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MLSCM

BACHELOR OF LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Accreditation:

Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Program Title:

Bachelor In Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM)

Other Facts:

Effective Date: 9 June 2023

Renewal Date: 15 June 2028

Program Chair

Prof. Nikitas Nikitakos
Head of Maritime Logistics & SC Management

Program Aim

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM) program will acquire knowledge and skills in the fields of logistics and supply chain, which are related to the maritime industry.

Program Description

Maritime logistics and supply chain management is a promising area of study with high demand for its graduates in the UAE and the Middle East.  The program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the maritime logistics and supply chain management industry, preparing them to meet the needs of various industrial and service sectors in a highly competitive commercial environment.

Through this program, students will study key supply chain activities and functions, including procurement management, production management, warehousing management, distribution management, and customer relationship management, with a focus on the maritime sector. Students will also learn about risk management, sustainability, and emerging technologies in the field.

Graduates of this program will be equipped to pursue a variety of career opportunities in industries such as shipping and maritime transportation, oil and gas, international trade, and logistics and supply chain management. The program utilizes distinguished teaching methods, including case studies, field visits, scientific trips, and applied projects, to develop students' necessary skills in the field of maritime logistics and supply chain management.

Program Objectives

1. Emphasize the acquisition of knowledge about domestic and  international maritime logistics sectors.

2. Instill an understanding of recent international logistics and value chain developments in the maritime industry and knowledge of fundamental concepts of international trade as it relates to maritime transportation.

3. Achieve an outstanding level of learning and training that prepares graduates to work effectively in the field of maritime logistics and supply chain.

4. Develop a wide range of transferable skills that graduates can use to succeed in the public and private sectors of the maritime industry and its related logistics and supply chain activities.

5. Support the UAE society, business sector, and industrial associations with highly competent graduates in the field of maritime logistics and supply chain management.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOS)

(K1) Discuss the fundamental concepts, principles, models, and regulations needed to manage key logistics activities, processes in the supply chain, and maritime logistics.

(K2) Identify the impact of related business environment factors in maritime logistics, supply chain management, and related fields.

(S1) Select effective strategies in maritime logistics, supply chain management, and other related contexts.

(S2) Apply qualitative/quantitative methods to investigate and solve problems in the fields of maritime logistics, supply chain, and other related contexts.

(S3) Analyze maritime logistics and supply chain issues by adopting information technology/ innovative solutions/ legal principles to make rational decisions.

(C1) Work creatively, effectively, and professionally as an individual and as a team member on a variety of problems using research, analysis, and problem-solving in maritime logistics, supply chain management, and related fields.

(C2) Manage the professional duties of individuals and groups with guidance in the fields of maritime logistics, supply chain, and other related fields.

Entry Requirements

Required Documents:

  • General Secondary School Certificate/ Transcript or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Copy of a valid Emirati ID and/ or a passport for both the applicant and the guardian.
  • A copy of a valid Resident Identity Card for non-local applicants.
  • Family book for the local applicant and birth certificate for non-local applicant.
  • Four Passport-size photographs.
  • National Service Certificate for the local male applicates (exemption or postponement).
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Certificate of proficiency in English (IELTS or TOEFL or EmSAT).
  • Payment receipt for the non-refundable admission fees.

English Language Certificate Requirements:

  • EmSAT: 1100
  • IELTS: 5
  • TOEFL Institutional: 500
  • TOEFL IBT: 61

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Sharjah Islamic Bank

Account: 0012070039001

IBAN: AE470410000012070039001

  

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+971 9 2089999

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Completion Requirement:

Students are required to complete 129 credits distributed as follows:

1. 27 credit hours as university requirements.

2. 102 credit hours as program requirements.

University Requirements

27 credit hours as university requirements.

Mandatory Courses
  • GED102 General Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
  • GED111 UAE Society Credit Hours: 3
  • GED103 General Maritime English 1 Credit Hours: 3
  • GED202 Islamic Culture Credit Hours: 3
  • GED205 General maritime English 2 Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 100 Research Methodology Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 106 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Credit Hours: 3
Electives Courses
  • GED107 Photography Credit Hours: 3
  • GED333 Cultural Studies Credit Hours: 3
  • GED303 Psychology Credit Hours: 3
  • GED407 Personal development Credit Hours: 3

Program Requirements

102 credit hours as program requirements.

 Mandatory Courses
  • ML111 Basics of Maritime Logistics Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML112 Information Technology Credit Hours: 3
  • ML113 Maritime Economics 1 Credit Hours: 3
  • ML114 Principles of Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML121 Maritime Accounting 1 Credit Hours: 3
  • ML123 Maritime Economics 2 Credit Hours: 3
  • ML124 Naval Architecture Credit Hours: 3
  • ML122 Project 1 Credit Hours: 3
  • ML211 Maritime Accounting 2 Credit Hours: 3
  • ML212 Maritime Logistics Operations Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML213 Principles of Marketing Credit Hours: 3
  • ML214 Maritime Supply Chain Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML221 Financial Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML222 International Maritime Law Credit Hours: 3
  • ML223 Production Planning Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML224 Project 2 Credit Hours: 3
  • ML312 Commercial Law Credit Hours: 3
  • ML313 Reverse logistics Credit Hours: 3
  • ML314 Marine Engineering Credit Hours: 3
  • ML321 Procurement Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML323 Supply Chain Risk Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML324 Internship Credit Hours: 6
  • ML412 Maritime Supply Chain Modelling Credit Hours: 3
  • ML413 Lean Supply Chain Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML414 Sustainable Supply Chain Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML421 Graduation Project Credit Hours: 3
  • ML422 Strategic Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML423 Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ML424 Supply Chain Analytics Credit Hours: 3
Electives Courses
  • MLX316 Imports & Exports Logistics Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MLX317 Data Analysis in Logistics Credit Hours: 3
  • MLX318 Human Resources Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MLX327 Logistics Information Systems Credit Hours: 3
  • MLX328 Quality Assurance Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MLE322 Energy Economics and Trading Credit Hours: 3
  • MLE413 Petroleum Project Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ELE414 Renewable Energy Marketing Credit Hours: 3
  • ELE423 Sustainable Energy Management Credit Hours: 3
  • ELE424 Oil and Gas Supply Chain Management Credit Hours: 3

Courses

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
PROGRAM ELECTIVES
  • Nikitas Nikitakos, Professor, PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering, Maritime IT Maritime Logistics, National Technical University of Athens NTUA, Greece
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Kick start your student journey with us!

Dive into your future with Sharjah Maritime Academy

Kick start your student journey with us!

Dive into your future with Sharjah Maritime Academy

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