Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Qualification: Master's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 11 units
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Awarded by: University of South Australia

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About this course

The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management program offered through Open Universities Australia is designed for both graduates and professionals who wish to specialise in the challenging and sophisticated sector of logistics and supply chain management.

In this master’s degree course, you will learn about the diverse and complex areas involved in managing logistics and supply chains – supply chain design and management, logistics engineering, resource planning, procurement and purchasing, project planning and control, modelling and simulation, and total quality management. With this knowledge and training, you will become a highly skilled logistics and supply chain expert.

Eligibility

Applicants should have a relevant bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, or relevant Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, from one of the following disciplines: logistics and supply chain management, transport, management, engineering, marketing, business, computing and IT, science, mathematics, accounting or commerce.

Applicants who do not have an academic qualification but have at least eight years relevant managerial experience may gain entry to the Graduate Certificate course on a case-by-case basis as determined by the Course Director.

Study periods

Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying.

If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks.

Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.

Areas of study

During this master’s degree program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Supply chain management
  • Cases in logistics and supply chain
  • Total quality management
  • Enterprise resource planning
  • Logistics engineering
  • Supply chain design and management
  • Learn Six Sigma
  • Supply chain modelling and simulation
  • Engineering economic analysis
  • Project planning and control
  • Procurement and purchasing management

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How will this course advance my career?

The high-level training you will receive in this master’s program will provide you with the skills and qualifications to be a sought-after professional in this highly specialised field. Career opportunities will open up for you in air, road, rail or sea transport, purchasing, inventory control and warehousing, distribution in manufacturing, retail or contract logistics organisations.

With this master’s degree, you will be able to enjoy a challenging and rewarding career in an industry in constant need of knowledgeable and qualified professionals, both in Australia and overseas.

How else will I benefit from this degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of South Australia, as if you had studied on campus.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through FEE-HELP.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field, for up to a third of the course.
  • The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management course is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australia (CIPS Australia).

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP.

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

This course can be paid for through the FEE-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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Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management online course provides a thorough understanding of the many aspects of logistics.
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