BP255 - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

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Plan: BP255 - Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain 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: Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Award abbreviation: BBus(Log&SupChaMgt)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: Domestic students: 3 years full time; 6 years part time; International student: 3 years full-time
Location: Melbourne City Campus
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/accounting-information-systems-and-supply-chain
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 063202B

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Purpose of the Program

This program prepares you to solve business problems in the global marketplace and understand complexity in operations, logistics and supply chain industries. A broad-based curriculum in the program covers the design and management of supply chain practices such as inventory planning, procurement, production operations, transportation, distribution, warehousing, retail services, global logistics and supply chain technologies.

The types of learning experience in the program may include: lectures, tutorials, assignments, site-visits, industrial guest lectures, collaborative projects and activities. Assessment may include examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

The final year of the program includes two capstone courses: OMGT1053 Strategic Supply Chain, and OMGT1039 Operations Management. This capstone experience will give you the opportunity to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning in this program.

After successfully completing the program you will be eligible to work as a professional in a number of industrial sectors including: aviation, automobile, computing, manufacturing, mining, retailing, shipping, global, transport, distribution and warehousing.  Job functions include procurement, inventory planning, operations management, operations research, and event organisations in both private and public sectors.

This program is available for on-campus study.

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Articulation and pathways

Credit and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University Credit Policy. If you have completed studies or have partially completed a similar program at another institution (with entry criteria similar to this program) you may be accepted with some credits or exemptions being granted towards this program.

Credit pathways between RMIT University VET programs, Higher Education Diplomas & Associate Degrees in the same or related discipline, enable you upon successful completion of a lower level qualification, at the required standard for admission, to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification.

Credit pathways between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. 

The current credit pathways for College of Business and Law programs can be found at https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/pathways/advanced-standing These are subject to change.

 

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Entrance requirements

Semester 1, 2022 is the final intake for BP255 Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management).

Applicants with recent secondary education (current and within the past two years):

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent. VCE study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.

If applicable, this includes equity access schemes and any other adjustment factors.

Vocational Education and Training study applicants:

Successful completion of an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma or equivalent overseas qualification.

Higher Education Diploma applicants:

Successful completion of an Australian Higher Education Diploma or equivalent overseas qualification.

Associate Degree applicants:

Domestic applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of four courses in an Australian Associate Degree with GPA converted to ATAR and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

International applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of eight courses in an Australian Associate Degree and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

All Bachelor Degree applicants:

Domestic applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of two courses at an Australian Bachelor Degree with GPA converted to ATAR and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

International applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of four courses at an Australian Bachelor Degree and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

Open Universities Australia (OUA) applicants:

Successful completion of two Open Universities Australia higher education units. Scored or graded results are required.

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 see English Language Requirements at RMIT.

Applicants with Work and Life experience:

You may satisfy the academic requirements by completing the STAT multiple choice. If you are applying to RMIT as an applicant with work or life experience, you may sit the STAT multiple choice if you:

  • are 19 years of age or over as of 1 January in the year in which you will start your studies and
  • have not been enrolled in secondary studies for at least two years and
  • have no prior secondary school (Year 12), VET studies, HE studies or relevant work experience that can be considered for entry, or these do not meet the minimum academic requirements for the program

STAT results are valid for two years prior to the commencement of study and can be used to meet Year 12 English prerequisites. You are still required to meet all other program prerequisites or equivalents.

Learn more about RMIT STAT results including minimum STAT scores required to meet prerequisites.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is accredited by the profesional bodies listed in the table below. Specified credit/exemptions towards professional qualifications offered as part of the accreditation is 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. Applications for membership is the student/graduate's responsibility.

Professional Body Accreditation Description Membership and Opportunties

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport [CILT] [Australia]

www.cilta.com.au

Program satisfies the academic requirements for Chartered Membership.
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student (must be full-time otherwise eligible for Affiliate membership)
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates eligible for 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport [CILT] [China]

www.ciltchina.org

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates may be eligible for 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership
  • Graduates with 3 years logistics and transport experience may be eligible for membership category: Member ILT

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport [CILT] [Singapore]

www.cilt.org.sg

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student Affiliate
  • Graduates may be eligible for 1 year credit towards the experience requirement for Member and Chartered membership
  • Graduates 30 years of age or older without 3 years logistics and transport management experience may be eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates with 3 years logistics and transport management experience may be eligible for membership category: Member ILT

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply [CIPS]

www.cips.org

Not Applicable
  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates may be eligible for membership category: Full (MCIPS)
  • Membership available in Australia, China and Singapore

Supply Chain and Logisitcs Association of Australia [SCLAA]

www.sclaa.com.au

Not Applicable 
  • Student 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

The School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain is a national partner of the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA), the premium professional body that supply chain, logistics, operations and procurement executives in Australia subscribed to.  SCLAA is a strong supporter of the Bachelor of Business (Logistics & Supply Chain Management) program.

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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

RMIT Library provides extensive resources, services and study space. All RMIT students have access to scholarly resources including course related material, books, e-books, journals and databases. Computers, printers and group study rooms are available at each Melbourne Library location. You can access the Internet and Library e-resources. You can also access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library. Contact Ask the Library for assistance and further information www.rmit.edu.au/library

Study Support is available for assistance with assignment preparation, academic writing, information literacy, referencing, maths and study skills. 

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. 

We also offer a dedicated support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-students

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