Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

General

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Program Description

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Supply chain and logistics managers are a vital part of many businesses, managing and executing operations in the procurement, warehousing, inventory management and transportation of goods.

This unique course is designed to advance careers in logistics, transportation, distribution, operations and production management while providing an option to specialise in either information systems or cybersecurity for supply chain and logistics management. Both of these speciality streams are at the cutting edge of developments in the sector today. The course will sharpen commercial awareness in supply chain and logistics management and develop competencies for analysis, effective decision making, communication and ethical practice.

Course Entry

Academic Admission requirements (Band 6)

Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.

English Language requirements (Band 4)

English competency requirements may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Other tests, courses or programmes defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

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Course Details

Semester availability

  • Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup
  • Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete: 9 core units (180 credit points) 3 units in Cyber Security stream or Information Systems stream (60 credit points)

Year 1 - Semester 1

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5010 Managing People and Organisations 20
FBL5020 Marketing Leadership 20
MAN6920 Supply Chain Management 20

Year 1 - Semester 2

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5030 Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business 20
MAN6927 Supply Chain Analytics 20
MAN6333 Global Logistics 20

Year 2 - Semester 1

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6935 IT Value Realisation 20

Plus 2 x Units from either the Information Systems or Cyber Security stream

Information Systems units

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN5902 ^ Business Systems Analysis 20
MAN6310 Capstone Integration Project 20
Cyber Security units
CSI6199 ^ Cyber Security 20
CSI6201 ^ Networking Technologies 20

Year 2 - Semester 2

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6910 Business Process Management 20
MAN6925 Project Management 20

Plus 1 x Unit from either the Information Systems or Cyber Security Stream

Information Systems unit

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN5901 ^ Information Systems Challenges in Management 20
Cyber Security unit
CSI6202 ^ Network Security 20

^ Core Option

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrate mastery of a global body of supply chain and logistics management knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and method.
  • Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables.
  • Justify decisions and judgements that address a complex business issue considering the ethical and social consequences.

Career Opportunities

This course will broaden students' employment opportunities within the airlines, agriculture, automotive, government, military, mining, manufacturing, public and resources sectors. It is suitable for people who are seeking a career as operations, logistics or supply chain practitioner; those already working in a related industry seeking more career options; and people with a passion or talent for solving real industrial issues.

Possible future job titles

Supply Chain Analyst, Supply Chain Manager, International Logistics Manager, Inventory Control Manager, Logistics Manager, Logistics Services Salesperson, Materials Manager, Procurement Manager, Warehouse/Distribution Operations Manager, Purchasing Manager.

Last updated May 2020

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