MC198 - Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Plan: MC198EXE15 - Master of Supply Chain and 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: Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Award abbreviation: MSupChaLogMgt
Total credit points: 192
Career: PGRD
Duration: 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent (or 1.5 years FT or PT equivalent with advanced standing)
Location: Melbourne City campus
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 077513E

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Purpose of the Program

The Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management  prepares you to manage the creation and implementation of efficient and sustainable strategies over the logistics life cycle, across the entire supply chain or within supply.The program offers studies in the core areas of supply chain and procurement management, operations, transport and warehousing applied in a range of contexts.

During this program you will be exposed to a variety of learning experiences and activities which may include lectures and tutorials, assignments, collaborative projects and workshops activities related to Supply Chain and Logistics Management strategy, planning and execution. Assessment mostly includes major and minor written assignments, evaluation of case studies, completion of group projects, group presentations and in-class tests. International study tours are a unique feature of the program allowing you to combine an overseas travel and cultural experience with the completion of either a 12 or 24 credit point course in intensive mode.

A capstone experience will be provided in OMGT2191 Strategic Operations and Supply Chain Management which will give you the opportunity to critically reflect on this program’s curriculum. This course promotes the integration and synthesis of the knowledge and skills gained in the program and their application in discipline related real-world scenarios, leading to work readiness or further studies.

The program is designed for current and future managers and leaders working in supplies and procurement, operations and material handling, and transport and warehousing, spanning from primary producers to retailers.

This program is delivered on-campus.

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Articulation and pathways

1. Students admitted with a degree or higher level qualification in business (or a related discipline) will be exempted from completing the four (4) Business Enabling courses, and will be required to complete twelve (12) courses (144 credit points) in order to qualify for the degree.

2. Students who successfully complete the RMIT Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management will be exempted from completing the four (4) Business Enabling courses and the four (4) discipline courses completed in the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, and will be required to complete the eight (8) courses (96 credit points) in order to qualify for the degree.

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

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Entrance requirements

Academic Entrance requirements

Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in Business (or a related discipline);


Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in any deiscipline

Work Experience:

Required: Minimum 3 year full-time (FTE) management experience. Applicants will be required to submit a CV


Successful completion of the RMIT Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management;


Australian Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree or equivalent in Business (or a related discipline).

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

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External accreditation and industry links

The Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management is certified by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA) as meeting the educational requirements of Chartered Membership (CMILT). The program is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

Students and graduates are entitled to CILTA membership at either the Student (full-time only), Affiliate, Associate or Member grade, depending on their experience and qualifications. 

Students enrolled in the program pre 2017 are also eligible for student membership of CIPS. Graduates will be eligible for associate CIPS membership subject to the following conditions being met:
- All units must be successfully passed – no exemptions or credits accepted (with the exception of the business enabling courses)
- The following two electives must be taken:
    - BUSM1474  Managing Supply Contracts
    - OMGT2236  Strategic Procurement Management
- The third elective must be taken from the following list:
   - OMGT1236  e-Business Supply Chains
   - BUSM3882  Logistics Research Project
   - INTE1208    e-Procurement and Supply Chain Technologies
If BUSM3882 Logistics Research Project is taken as one of the electives, it must be conducted in a procurement and supply chain related area.

Graduates may be eligible to upgrade to full membership (MICPS) of CIPS.

CIPS re-accreditation for 2017 is pending.


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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

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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.

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