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MAJOR

Supply Chain Management Major (MCom)

MJRP-SUCMM

TAUGHT BY: School of Management

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

N/A

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

400

About offering

In this course you will study topics in transportation, physical distribution and warehousing. You will also examine material and inventory management, purchasing, manufacturing, location modelling, retailing and information system linkages for government and private industries on a national and global basis.

Your learning will be cemented through an individual research project which you will complete under the guidance of our experienced staff.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

How to apply

This major sits within the Master of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Master of Commerce. In step 3 of the application process, you will be asked to confirm the major you wish to study.

Applying as a postgraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started.

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What you'll learn

  • apply Logistics and Procurement Management principles and practices in a private or public sector environment to ensure effective and efficient operation
  • apply logistics and procurement management theory to develop supply chains and integrated relationships that provide strategic benefit to the aims of the organisation
  • conduct logistics and supply chain component analysis for a range of organisations to recommend optimal solutions that are implementable
  • effectively communicate logistics and procurement requirement in respect of both policy and procedure to all stakeholders both within and external to the organisation
  • manage the logistics and procurement activities through a range of organisational components and external partnerships to enterprise level that provide an appropriate procedural, functional, systems base to a range of organisations
  • understand and analyse the potential of new technologies and/or methodologies in relation to business practice and competitive advantage through application of logistic and procurement techniques
  • apply communication and collaboration technologies to support international operations within the organisational structure; understand the role of international organisations and perspectives within the supply chain
  • evaluate the impact of potential supply chains on stakeholders and manage implementation risks by analysing and providing appropriate resources
  • apply professional skills to ensure ethical practices in terms of client management, privacy and security both internal and external to the organisation; employ best practice techniques to operational management

Why study Supply Chain Management Major (MCom)

  • 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.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

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

Essential course prerequisites

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

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, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

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: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

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: 1300 222 888

CRL search

How to apply

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Next steps

This major/stream is part of a larger course. Please view the About offering tab for more information, including how to apply.

Where to get further information

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  • Curtin course code: MJRP-SUCMM
  • This offering was last updated on: 01/02/2019