Bachelor of Science (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
Join the in-demand field of logistics
Gain a holistic perspective of the interdependencies in logistics and international trade. Use specialist skills in management to apply problem solving skills around the world.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
- 05 Feb 23
- 25 Jun 23
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Explain the methodologies of science and the role and relevance of science in society.
- Apply in-depth knowledge and skills in one or more scientific disciplines to provide specialist advice and functions in a range of contexts.
- Design and implement scientific investigations, including quantitative analysis and critical evaluation of results.
- Communicate scientific results, information, and arguments, to a range of audiences, for a range of purposes, and using a variety of modes.
- Apply scientific methods and knowledge ethically, responsibly, respectfully and safely in research or workplace settings guided by relevant regulatory and professional frameworks.
You will be prepared for working across diverse industry sectors where logistics and supply chain activities are involved, such as retailing, manufacturing, agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, mining, and tourism, shipping, ports, transport and logistics, and industry associations in Tasmania, interstate and/or overseas. Potential roles include procurement, warehousing and inventory management, logistics and supply chain analysis, project coordination, import/export, and operation coordination.
Higher education via OUA
Successful completion of any 4 OUA open access subjects of study at the equivalent AQF level, unless otherwise specified.
Applicants must have completed at least two subjects of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points) within an Associate Degree level course or Higher; OR
Completed the UTAS University Preparation Program (or an equivalent qualification offered by an Australian University); OR
Completed DUS (Diploma of University Studies) any pathway or equivalent.
ATAR: 65 or higher.
Successful completion of certificate IV or higher.
Work and Life
Domestic Applicants with work and life experience: If you have not successfully completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but have extensive or sustained work experience.
The University of Tasmania grants credit and recognition of prior learning that may include formal and/or informal prior learning. More information is available here.
It takes specialist skills to manage logistics and supply management, and professionals are in demand around the world.
Providing you with background knowledge of critical elements of the international logistics and supply chain management, you’ll be able to apply your problem-solving skills to key industry issues.
By developing critical analytical skills within the industry context, students will be able to contribute to industry growth and sustainability. Our strong engagement with industries and research outcomes enhance the quality of curriculum and enrich students’ learning experience.
Recommended Study Pattern
The Bachelor of Science requires the completion of 24 subjects comprising:
- 8 core subjects
- 8 Discipline Elective subjects
- 8 Elective UTAS Elective subjects
You may complete any subject from the Bachelor of Science available in the Discipline stream as a Discipline Elective so long as you meet any pre-requisites.
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended:
Year 1. 8 subjects in first year including:
- 2 Introductory subjects
- TAS-JNB158 International Transport Systems
- TAS-JNB161 Air Freight Transport
- 4 Discipline subjects
- 2 Electives
Year 2. 8 subjects in second year including:
- 2 Intermediate subjects
- TAS-JNB225 Logistics Management
- TAS-JNB258 Warehousing and Distribution
- 2 Discipline subjects
- 4 Electives
Year 3. 8 subjects in third year including:
- 4 Advanced subjects
- TAS-JNB330 Supply Chain Management
- TAS-JNB357 Global Procurement
- TAS-JNB359 Transport Research Project
- TAS-JNB364 International Freight Management
- 2 Discipline subjects
- 2 Electives
Satisfactory completion of 24 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 3-7 years from commencement.
Choose your subjects
Your electives can be used to add breadth to your degree, by exploring a variety of different subject areas from within or outside the College of Sciences and Engineering. Alternatively, you can deepen your engagement with specific subject areas, for example, by completing additional subjects in the same discipline as your core subjects or related fields.
You can also use this space to complete an optional second major which may be a second major chosen from another program noting some exclusions apply. Not all majors can be taken by students in different programs.
(Students outside Tasmania, please note, you will need to contact the subject coordinator if you wish to study TAS-KGA331.)
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