Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Master of Commerce)
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 strategic planning, operations and human resources, and the application of analytical tools such as network analysis, inventory and distribution, vehicle routing and scheduling, and development of information systems.
Requirements for the specialisation
The following information is for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce in 2012 and 2013 or students who commenced study in 2011 and wish to follow these requirements for a specialisation. All other students should refer to the information set out below under Information for pre-2012 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) two compulsory units of study (12 credit points), as follows:
(iii) two elective units of study (12 credit points) selected from the following units of study:
- TPTM6130 Transport and Logistics Strategy
- TPTM6160 Aviation Management and Logistics
- TPTM6180 Geographical Information Systems
- TPTM6190 Logistics Systems
- TPTM6200 Maritime Logistics
- TPTM6210 Reverse Logistics and Closed Loop SCM
- TPTM6224 Intelligent Transport and Logistic Systems
- TPTM6260 International Logistics
- TPTM6270 Innovations in Logistics and Supply Chains *
- TPTM6310 Project Management in Supply Chains
- TPTM6380 Retail Logistics Management
- TPTM6390 Logistics in Humanitarian Aid Projects
- TPTM6400 Strategic and Operational Procurement (new unit for 2013)
- TPTM6440 International Freight Transport
- TPTM6470 Sustainable Transport and Logistic Systems
- TPTM6495 Analysis Tools for Transport and Logistics
* Not offered for 2013.
Note: Non-foundational units of study can be used to count to one specialisation only. For example, TPTM6260 cannot be used to count towards both a Logistics and Supply chain Management and a Project Management specialisation.
Information for pre-2012 continuing students
Students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce in 2011 may choose to complete their specialisation according to the information set out above or can choose to complete according to the information set out in the following downloadable PDF which lists the 2011 structure. 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 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:
- Master of Commerce (12 unit program)
- Master of Commerce (16 unit program)
- Master of International Business and Master of Commerce