Graduate Diploma of Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Deepen your knowledge in logistics
Carve out the building blocks you’ll use for a successful career in supply chain and logistics management. Start to understand the principles of strategy in the field, particularly in the increasingly challenging global economy.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
- No dates available
ECU is ranked one of the world’s best young universities and Australia’s best public university for teaching quality. That quality extends to more than 30,000 students, many studying online through Open Universities Australia. ECU offers the same quality of teaching to you, regardless of where you’re studying in the world. Their flexible study solutions include a huge range of online courses, recognising your need to juggle work, family or other commitments.
Learn more about ECU.
Explore ECU courses.
QS Ranking 2024
Times Higher Education Ranking 2024
What you'll learn
At the end of the program, students of the Graduate Diploma of Supply Chain and Logistics Management can:
- Demonstrate advanced understanding of a global body of business knowledge and practice by initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating tasks in a business setting.
- Apply high level, independent judgement when analysing complex business situations to generate creative solutions.
- Communicate advanced knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences in business settings.
- Critique complex business issues considering the ethical and social consequence.
This course will broaden students’ employment opportunities within the retail, airlines, agriculture, automotive, government, military, mining, manufacturing and resources sectors (including service sectors). It is suitable for prospective students who are seeking a career as an operations, logistics, information systems or supply chain practitioner; those already working in a related industry seeking more career options; people with a passion or talent for solving real industrial issues.
Possible future job titles: Business Analyst; Supervisor in Retail, Operations and Production Manager, Scheduling Staff, Production Planning and Inventory Control, Quality Manager, Supply Chain Analyst, Supply Chain Manager, International Logistics Manager, Inventory Control Manager, Logistics Manager
The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.
All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Alternatively applicants may apply with a Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistic Management.
Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- Bachelor degree; or
Work and Life
- Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
Students can satisfy English competency requirements by showing any of the following:
• An IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0).
• Completion of a Bachelor degree from a country specified by ECU.
• Completion of 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent).
• Equivalent prior learning courses including at least five years relevant professional experience – as accepted by ECU.
• Completion of other tests, courses or programs as accepted by ECU.
Credit for previous study or work
Reduce the time it takes to finish your degree. For eligible students, ECU offers credit and recognition of prior learning (CRPL). There are 2 CRPL options:
• Credit transfer to acknowledge students’ formal learning at uni or TAFE.
• Recognition of students’ informal learning gained outside of the education system (for example workplace experience or volunteer training.)
The course is designed to develop the competencies required for effective decision-making in contemporary supply chain and logistics management environments.
Supply chain and logistics managers are a vital part of any business to ensure products are available to customers.
Find out more about developing specialist supply chain, logistics, transportation, distribution, operations and production management skills in this Graduate Diploma course.
Students will also gain an understanding of the principles and practice of strategic and operational supply chain and logistics management in an increasingly challenging global economy.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
As a guide, subjects in this degree can include:
• Managing People and Organisations
• Marketing Leadership
• Supply Chain Management
• Global Logistics
As part of your application, you’ll be guided through how to get the right degree structure in place for you.