Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Melbourne City or online via OUA
Understand the complexities of a supply chain by examining the management of products, information, people and other supporting resources through maintaining sustainability.
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. The placement must be self-sourced.
An important industry association supporting the program is the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA).
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.
RMIT’s logistics and supply chain management degree covers topics to develop your knowledge and interest in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain management industry.
Here are some fields of specialisation to consider for your future career.
- E-commerce – working with technology, finance, supply chain, human resources and marketing teams to design an interface to enable ordering or sales.
- Lean-agile management, data analytics and operations management – allocating the right resources at the right time to the correct part of the supply chain.
- Agri/food supply chains – encompassing all aspects of growing an agricultural/food source and getting it ‘from paddock to plate’.
- Closed-loop supply chains – this is also known as reverse-flow logistics and covers activities such as product recalls, returns, repair, waste management at the end of a product’s life cycle, and recycling.
- Procurement – roles have been commonplace in large industries and government departments for some time, however, jobs in private industry are increasing, particularly as consumers factor ethical sourcing into their buying decisions.
- Transport/distribution and warehouse management – 3PL, 4PL, freight logistics, optimisation of vehicle routing, warehouse management systems, last-mile delivery, city logistics, port management and international logistics.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA).
Professional bodies may offer students and/or graduates membership, opportunities for entry into professional qualification programs and other career enhancing benefits.
For further details about accreditation and information about membership and opportunities for students and graduates, please visit our accreditation and membership page.
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:
- Study tours
- First Year Study Tour
- Student exchange
- Cross-campus study at RMIT Vietnam
- 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.