University of Wollongong in Dubai Master of Science: Logistics University of Wollongong in Dubai

If you want to take a leading role in one of the world's fastest growing logistics hubs in the run-up to Expo2020 and beyond, UOWD's award winning Master of Science (Logistics) program is the perfect choice for you. It will give you the skills you need to manage the flow of information and materials within and between organisations both locally and globally. By the time you graduate from the program, you will have a full understanding of a highly specialised area, alongside great business acumen in marketing, operations management, finance and organisational behaviour, enabling you to develop knowledge and skills in the area of process management and improvement as well as principles of project design and implementation. Your confidence in your understanding of Logistics and Supply Chain Management principles will enable you to maximise your leadership opportunities in one of Dubai's fastest growing areas. The program is CIPS and CILT accredited which reflects the University's commitment in providing their students with exceptional academic education. Students who enrol in this program will be entitled to numerous benefits from CIPS including free student membership for the duration of their course. It is endorsed by the professional network representing businesses and practitioners in the sector, the Supply Chain and Logistics Group (SCLG) Middle East, and has won the SCATA (Supply Chain and Transport Award) for the best Supply Chain and Logistics academic program in the UAE. During the program our links with industry will allow you to investigate a real business problem as part of you program of study, giving you real world experience and the opportunity to develop and apply the skills you have learnt throughout your postgraduate degree.

The maximum requirement to graduate from the Master of Science (Logistics) program is twelve (12) subjects. However, if you have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant area or a UOWD Graduate Certificate in Business, or you have extensive professional work experience in a related area alongside a Bachelor degree, you may be able to complete the program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD's policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD's Faculty of Business office prior to the beginning of the program.

The program will normally take you five or six semesters to complete (based on three semesters per year with summer as an optional semester and two subjects per semester). At this rate, the degree can be completed in two years or less. Classes are held 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 13 weeks.

UOWD was established in the United Arab Emirates in 1993 by one of the world's top ranking universities, the University of Wollongong in Australia. Originally known as the Institute for Australian Studies, UOWD is a vibrant, dynamic and diverse institution, retaining a strong Australian heritage. Over the past 20 years we have established an outstanding record for educating highly employable graduates and gained an international reputation for the quality of our educational practices.

With over 3,500 students from 105 countries being taught by academics from more than 35 countries, UOWD offers the best traditions of western education in a truly multicultural learning environment.

Academic Excellence

UOWD have combined the academic excellence of Australia's 12th highest ranking university with the culture and excitement of the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, to provide a dynamic, stimulating and rewarding environment for students, research practitioners and business professionals alike. At the same time, they are active contributors to the burgeoning knowledge economy of the UAE.

Their student-centred approach to learning ensures that our graduates go out into the world armed with much more than technical knowledge and an outstanding educational experience. They also have professional skills in research, analysis, entrepreneurship, problem-solving and communication. This sets them apart from their peers across other institutions and explains why so many of our graduates now have senior, responsible and exciting positions in a range of prestigious organisations, both in the UAE and around the world.

By choosing a program at UOWD one will be making an outstanding investment in their future as we strive for even more exciting learning opportunities for our students.

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