Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) (27G)

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Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

The information on this page is for current students. If you are applying for our next intake, please view our Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management study options here.
Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, online study may replace some or all of your on-campus classes. We'll be sure to keep you informed of any changes.

The Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) course 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, business analytics, 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.

Students undertaking the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) also have the option of the following interim exit awards:

  • Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management (50 credit points / 0.5 year full-time study or equivalent)
  • Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management (100 credit points / 1 year full-time study or equivalent)
  • Master of Logistics Management  (150 credit points / 1.5 years full-time study or equivalent)

With global supply chains evolving and expanding constantly, the understanding of how to develop and implement sustainable, effective and efficient logistics strategies is a key prerequisite to the success of businesses in any area and any size.

This program in logistics management is 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.

The program provides theoretical, practical and applied knowledge suitable for both higher-level professional and managerial roles. In the core and elective units of the program, students are exposed to lectures, seminars, workshops and group activities (presentations, discussions, group reports, etc). They also experience possibilities to carry out their own projects and research with a great deal of autonomy and in collaboration with industry. A valuable skill for graduates is their ability to plan and execute a project in an industry-specific area that incorporates research activities, creativity and problem-solving.

  • 1 Identify, critically evaluate, and coherently explain advanced logistics management concepts, practices and processes, including recent developments in the discipline.
  • 2 Develop advanced integrated cognitive skills to collect, analyse, consolidate, interpret and manage data to address complex problems emerging in logistics management and strategy.
  • 3 Professionally apply broad advanced logistics management knowledge, approaches, reasoning and analytical skills to make informed decisions in a real-world global setting.
  • 4 Effectively communicate in written and oral form with colleagues within and outside the discipline field the complex logistics management ideas in a clear and coherent way.
  • 5 Understand and evaluate contextual factors in logistics management with ethical, social, legal and environmental impact in a global setting.
  • 6 Work effectively and proactively within cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams, demonstrating ethical conduct, expert judgement, creativity, autonomy, and accountability to achieve strategic logistics management outcomes of high standard.
  • Career outcomes

    This course provides a broad focus on logistics and is suitable for students with future employment or current professional experience in private enterprise, industry or government, involved in demand and production planning, the transport industry, retail companies, logistics service provider companies, port authorities, the safe and efficient distribution of goods, agribusiness, security and international humanitarian logistics.

    Course structure

    This unit provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and an understanding of the key concepts and tools used by logistics managers. It enables you to examine the key components of an integrated…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSpring school (November)

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Supply Chain Management has been identified by the business community as a key discipline which can generate significant cost savings, improve customer value and be used effectively to gain a sustainable competitive advantage.To a casual observer, supply chain management would…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit is more suitable for students in final year of their master program. In this unit, students will apply relevant research methods and knowledge gained from other units to carry out an industry research project. Students will work independently…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Choose 75 credit points from the list

    This unit provides students with a framework for understanding the field of international trade. The unit examines the environment for international trade and investment, particularly political, social, economic, technological, environmental and other factors that influence strategic firm-level plans and senior…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to explore HRM and employee relations concepts, themes, policy and practice within an international context. To assist your study of IHRM, this unit is divided into six sections. Modules 1 and 2 introduce the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Transformational Leadership is designed to enable students and those already employed in industry to further develop knowledge of what it is to lead and be led in an organisational environment characterised by rapid change and technological disruption. Study will encompass…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit introduces you to the concepts, applications and practice of management. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of management that are vital for the successful operation of any business. You will be exposed to a widely accepted body…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to shipping markets, and to illustrate the strategies, principles and practice of commercial ship management. The unit is arranged in 12 modules. Ship chartering and charterparties are essential elements of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSpring school (November)

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Uncertainty is one major cause of complexity in real-life problems. As computational power and quality develop rapidly, it is becoming possible to widely apply intelligent methods to model risk factors and optimize risk levels. The unit complements the units in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    A student needs to acquire an understanding of the vast and diverse nature of the ICT industry to plan and manage a successful career. Students develop awareness of the skills, attributes, qualities and values required of ICT professionals. Students will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit explores contemporary supply chain logistics for organisations from Informational, Communication and Technological (ICT) perspectives. Specifically, the unit develops conceptual knowledge across the supply chains logistics field, by examining ICTs concepts at the strategic, tactical and operational layers of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Choice of Dissertation or Extension electives
    Extension electives

    This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to establish the preconditions for the implementation of a value stream transformation using evidence-based analysis that results in change, such as a 'step change' or a change resulting from a problem solving…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Through this unit, you will gain the skills and knowledge required to take a strategic oversight and leadership view on the implementation of process engineering to achieve continuous improvement within a business context. You will aquire the advanced tools and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    The aim of this unit is to introduce you to the type of financial information that you, as a manager, can expect to receive and to the techniques that you can use to analyse this information for decision making and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The objective of this unit is to provide a basic understanding of contemporary issues in maritime economics from the managerial perspective. The main focus is on economic relationships and policies concerning ship owners, shippers, policy makers and other stakeholders in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit develops the student's knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the Marine Superintendent and the management skills that are required for ensuring that the maintenance of all shipboard machinery and equipment is carried out to standards specified by…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit develops the student's knowledge of the role and responsibilities of Marine Surveyors and the skills that are necessary for carrying out marine survey work and the preparation of subsequent survey reports. It also considers a number of different…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    This unit introduces students to the best management practices for dealing with the ship-shore interface and will provide the skills and knowledge necessary to assume an operations management role. Topics covered include: the role of port authorities and legislative matters;…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Dissertation + JNB508

    The Dissertation units are designed to provide high-level business research skills to final year students who have a personal interest in research. The dissertation builds on a number of disciplines studied in the program and on the awareness of issues…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Dissertation units are designed to provide high-level business research skills to final year students who have a personal interest in research. The dissertation builds on a number of disciplines studied in the program and on the awareness of issues…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The Dissertation units are designed to provide high-level business research skills to final year students who have a personal interest in research. The dissertation builds on a number of disciplines studied in the program and on the awareness of issues…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Entry requirements

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    This is a full-fee course, which means you’ll need to pay the entire amount for your studies. Commonwealth supported places are not available in this postgraduate course. However, there are still support options available for eligible students to help you manage the cost of studying this course.

    You may be able to fund all or part of your tuition fees by accessing a FEE-HELP loan from the Australian Government. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists domestic full-fee students to pay for University, which is repaid through the Australian Tax System once you earn above a repayment threshold. This means you’ll only have to start repaying the loan once you start earning above a specific amount.

    Our scholarships and prizes program also offers more than 400 scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

    An important note on Youth Allowance and Austudy

    The Department of Social Services has approved some accredited and professionally oriented Masters courses for student payments through Youth Allowance or Austudy. This means if you enrol in one of these courses, you may be eligible for student payments. However, please be aware that this is not the case for all Master courses. Please visit our Scholarships, Fees and Costs website for further information.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    Domestic students enrolled in certain postgraduate coursework programs may not be eligible for student payments through Youth Allowance and Austudy. Visit the Department of Social Services website to find out more about eligibility for Centrelink support and the list of eligible courses

    International students

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

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