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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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Melbourne City or online via OUA
This program prepares you to tackle business problems in the global marketplace and understand the complex world of logistics, supply chain and trade industries.
Areas you'll cover include procurement and global sourcing, supply chain design and management, transport and freight logistics, warehousing and distribution and business IT and operations management.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and project work.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account.
Educational software, the Learning Hub, 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.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
You will have the opportunity to directly apply your academic skills to a work context in work-integrated learning courses like Procurement Management and Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Management Strategy.
These courses may involve interaction and feedback from industry, the community, clients and/or practitioners. They are designed to develop your work-ready capabilities and your ability to analyse and manage information and contexts, resolve problems and communicate effectively in your future business career.
Other work-connected and industry-relevant options 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 to tap into fresh thinking from RMIT students.
Business Internship electives where you take up a position for one or two days per week for one semester. These positions are normally unpaid and are designed to develop your soft skills and increase your overall employability upon graduation.
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.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Logistics and supply chain managers are employed in all aspects of logistics and supply chain management operations and also work closely with other company managers in areas like marketing, manufacturing and engineering.
You will be responsible for the effective and efficient integration of all logistics activities supported by the application of relevant IT and e-business practices.
Most graduates pursue management/administrative careers in companies that operate in various transport modes like air, sea, road and rail, and in companies that specialise in purchasing, supply chain management, contract distribution, manufacturing and retail.
Job roles include positions where you are responsible for the effective and efficient integration of all logistics activities, supported by the application of relevant IT and e-business practices, including:
- procurement officer
- supply coordinator
- materials logistics coordinator
- inventory planner/analyst.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) is certified by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia as meeting the educational requirements of Chartered Membership (CMILT). An important industry association supporting the program is the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA).
Students enrolled in the program are entitled to CILTA membership at either the Student (full-time only), Affiliate, Associate or Member grade, depending on your experience and qualifications.
Students of the program are also eligible for student membership of CIPS. Graduates will be eligible for affiliate membership subject to meeting conditions. Graduates will be eligible for an upgrade to full membership (MCIPS) upon evidence of three years relevant work experience.
Completing a global mobility program can help you to stand out in the job market.
In most cases you can gain credit points towards your studies while experiencing another culture and teaching style overseas.
Global mobility options available for this program include:
- Global intensives
- First Year Study Tour
- Study abroad
- Student exchange
- Cross-campus study at RMIT Vietnam
- Cooperative Education Program international industry placements
- RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP)
- Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP).
We also partner with the Singapore Institute of Management to deliver the program in Singapore and with the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics in China.
Find out more about international opportunities in the College of Business.