Diploma in Logistics Management

R3/840/4/0034 (A7838) 07/27
Course Duration: 2 Years 3 Months

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 inventory management, supply chain management and customer service, warehouse management as well as the management of logistics operations.

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.

Programme 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.

Key Features

– A flexible Diploma route to undergraduate and graduate level programs
– A career-oriented and recognized qualification in logistics and supply chain management
– English language enhancement is emphasized in the program
– Internship requirement – Students can experience a wide range of teaching and learning activities
– Full Accreditation by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), MOHE

Career 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

Common Core Module

• Business Communication
• Business Law
• Computer Applications
• E-Commerce
• Financial Accounting I
• Financial Accounting II
•Fundamentals of Management 


• Fundamentals of Marketing
• Information Technology
• Macroeconomics
• Microeconomics
• Quantitative Methods
• Statistics
• Communicative English

Discipline Core / Specialisation Modules

• Freight and Transport Management
• International Business
• Introduction to Logistics Operations
• Inventory Management
• Introduction to Transport
• Introduction to Logistics Operations



• Purchasing and Supply Management
• Supply Chain Management
• Transport Economics 
• Warehouse Management

Elective Modules

Elective (Core)

• Basic Chinese / Introduction to Chinese Culture

Elective (Open)

(Select Any One)

• General English
• Business Mathematics
• Consumer Behaviour
• Cross Cultural Management
• Grammar for ESL
• Human Resource Management


• International Relations

• Business Mathematics
• Organisational Behaviour
• Human Resource Management
• Consumer Behaviour
• International Marketing
• Sales Management

Industrial Training

3 months ( 3 credits )

Entry Requirement

SPM/O-Level: With a minimum of any 3 credits
UEC: With a minimum of any 3 credits
Certificate: A certificate or its equivalent in a related filed at least CGPA 2.0
Others: Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
English Competency requirement for International Student: IELTS 5.0 or MUET Band 3 or its equivalent

Other Related Courses

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Marketing
Diploma in Marketing
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