BS Transport and Logistics Management


The Bachelor of Science in Transport and Logistics Management (BSTLM) program aligns with the objectives outlined in Oman's Vision 2040, which emphasizes the development of a thriving logistics and transportation sector. The BSTLM program incorporates global standards and best practices in transportation and logistics to ensure graduates possess a comprehensive understanding of the international logistics landscape.

This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in the dynamic field of transportation and logistics management in Oman. It covers a wide range of courses, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the field. 

The program covers a wide range of courses relevant to transport and logistics management, including advanced business logistics, supply chain management, transportation economics, intermodal transportation, maritime operations, transportation safety, hazardous materials transportation, packaging, quality management, transportation economics etc. It provides students with a deep understanding of logistics and supply chain management principles and practices. 

Students learn how to manage the flow of goods and information effectively within a supply chain network locally and internationally.

Admission Criteria
  • A recognized general education diploma or its equivalent
  • Students joining MCBS must go through an English placement test to determine the appropriate English level
  • Students presenting a valid score of 5-5.5 in IELTS or 65-79 in internet based TOEFL (iBT) are exempted from the English program
  • Students will need to go through Mathematics and IT placements tests to determine their levels of proficiency in these subjects as they are part of the GFP or possible exemption
  • Mathematics placements tests will determine whether Basic Mathematics (MATH 10) and Pure Mathematics (MATH 21) can be exempted, or students will be given both or one of them
  • IT placement test will determine whether students will require to take the Information Technology foundation course (COSC 10)
Program Structure

Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years

Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester

Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.

Core Courses57
Communication skills12
Social Sciences09
Math/Computer skills09
Natural Science03
General Business requirements21

Core Requirements (42 Credits)

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BTLM 1301Introduction to Transport Management3
BTLM 2302Legal Environment of Business3
ESBM 2303Business Correspondence3
BTLM 2304Logistics Management3
ACT 340AAccounting and Reporting3
BTLM 3306Transportation Economics3
AVIA 207Introduction to Air Transportation3
BTLM 3308Advanced Business Logistics3
BTLM 3309Supply Chain Management3
LOM 252Introduction to Operations Management3
ESBM 4311Introduction to Information Systems3
BUS 391Strategic Management3
BTLM 4313Hazardous Material Transportation3
BTLM 4322Senior Project3

Electives (15 Credits)

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BTLM 3310Fundamentals of Intermodal Transportation3
BTLM 3311Packaging3
BTLM 4315Research Analysis and Writing3
BTLM 4316Maritime Operations3
BTLM 4317Transportation Safety3
BTLM 4318Quality Management3
BTLM 4319Enterprise Systems3
BTLM 4320Transportation Systems Management3

Career Opportunities

Graduates of a Bachelor of Science in Transport and Logistics Management have a wide range of career opportunities in both the private and public sectors.

Some common career paths include:

  1. Logistics Manager
  2. Supply Chain Analyst
  3. Transportation Planner
  4. Operations Manager
  5. Warehouse and Distribution Manager
  6. Freight Forwarder
  7. Procurement Specialist
  8. Customs and Trade Compliance Manager
  9. Inventory Control Manager
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Required English Prerequisites

Department Contact

Contact Program Chair Dr. Rene Paquibut for more information.