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Gain an understanding of key business areas while you develop specialist knowledge in transport and logistics planning, supply chain management, and operations and risk management.
This combination of skills, plus opportunities to engage in practical projects and collaborate globally with students and clients, will prepare you to move straight into the workforce after graduation.
You can also move on to study a bachelor degree. RMIT pioneered supply chain management education in Australia and has Australia’s largest concentration of scholars in the field.
To understand how to manage the supply and demand of local, imported and exported goods applicable to any industry, start your journey with our diploma, either in the classroom, or fully online.
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.
Part-time classes can include blended delivery, flexible education and/or evening classes.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and group discussions.
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.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
You will develop logistics strategies and plans for real companies incorporating transport and logistics systems, international distribution, contract negotiation and business planning.
Recently, cross-disciplinary projects have been undertaken with international business students form RMIT, collaborating with students overseas.
- RMIT students worked on a project with Seattle North College using Google Apps, including Hangouts, to collaborate online from classrooms in Melbourne and Seattle before presenting to Boeing in the USA.
- Selected RMIT students collaborated with students in Malaysia and the US before presenting to industry client PKT Logistics in Kuala Lumpur.
In addition to the expertise offered by the College of Business Industry Advisory Board, feedback and guidance was sought from a cross-section of organisations both within the transport and logistics industry, as well as those impacted by it to develop this program.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Graduates work in areas like:
- warehousing management
- distribution operations
- purchasing and inventory control
- importing and exporting functions.
Career opportunities for logistics graduates span a large number of sectors and industries: aviation, automotive, computing, construction, manufacturing, mining, retail, shipping, import and export, transport and distribution, and warehousing. Job functions include procurement, inventory planning, transport and fleet management, and event management in both private sector and public institutions.
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