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Diploma in Industrial Logistics Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
  Intake JAN,JUN


Overview of Diploma in Industrial Logistics in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Logistics management is one of the foundation blocks of any successful business. With the onslaught of globalization, logistics management has become more complex and face stiff challenges. It entails a wide variety of activities as global enterprizes need to integrate the flow of goods from the suppliers, through their facilities, on to their customers. Proper performance of logistics functions can thus contribute to both lower costs and enhanced customer service. Unless an organization can manage and coordinate the movement of materials, information and cash through its business, and those of partner organizations, it is unlikely to outperform its competitors. With Malaysia’s strategic development in the logistics sector, such as, business expansion in air cargo hub, container port, as well as in service industries like airlines, couriers and banks, the market demand for logistics professionals is tremendous. Typical challenges in this area will include supply chain design (materials handling, facility location, plant layout, integrated production systems, warehousing, pricing, service support), supply chain operations (inventory control, third-part logistics, transportation and freight operations, air cargo systems, routing, network optimization, distribution channels) and tactical issues (item tracking). Universiti Kuala Lumpur has risen to this challenges by offering programmes that prepare graduates with knowledge of the strategic and economic principles of the efficient flow of materials, information, capital and products through the whole distribution network.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

This programme is designed to produce highly qualified personnel in Logistics, transportation and distributions who:

  • PEO 1
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the human capital in logistics related industry.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who are effective leadership and teamwork skills, as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    UniKL graduates who are practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneural activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

At the end of the respective course of study, the graduates should able to:

  • PLO 1
    Explain the theory and concept of logistics, transportation and distribution management and operations.
  • PLO 2
    Handle and resolve logistics and transportation daily operational problems.
  • PLO 3
    Demonstrate understanding of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issue in industrial logistics practice.
  • PLO 4
    Understand and commit to professional ethics of industrial logistics practice.
  • PLO 5
    Communicate effectively and professionally, and manage team to do logistics projects within the industry circle.
  • PLO 6
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern logistics tools in industrial logistics activities.
  • PLO 7
    Recognize the importance of knowledge enhancement, and have the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate awareness and understanding of management, business practices, and technopreneurial competencies.

Courses of Diploma in Industrial Logistics in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia


Graduates of this Bachelor of Industrial Logistics may find employment as/in various sectors:

  • Government servant under the Ministry of Transport (Road Transport Department, Department of Civil Aviation, Maritime Department, Department of Rail.
  • Government Servant under the Ministry Internal Affairs (Royal Custom and Excise)
  • Enforcement Agency such as Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam (SPAD)
  • Private Sector under Transport and Logistics Companies, Forwarding Agent, Port and Air Industries, Warehouse and other logistics installation.
  • Tutor in logistics and transportation learning institution.

Graduates will also be able to pursue further studies in Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Transport Planning, Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA), Master in Business Administration (MBA) and any related field.


Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Logistics
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (L)/
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (I)
  • Competency English
  • Technical Mathematics 1
  • Fundamentals of Transportation

Semester 2

  • Basic Statistics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Management
  • Communication English 1
  • Mandarin 1
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Semester 3

  • Introduction of Project Management
  • Managing Transport Operations
  • Customs and Excise
  • Communication English 2
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia(L-M)/
  • Religious Practices in Malaysia (L-NM) & (I)
  • Mandarin 2
  • Technical Mathematics 2

Semester 4

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Information System in Logistics
  • Movement of Goods
  • Introduction to Transportation Policy and Planning
  • Fundamentals of Warehouse Operations
  • Co-Curriculum

Semester 5

  • Elements of Purchasing and Inventory Management
  • Final Year Project
  • Fundamentals of International Logistics
  • Introduction to Risks Management and Insurance
  • Law of Contract

Semester 6

  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirement:
Pass SPM/SPMV or its equivalent with at least THREE (3) credits in any subject;
Pass SPM/SPMV or its equivalent with at least THREE (3) credits AND pass pra-diploma with minimum SIX (6) months duration;
Pass O-level with at least Grade C in THREE (3) subjects;
Pass SKM level 3 in related disciplines; and
a. pass SPM with at least ONE (1) credit in any subject; and
b. ONE (1) semester of a bridging programme (if required);
Pass certificate of Kolej Komuniti or equivalent to level 3 MQF in related disciplines; and
a. Pass SPM with at least ONE (1) credit in any subject; and
b. ONE (1) semester of a bridging programme (if required);
Pass certificate (level 3 MQF) in related disciplines with at least CGPA 2.00 and ONE (1) semester bridging programme (if required);
Pass SVM in related disciplines with at least CGPA 2.00;
Pass STPM or its equivalent;
Pass STAM (Grade Maqbul) or its equivalent;
Pass a recognized TVET-related skills certificate with ONE (1) year of relevant work experience;
Other recognized qualifications or its equivalent.


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