BA (Hons) Logistics Management

Approval Code R2/345/6/1042; 12/2022
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 Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

International Degree Pathways



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.

Qualification
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-levels
Minimum 2 principals (E)
UEC
Minimum 5 credits (B6) and pass (C8) 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 / Australian Year 12
Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
 
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


Note (Source: Surat Pekeliling MQA Bil 2/2016) :
The terms of passing in Mathematics and English at SPM level for the candidate with STPM or STAM qualification can be exempted if the candidate obtained Mathematics and English and its achievement is equivalent or higher than the required pass of the aforesaid courses at the SPM level.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR
Qualification
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 Language Requirements

  • A score of Band 5.5 in IELTS or its equivalent as stipulated by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia.
  • Applicants who have studied at least one year in a programme at an Institution of Higher Learning with minimum overall CGPA of 2.00 / average percentage of 50% where English is the medium of instruction. Applicants must produce a verification letter from the Institute of Higher Learning confirming the medium used in the delivery of the programme was in English can be exempted from the English language requirements stated above.
 

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of Department to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic 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:

  • Air freight
  • Courier
  • Freight forwarding
  • Postal services
  • Road haulage
  • Storage and warehousing
  • Sea freight
  • Wholesaling
Year 1
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Information System
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Accounting
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • 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

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Full exemption for the professional qualifying examination


International Degree Pathway (IDP) via BA (Hons) Logistics Management

IDP Programme Pathway University Country Fee
BA (Hons) Logistics & Supply Chain Management 2+1 Northumbria University United Kingdom £ 12500

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