Bachelor of Science (Honours) Logistics & International Shipping

Duration:3 years (full time)

Intakes:January, May, October

Campus:UTAR Kampar

Level of Study:Undergraduate

Faculty:Faculty Science

Course Code:

About this course

Proper logistical procedures can lead a company to reduce cost and achieve efficiency by receive greater responsiveness and reliability from suppliers, reduced lead time, just-in-time delivery and value add-ed services as a way of gaining market share and increase profitability.

This programme aims to produce professional who are well equipped to analyse and solve problems in the operations of logistics and shipping. Nowadays, logistics and shipping have moved to a higher agenda in an organisation in every industry and sector. Senior management has begun to see the transportation function as an important competitive tool because logistics costs represent such a significant proportion of total cost that it is possible to make major cost reduction through fundamentally re-engineering.

Graduates of UTAR BSc (Honours) Logistics and International Shipping are eligible for admission to the grade of ASSOCIATE (ALogM) of professional membership of The Society of Logisticians Malaysia.

Total Course Fees

RM42,700 (Local)
RM57,950 (International)

For scholarships enquiries please e-mail for more details.

Subject Listing

Core Courses:
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • English for Science
  • Fundamental of Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Management Principles
  • MPU1*
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Oral Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Principles of Information Logistics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Quantitative Techniques I

MPU 1* – Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik – For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 – For International Students


Co-curriculum – Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

Core Courses:

  • Airport Management
  • Economics
  • Export and Import Documentation
  • Industrial Training
  • International & Domestic Law of Carriage
  • International Maritime Logistics and Control
  • Maritime Economics & Policy
  • Materials Planning and Inventory Management
  • Network Modeling and Integer Programming
  • Quantitative Techniques II
  • Seaport Management
  • Transport Planning and Demand Analysis
  • Warehouse Management

Core Courses:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • International Finance
  • International Maritime Operations
  • International Transport Management
  • MPU I**
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Research Project
  • Strategic Management
  • Sun Zi’s Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Supply Chain Strategy


MPU 1** – Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 – For International Students
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) – For Local Students

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • STPM with 2 Grade C


  • A-Level with 2 Grade D


  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in 2 subjects


  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with an average of 70% in 6 subjects


  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 5 subjects


  • Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education


  • Foundation in Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)


  • Foundation in Arts (Management and Accountancy Stream), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)


  • Diploma, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) in the relevant field


  • Foundation from other Institutions of Higher Learning


  • Diploma from other Institutions of Higher Learning


  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government


  • a Pass in 1 SPM Mathematics subject / equivalent

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