Bachelor of Business - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

RMIT University

This course develops student's understanding of the complexities of logistics, supply chain and trade industries through specialised studies covering purchasing, materials management, warehousing, inventory control, transport and distribution, and stakeholder management. This three-year course combines core studies in business and supply chain management, with the flexibility to choose eight subjects from business or other disciplines including international business, economics, accounting and information systems. Students may choose to deepen their knowledge by undertaking additional subjects or a minor sequence in logistics. Through the support of professional associations and the transport and logistics industry, students have the opportunity to gain feedback from practitioners on their ability to analyse, resolve problems and communicate effectively.

Course Fee:


International: $92,160

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; Prerequisites: Units 3 & 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English

Structure:

The program consists of 24 courses (each 12 credit points) and includes: 8 compulsory common business core courses; 8 business discipline major courses; 8 flexible courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Business, Business (Management), Business (logistics), Business (operations), Design (Business), Information Systems, Logistics, Procurement, Supply chain management, Transport and logistics.

Study Pathways:

Graduates of many RMIT vocational education and associate degree programs may be eligible to apply for exemptions. For details about pathways and the duration of your studies, please visit the recognised pathways page. https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/pathways/recognised-pathways/business

Further information:

Logistics and supply chain managers are employed in all aspects of logistics and supply chain management operations. They are responsible for the effective and efficient integration of all logistics activities supported by the application of relevant IT and e-business practices. Graduates will work closely with other functional company managers in areas such as marketing, manufacturing and engineering. As a result of strong support given to the degree by professional associations and the transport and logistics industry, graduates have excellent prospects of gaining employment. Most graduates pursue management/administrative careers in companies that operate in various transport modes, such as air, sea, road and rail, and in companies that specialise in purchasing, supply chain management, contract distribution, manufacturing and retailing.

Recognition:

On successful completion of the program graduates are eligible to apply for full membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). An important industry association supporting the program is the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 69.9 No Online
City 69.9 No Full time 3 years
City 69.9 No Part time 6 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
  • Accommodation assistance 
  • Disability services
  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
  • Health information 
  • Safety and security services
  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 

 

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