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COURSE TITLE Higher Diploma in Logistics and Transportation Management








Not Applicable

Level 5

3 Years

Part-time Evening


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.
LEARNING OUTCOMES • 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.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY 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.
COURSE INTENDED FOR This course targets two main categories of students:
1. those already active in the area but with no or limited formal and professional training
2. those who have successfully completed other courses of studies and are contemplating a career in logistics and transportation.
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 2013.

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



Last Updated: 14 May 2017
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