BA (Hons) Supply Chain Operations Management

Approval Code R/840/6/0016; 06/2023
Accreditation Code MQA/FA2951
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area Supply Chain Operations Management
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 3 Years (6 long semesters, 3 short semesters) / (14 weeks per long semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September


The Faculty of Business & Information Science develops both academic understanding and practical skills required for career development in various industrial and energy sectors.

Nowadays, the Oil and Gas Industry is growing at a rapid pace globally; graduates from this faculty are expected to join the industry as administrators or managers in the field of science, mineral resources and related areas. Opportunities also exist in support areas, including the general economy, international marketing and international business. Graduates in this field can work with either, local or international Oil and Gas corporations as negotiators, brokers and advisors.

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

  • IELTS minimum Band 5.5 
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 46
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 160
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 51
  • MUET minimum Band 3 
  • 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'

 

Potential Career Options

The effective management of supply chain can boost customer service, reduce operating costs, and improve a company’s financial position. Graduates may pursue careers in the supply chain management sector including:

  • supply chain design and planning
  • procurement and supply management
  • freight transportation
  • warehouse design and management
  • distribution network design and planning
  • inventory management and control
  • project management
Year 1
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Information System
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Accounting
  • Statistics and Its Application
  • 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
  • Freight Transport Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Operations Management
  • Business Mathematics
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Retail Operations Management
  • Business Supply Chain Management
  • Quantitative Method for Logistician
  • Financial Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Strategic Logistics Management
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-Operative Placement 2

Elective 1: Choose One

  • Introduction to Industrial Management
  • Land Transportation Management
  • Warehousing Management
 
Year 3
  • Final Year Project A
  • Quality Management
  • Materials Management
  • Operations Research
  • Final Year Project B
  • Logistics Project Management
  • Material Requirement Planning
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Strategic Distribution Management
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-Operative Placement 3

Elective 2: Choose One

  • Industrial Relation
  • Maritime Transport
  • IT Application in Logistics Operations
 
MPW / English Courses
(if applicable)
  • Basic English
  • English Foundation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

 

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
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Full exemption for the professional qualifying examination