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Logistics and Supply Chain Management


The Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation is designed for students who want to develop careers in the fields of logistics and supply chain management, as well as for those currently practising in these areas. The emphasis is on the operations and logistics functions in companies that source, produce, distribute and market nationally and internationally. Students are provided with a solid grounding in the concepts, techniques and principles that underlie logistics and supply chain management and discuss these issues from a managerial, practice-oriented perspective. Graduates 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.

About this specialisation

To meet requirements for the Logistics and Supply Chain specialisation in the Master's degree, you will complete five units of study (30 credit points), including:

(1) one six credit point prerequisite foundational unit of study:

  • Foundations of Supply Chain Management

(2) four elective units of study (24 credit points) selected from the options listed for this specialisation, including:

  • Applied GIS and Spatial Data Analysis
  • Contemporary Procurement
  • Disaster Relief Operations
  • Global Freight Logistics Management
  • Quantitative Logistics and Transport
  • Supply Chain Planning and Design
  • Production and Operations Management.

For unit availability please refer to the "Units of study in this specialisation" section below.

Graduate opportunities

Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation will help students to 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. Graduates can pursue rewarding careers in diverse fields such as:

  • Supply chain analyst/planner/manager
  • Procurement analyst/manager
  • Logistics planner/manager
  • Sales and Operations Planner
  • Demand Planner
  • Supplier Relationship Manager

Career pathways
Courses that offer this specialisation

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