The Curriculum

Duration

3 Years

NQF Level

Level 6

SAQA ID

96994

Credits

360 Credits

Students are required to complete five modules in the first year, all of which are compulsory:

Industrial Relations (Module Code – IDRTMY1)
Marketing Management (Module Code – MKMTMY1)
Strategic Management (Module Code – STMTMY1)
Contract Management (Module Code – CTMTMY1)
Road Transport Legislation (Module Code – RTLTMY1)

CONTENTS

Industrial Relations: IDRTMY1

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of industrial relations processes and mechanisms in the workplace through the correct application of labour legislation in the workplace.

Marketing Management: MKMTMY1

The purpose of this module is to create competence in the marketing concept, principles and activities associated with the marketing mix. This will enable students to develop skills to ensure continuous profitability for the organisation, the nature and components of the communication process and the integrated marketing communication mix and how they contribute to the success of the marketing efforts of the organisation.

Strategic Management: STMTMY1

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of strategic management processes in the workplace through the correct application of and adherence to strategic management principles and procedures.

Contract Management: CTMTMY1

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the concept of legal contracts and the ‘foundation’ of all contracts, namely offer and acceptance. Factors and events that undermine proper communication of offers and acceptance and prevent them from producing agreement will be addressed.

Road Transport Legislation: RTLTMY1

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the practical implications of law and the role and importance of legislation, regulation and policy formulation in the transport sector as well as the general economy of the country. The module further provides students with the Road Transport Legislation applicable in South Africa to give a holistic overview of the Transport Law environment.

Project Management (Module Code – PJMTMY2)
Transportation Management Project (Module Code – RESTMY2)
Transport Economics (Module Code – TPETMY2)
Transport Operations Planning (Module Code – TOPTMY2)

CONTENTS

Project Management: PJMTMY2

The purpose of this module is to develop competency in the management and application of project management processes and mechanisms in the workplace through the correct application of project management techniques and legislation in the workplace.

Transportation Management Project: RESTMY2

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the application of communication skills in the related field of transportation management. Students should be able to write academic research essays through the development of students’ reading, writing and research skills and knowledge base. On completion of the required performance tasks, students will be able to do research and write academic essays.

Transport Economics: TPETMY2

The purpose of this module is to develop an understanding of the principles of transportation economics and environment within which transportation functions.

Transport Operations Planning: TOPTMY2

The purpose of this module is to provide students with knowledge and competencies concerning transportation operations planning.

These skills are required to supervise and/or manage transportation operations within a small, medium or large organisation efficiently and effectively.

These skills are required to supervise and/or manage transportation operations within a small, medium or large organisation efficiently and effectively.

Logistics Management (Module Code – LGMTMY3)
Transportation and Warehousing (Module Code – TWHTMY3)
Year modules elective (choose two)

Air Transport (Module Code – ARTTMY3)
Transport Planning (Module Code – TPPTMY3)
Import and Export (Module Code – IXPTMY3)
Urban Transport (Module Code – UBTTMY3)
Road Freight Transport (Module Code – RFTTMY3)
Maritime Transport (Module Code – MTTTMY3)
Rail Transport (Module Code – RATTMY3

Logistics Management: LGMTMY3

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of integrated business logistics as well as the role and application of logistics principles within supply and value chain management. This will assist students in the workplace to take decisions based on sound principles.

Transportation & Warehousing: TWHTMY3 

The purpose of the module is to provide students with the knowledge and competencies concerning transportation and warehousing. These skills are required to supervise and/or manage transportation and warehousing processes and procedures within a small, medium or large organisation efficiently and effectively.

Air Transport: ATTMY3

The purpose of this module is to introduce the students to the history of commercial aviation as well as the role and importance of the air transport industry in the economy of a country. The students will also be introduced to the concepts of supply and demand in the passenger transport industry and aircraft selection, air cargo and airport operations.

Transport Planning: TPPTMY3

The purpose of this module is to develop an understanding of the theory of transportation planning and the provisions for transportation planning in the South African environment.

Import & Export: IXPTMY3

The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of the requirements for the import and export of goods in South Africa.

Urban Transport: UBTTMY3

The purpose of this module is to develop an understanding and competencies to analyse urban transport challenges in the contemporary urban environment in South Africa. Students should be able to reflect on these challenges and provide solutions to alleviate the challenges.

Road Freight Transport: RFTTMY3

The purpose of this module is to provide the student with an overview of the functions of transport management. The module deals with the objective of management, organisation and management structures, functions of management, job descriptions and management approaches in private and public transport operations. Furthermore, the module deals with the procurement, costing, depreciation as well as the legislative aspects of transport management.

Maritime Transport: MTTTMY3

The purpose of this module is to acquaint the student with the historical development of ocean shipping as well as local and international trade. The student will also be familiarised with ship design, cargo operations and maritime trades. The legal principles and maritime insurance concepts will also be highlighted.

Rail Transport: RATTMY3

The purpose of this module is to develop the capability to analyse the role and importance of rail transport in South Africa and the national economy and to develop students’ competency in analysing, transforming and critically evaluating various aspects of the competitive position of rail transport.

 

Credits

  • To proceed to the next level, at least 50% of the year’s modules must be passed. 
  • Should a student not pass a module/s he or she will be required to reregister for those modules failed.
  • Registration of second / third year modules will be based on the outcomes of your final results.
  • Students will retain credits for the module/s already passed. Credits may be retained for a maximum period of seven (7) years, provided that there have been no material changes to the curriculum.
  • No credit from this programme can be transferred to the formal programme offered by the University.
  • No credits from the former Transportation Management Diploma (NQF level 5) can be transferred to this Programme.
  • Students who have completed the Transportation and Supply Chain Management Bridging will receive credit for Industrial Relations.

Contact Us

For more information on the Diploma in Transportation Management (Application Token: TPTMULTI) please get in touch

Email: tscmtmd@uj.ac.za

Physical Address

Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management
School of Management
College of Business and Economics
University of Johannesburg
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Corner Kingsway and University Road
Auckland Park
Johannesburg
Offices: D Ring 7 (7th Floor)

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