Explore procurement and global sourcing, warehousing, freight and distribution, business operations, digital supply chain and sustainability, circular economy issues, analytics, and the management of human and physical resources.
The Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) is designed to help to develop your knowledge and interest in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain management industry.
This unique degree prepares you for this essential industry, providing you with sought-after knowledge, and both hard and soft skills to allow you to thrive in a challenging and rewarding career. Throughout your studies, you'll focus on developing end-to-end supply chain knowledge to deal with day-to-day and strategic supply chain issues.
As a graduate of this degree, you can look forward to a successful career that can take you all over the world.
You can go on to hold job titles such as supply chain or production planner, demand or inventory planner, analyst, procurement and sourcing officer, warehouse and distribution manager, operations manager, procurement manager, and more.
You can find work in a wide range of industries, including:
food, beverage and agri-business
transport and distribution
manufacturing and production
retail and e-commerce
government and public sector
building and construction
RMIT’s logistics and supply chain management degree covers topics to develop your knowledge and interest in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain management industry.
Some fields of specialisation to consider for your future career include:
e-commerce: working with technology, finance, supply chain, human resources and marketing teams to design an interface to enable ordering or sales
lean-agile management, data analytics and operations management: allocating the right resources at the right time to the correct part of the supply chain
agriculture or food supply chains: encompassing all aspects of growing an agricultural/food source and getting it ‘from paddock to plate’
closed-loop supply chains: also known as reverse-flow logistics, this covers activities such as product recalls, returns, repair, waste management at the end of a product’s life cycle, and recycling
procurement: roles have been commonplace in large industries and government departments for some time, however, jobs in private industry are increasing, particularly as consumers factor ethical sourcing into their buying decisions
transport/distribution and warehouse management: third- and fourth-party logistics, freight logistics, optimisation of vehicle routing, warehouse management systems, last-mile delivery, city logistics, port management and international logistics.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 65%
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.
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RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street