MC198 - Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Plan: MC198P15 - Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management
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 Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Award abbreviation: MSupChaLogMgt
Total credit points: 192
Career: PGRD
Duration: 2 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
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 077513E

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Purpose of the Program

The Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management program prepares you for a career that involves planning, implementation and execution of customer-responsive and sustainable strategies across the entire value chain. This program allows you to select a range of optional courses to suit your career objectives, preparing you for a globalised world of works. 

In this program, you will have the option of choosing to participate in a business internship program to nurture your operational capabilities and hands-on skills and/or join a study tour to widen your educational experience on a global scale.   You will also be able to develop a specialisation in strategic procurement or maritime transport logistics. 

This program will expose you to a variety of learning experiences and activities, which may include lectures, seminars and tutorials, assignments, field visits, on-site learning, collaborative projects and workshops. Assessments would include major and minor written assignments, conduct and evaluation of case studies, completion of field investigative projects, video development, oral presentations and in-class tests. Some assignments will be completed in groups, while others, individually.  The aim is to provide you the opportunity to learn both in a team environment and independently in a digitally enabled world.

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 syntheses the knowledge and skills gained in the program, promoting their application in discipline related, real-world scenarios, leading to work readiness or further studies.

The program is designed to provide you with career opportunities for entry into various industries, spanning from primary production to manufacturing to shipping, distribution and retailing.  Job functions include supplies and procurement, operations and material handling, freight transport and forwarding, distribution and warehousing.

This program is delivered on-campus.

 

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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

Academic Entrance requirements
Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent or higher level qualification in any 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 www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is accredited by the professional bodies listed in the table below. Specified credit/exemptions towards professional qualifications offered as part of the accreditation are subject to the applicant meeting set criteria defined by each professional body. Any application for credit/exemption should be made directly to the professional body and is the graduate's responsibility.

The professional bodies may offer membership for 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 BodyAccreditation DescriptionMembership and Opportunities

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Australia [CILTA]

www.cilta.com.au

Program satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership.
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates eligible for 1 years credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership

Chartered Institute of Procurement ans Supply [CIPS]

www.cips.org

Program satisfies the academic requirements for MCIPS with the following conditions:

  1. With the exception of the four common business courses, all courses must be successfully passed - no exemptions or condonments
  2. The following 2 electives must be taken: BUSM1474 - Managing supply contracts; and OMGT2236 - Strategic Procurement Manager
  3. The third elective must be taken from the following: OMGT1236 - eBusiness Supply Chains; BUSM3882 - Logistics Research Project; or INTE - eProcurement and Supply Chain Technologies

Note: Research project must be in a procurement and supply chain related area

  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates may be eligible for MCIPS

Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia [SCLAA]

www.sclaa.com.au

Not Applicable
  • 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

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society [LSCMS] [Singapore]

www.lscms.org

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Professional

 

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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. 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 and print resources such as books, journals, newspapers, streaming media and past exam papers.  Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

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

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.

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 if relevant

- 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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