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Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management

University of Tasmania
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
31,450 AUD
Start dates
31,450 AUD
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31,450 AUD
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Program description

Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management

The Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management (1-year of full-time study or equivalent) 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 and 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.

This course forms part of a nested suite of awards:

  • Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management (25G)
  • Master of Logistics Management (27H)
  • Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) (27G)

Admission requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institutions, or
  • A Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Maritime and Logistics Management or other relevant qualification, or
  • At least three (3) year managerial work experience
  • International students with English as a second language will need to have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0.

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Program content

26G Core units

  • Introduction to the Maritime Industry
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Procurement Management
  • Warehousing and Inventory Management

26G Degree electives

  • ICT Professional Practices and Project Management
  • eLogistics
  • Value Chain Innovation
  • Business Analytics and Operations Research
  • eCommerce Logistics Management
  • Research Methods
  • International Trade
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Port Management and Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Maritime Law
  • Maritime Economics for Managers
  • International Maritime Policy
  • Risk Modelling and Optimisation
  • Commercial Ship Management
  • Industry Research Project

26G Extension Electives

  • Globalisation, Development, Sustainability
  • Management
  • Finance for Decision-Making

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

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University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

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TAS 7001 Hobart

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