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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.

Why study this specialisation?

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:

* Not offered for 2017.

+ ITLS6005 was replaced by ITLS6008 from 2017. 

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.

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: 

  • Master of Commerce

Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Commerce or the Graduate Certificate in Commerce may choose units from this specialisation subject area as electives in their course.