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

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Plan: BP255OSCI - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Campus: Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

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(Log&SupChaMgt)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
Partnered offering / Corporate client: Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

This program prepares you to solve business problems in the global marketplace and understand complexity in operations, logistics and supply chain industries. A broad-based curriculum in the program covers the design and management of supply chain practices such as inventory planning, procurement, production operations, transportation, distribution, warehousing, retail services, global logistics and supply chain technologies.

The types of learning experience in the program may include: lectures, tutorials, assignments, site-visits, industrial guest lectures, collaborative projects and activities. Assessment may include examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

The final year of the program includes two capstone courses: OMGT2060 Supply Chain Management Strategy, and OMGT2231 Operations Management. This capstone experience will give you the opportunity to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning in this program.

After successfully completing the program you will be eligible to work as a professional in a number of industrial sectors including: aviation, automobile, computing, manufacturing, mining, retailing, shipping, global, transport, distribution and warehousing.  Job functions include procurement, inventory planning, operations management, operations research, and event organisations in both private and public sectors.

This program is available for on-campus study.

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Articulation and pathways

As this is a full-time (3 year) program, the principal pathway into the program will be through the successful completion of high school studies.

Graduates of logistics and supply chain & other Diplomas from institutions such as the Singapore Logistics Association, Polytechnic Institutions in Singapore, and SIM's Diploma in Management Studies will be considered for admission with some exemptions.

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Entrance requirements

Entrance requirements
- 2 GCE ‘A’ level with a credit pass in General Paper at ‘AO’ level (prior to 2008) or
- 2 H2 level passes with a pass in GP or Knowledge and Inquiry or
- SIM's Diploma in Management Studies (Business Diploma) or
- 3-year professional diploma from a Polytechnic Institution at Singapore with a credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level and
- Completed National Service (if applicable)

English Language requirement
All students must provide evidence of one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 (no band below 6)
- TOEFL paper based 580 (TWE 4.5+)
- TOEFL computer based 237 (TWE 4.5+)
- equivalent RMIT English Worldwide Advanced level 2

The requirement for English language testing may be waived for students who have successfully completed, where English is the language of teaching and assessment, either: * at least the equivalent of one year of a university degree within the past two years OR * at least the equivalent of a two year tertiary program within the past five years of at least AQF Level 5.

Exemptions
Exemptions may be granted based on individual applicant’s prior qualifications. This will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

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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 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 [CILT] [Australia]

www.cilta.com.au

Program satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership.
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student (must be full-time otherwise eligible for Affiliate membership)
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates eligible to 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport [CILT] [China]

www.ciltchina.org

Program satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership.
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership
  • Graduates with 3 years logistics and transport experience eligible for membership category: member ILT

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply [CIPS]

www.cips.org/en-cn

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates may be eligible for membership category: Full (MCIPS)

The School of Business IT & Logistics has close links with industry, in particular companies that operate in transport and freight logistics and companies that specialise in purchasing, supply chain management, contract distribution, manufacturing and retailing. Many of these companies have supported research work of staff in the School and have been active sponsors of many of the School activities.

The School of Business IT & Logistics is a national partner of the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA), the premium professional body that supply chain, logistics, operations and procurement executives in Australia subscribed to.  SCLAA is a strong supporter of the Bachelor of Business (Logistics & Supply Chain Management) program.

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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

Library resources and services

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Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day. www1.rmit.edu.au/library/askalibrarian

You can find more information on RMIT University Library resources and services at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/outside-Australia


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