Degree structure

Degree details

Extend and consolidate knowledge of current and innovative logistics and supply chain management practices from both academic and global industrial perspectives. Plan and undertake a logistics and supply chain project that synthesises and integrates advanced knowledge in a research context either in an academic or industrial setting. Extend and consolidate theoretical knowledge in global logistics and supply chain management and apply tools and techniques in a global professional context.

Apply acquired knowledge of models and frameworks for case and supply chain analysis to examine current and dynamic global logistics and supply chain management practices. Synthesise advanced technical research skills to be applied in a professional context either academic or industrial to be able to adapt and respond to current and future global logistics and supply chain management challenges.

Generate, derive and prioritise alternative solutions to logistics and supply chain management problems and apply the appropriate and ethical solutions. Apply advanced technical research skills and present findings in a professional academic or industrial context.

 Advanced understanding of major tools and techniques used to manage a supply chain system. Advanced understanding of the various key components of a supply chain system and how they should be analysed and designed in ways which produce the most desirable overall system performance. To generate effective solutions and decision making through team work and individual endeavour.

Generate, derive and prioritise alternative solutions to logistics and supply chain management problems and apply the appropriate and ethical solutions. Apply advanced knowledge across the various aspects of logistics and supply chain management from quality management, use of appropriate technologies, advanced modelling and simulation, to analytical methods within a global economic, ethical, socially responsible and professional context.

Analyse and communicate complex ideas and evaluate outcomes appropriately in a professional or scholarly context.

Apply advanced knowledge across the various aspects of logistics and supply chain management from quality management, use of appropriate technologies, advanced modelling and simulation, to analytical methods within a global economic, ethical and professional context.

No eligibility requirements

UniSA recognises prior learning and this degree values related work/life experiences. Students can apply for credit for up to a third of the degree, which will be assessed and granted on a case-by-case basis according to the policies of UniSA.

Please note: The application for the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been removed as this degree will not be on offer to new students in 2015.

For assistance with study plan advice, please contact Program Director Yousef Amer.
yousef.amer@unisa.edu.au

This degree 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 degree 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.

Recommended Study Pattern

Please note: The application for the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been removed and will not be on offer from 2015 onwards.

For assistance with study plan advice, please contact Program Director Yousef Amer.
yousef.amer@unisa.edu.au

Award Requirements

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management students must complete one compulsory subject and seven elective subjects for a total of eight subjects.

Existing students who wish to complete the Graduate Diploma in Logistics will have until the end of 2016 to complete the award.

Units for the graduate diploma will continue to be on offer as part of the Masters degree. Students wishing to complete the degree must complete 8 subjects of study including the subject LSCM5043 Supply Chain Management.

Students may contact the Program Director, Dr Yousef Amer for study plan advice yousef.amer@unisa.edu.au