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Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available

  • Duration:

    3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne Online (RTO 3059)

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What you'll learn

Adrian tells us why he chose to study logistics with Swinburne Online.

About this course

The flow of goods and materials globally requires deep and well-informed planning and savvy decision making. In this online undergraduate level course, Swinburne Online have provided a Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management course, allowing you to master an integral part of global trade.

Key learning areas covered in this course include all aspects of logistics and the supply chain in the global marketplace. This includes management, procurement and the purchasing process, and the effective management of risk, covering operations from producer to client. A range of practical skills such as project management, negotiation and risk management are taught alongside key theoretical concepts in business, economics, marketing and management. This means that what you learn can be applied immediately in a wide range of industries including transport, warehousing and manufacturing.

You will learn from industry professionals, meaning what you learn is relevant, up-to-date and follows industry best practice. Upon completion of this course you will be well-placed to plan and organise the movement of goods and materials (in logistics and stock replenishment) while abiding by governing laws and maximising efficiency.


Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or its equivalent, including units 3 and 4 in English with a minimum score of 25, and meeting the associated minimum ATAR score; OR
  • Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification; OR
  • Significant and relevant work experience


Areas of study

In this logistics course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Learning and communicating online
  • Operations management
  • Transportation management
  • Warehouse distribution management project
  • Procurement management
  • Understanding risk management
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to management
  • Global logistics and supply chain management
  • Financial information for decision making
  • Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Introduction to business information systems
  • Introduction to business law
  • Fundamentals of marketing
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Integrative business practice
  • Industry consulting project

Students must also complete 8 elective units.

RTO 3059
Swinburne Online combines the prestigious name and high-quality education of Swinburne University of Technology with the ease and flexibility of online study. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space, Swinburne Online has already helped over 5,000 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification. With a range of university degrees and vocational diplomas that cover specialities including education, social sciences, business, design and communication – Swinburne Online is dedicated to helping students achieve their potential.
As a Swinburne Online student, you will have access to variety of support options to help you get the most out of your learning experience. A dedicated team of Student Liaison Officers (SLOs) are available seven days a week to answer any of your questions – be it academic, technical or administrative. You will also be assigned an eLearning advisor for the duration of your course, who will be your academic point of contact.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Swinburne University of Technology. This course will provide you with practical skills and theoretical knowledge in a specific and highly integral component of global business.

This course will provide you with practical skills and theoretical knowledge in a specific and highly integral component of global business.

Curious about where a career in logistics could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Export Manager
  • Import Manager
  • Replenishment Analyst
  • Logistics Operation Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP.

Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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