This course has been tailored specifically to produce future leaders in the emerging industry of Logistics and Supply Chain, and to address the challenging demands of the global economy.
As companies have begun to invest significantly in the Logistics and Supply Chain area, demand for professionals across Australia and internationally has also grown. This course is designed for graduates, skilled practitioners and professionals from diverse disciplinary backgrounds who work in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, service and related sectors. It provides graduates with an advanced understanding of principles, practice and skills in the areas of logistics and supply chain management that are relevant to related industries. It also provides students with the opportunity to develop and apply those skills through the integration and application of knowledge to examine and evaluate case studies.
The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management course is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australia (CIPS Australia).
Applicants would normally have completed a relevant bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, or relevant Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma to qualify for admission. A qualification from one of the following disciplines will be considered acceptable: Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Transport, Management, Engineering, Marketing, Business, Computing and IT, Science, Mathematics, Accounting and Commerce.
Applicants who have a degree in another discipline but are working in the logistics industry or want to move into that field will be considered on a case by case basis. 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 Program Director. There are no requirements however for applicants to have any professional work experience.
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This course is restricted. Students are required to apply and be approved by the University of South Australia before they can enrol in units through OUA.
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To qualify for the award of Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management students must complete two compulsory units and nine elective units for a total of eleven units (including a double unit).
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit
UniSA recognises prior learning and this course values related work/life experiences. Students can apply for credit for up to a third of the course, which will be assessed and granted on a case-by-case basis according to the policies of UniSA.
Recommended Study Pattern
There are two compulsory core units: LSCM5036 and LSCM5043. Students are recommended to enrol in LSCM5043 Supply Chain Management early in their study program and to complete all units before enrolling in LSCM5036 Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain.
There are currently 9 elective units available. However, additional electives may be added in the future.
This course sits within a group of courses, giving you the flexibility to study towards different levels of qualification. The courses are listed from the highest to the lowest qualification.
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Core units - Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
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Required Units: Complete the following
Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain
Coming in 2013
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