Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

RMIT University

Program Description

Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

RMIT University

Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

You will critically examine the strategic factors of servicing customers through dynamic and complex supply chains, and study the measurement of logistics performance and operations management in a distribution environment.

This Masters program prepares you to manage the creation and implementation of efficient, effective and sustainable strategies over the logistics life cycle, across the entire supply chain or within supply.

It is suited to people who have either relevant business or military management experience or an undergraduate qualification in any discipline.

Learning and teaching

RMIT is Swanston Academic Building features wireless connection to printers, the web and specialist learning resources, interactive lecture and tutorial spaces, lectorial theatres, small-group rooms and other innovative learning spaces as well as retail and social spaces.

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, class and group discussions, problem-based seminars, project work on-site case investigations. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.

Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, quizzes and tests, blog journals and practical assignments.

Program structure

You must complete 192 credit points, which equals 16 courses (12 credit points each). If you are granted advanced standing, this will be reduced to 12 courses (12 credit points each). The program is structured in stages to enable you to:

  • gain a solid background in business
  • undertake coursework specific to logistics and supply chain management
  • combine core discipline knowledge with electives to consolidate the knowledge you have gained through your studies
  • complete a Practice-based Logistics Research Project where you complete an applied research study.

The course Leadership and Management is a compulsory work-integrated learning course studied in the first year of the program.

Students with less than 2 years relevant work experience will also be required to undertake the course Professional Logistics Practice. In this course you will participate in intensive problem-based seminars with site management and logistics professionals, and explore the role of logistics and supply chain management as part of business processes through on-site corporate case studies.


You will develop strategic management competencies and advance your career in business and government organisations, locally, nationally and internationally.

Program entry requirements

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 1.0 (out of 4.0)/50%/Pass.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
  • Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
  • Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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