FAQ – Online Diploma in Logistics Management

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Admission requirements and applications

  • Grade 12 Certificate with diploma endorsement/university exemption.
  • A good working knowledge of English, as the learning material will be available in English only.
  • Relevant documentation for application: Matric certificate with diploma endorsement, ID/Passport

Technical requirements:

We recommend the following to complete your 100% online diploma:

  • Basic computer skills:
  • Be able to operate your computer and perform basic tasks.
  • Email and file management (access, create, edit, save, upload and download documents).
  • Basic web-browsing skills.

Computer requirements:

  •  You own a computer OR laptop;
  • Have an active email for notifications and communication;
  • A high-speed internet connection (3G, 4G, LTE, ADSL or Fibre);
  • A PDF viewer (e.g. Adobe Acrobat);
  • Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel;
  • Audio storage and playback;
  •  A web browser (latest version) e.g. Chrome/Firefox/Safari.
  • Applications are available on our website. Just follow these simple steps:
  • Go to the indicator that says: Click HERE to apply. Link at the bottom of the webpage.
  • You will be asked for basic contact information, to upload your required documents and your payment. We require full payment per module at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in Rand. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee if you are an international student.


Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “If admitted click HERE to register.” In the brochure or on the website.

Refer to the Academic Calendar for registration dates and when the modules are offered. The modules are offered in 4 different blocks during the year. The calendar is available on the webpage: www.uj.ac.za/diplomaonline or ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024.

When you register or add modules after each block, you can refer to your student portal(uLink) where you will be able to download your proof of registration.


EFT Payments made from other banks in SA to the UJ FNB account can take up to 2 (two) – 5 (Five) business days to clear, if successful.

There is no extension to make a late payment, as the programme is managed in blocks. The reason for the Academic Calendar is to plan.

Academic Calendar 2024

All fees are payable in advance before registration or adding of a module/s may commence.

Our online programmes are not eligible for NSFAS financial aid. Some students seek professional development support from their employers or external sources.

To be granted a tuition refund, you must cancel your registration by a certain date, the dates can be found on the financial leaflet at the bottom of the screen. If there is a credit amount available, you should follow the online process on uLink (ITS iEnabler).

Teaching and Learning Online

Moodle, our online learning platform, will become available to you 24 Hours after your registration date. At that time, Moodle is accessed by sign-in on your student portal (uLink) at https://ulink.uj.ac.za.

3 years minimum / 6 years maximum. The qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF level credits within a certain time to graduate. The modules are structured in specific blocks per year and cannot be swapped around. You have 70 days to complete the module/modules per block.

For technical support, please email uhelp@uj.ac.za or contact us between 08:00 – 16:00 South Africa (GMT+2), Monday – Friday at +27(0)11 559 3580. We are ready to help!

There is no set class time as your programme can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We recommend logging on 3 – 4 times a week for two hours or more to stay engaged with the programme materials, as well as to communicate with your instructor. There are no tutors, and the institution is not allowed to share personal information about study groups because of the POPI ACT.

Yes, two textbooks can be purchased separately: Business Logistics Management 5Th edition; Pienaar Vogt and 
Principles of Business Management;5TH edition; Strydom Bruwer De Beer Holtzhausen Kiley Maritz Nieuwenhuizen Oosthuizen Rudansky-Kloppers Steenkamp


Refer to the Academic Calendar for guidance on when assessment will take place.


Don’t leave your final assessment or supplementary assessment until the last minute. Make sure to check in advance the closing date and times of each assessment to ensure that there are support staff available. Keep in mind that the support staff is only available during working hours. Monday to Friday from 08:00 -16:00.


Send us an email to tscmonlinelog@uj.ac.za with your reason and your student details. We will communicate the cancellation rules and procedures to follow.

Students will not be allowed to continue their studies in the same module at the University, except with the permission of the Executive Dean or delegated HOD after consultation with the assessment committee. If the application is approved the student must repeat the module at the first opportunity when it is offered again.

Students may also be refused further admission if they continue to perform unsatisfactorily at the end of the relevant academic year and will be academically excluded.

Obtaining a qualification and graduation

Students obtain a qualification if they have passed every prescribed online module. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that they comply with all the requirements for a qualification.

Well done!  When you successfully complete an Online Diploma in Logistics management, you are eligible to receive a digital e-certificate. This certificate, which is issued electronically, is the only officially recognised certification issued by the University. More specific communication will be communicated via the Course Co-Ordinator towards the end of the academic year.


Yes, if you meet the requirements set out for the Online Advanced Diploma in Logistics. You will find more information at https://online.uj.ac.za/course/UJ-ADL-advanced-diploma-in-logistics