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Master of Science (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

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.

18 - 24 months

Spring - January
Summer - May
Autumn - August

Fees per subject
AED 8,967
USD 2,443
(VAT 5% inclusive)


Career Opportunities

The Master of Science (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)) 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 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.

Globally accredited, internationally relevant

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.

This program is also quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and 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 Master of Science (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) is tradable against the Master of Supply Chain Management at UOW.

Program Duration

The maximum requirement to graduate from the Master of Science (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) 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.

Program Structure

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
OPS802 Operations Management
Specialisation Subjects OPS908 Supply Chain Management
OPS935 Project Management
OPS909 Total Quality Management
OPS910 Supply  Chain Analytics
OPS913 Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management
OPS928 Logistics Systems
OPS911 Strategic Procurement Management
Capstone Project OPS922 Business Research Project (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

*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.


Program Coordinator

Dr Arijit Sikdar

Dr Arijit Sikdar
Associate Professor
BTech, Indian School of Mines, PhD IIM Ahmedabad

Dr Arijit Sikdar is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business with more than 15 years of teaching and research experience in leading business schools. Prior to this, he was a member of the faculty at the Indian Institute of Management...

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