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Melbourne City, Online
This program is also available online.
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Learn how to create and implement efficient and sustainable strategies over the logistics life cycle, across the entire supply chain or within transport and logistics environments.
Note: 100% online programs do not provide access to Australian student visas.
- 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent (with advanced standing)
- 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent (without advanced standing)
- 2 years accelerated part-time mode (with advanced standing)
For further information about advanced standing see Pathways.
Depending on your previous studies and experience you could also be eligible for credit towards your program. Credit granted may reduce the amount of study you need to complete.
For more information please see RMIT’s credit transfer and recognition of prior learning policy.
On-campus (study in Australia)
- 1.5 years full-time (with advanced standing)
- 2 years full-time (without advanced standing)
RMIT Online (study from your home country)
- 2 years accelerated part-time (with advanced standing)
Some courses have intensive lectures/workshops which are usually held over 2-3 days (usually a half day Friday and full days on Saturday and Sunday).
Your classes will mostly be held at the Swanston Academic Building where innovative learning spaces are interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for business students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, class and group discussions, problem-based seminars, project work on-site case investigations. In addition, you will have access to online and digital resources such as lecture notes, assessment tools, discussion boards and podcasts through myRMIT.
College of Business educational software, the Learning Hub, other online and digital resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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You can expect to learn alongside recent graduates and current practitioners from Australia and overseas. This diversity provides opportunities to form dynamic study groups and establish networks beyond the classroom that will benefit you throughout your career.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, quizzes and tests, blog journals and practical assignments.
Delivered 100 per cent online, you can study on any device, wherever there is an internet connection. RMIT’s community-based online study lets you investigate new ideas through video, audio, and practical activities and assessments. In virtual meeting spaces and by participating in discussions forums, you will connect, interact and collaborate with expert lecturers and other professionals studying alongside you.
Through myRMIT on-campus and online students can view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access their student email account.
On-campus students will benefit from regular contributions and interaction with companies like the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Coca-Cola Amatil, Cadbury Schweppes, Nike, Adidas, Toll Holdings, Wallenius Willensen, DP World and GS1.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
Work-connected and industry-relevant options available for this program include:
- Working in a student team as part of the Fastrack Innovation Program. In this elective course you will work with mentors to develop and present a solution to a real problem. This form of fast-prototyping is designed so that external organisations can tap into fresh thinking from RMIT students.
- A Business Internship elective where you take up a position for one or two days per week for one semester. This position is normally unpaid and is designed to develop your soft skills and increase your overall employability upon graduation.
You will develop strategic management competencies and advance your career in business and government organisations, locally, nationally and internationally.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management is certified by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA) as meeting the educational requirements of Chartered Membership (CMILT). The on-campus program is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
Students and graduates are eligible for membership of CILTA. Membership gives you access to comprehensive career support from the Institute including access to the resources of the CILT International On-Line Knowledge Centre, the largest online resource of its kind specifically focused on transport and logistics.
On-campus Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management students are eligible for student membership of CIPS. By selecting appropriate courses, graduates of the program may be eligible for full membership of CIPS.
Global intensives are a unique feature of the program. You can combine an overseas travel and cultural experience with coursework completed in intensive mode and have this credited towards your degree. They depart during the Australian summer or winter vacations and are usually undertaken in the final semester of the master degree. Each year the School of Business IT and Logistics conducts tours to the USA, China and Canada in partnership with the University of Maryland, Fudan University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and Ryerson University.
If you are planning to include a global intensive as part of your program, you are advised to check that you have the required number of student electives or credit points available.
Other global mobility options available for this program include:
- Study abroad
- Student exchange
- Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP).
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