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School of Academic/ Faculty

Faculty of Business & Management

Course Highlight/ Description

In view of the growing market demands and the global trends in logistics and supply chain management, Southern University College has designed a unique and market relevant academic program - Diploma in Logistics Management.

The Diploma in Logistics Management provides an integrated approach to supply chain, transport and logistics management practices. Students have the opportunity to explore core learning areas such as management of suppliers, supply chain and customer service, as well as the management of logistics and warehouse management.

This program requires students to undergo industrial attachment (practical training) as well as attending typical classroom lessons. The industrial training module enables students to better appreciate the nature and demands of logistics management in real life work environment. Students are be taught by qualified lecturers and specially invited industrial practitioners in order to enhance their learning experience.

Objectives:

- To provide entry level training in logistics operations and supply chain management;

- To prepare and support students for advanced studies in logistics and supply chain management;

- To support industrial initiatives in transforming the Southern region into a logistics and transportation hub;

- To enhance students’ understanding of logistics and business related activities; and

- To support and contribute to the expansion and growth of the logistics industry.

Intakes

March, June, October

Course Duration

Full Time: 2 Years 3 Months

Entry Requirement

1. SPM / O - LEVEL: 3 credits

2. UEC: Grade B in 3 subjects

Total Estimated Fee

RM26,000

Careers Prospects

In view of the growth and development of the logistics and transportation industries, diploma graduates of the program will have numerous career opportunities in dealing with logistics, supply chain, transportation, warehousing and inventory management. Graduates who are keen to pursue higher level of understanding or qualification may opt for further studies locally or overseas. Typical areas of employment may include:

- logistics and distribution divisions of manufacturers

- the retail industry

- freight forwarders

- freight haulers

- parcel delivery and courier services

- logistics consultants

- manufacturing and production logistics

- procurement divisions of companies

- purchasing executives

- warehouse management

- transport logistics planner

- Self-employment may also provide an opportunity for logistics management graduates