The MSc in Transportation & Logistics offers an opportunity for those who wish to upgrade their knowledge and professional skills and to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics industry.

Every person and every industry in the world is influenced by, and depends upon, transport and logistics. Consequently, there are so many diverse careers available in this exciting, fast-paced and ever-changing sector. People who work in transport and logistics are constantly kept on their toes. The industry needs to be flexible in order to accommodate the influence of public opinion, governmental decisions and environmental factors.

The Master of Science program in Transportation and Logistics offers an opportunity for recent graduates as well as working professionals to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics. There are many players involved directly or indirectly with transportation and logistics, and they operate in areas such as public transportation and mass transit, airlines, airports, ocean shipping, seaports, rail, cargo and freight transport, supply chain management, green and sustainable transportation, traffic control, highway operations, toll operations, and communication and traveler information systems.

Students will be exposed to an array of subjects which will equip them with multiple skills to handle the increasingly complex and interdisciplinary nature of transportation and logistics issues. Students entering the program can come from any field but must be prepared to undergo rigorous training at MUST to acquire skills in systems design and optimization, economic analysis, statistical modelling and project evaluation in order to comprehend and solve problems in planning, designing, managing and operating complex transportation and logistics systems. Relevant undergraduate preparation includes engineering, transportation, basic sciences, computer science, information technology, mathematics, economics, management or any other major which includes several such courses.


  • Introduction to Freight Forwarding
  • Introduction to Transport Industry
  • Maritime Logistics
  • Air Freight
  • Road Freight
  • Inland Waterway
  • Multimedia Transport
  • Storage and Warehousing
  • Customs and Procedures
  • Freight, Insurance and Liabilities
  • Dangerous and Special Cargo
  • ICT for Freight Forwarding


With our industry practitioners, Transporation & Logistics case studies and Specializations in

  • Carrier Systems
  • Logistics & Warehousing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation & Logistics Management


New opportunities and career paths through

  • Research Project
  • Thesis

& industry oriented projects guided by field experts


A new learning experience through industry challenges and opportunities facing the logistics industry, and meeting the international curriculum standard

  • Transportation Systems
  • Logistics Systems
  • Maritime Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • Transportation Policy and Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management Design
  • Logistics Performance Management
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management


Invitations to

  • Colloquiums
  • Master Classes
  • Webinars

& discussion forums and blogs


  • Duration: All subjects covered in 18 months
  • Course Requirement:
    • Structure B (Mixed): 3 core subjects + 3 specialization subjects + 1 partial thesis
    • Structure C (Coursework): 3 core subjects + 6 specialization subjects + 1 project paper
  • Intakes: 3 intakes per academic calendar
  • Award: Degree awarded by Malaysia University of Science and Technology

Flexi class hours are available & every course unit is accessible 24/7 online


With one of these Requirements

  • Bachelor degree (without prior work experience) Minimum CGPA of 3.0 OR
  • If below 3.0 CGPA, work experience will be considered OR
  • A Diploma, Vast experience and Malaysians Via APEL

Required documents:

1. Application Form (contact us to receive the application form)

2. The front page of passport (validity must be minimum of 2 years)

3. Bachelor Degree Graduation Certificate and Transcript

4. Proof in English Proficiency (IELTS with a minimum band of 6.0/TOEFL with a minimum score of 550)

  • if you do not have this qualification, you may submit an official statement from the previous institution of the study stating that the medium of instruction is in English.

The student visa fee is as below here:

  • Visa Processing Fee: USD 780 (non-refundable)
  • Security Bond: USD 52- USD 514 (depending on the nationality of the applicant, and refundable upon completion of study)
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Last updated June 20, 2019
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Jan 2020
18 months
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