GC055 - Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Plan: GC055 - Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management
Campus: City Campus


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: Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management
Award abbreviation: GradCertLogMgt
Total credit points: 48
Career: PGRD
Duration: One semester full-time or equivalent part-time
Location: Onshore, City 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

The Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management  is designed to develop the professional management competencies of current and future leaders in strategic logistics, who seek to enhance their career prospects in business and government organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. 

You will develop your capabilities in the delivery of efficient, effective and ethical strategies over the logistics lifecycle to achieve value for money in diverse and complex work environments.  Studies include the principles and practices of logistics management, and the application of creative, innovative and ethical approaches to the management of logistics in public and private sector organisations.

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Articulation and pathways

Academic Entrance requirements:

Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent or higher level qualification in any discipline.

Alternate Entry:

No prior academic qualifications but a minimum of 5 years work experience is required.

Entrance requirements for international onshore applicants:

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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Entrance requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree and two years relevant work experience or equivalent.  Alternatively, applicants holding a management position with 10 years business experience, including management responsibility for an aspect of logistics operations may also apply. All non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • IELTS – 6.5+ (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL Paper based – 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • TOEFL Computer based – 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • RMIT English Worldwide (REW) – Advanced Level 2
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External accreditation and industry links

This program is not accredited by professional bodies. However, some professional bodies may offer qualification recognition post-graduation on a case by case basis. Students and/or graduates should contact the professional body of interest directly to seek advice on recognition of their qualification.

The table below lists the professional bodies who may offer membership to 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 BodyMembership and Opportunities

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Australia [CILTA]


  • Students eligible for membership category: Student [must be full-time otherwise eligible for Affiliate membership
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate

Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia [SCLAA]


  • 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


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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 a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.
Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers. You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.
Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • Transition to tertiary study and learning;
  • Study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences;
    Enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning;
  • Career development and employment;
  • Living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters);
  • Opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad;
  • Opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism; and University governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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