Master of Logistics Management (Advanced)
University of Tasmania
The Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) course provides a comprehensive postgraduate course for people who wish to seek professional careers in the globally spanning domain of logistics management, logistics strategies and supply chain management. In this program, students acquire specific knowledge and skills to manage and coordinate logistics operations, as well as to formulate, design and implement logistics strategies and systems in a diverse range of industries such as manufacturing, retail, agribusiness, etc. Students will obtain knowledge and skills to develop solutions for a range of complex issues faced by organisations engaged in both domestic and international logistics business activities.
The core units of the program are in business logistics, supply chain management, strategic procurement, business analytics, warehousing. Core knowledge is enhanced by degree electives such as eLogistics, eCommerce logistics management, and project management. Students may opt to gain a better understanding of the maritime industry as a major element of global supply chains, with units such as port management, commercial shipping management. Graduates are also able to enhance their managerial skills through units in human resource management, strategic management, lean thinking, and leadership. These sets of skills enrich managerial skills and analytical abilities to assist career progression to more senior roles.
Students undertaking the the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) also have the option of the following interim exit awards:
- Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management (50 credit points / 0.5 year full-time study or equivalent)
- Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management (100 credit points / 1 year full-time study or equivalent)
- Master of Logistics Management (150 credit points / 1.5 years full-time study or equivalent)
With global supply chains evolving and expanding constantly, the understanding of how to develop and implement sustainable, effective and efficient logistics strategies is a key prerequisite to the success of businesses in any area and any size.
This program in logistics management is a comprehensive postgraduate course for people who wish to seek professional careers in the globally spanning domain of logistics management, logistics strategies and supply chain management.
The program provides theoretical, practical and applied knowledge suitable for both higher-level professional and managerial roles. In the core and elective units of the program, students are exposed to lectures, seminars, workshops and group activities (presentations, discussions, group reports, etc). They also experience possibilities to carry out their own projects and research with a great deal of autonomy and in collaboration with industry. A valuable skill for graduates is their ability to plan and execute a project in an industry-specific area that incorporates research activities, creativity and problem-solving.
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