BP143 - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) (Applied)

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Plan: BP143P7 - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Award abbreviation: BBus (L&SCM) (App)
Total credit points: 384
Career: UGRD
Duration: 4 years full-time (including one year of Co-Op)
Location: Onshore, City
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 002698M

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Purpose of the Program

In line with RMIT University mission to “create and disseminate knowledge to meet the needs of industry and community and foster in students the skills and passion to contribute to and engage with the world”, the Bachelor of Business (Logistics & Supply Chain Management) (Applied) program is designed to prepare students for a professional career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to meet the evolving challenges of a rapidly “globalising” logistics and supply chain industry. 

Graduates will be able to understand the interdependence of contemporary global and localised logistics and supply chain management issues and be able to apply and adapt relevant bodies of knowledge, their underlying principles and concepts to handle business problems in the “global” market place, displaying leadership and business acumen in their professional activities and business decisions.

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Articulation and pathways

Credit and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University's Credit Policy. Applicants who have completed studies or have partially completed a similar program at another institution (with entry criteria similar to this program) may be accepted with some credits or exemptions being granted towards this program.

Articulation arrangements between RMIT University VET programs, Higher Education Diplomas & Associate Degrees in the same or related discipline, enable you upon successful completion of a lower level qualification, at the required standard for admission, to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification.

Articulation agreements between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The statements below provide you with information about articulation agreements in this program.

  • RMIT Business Diploma - up to 8 course exemptions
  • RMIT Diploma of Commerce – exemption from 8 common core courses
  • RMIT Business Advanced Diploma - up to 12 course exemptions
  • RMIT Associate Degree in Business – exemption from 8 common core courses plus up to 8 course exemptions to a maximum of 16 course exemptions
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Entrance requirements

Academic Requirements:
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent with a minimum ATAR of 75, or equivalent.
Pre-requisite studies in Australian Year 12 English (units 3 and 4) or equivalent with a minimum study score of 25 (or ESL English 30) or equivalent.

Entrance requirements for international onshore applicants:
Additionally all non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT English language requirements. For more information on these requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is accredited by the professional bodies listed in the table below. Specified credit/exemptions towards professional qualifications offered as part of the accreditation is subject to the applicant meeting set criteria defined by each professional body. Any application for credit/exemption should be made directly to the professional body and is the graduate's responsibility.

The professional bodies may offer membership for students and/or graduates as a career enabler which could include opportunities for networking and access to discipline specific resources. Application for membership is the student/graduate's responsibility.

Professional BodyAccreditation DescriptionMembership and Opportunities

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Australia [CILTA]

www.cilta.com.au

Program satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership.
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student (must be fulltime otherwise eligible for Affiliate membership)
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates eligible for 2 years credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply [CIPS]

www.cips.org

Program satisfies the majority of academic requirements for MCIPS with the following conditions:

  • All modules must be successfully passed - no exemptions or compensations
  • Any units taken from the minor list must be from the lists for business disciplines only
  • Any elective units chosen must be business and management related
  • Students must, in addition to successful completion of this program, successfully complete CIPS 2013 Qualifications' suite of Units AD3 and PD3

Experience gained during the placement year may be counted towards the 3 year experience requirement for MCIPS if it meets the experience criteria.

  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates may be eligible for MCIPS

Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia [SCLAA]

www.sclaa.com.au

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student (full-time only)
  • Graduates under 30 years of age eligible for membership category: Future Leader
  • Graduates 30 years of age or older eligible for membership category: Individual

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society [LSCMS] [Singapore]

www.lscms.org

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Professional

The program is substantially linked with related industries via Work Integrated Learning and/or employment opportunities and membership of industry associations. The program enjoys active support from key players in Australian logistics and supply chain industry. Some of the industry organisations such as the Australian Logistics Council, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport of Australia and the Logistics Association of Australia support this degree. The program is also supported by some key industry players by way of providing student scholarships. Currently, the scholarships are offered by organisations like Coles-Myers Pty Ltd, Coca-Cola AMATIL-Australia, Carlton & United and T&T Australia. In addition, the School of Business IT and Logistics Program Advisory Committee consists of leading executives from industries actively involved in advising the program operations.

 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

RMIT Library systems make extensive resources both in hard copies as well online copies available to all enrolled students. For detailed services available via RMIT Library systems you may visit the library at various locations in Melbourne or visit the website http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

RMIT has contributed significant resources to the development of on-line material via the Learning Hub and the Blackboard application. Most course material in Logistics is now accessible via the Blackboard, the password protected online website for each student enrolled in RMIT programs. In addition, students may take advantage of the other library systems such as State Library of Victoria.

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