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

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Plan: BP255SIM - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Campus: Singapore Inst of Management

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: Singapore Institute of Management
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
Partnered offering / Corporate client: Singapore Institute of Management
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: OMGT2229 Supply Chain Management Strategy, and OMGT2228 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

You may gain entry into this program from a: 

Three (3) Year Non-Business Diploma

 

If selected you will get credit for:

Eight (8) courses (96 credit points) equivalent to two (2) full-time semesters or one (1) full-time year

 

The courses for which you may get credit are:

Business Minor (four [4)] courses from the same discipline

AND

Four (4) Electives (courses from any discipline)

 

 

 

You may gain entry into this program from a:

Three (3) year Business Diploma

 

 

If selected you will get credit for:

Twelve (12) courses (144 credit points) equivalent to three (3) full-time semesters or 1.5 full-time years

 

The courses for which you may get credit are:

A combination of Business Core and Flexible courses

 

For further details on articulation and credit transfer arrangements,
visit http://mams.rmit.edu.au/6iaiou3y29j3z.pdf

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Entrance requirements

The Academic entry criteria for the program are as follows:

(a) Completed 'A' Levels and achieved:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Level passes plus a pass in an 'AO' level subject; or
  • 2 H2 level passes plus a pass in an H1 level subject.

OR

(b) Where an applicant does not have a Singaporean secondary qualification, they must meet the RMIT University criteria for their respective country of secondary education study as approved by RMIT, and notified to SIM by RMIT - as listed on the RMIT website under entry requirements by country - www.rmit.edu.au/international/entryrequiements

Admission by international students is also subject to the approval of the student pass by the Singapore Government.

OR

(c) An approved Business diploma from a recognised Singaporean Polytechnic where the language of instruction is English.

OR

(d) The Diploma in Management Studies from SIMPL.

OR

(e) An approved non-Business diploma from a recognised Singaporean Polytechnic where the language of instruction is English.

OR

(f) Any other equivalent qualifications or combination of qualifications and experience as assessed by RMIT University on a case-by-case basis.

The English language entry criteria for the programs are:

Applicants who have not obtained a minimum of C or C6 in General Paper (AO/H1 Level) or Knowledge and Inquiry (H2) must provide evidence of at least ONE of the following:

IELTS - Total of 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0);

TOEFL - Paper-Based (PBT) = 580 (TWE 4.5);

TOEFL - internet-Based (iBT) = Overall score of 92, with a minimum 20 in all sections;

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE(A) = 58 (no bank less than 50);

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) = CAE Grade B (no band less than Good);

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification or higher as where the language of instruction was English;

Other qualifications as listed on the RMIT website: 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 are subject to the applicant meeting the 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 [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 for 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership

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

www.cilt.org.sg

Program satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership.
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student Affiliate
  • Graduate eligible for 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership
  • Graduates 30 years of age or older without 3 years logistics and transport management experience eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates with 3 years logistics and transport management experience eligible for membership category: Member ILT

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply [CIPS]

www.cips.org/en-sg

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

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 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

As a student enrolled in an RMIT University program you can access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from RMIT University Library. Resources include e-books, e-journals and newspapers and product data. Your RMIT student number will allow you to access all online resources through RMIT University Library.

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. 

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

Online learning tools and content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University offshore partners provide resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals. The range of services available will vary at each RMIT University offshore partner. Enquire locally.

Services are available online to assist you with:

  • transition to tertiary student learning
  • study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
  • career development and employment.
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