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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.

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

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

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

English language proficiency

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

Course prerequisites

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

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 60

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please visit our credit for recognised learning webpage or contact our CRL Office on crl@curtin.edu.au or 1300 222 888.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please see our credit for previous study website or contact tne_pathways@curtin.edu.au.

Next steps

This major/stream is part of a larger course. Please visit the course for more information and how to apply.

Where to get further information

Applicants applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

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  • Curtin course code: MJRP-SUCMM
  • This offering was last updated on: August 10, 2018