TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS
Master of Science in Transportation And Logistics
The Master of Science programme in Transportation and Logistics offers an opportunity for recent graduates as well as working professionals to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics. There are many players involved directly or indirectly with transportation and logistics, and they operate in areas such as public transportation and mass transit, airlines, airports, ocean shipping, seaports, rail, cargo and freight transport, supply chain management, green and sustainable transportation, traffic control, highway operations, toll operations, and communication and traveler information systems.
January, April, June & August
Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:
- Bachelor degree with CGPA of 3.00 or above (on a 4 point scale) or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognized university.
- In special circumstances, applicants who have relevant work experience in an appropriate field with a Bachelor degree with a CGPA lower than 3.0 (on a 4 point scale) may be considered for admission.
- Applicants with a Bachelor degree with a CGPA lower than 3.0 and without working experience may be considered for admission to the Structure C (by coursework only) of the programme.
- Language Proficiency – Applicants will be required to provide documentary evidence of proficiency in English in one of the following examinations:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at a score of 550, or higher.
- International English Language Testing Services (IELTS), a minimum overall score of 6.0.
- Provide proof of English proficiency as evaluated by MUST.
You will be exposed to a number of critical areas and will be assessed through a combination of written examinations and assignments.
- MTL501 Transportation systems
- MTL510 Logistics Systems
- MTL513 Supply Chain Management & Design
- MTL520 Logistics Performance Management
- MTL505 Maritime Logistics
- MTL506 Transportation Policy & Strategy
- MTL507 Intelligent Transportation Systems
- MBA1114 Operation Management
- MTL519 Sustainable Transportation & Environment
- UCC504 Research Methods
- MTL590 Research Project
*The subjects listed are merely indicative and may be subject to change. Additionally, you are required by the Ministry of Education Malaysia to complete Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) subjects.
The structure of Master of Science (MSc) in Transportation and Logistics programme is as follows:
9 core courses (9 x 4 credits) 36 credit hours
Project paper 8 credit hours 8 credit hours
Total courses of 9 (9 x 4 credit hours + 1 x 8 credit Hours) 44 credit hours
Upon successful completion, the Master holders take pride in being able to:
- Synthesize knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in the Transportation and Logistics field;
- Adapt practical skills leading to innovative ideas and to provide expert advice to society in the Transportation and Logistics field;
- Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice, display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders, and to appraise problems in the Transportation and Logistics field critically using scientific skills.
The Master of Science (MSc) programme in Transportation and Logistics (MTL) offers an opportunity for recent graduates as well as working professionals to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics. The MSc in Transportation and Logistics is designed for professionals from backgrounds such as engineering, science or business, who are involved in transportation and distribution/logistics and who wish to upgrade their knowledge and professional skills, particularly in developing a capability to conduct research at advanced level. Graduates of the programme will be prepared for careers in academics, government or managerial and planning positions in a variety of industries dealing with people and product transportation and product distribution/logistics.