Master of Science (Logistics)
This triple accredited program will provide you with the skills you need to manage the flow of information and materials within and between organisations both locally and globally. You will gain a full understanding of a highly specialised area involving the management of goods and resources, production, packaging and transportation. Furthermore, you will develop your skills and capabilities on topics such as forecasting, sales, operational planning and procurement to name a few, whilst maximising your leadership 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
The program is 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 program is 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.
Additionally, 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)
Program duration and structure
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|
|OPS950||Quality in Management|
|OPS912||Quantitative Methods for Decision Making|
|OPS918||Strategic Supply Chain Management|
|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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