BP255 - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

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RMIT program code: BP255
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Plan code: BP255
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 063202B

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2022 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

   Year One of Program
 
AND   Year Two of Program
 
AND   Year Three of Program
 

The Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit points of study, which includes 8 Business common core courses, 8 Logistics and Supply Chain Management major courses and 8 Flexible courses.

8 flexible courses allow you to undertake one of the following three options:

  • Option A: Complete a second major in a business discipline comprising 8 courses (or 96 credit points). The second major will be identified on your transcript of results; OR
  • Option B: Complete 2 minors in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points) each; OR
  • Option C: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and four(4) university electives. University Elective courses can be from any discipline area within RMIT University.

If you choose Option B or Option C you MUST complete a full Business minor.

 

Please note: All courses listed may not be available each Semester, this is important to note when planning your enrolments. You must ensure that you satisfy the academic requirements of your program in order to graduate. 

 

In response to Australian and Victorian government coronavirus (COVID-19) advice, some courses may be delivered online. For this reason, students must have access to a computer and the internet to support studies at RMIT. In Semester 1 2022, facilitated classes will be predominantly delivered face-to-face on campus. Lectures will continue to be recorded and shared through Canvas and will not be timetabled. Students can find out if a course has facilitated classes on campus, online or both by checking the Semester 1class timetable once available, please note: 2022 Important timetable dates will be published in November 2021.  COVIDSafe campus protocols for students will remain in place in Semester 1 2022. For more information students can refer to the Return to campus update on the RMIT website.

 

Online options (where possible) will continue to be offered to International students who are outside of Australia or students who cannot attend campus due to circumstances outside their control. Please refer to If you cannot attend campus for further information.

 

 

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should be taken in your final year/semester of study. Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for these courses.

The capstone courses for this program are:

 

Accreditation Information

For information regarding external accreditation and industry links related to this program, please click here. 

 

A list of the required courses you must complete in order to fulfil the accreditation requirements for the Professional Body related to your program, can be located here.

 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange and Cross-campus Study

As part of your flexible option, you may want to consider enriching your student experience by undertaking global study and work (offered by the College of Business and Law) as part of your RMIT program.

Please visit the Global Study and Work webpage for more information. International study and work opportunities at RMIT include:

 

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Year One of Program

IMPORTANT NOTE: The BP255 Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) program will be formally discontinued from Semester 2, 2022, and the final intake for admission into BP255 Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) program will be Semester 1, 2022

The program will be taught out to current students until Semester 2, 2030. If you anticipate that you will successfully complete this program by the end of 2021, these changes do not apply to you.

The BP255 Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Change Management) is currently accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia until 3 March 2024. The College of Business and Law will seek ongoing professional accreditation of BP255 Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) until the end of the teach out period. 

BP343 Bachelor of Business is not currently accredited with any professional body. The College of Business and Law is seeking professional accreditation for the logistics and supply chain major within the BP343 Bachelor of Business. 


Current students who will not finish the program by the end of 2021 have the option to either:
 
Option 1 - Remain in your current program

Recommended for students in the second or third year of your current program.

If you remain in your current program, you must complete the program by the end of Semester 2, 2030. Please refer to the course teach-out schedule to ensure you complete all core courses prior to their final offering.

If you commenced the program before Semester 1 2022, please refer to the following transition rule:

  • If you have completed LAW2442 Commercial Law, you do not need to complete LAW2442 Business Law, as this is a course title change only.
  • If you have completed OMGT2146 Supply Chain Analysis and Design, you do not need to complete OMGT2146 Supply Chain Analytics, as this is a course title change only.
  • If you have completed OMGT2155 Business IT and Supply Chain, you do not need to complete OMGT2155 Supply Chain Technologies, as this is a course title change only.
  • If you have completed OMGT1053 Supply Chain Management Strategy, you do not need to complete OMGT1053 Strategic Supply Chain, as this is a course title change only.

Option 2 - Transfer to the BP343 Bachelor of Business or any other available RMIT program

Recommended for students in the first year of your current program.

The equivalent major in the new program to your existing degree is Logistics and Supply Chain.     

Note: entry will be subject to maintaining satisfactory academic progress.  

 

 

In year one of your program, you will study seven (7) of your business common core courses and one (1) of your Logistics and Supply Chain Management major courses.

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

Complete the following Eight (8) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Marketing Principles 12 MKTG1025 City Campus 1837 1934
Accounting in Organisations and Society 12 Yes ACCT1046 City Campus 1631 1762
Macroeconomics 1 12 ECON1010 City Campus 1646 1584
Business Information Systems 12 ISYS2056 City Campus 1743 1713
Business Statistics 1 12 ECON1030 City Campus 1650 1588
Prices and Markets 12 Yes ECON1020 City Campus 1648 1586
Introduction to Management 12 BUSM4176 City Campus 1575 1525
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management 12 OMGT1082 City Campus 1859 1751
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives:

Complete the following Four (4) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Law 12 LAW2442 City Campus 1817 1752
Transportation and Freight Logistics 12 OMGT1062 City Campus 1856 1745
Warehouse and Distribution Channels 12 OMGT1074 City Campus 1858 1749
Procurement Management and Global Sourcing 12 OMGT1070 City Campus 1857 1748
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
AND
{

Option 1: Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minors
OR

Option 2: Select Two (2) courses from any:

University Elective
}
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

You should enrol in the capstone courses OMGT1053 Strategic Supply Chain and OMGT1039 Operations Management, in your final semester of study. 

 

We also recommend that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester. 

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Supply Chain Technologies 12 Yes OMGT2155 City Campus 1865 1777
Operations Management 12 Yes OMGT1039 City Campus 1853 1740
Strategic Supply Chain 12 Yes OMGT1053 City Campus 1854 1743
Supply Chain Analytics 12 Yes OMGT2146 City Campus 1864 1774
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
AND
{

Option 1: Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minors
OR

Option 2: Select Two (2) courses from any:

University Elective
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

Contact Details

Business Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. 

 

Overloading

You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program, upon approval from the College.

 

Credit and Pathways

If you have completed an RMIT College of Business Vocational Education program and you are continuing your studies into an RMIT College of Business and Law Higher Education program, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business and Law Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning to count towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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