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
Location: Offshore, Singapore Campus
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

This program prepares you for a professional career in operations, logistics and supply chain management to meet the challenges of a rapidly globalising industry. Through a mix of teaching and learning methods, you will develop skills and acquire knowledge to deal with the interdependence of contemporary global and regional supply chain and logistics issues, and be able to apply them to manage operations problems in a global marketplace. The learning activities you will experience over the duration of the program may include problem-based analysis, hands-on interactive learning and project planning, in addition to face-to-face lectures, tutorials and seminars. The assessment used in the program may take a variety of forms, including formal examination, class-room quizzes, syndicated assignments, individual investigative operations, case analysis and class participation.  These activities are designed to prepare you to be work-ready and to train you to become an independent and lifelong learner.

Career opportunities available for logistics and supply chain graduates span a large number of industries and economic sectors: aviation, automobile, computing, construction, manufacturing, mining, retailing, shipping, trading (import and export), transport and distribution, and warehousing. Job functions include procurement, inventory planning, transport and fleet management, and events organizations in both private sector and public institutions.


 

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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 is as follows:

(a) An applicant who has completed their secondary education in Singapore and has achieved:

2 GCE 'A' level with a credit pass in General Paper at "AO' level"; or
2 H2 level passes with a pass in the General paper or Knowledge and Inquiry.
 
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 - 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 C6 or better for English as a First Language at GCE 'O' level or General Paper at GCE 'AO'/H1 level or equivalent 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) = 92, minimum 20 in all sections

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma as noted above in items (c), (d) and (e), where the language of instruction was English.

Except for the English language requirements as stated above, applicants with other equivalent qualifications may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

RMIT University decisions regarding the admission of applicants to the programs will be final.

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 Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (Logistics & Supply Chain Management), graduates are eligible to apply for full membership of CIPS. 

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.

The School of Business IT & Logistics runs a School Advisory Committee that includes high profile industry representatives. One of the roles of the School Advisory Committee is to ensure that the School’s links with industry practice and operational challenges remain current. Apart from regular industrial site excursions, the School also makes extensive use of supply chain and logistics executives as guest lecturers to expose students to current industry practices and developments. 


 

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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

Resources available from the Library:

As a student enrolled in an RMIT University program you may access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. 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.

For more information on Library resources and services from Melbourne go to www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online learning tools and content:

As a student in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the student portal myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmitstudies).

Basic computing facilities will be provided by SIM. This includes all the software needed to complete the program and internet access. Your RMIT student number will allow you to access all online resources through the RMIT Library (www.rmit.edu.au/library).

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, and career development and employment.

 

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