Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    1 year part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
  • Location:
    WA, Perth
  • Career Outcomes:
    Supply and Distribution Manager | Logistics Manager | Supply Chain Customer Service Manager | Supply Chain Manager | Procurement Officer | View All

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Course Rundown

You’re good with details and like solving problems. Turn it into an in-demand career with this Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistics Management course from Edith Cowan University.

Designed for students with no prior academic background in supply chain management, this qualification will introduce you to this important field, or formalise your existing professional experience. A vital part of any business, supply chain management ensures products and services are available to the people who need them.

In this course you’ll build the skills and knowledge required to work in this field — gaining an understanding of the principles and practices of strategic and operational supply management, and understanding logistics, transportation, distribution, operations and production management.

A nationally recognised qualification, this industry-relevant course will help you build the skills, knowledge and confidence to effective lead supply chain and logistics planning, problem-solving and decision-making, helping businesses and organisations to successfully guarantee supply and solve problems.


You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); OR
  • Where accepted, have completed 5 or more years of relevant work experience; AND
  • Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements and any other special admission requirements for the course 

In this supply chain and logistics course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Supply chain management
  • Supply chain analytics
  • Global logistics

Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.

ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.

From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!

Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.

When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Western Australia: Joondalup

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistics Management from Edith Cowan University.

This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to seek employment in the fields of logistics, procurement, supply chain management and inventory -- providing a vital service to the continued functioning and performance of a vast range of businesses. You may choose to work as a supply chain manager, inventory control manager, procurement manager or purchasing manager, in industries including agriculture, engineering, building and construction, automotive, mining, military and manufacturing.

Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for membership with Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA).

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs.

For some postgraduate courses, Edith Cowan University offers Commonwealth Supported Places to Australian citizens, permanent residents, permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens. If you’re an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may be able to defer payment of your fees through a FEE-HELP study loan.

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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