The objective of this qualification is to broaden learners’ understanding of logistics and supply chain management and is designed for those who wish to prepare for a first professional role and future career in the field. It is also suitable for logistics and supply chain professionals in the early stages of their career looking to enhance their knowledge and skills and move to the next level professionally. Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to further their career as a logistics and supply chain professional as well as the opportunity to embark on further study towards a relevant Master’s programme with advanced standing.


OTHM Level7Diploma in Logistics and Supply ChainManagement (EQF/MQF Level 7) is an Approved Foreign Higher Education Qualification and accredited by OTHM (UK) regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA), which is recognised for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and Master’s/top-up programmes.

Regulatory Information

Qualification Title OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply ChainManagement
Ofqual Reference Number 603/5865/8
Duration 1 year
Total Credit Value 120 Credits (60 ECTS)
Total Qualification Time (TQT) 1200 Hours
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 600 Hours
Overall Grading Type Pass / Fail
Assessment Methods Coursework
Language of Assessment English
Structure of Programme Full Time/Part Time
Delivery Mode Campus, Online & Blended


OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management(EQF/MQF Level 7) is at the same level as master’s degrees. However, it is shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full masters or MBA.

Course Structure

Unit Ref. No Unit Title RQF/MQF UK Credit/ECTS GLH TQT
J/618/1227 Logistics Management 7 20/10 100 200
R/618/1229 Supply Chain Planning, Modelling and Analytics 7 20/10 100 200
L/618/1231 Procurement and Supply Management 7 20/10 100 200
Supply Chain and Operations Strategy 7 20/10 100 200
Sustainable Operations Management 7 20/10 100 200
Business Research Methods 7 20/10 100 200

Assessment Procedure

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold/meet one or more of the criteria on the list below:

  • NQF/QCF Level 5Diploma or equivalent.
  • An equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution.
  • Mature students with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience may be considered.
  • The provider will determine English Language ability if English is not your native language.
  • This course is designed for learner’s aged 19 and above.


Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Business Management(EQF/MQF Level 6) provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Business Management. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes.

Term Dates

Jan/Feb, May/June, Sep/Oct

Registration Fee 


Course Fee

Maltese/EU – €3900

Non-EU – €6200

Full Course Details can be found HERE

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