Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

Table A units of study for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Award requirements

Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

To qualify for the award of the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, a candidate must complete Students must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(i) 36 credit points of core units of study
(ii) 18 credit points of elective units of study; and
(iii) a 6 credit point cpstone unit of study.

Units of study

Core units of study

The core unit, ITLS5020, must be completed in a student's first semester of study.
Full-time students must complete the core units ITLS5020 Production and Operations Management, ITLS5050 Introductory Supply Chain Analysis, ITLS6202 Sustainable Logistics and Procurement, and ITLS6201 Global Distribution Strategy in their first semester of study. Full-time students must complete ITLS6010 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Systems and ITLS6002 Supply Chain Planning and Design in their second semester of study.
ITLS5020
Production and Operations Management
6    N TPTM6155 or TPTM5001 or ITLS5000 or ITLS6008
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5050
Introductory Supply Chain Analysis
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001
N TPTM6495 or ITLS5200 or ITLS6203
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6002
Supply Chain Planning and Design
6    P (ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001) and (ITLS5050 or ITLS5200 or TPTM6495) and (ITLS6201 or ITLS6101) and (ITLS6202 or ITLS6003)
C ITLS6010 or ITLS6008
N TPTM6190
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6010
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Systems
6    P (ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001) and (ITLS5050 or ITLS5200 or TPTM6495) and (ITLS6201 or ITLS6101) and (ITLS6202 or ITLS6003)
C ITLS6002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6201
Global Distribution Strategy
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
N ITLS6101 or TPTM6440
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6202
Sustainable Logistics and Procurement
6    C TLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or SUST5001
N ITLS6003
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

BUSS6105
Leading in a Post-Crisis World
6    N BUSS6103
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6500
Industry Placement
6    P Completion of at least 24 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)
N ECOF6500

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6514
Industry Self-Sourced Placement
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
P Completion of at least 24 credit points


Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BWIL6573
Job Smart Edge
6    N BUSS6102

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive October
Students need to be simultaneously enrolled in the Job Smart Edge co-curricular program.
Intensive April
Intensive October
ITLS6015
Managing Supply Chain Disruption
6      Semester 1
ITLS6016
Logistics and Future Cities
6    N ITLS6301
Intensive February
ITLS6111
Spatial Analytics
6    A Basic knowledge of Excel is assumed
N ITLS6107 or TPTM6180


This unit will use R programming language to perform statistical analyses and spatial analyses. No prior programming knowledge is required.
Semester 2
ITLS6300
Maritime Management and Logistics
6    C ITLS5000 or ITLS5020 or ITLS5100 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or TPTM6241
N TPTM6200
Semester 1
ITLS6410
Aviation Management and Logistics
6    N ITLS6400 or ITLS6401
Semester 2
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2

Capstone unit of study

The capstone unit must be completed in a student's final semester of study.
ITLS6090
Logistics and Supply Chain Project
6    P completion of at least 30 credit points
C ITLS6002 and (ITLS6003 or ITLS6004 or ITLS6008 or ITLS6010)
N TPTM6170
Semester 1
Semester 2

Award requirements

Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, a candidate must complete 36 credit points, comprising:
(i) 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(ii) 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Units of study

Core units of study

The core unit, ITLS5020, must be completed in a student's first semester of study.
Full-time students must complete the core units ITLS5020 Production and Operations Management, ITLS5050 Introductory Supply Chain Analysis, ITLS6202 Sustainable Logistics and Procurement, and ITLS6201 Global Distribution Strategy in their first semester of study.
ITLS5020
Production and Operations Management
6    N TPTM6155 or TPTM5001 or ITLS5000 or ITLS6008
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5050
Introductory Supply Chain Analysis
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001
N TPTM6495 or ITLS5200 or ITLS6203
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6201
Global Distribution Strategy
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
N ITLS6101 or TPTM6440
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6202
Sustainable Logistics and Procurement
6    C TLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or SUST5001
N ITLS6003
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

ITLS6002
Supply Chain Planning and Design
6    P (ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001) and (ITLS5050 or ITLS5200 or TPTM6495) and (ITLS6201 or ITLS6101) and (ITLS6202 or ITLS6003)
C ITLS6010 or ITLS6008
N TPTM6190
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6010
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Systems
6    P (ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001) and (ITLS5050 or ITLS5200 or TPTM6495) and (ITLS6201 or ITLS6101) and (ITLS6202 or ITLS6003)
C ITLS6002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6015
Managing Supply Chain Disruption
6      Semester 1
ITLS6016
Logistics and Future Cities
6    N ITLS6301
Intensive February
ITLS6111
Spatial Analytics
6    A Basic knowledge of Excel is assumed
N ITLS6107 or TPTM6180


This unit will use R programming language to perform statistical analyses and spatial analyses. No prior programming knowledge is required.
Semester 2
ITLS6300
Maritime Management and Logistics
6    C ITLS5000 or ITLS5020 or ITLS5100 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or TPTM6241
N TPTM6200
Semester 1
ITLS6410
Aviation Management and Logistics
6    N ITLS6400 or ITLS6401
Semester 2
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2

Award requirements

Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, a candidate must complete 24 credit points in core units of study.

Units of study

Core units of study

The core unit, ITLS5020, must be completed in a student's first semester of study.
ITLS5020
Production and Operations Management
6    N TPTM6155 or TPTM5001 or ITLS5000 or ITLS6008
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5050
Introductory Supply Chain Analysis
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or TPTM5001
N TPTM6495 or ITLS5200 or ITLS6203
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6201
Global Distribution Strategy
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
N ITLS6101 or TPTM6440
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6202
Sustainable Logistics and Procurement
6    C TLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or SUST5001
N ITLS6003
Semester 1
Semester 2