foundation year
Qualifications Academic Requirements
SPM Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits
O-Level Minimum 5 credits(C)
UEC Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits(B6)
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 50%
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60%
English Requirements
  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (writing-based) / 69-70 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.
* International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the English Enrichment Programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.
Note / Legend Discretion is given to the Head of School to decide on applicants whose academic results are borderline to the entry requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'
Logistics management is a rapidly expanding function as many corporations today acknowledge and attribute its value to their overall success in this competitive business environment. Graduates may pursue careers in the transport and logistics sector including:
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Procurement Officer
  • Transport Executive
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Distribution Manager
Year 1
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Information System
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Accounting
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Law
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Introduction to Industrial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Air Transportation Management
  • Land Transportation Management
  • Managing People
  • Statistics and Its Application
  • Financial Management
  • Maritime Transport
  • Quantitative Method for Logistician
  • Warehousing Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • IT Application in Logistics Operations
  • Industrial Relations
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • Final Year Project A
  • International Business
  • Operations Research
  • Business Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Logistics Management
  • Final Year Project B
  • Logistics Project Management
  • Materials Management
  • Strategic Distribution Management
  • Export Management and Practice
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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