Master of Management in Logistics Management

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Master of Management in Logistics Management

VUT Research offers students the opportunity to complete a Master of Management in Logistics Management within the Faculty of Management Sciences. Our courses are focused on developing leadership skills that are intended for use within the corporate field. The postgraduate courses within this faculty are demanding and the students are required to think constructively and adapt to the ever-changing paradigm of study. The course curriculum consists of a research-based dissertation.

Master of Management in Logistics Management

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Logistics Management Course Requirements

In order for students to gain admission to complete a Master of Management in Logistics Management, they need to have successfully completed a postgraduate diploma or equivalent qualification in Logistics/Supply Chain Management or any related discipline with an average of 65%. Students also need to have achieved an average of 65% for Research Methodology and Research Project.

In addition to the academic qualifications stated above, the following admission criteria also need to be satisfied before a recommendation for admission to complete a Master of Management in Logistics Management can be made:

  • The proposed topic must be appropriate for higher degree research and it must be consistent with the academic aims and objectives of the student.

  • The student must have access to the necessary resources, facilities and the necessary budget in order to complete the degree within the timeframe.

  • There must be a qualified staff member holding confirmed, continuous or fixed-term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision of the proposed research and student.

  • The proposed program of work must be able to be completed within the maximum period of submission for the degree.

  • A suitable level of contact with the university supervisors must be maintained.

  • Where the applicant is currently employed, capacity to meet the timelines and other requirements must be considered.

  • The proposed research cannot reproduce research that has previously been submitted for the award of a degree or diploma.

  • Where the intellectual property rights of the applicant may be a consideration, a suitable agreement protecting the rights of the student needs to be signed. If the student is unwilling to sign an agreement, the research proposal may not be approved and the student may be required to choose another topic in an area that is not commercially sensitive.

  • The applicant should have no outstanding financial obligation with the University and in the case of international applicants, they should be able to verify the necessary financial capacity to undertake the program.

  • The applicant must possess sufficient English language proficiency.

Master of Management in Logistics Management Career Opportunities

Students who have completed a Master of Management in Logistics Management are on their way to becoming experts in their field and have the skills and knowledge to make a significant contribution to their industry. Responsibilities involved in logistics include dispatching, sourcing, commodity expediting and procurement responsibilities and upon completion of this qualification graduates will be in the position to successfully analyse and conceptualize all the processes involved. Job opportunities include Buyers, Order Clerks, Assistant Logistics Managers, Logistics Managers and Transport Managers.


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