Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Logistics Engineering with Management
物流工程兼管理(榮譽)理學士學位


Sept 2019 Entry

Programme code: 45499-SYL

Duration and Credit Requirement


Mode of Study
Full-time
Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation

Normally 64 (plus 6 training credits)(See the Remarks section below)

Programme Intake
20 senior year places
Fund Type
Government-Funded
Consider Second Choice Applications
Yes, but preference will be given to first choice applications.
Programme Leader(s)

Dr Tommy K.L. Choy
MSc, MPhil, PhD, CEng, MHKIE, MIPSHK, MIEE, MHKLA

Remarks
  • As the 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to the Legislative Council's approval, the number of student intake places shown in this web page is indicative only and subject to change or confirmation at a later date.
  • The curriculum of this programme, including the credit requirements, is subject to review.
  • The exact study duration and number of credits to be transferred will depend on the entry qualification of individual AD/HD admittees.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims and Learning Outocomes

Managing logistics is an interesting but complex task. It involves the effective management of materials, information and finance in a network of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and customers.

 

This programme aims to produce logistics engineers and professionals who are competent in the design, implementation, control and execution of logistics systems and related technologies, and to develop the ability of students to manage complex systems of business, logistics and technology for increasingly technology-enabled logistics businesses.

 

 

Programme Characteristics

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University possesses a broad array of expertise and talent that spans the whole spectrum of logistics. This programme provides comprehensive training in logistics, in areas ranging from logistics systems, facility design, logistics information systems, supply chain management to operations management. It also provides the essential general management and business skills that are needed to manage and run modern logistics companies.

Curriculum

Students are admitted to the senior year of the 4-year degree programme. They must complete all of the following subjects to fulfil the credit requirement for graduation.
 

General University Requirement (GUR) (minimum 9 credits)

Subjects are mandated by the University as part of the broad based education for every student. Students are also expected to meet the equivalent standard of the Undergraduate Degree Language and Communication Requirement (LCR). Credit transfers are considered based on previous studies in AD/HD programmes and students' academic performance.
 

Core Subjects (2 subjects of 2 credits each, 14 subjects of 3 credits each, total 46 credits)

Industrial Engineering Techniques and Methods, Packaging & Storage Technology, Logistics Facility Design, Planning for Production & Service Systems, Professional Communication in English, Professional Communication in Chinese, Mobile Technologies for Logistics Systems, Management Science, E-Commerce and Logistics, Production Logistics, Simulation of Logistics Systems, Logistics Information Management, Supply Chain Management, Society & the Engineer, Project Management, Green Legislation & Supply Chain Logistics
 

Free Elective (1 subject of 3 credits, total 3 credits)

Students can take free Electives offered by ISE or other departments.
 

Individual Project (6 credits)
 

IC Training (6 training credits)

Computing Tools in Resources Planning and Analysis, Integrated Project, and ERP Advanced
 

Work-Integrated Education (WIE)

Work-Integrated education (WIE) has been incorporated into the course of studies to ensure that students gain real-life work experience that is relevant to their study disciplines, and to enhance their all-round development. Each student must attain a minimum of one WIE training credit, i.e. a completion of at least 2 weeks/80 hours of full-time training, or the equivalent, before graduation.
 

Summer Placement

Summer placement opportunities may be provided to students to enable them to gain practical work experience.
 

Student Exchange Programme

Students also have the opportunity to participate in a student exchange programme with universities in countries such as the United States, Canada, Sweden and Finland for one semester.

Recognition and Prospects

Professional Recognition

The programme has been granted provisional accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) as a professional engineering degree programme recognised by other Washington Accord signatories.

 

The Washington Accord is an international agreement between bodies responsible for accrediting engineering degree programmes.  Currently, it has 18 signatories, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and New Zealand.

 

The programme has been granted accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILTHK) since 2009.

 

Career Prospects

Graduates typically become management trainees, logistics engineers, distribution analysts/officers, logistics analysts, logistics officers in government offices, business executives/analysts, system analysts/designers or young entrepreneurs. Moreover, a wide range of job opportunities suitable for our graduates are available in industry, business, services and the government sector. Most graduates rise up to managerial positions after some years of work experience.

Entrance Requirements

  • An Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma in Engineering, Business or related disciplines.
     
  • Suitable applicants will be invited to attend an interview, which aims to evaluate their potential for and interest in the programme, and to test their language and communication skills.

Enquiries

For further programme information, please contact:

Ms Tiffany Lam (tel: 2766 6611; email: tiffanyyk.lam@polyu.edu.hk).

Student Message


Many people have never heard of logistics, but it is everywhere in our daily lives – from small gadgets to the machinery at a building site. I am honoured to be one of the students in the Logistics Engineering with Management programme. In year one, we have interesting and useful Cluster-Area Requirements and leadership subjects that sharpen our skills and nourish our personal development. I initially felt nervous while I was getting used to life at PolyU. Luckily, Dr Choy, the Programme Leader, really cares for his students and was willing to spend time talking to us. Everyone I have met at PolyU has been so friendly, always willing to help you when you are in need. I now feel excited and energised about my life at PolyU. I’ve joined a number of programmes, such as the exchange tour to Beijing in the coming summer, different talks organized by famous speakers and serving as a student helper at PolyU events. These programmes have helped me get to know the campus and broaden my horizons. I would like to thank everyone I have met at PolyU. Without you, my life here would not be so fruitful. I look forward to receiving more treasured opportunities in the future.


Leung Hiu Yan



The curriculum of the BSc(Hons) in Logistics Engineering with Management (LEM) programme incorporates the study of logistics, engineering and business. It aims to provide students with a comprehensive education through a variety of learning opportunities, such as field trips. To sharpen students’ competitive edge in the job market, the programme also puts significant emphasis on the development of their presentation and organization skills. The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers many additional opportunities for students to broaden their horizons and apply the knowledge acquired through their studies to their daily lives and careers. During the summer holiday, I was pleased to be given the chance to join a study tour to mainland China. The trip taught me many practical skills including interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills, all of which will play important roles in my future career.
 

Finally, I am proud to serve as the class representative for LEM. Meeting with professors and sharing students’ comments on the curriculum helps me build closer relationships with both parties and develop a strong sense of belonging to the Department. I am glad to be studying at PolyU and I believe my education here will equip me well for a brighter future.


Yu On Yee





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Interview Arrangement


Date: Between November 2018 and April 2019
Mode:Individual interview
Aims:

To evaluate the potential for and interest of applicants in the programme, and to test their language and communication skills.

Medium:English
Duration:

About 10-15 minutes

Remark:

Suitable applicants will be invited to interviews.