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Master of Science (Logistics)

Master of Science (Logistics)

CIPS Accredited

CIPS Accredited

Accredited by MOHEA

Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs

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If you want to take a leading role in one of the world’s fastest growing logistics hubs in the run-up to Expo2020 and beyond, UOWD’s award winning Master of Science (Logistics) program is the perfect choice for you. It will give you the skills you need to manage the flow of information and materials within and between organisations both locally and globally. By the time you graduate from the program, you will have a full understanding of a highly specialised area, alongside great business acumen in marketing, operations management, finance and organisational behaviour, enabling you to develop knowledge and skills in the area of process management and improvement as well as principles of project design and implementation. Your confidence in your understanding of Logistics and Supply Chain Management principles will enable you to maximise your leadership opportunities in one of Dubai’s fastest growing areas.
UOWD’s Master of Science (Logistics) program has strong links with and support from a broad range of industry partners in the UAE and beyond. The program is CIPS accredited which reflects the University’s commitment in providing their students with exceptional academic education. Students who enrol in this program will be entitled to numerous benefits from CIPS including free student membership for the duration of their course. It is endorsed by the professional network representing businesses and practitioners in the sector, the Supply Chain and Logistics Group (SCLG) Middle East, and has won the SCATA (Supply Chain and Transport Award) for the best Supply Chain and Logistics academic program in the UAE. During the program our links with industry will allow you to investigate a real business problem as part of you program of study, giving you real world experience and the opportunity to develop and apply the skills you have learnt throughout your postgraduate degree.

Career opportunities

The Master of Science (Logistics) program will be pivotal in developing your career in areas such as:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Area Logistics Management
  • Store Management
  • Dispatch Supervision
  • Division Demand Management
  • Inventory Planning Management/Audit
  • Division Warehouse Management
  • Route Planning Management
  • Purchase/Procurement Management
  • Inventory Control Coordination

Professional Accreditation

The MSc in Logistics has been accredited by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). UOWD students will receive free CIPS student membership and upon successful completion of their degree along with evidence of 3 years relevant work experience they may apply for MCIPS membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.
The MSc in Logistics has been accredited by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Students will have the option to join as a Student Member of CILT, providing them with a plethora of benefits contributing to personal and professional development in order to advance into more senior leadership roles. The accreditation will also serve as a pathway to CILT Chartered Membership status.

Accreditation and Recognition

Because we’re licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs, through the Commission of Academic Accreditation, our students and graduates can be assured that our degrees are recognised throughout the UAE and internationally. Our Master of Science (Logistics) program is also quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia. Upon graduation, you can choose either a degree from UOWD or a degree from UOW Australia.
The MSc (Logistics) is accredited by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Subjects and duration

The maximum requirement to graduate from the Master of Science (Logistics) program is twelve (12) subjects. However, if you have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant area or a UOWD Graduate Certificate in Business, or you have extensive professional work experience in a related area alongside a Bachelor degree, you may be able to complete the program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD’s policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD’s Faculty of Business office prior to the beginning of the program.

The program will normally take you five or six semesters to complete (based on three semesters per year with summer as an optional semester and two subjects per semester). At this rate, the degree can be completed in two years or less. Classes are held 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 13 weeks.

If you have joined UOWD in Spring 2016 or later, your program of study is as follows:

Level Subject Code Subject Name
Common Business Foundation* ACCY801 Accounting and Financial Management
MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management
MARK804 Principles of Marketing Management
OPS808 Operations and Supply Chain Management
Specialisation Subjects OPS908 Supply Chain Management
OPS935 Project Management
OPS950 Quality in Management
OPS912 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
OPS918 Strategic Supply Chain Management
OPS928 Logistics Systems
OPS933 Procurement and Inventory Management
Capstone Project OPS922 Business Research Project (MSL)

*If you are eligible for credit for prior learning from all four foundation subjects, you will be required to complete two elective subjects that will be chosen in consultation with the Faculty of Business.

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