MC101 - Master of Business (Logistics Management)

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Plan: MC101 - Master of Business (Logistics Management)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Objectives 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: Master of Business (Logistics Management)
Award abbreviation: MBus(LogMgt)
Total credit points: 144
Career: PGRD
Duration: One and half years (3 semesters) full-time or equivalent by part-time study
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 012966B

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Objectives of the program

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

As a student you will develop capabilities in the management of the creation and implementation of efficient, effective, and sustainable strategies over the logistics lifecycle and the entire supply chain (or supply network) in diverse and complex work environments.  Core studies include the principles and practices of logistics and supply chain management, strategic supply chain management, and supply chain sustainability.

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Articulation and pathways

The Master of Business (Logistics Management) has two intermediate exit points: the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management (8 courses or 96 credit points), and the Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management (4 courses or 48 credit points).
Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management will obtain credit for four core courses in the Master of Business (Logistics Management) and will be eligible to apply for exemptions equivalent to one semester of study, leaving an additional one year or two semesters to complete the Masters program.

Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management will obtain credit for eight core courses in the Master of Business (Logistics Management) and will be eligible to apply for exemptions equivalent to one year of study, leaving an additional half year or one semester to complete the Masters program.
More information about these programs is available in the RMIT Handbook at:         http://www.rmit.edu.au/handbook.

On completion of the Master of Business (Logistics Management) program students can enroll in the Master of Commerce and gain a double degree by completing 4 additional courses. To gain the Master of Commerce students need to compete the two core course of the M.Comm program — BUSM3886 Business and Government in the Global Context and ISYS2412 Professional Business Practice. Additionally students need to complete one research course of at least 12 credit points and one elective from a range of available ones. More information about this double degree is available from   http://www.rmit.edu.au/bus/doublemasters.

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Entrance requirements

Students who have successfully completed a bachelor degree in logistics and supply chain, transport, business management, engineering and science, economics, planning or geography are encouraged to apply.  Those applicant who have less than two year of professional experience in the supply chain management and logistics field will be required to enrol in the course Professional Logistics Practice to make up for this lack of professional experience. Defence personnel above the rank of captain with five years’ logistics operations management experience may apply for entrance and will be considered after an interview.  Applicants holding a management position with more than 10 years’ business/military experience, including management responsibility for an aspect of logistics operations and systems.  Some form of management education is preferred. 

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

The Master of Business (Logistics Management)  is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply - Australasia (CIPSA).
http://www.cips.org/

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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

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

Services available 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;
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  • 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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