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Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Undergraduate Major


Logistics and Supply Chain Management Major (BCom)
Admission criteria
Guaranteed ATAR 70


Learn to manage the flow of goods and services from supplier to customer in the safest, fastest and most cost-effective way.

Specialist pathways

Curtin is the only WA university to offer an undergraduate qualification in logistics and supply chain management.

Top 1 %

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.

Logistic and supply chain professionals manage the supply of goods and services from the supplier through to the customer in the fastest, safest and most cost-effective way possible.

Studying this major prepares you for employment in transport, purchasing, distribution, manufacturing and retail.

You’ll learn foundations and techniques of supply chain management, purchasing, procurement and systems analysis and design. You’ll also gain experience in project management and operations management, and look at a range of issues applicable to strategic procurement, such as competitive conduct, strategy, logistics, sustainability and management.

This major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Recommended double majors:

Why study

  • Curtin is the only Western Australian university to provide an undergraduate qualification in logistics.
  • You can get involved in the Global Student Challenge, an international competition that will prepare you for work in supply chain management.
  • This field of study has significant job opportunities. Companies now increasingly understand the substantial costs savings that are possible through applying logistics and supply chain strategies and processes.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their commerce degree. These internships will give you credit towards your degree, increase your industry experience and put you in direct contact with leading professionals.

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Career information


  • Importer or Exporter
  • Inventory and supply officer
  • Logistics coordinator
  • Operations manager
  • Procurement officer
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Transport administrator


  • Banking
  • Brokerage
  • Consultancy
  • Government
  • Private business
  • Resources

What you'll learn

  • apply elements of supply chain management principles to support business operations by effectively managing elements of the supply chain and the supply chain as a whole;
  • apply supply chain management theory to develop supply chains and components appropriate to a range of business organisations;
  • conduct supply chain and supply chain component analyses for a range of business organisations, recommend appropriate solutions and manage their implementation;
  • able to effectively communicate supply chain and supply chain component requirements, policies and procedures;
  • manage an departments related to supply chain components, or for supply chain at enterprise level that provides an appropriate procedural, functional, systems and organisational base to suit a range of business organisations;
  • ability to see the business potential of new technologies, processes and systems as they emerge. ability to appreciate, and apply where appropriate, the philosophies behind new methodological approaches as they emerge;
  • apply communications and collaboration technologies to support international organisations. understanding and appreciation of the role of supply chains and supply chain components in supporting international organisations;
  • understand the range of potential impacts of supply chains and supply chain components on stakeholders and manage the implementation of supply chains and supply chain components that are appropriate to a wide range of stakeholders;
  • apply professional skills to ensure ethical practices in areas including but not limited to privacy and information security. employ best practice techniques for the design, management and operation of supply chains and supply chain components in all organisations.

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.

Cut-off scores

Please note: The cut-off scores below are for 2020 only.

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
India (CBSE) 60%
India (HSC) 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Please select a country above.

Other requirements and notes for this course

Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

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:

Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

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  • Curtin course code: MJRU-LGSCM
  • Last updated on: November 25, 2020