MC227 - Master of Engineering (Integrated Logistics Management)

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Plan: MC227 - Master of Engineering (Integrated 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 Engineering (Integrated Logistics Management)
Award abbreviation: MEng(IntegLogMgt)
Total credit points: 192
Career: PGRD
Duration: 4 semesters full time or 8 semesters part time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Engineering (172H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/engineering/
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 079803A

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Purpose of the Program

The objective of the program is to provide you with the capability to strategically review, plan and manage a logistics supply chain system with specific reference to financial, operational, control, integrated management criteria and its strategy throughout the programmed life cycle. 

There is a significant growth in the manufacturing and distribution sectors in South East Asia (and Asia in general), especially in China, India and Thailand, where manufacturing and logistics industries are booming.  This growth has increased the demand for integrated logistics professionals with a more advanced level such as this program.

Significant advancement of information and communication systems in recent years has changed the world towards globalisation of economy.  The design and operation of logistics systems require substantial planning and integration of services and support.  Due to the complexity and multi-disciplinary nature, the knowledge and expertise required to implement an efficient and effective logistics system should not be underestimated.  You will learn a complete range of logistics knowledge and skills covering areas such as the process from supplier to consumer, Third Party Logistic (3PL), distribution demands, reverse logistics, quality control, performance management, and total cost of ownership inventory management.  You will participate in syndicate groups that enable you to learn from industry case studies and presentations. 

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Articulation and pathways

If you have already developed areas of skill and knowledge included in this program (for example, through prior studies or work experience), you can apply for credit once you have enrolled in this program. There is information on the RMIT University website about how to apply for Credit.

If you have successfully completed one of the following qualifications majoring in engineering you will be eligible for exemptions as follows:

Qualification levelExemptionsRemaining program duration
Graduate Certificate in the same disciplineUp to 48 credit points (equivalent to one semester full time study)144 credit points (equivalent to three semesters full time study)
Graduate Diploma in the same disciplineUp to 96 credit points (equivalent to two semesters full time study)96 credit points (equivalent to two semesters full time study)


Upon completion of the first year of the program (96 credit points), including core courses, you will be eligible to exit the program with the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management.

Upon successful completion of the Master of Engineering you may be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University subject to each program’s entry requirements. More specifically, you may be eligible to undertake further studies in Postgraduate Research Programs or further study at the PhD level.

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Entrance requirements

Program Entry Requirements

An Australian bachelor degree in any engineering, science or business discipline, or equivalent; or

An Australian bachelor degree in any discipline with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 and at least five years work experience in the manufacturing, logistics or supply chain management industry, or equivalent. Applicants applying on the basis of work experience are expected to have skills in analysis, design, and management of engineering projects within the industrial, manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain industry.

International qualifications are assessed according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

English Language Requirements

A minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; or equivalent. For equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page.

Credit Transfer and Recognised Prior Learning

Advanced standing may be given on the basis of significant industry experience and/or relevant postgraduate studies or AQF level 8. Please refer to the Articulation and Pathways section for further information. 

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External accreditation and industry links

This award is recognised by the Society of Logistics Engineering (SOLE).

Engineers Australia is the national authority representing engineers in Australia. Under the Washington Accord, international recognition is offered by countries such as the USA, United Kingdom, Hong Kong (SAR), New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and South Africa. Engineers Australia is responsible for the accreditation of undergraduate engineering programs. Accreditation ensures academic institutions consistently meet national and international standards.

The current policy of Engineers Australia is to admit engineering graduates based on their undergraduate program to membership at the relevant career grade, and allow reciprocal privileges by equivalent professional bodies overseas.

In general, Engineers Australia does not accredit postgraduate programs such as this one. However, you can be admitted to membership of Engineers Australia as:

  • A graduate from an accredited undergraduate program. The career grade and discipline will depend on your undergraduate degree; or
  • A graduate from a non-accredited degree and completing a competency report. The career grade and discipline will depend on your undergraduate degree; or
  • An experienced engineering professional. The career grade and discipline will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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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

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at 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
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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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