Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Due to the increased globalization of businesses and manufacturing, the need for competent logistics management professionals is rapidly growing than ever before. Increasing popularity of e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Ebay, Alibaba, etc., further underpins the growth of international logistics and supply chain management activities.

This pathway programme provides a valuable opportunity to get qualified in a growing international industry and pursue a successful career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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3.5 Years
1st & 2ndYears @ GISM
3rd Year onwards @ Massey University, New Zealand.


Faculty of Business

Logistics & Supply Chain Management first year pathway program enables students to complete the two year Higher Diploma at GISM Campus and transfer to the third year of the Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Degree of Massey University, New Zealand. Upon completion of the first two years, students will get the Higher Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

Through GISM Pathway programmes, students can save up to Rs. 7.2 million* by studying the first two years in Sri Lanka. Students will be guided by a well qualified and experiences panel of lecturers consisting of management consultants and logistics management professionals in the relevant disciplines. Most of the lecturers are PhD or MSc. qualified with years of teaching experiences both in Sri Lanka and abroad.


Higher Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management – first two years at GISM Campus, Sri Lanka.

Upon successful completion of Higher Diploma, students can directly enter to the 3rd year of Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – BSc. – at Massey University, New Zealand.

Course Modules

First Year (Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management)

  • Business Statistics
  • Academic Writing in English
  • Legal and Social Environment
  • Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Intensive English 1
  • Business Mathematics
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Accounting
  • Organizational Management
  • Intensive English 2

Second Year (Higher Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management)

  • Logistics Management 1
  • Transportation Systems
  • Marketing Principles
  • Project Management
  • Principles of Macro Economics
  • Operational Management
  • International Business
  • Logistics Management  2

Career Opportunities:

You could find work in business or non-profit organisations in a huge range of industries;

  • Large Manufacturing Companies
  • Local Government Bodies
  • Domestic Corporations
  • Retail Organisations
  • Logistic Companies
  • Large Warehouses

The research skills developed on this course will also allow you to continue on to postgraduate study including possible PhD research within the school and a further academic career.

Entry Requirements:

To enter the Logistics Degree Pathway Programmes, students must possess a minimum of three “S” Passes in GCE A/L or London A/L Maths Stream or complete the GISM Foundation Programme.

IELTS (Academic) results of 6.0 is required when transferring to the 3rd Year of the degree at Massey University. IELTS support programmes, Orientation programmes and visa support are provided by GISM Campus.