Higher Diploma in Logistics and Transportation Management

Higher Diploma in Logistics and Transportation Management

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Course title Higher Diploma in Logistics and Transportation Management
Course code UHDLTMPTE
Postnominal H.Dip.(Melit.)
Level of qualification Not Applicable
National Qualifications Framework level Level 5
Duration 3 Years
Mode of attendance Part-time Evening
Total ECTS credits 90
Coordinator Rachel Radmilli
Delivered by Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy
The general objective of the Higher Diploma course is to ensure that upon successful completion of their studies participants will be competent to embark on a career in logistics and transportation and to occupy key managerial and operational positions in this sector. To this effect the course offers specialised study units that include Managing Logistics and Transportation Operations, Economics and Finance of Logistics and Transportation, Transportation Law, Transportation Policy and Planning, Logistics and Supply Chain, Inventory and Warehouse Management and Geographic Information Systems. These are complemented by a number of management related study-units, for example, HR Management, Health and Safety, Quantitative Techniques, Service Quality Assurance, Organisational Behaviour and Management Information Systems.
Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants admitted under regulation 2.2 (a) (iii) of the Admission Regulations must be in possession of those qualifications that would satisfy the Board that they have reached the academic standard to follow the Course with profit.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2017.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

The International Office at UM provides information about admission, English language requirements, and comparability of qualifications. Dedicated personnel assist international students with visas, health tests, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 2,700
Fee per semester: Eur 450

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Fee per academic year: Eur 4,250
• basic professional knowledge in the field of logistics and transportation.
• ability to apply tools and instruments for the effective performance in the field.
• acquisition of the necessary managerial skills and the application thereof to solve day-today problems.
This course targets two main categories of students:
1. those already active in the area but with no or limited formal and professional training
and
2. those who have successfully completed other courses of studies and are contemplating a career in logistics and transportation.
There is sustained evidence of employer support and demand of the need to develop professionals in the growing business of logistics and transportation in order to achieve and maintain a competitive edge through the provision of an excellent service. Career opportunities exist across a wide spectrum of industrial activity ranging from relatively large organisations like the Malta Freeport to other smaller but leading companies in the export and import businesses and in all areas of transportation.

Upon successful completion of their studies students, aspiring for higher and further studies, will be adequately equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to continue their studies at MBA and other specialist Masters programmes.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2017/8.

Last Updated: 8 March 2018

The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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