Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Master of Commerce)
This specialisation has been revised for students commencing study from 2015. Pre-2015 continuing students should complete the requirements for this specialistion as set out in the handbook at the time they commenced study and as outlined below under Information for pre-2015 continuing students.
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation is intended for students wishing to develop careers in the fields of logistics and supply chain management, as well as those currently practising in these areas. The emphasis of the specialisation is on the operations and logistics functions in companies that source, produce, distribute and market nationally and internationally. You will be provided with a solid grounding in the concepts, techniques and principles that underlie logistics and supply chain management and will discuss these issues from a managerial, practice-oriented perspective. Students will develop skills in design and management of global supply chains, production planning and control, sourcing and supplier management, warehouse and inventory management, supply chain risk analysis, and logistics and supply chain implementation challenges facing Australian businesses.
Requirements for the specialisation
The following information is for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce in 2015. All other students should refer to the information set out below under Information for pre-2015 continuing students.
To be awarded a specialisation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, students complete five units of study (30 credit points), comprising:
(i) one foundational unit of study (six credit points) completed in the first semester of study, as follows:
(ii) four elective units of study (24 credit points) selected from the following units of study:
- ITLS5200 Quantitative Logistcs & Transport
- ITLS6001 Value Chain Costing
- ITLS6002 Supply Chain Planning Systems
- ITLS6003 Contemporary Procurement
- ITLS6004 Warehouse & Inventory Management
- ITLS6005 Green Operations & Reverse Logistics
- ITLS6007 Disaster Relief Operations
- ITLS6101 Global Freight Logistics Management
- ITLS6107 GIS for Transport & Logistics
* Not offered for 2015.
Note: Non-foundational (advanced) units of study can be used to count to one specialisation only.
Information for pre-2015 continuing students
Students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce before 2015 complete according to the information set out in the following downloadable PDFs which lists the 2014, 2012/2013 and 2011 structures. Students should also refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study for exact details of their specialisation requirements.
- Requirements for the Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation for students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce in 2014
- Requirements for the Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation for students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce in 2012 or 2013
- Requirements for the Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation for students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce in 2011
Students who commenced their degree before 2011 (in FH014 Master of Commerce), should follow the requirements for the Major in Supply Chain and Logistics Management as set out in the handbook of the year they commenced study.
Availability of this specialisation
This version of this specialisation is available under the following degrees: