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Supply Chain Management

Masters by Coursework

MC-SCMGMT

Course
Master of Supply Chain Management
CRICOS
072808G
Duration
1 year, 6 months full-time
Credit
300
Location
Curtin Perth, Curtin Singapore

Outline

Generate innovative solutions to logistics and supply chain problems and manage logistics processes.

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Jason Benillouche

The flexible class and lecture times mean I can choose a timetable that suits me. I’ve found the Culture and Ethics in Business unit especially enjoyable because it’s taught me a lot about working with other countries and cultures.

Accelerated learning

Learn how to expertly use new and existing technologies relevant to logistics and supply chain management.

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Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

This course has been designed for professional logistics specialists who are looking to advance their career.

You will study the management and operation of global business, transportation, physical distribution, procurement, warehousing and inventory. You will also examine material and inventory management, purchasing, manufacturing, location modelling, retailing and information system linkages for government and private industries nationally and globally. 

You will gain expert, insider knowledge from logistics professionals and undertake real-life practical assignments and case studies. Your learning will be capped off by an individual research project which you will complete under the guidance of our experienced staff. 

Note: This major differs from the Master of Commerce (Supply Chain Management), which is tailored towards graduates without supply chain management experience and is six months longer in full-time duration.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

Why study

  • Formal procurement training will provide you with the expertise to be a successful purchasing and procurement specialist.
  • Curtin is the only Western Australian university to provide formal qualifications in procurement.
  • This is a new field of study with significant job opportunities as companies increasingly understand the substantial costs savings that are possible through application of appropriate procurement strategies and processes.

Career information

Careers

  • Commodities manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Supply chain planner
  • Strategic sourcing manager

Industries

  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Planning and operations

What you'll learn

  • apply logistics and supply chain knowledge, principle and practices in a business of public sector environment to ensure effective and efficient operations of an organisation, fulfil a managerial role in logistics and supply chain management within organisations; complete research work to extend supply chain knowledge.
  • apply logical and analytical methods to improve logistics and supply chain processes and activities, think creatively to generate innovative solutions to logistics and supply chain problems
  • use and evaluate multiple sources of information expertly to manage and improve logistics and supply chain practices and synthesise information in order to draw evidence based conclusions.
  • communicate at an advanced level, using appropriate terminology, with individuals and groups in organisations and within supply chains
  • expertly use new and existing technologies relevant to logistics and supply chain management
  • take responsibility for own learning and maintaining currency as part of professional development to maximise career progression and advancement throughout the working life.
  • Recognise, evaluate and deal effectively with local, national and international issues relevant to logistics and supply chain management in order to participate in a global environment.
  • Recognise the impact and importance of cultural diversity; deal effectively with cultural issues relevant to supply chain management and function appropriately within a cultural diverse setting.
  • work independently and demonstrate ethical and professional leadership in logistics and supply chain management areas; work effectively in teams.

Entry requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Essential course prerequisites

Applicants require an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline OR an undergraduate degree in any discipline AND a minimum of 5 year's relevant workplace learning OR a relevant Graduate Certificate.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

International student indicative fees

Fee year: 2020

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,000*
Total indicative course fee $45,000*
Indicative year 1 fee $30,000*

Fee year: 2021

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,300*
Total indicative course fee $45,900*
Indicative year 1 fee $30,600*

Fees are indicative only.

*Based on a first-year full-time study load of 0 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks. For information about fees at other locations please contact the relevant campus or partner institution by visiting Curtin International’s offshore site.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2020

Semester 2
  • On Campus

2021

Semester 2
  • On Campus
Semester 1
  • Online
  • On Campus

2022

Semester 1
  • On Campus
Semester 2
  • On Campus

2023

Semester 1
  • On Campus
Semester 2
  • On Campus
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2021

Trimester 1A
  • On Campus
Trimester 2A
  • On Campus
Trimester 3A
  • On Campus

2022

Trimester 1A
  • On Campus
Trimester 2A
  • On Campus
Trimester 3A
  • On Campus
Trimester 1
  • On Campus
Trimester 2
  • On Campus
Trimester 3
  • On Campus

2023

Trimester 1
  • On Campus
Trimester 2
  • On Campus
Trimester 3
  • On Campus
Trimester 1A
  • On Campus
Trimester 2A
  • On Campus
Trimester 3A
  • On Campus

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  • Curtin course code: MC-SCMGMT
  • CRICOS code: 072808G
  • Last updated on: October 26, 2020