MC186 - Master of Strategic Procurement

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Plan: MC186 - Master of Strategic Procurement
Campus: City Campus

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: Master of Strategic Procurement
Award abbreviation: MStratProcure
Total credit points: 144
Career: PGRD
Duration: 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: Melbourne City campus
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
Partnered offering / Corporate client: Not Applicable
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 075212A

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Purpose of the Program

The Master of Strategic Procurement is designed to develop the professional management competencies of current and future leaders in strategic procurement, 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 procurement lifecycle to achieve value for money in diverse and complex work environments.  Studies include the principles and practices of strategic procurement, and the application of creative, innovative and ethical approaches to the management of strategic procurement in public and private sector organisations.

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Articulation and pathways

Credit will be assessed consistently with the RMIT University credit policy and procedures.

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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 procurement operations may also apply. Defence personnel above the rank of army captain (ADF or equivalent) with five years procurement/ logistics operations management may apply and be considered after an interview.

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 Strategic Procurement  is recognised by Australasian Procurement and Construction Council Inc (APCC) http://www.apcc.gov.au/

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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 staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service. 

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

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


Online learning tools and content

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