Become a logistics manager
Learn how to plan and manage the flow of goods and resources in a global marketplace. When studying a supply chain management course online with Swinburne, you'll develop your project management and negotiation skills and learn how to procure products and manage their handling, storage, and distribution. Taught by industry professionals, the Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will give you real skills and experience you can apply immediately in a range of industries, including transport, warehousing and manufacturing.
Supply Chain Manager
Plan and organise the movement of goods and materials.
Export and Import Manager
Manage import and export processes in line with governing laws.
Ensure logistical processes and stock replenishment practices run efficiently.
Logistics Operation Manager
Oversee the operations of a distribution centre.
Learning at Swinburne Online
Led by industry leaders
Swinburne's Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is an accredited qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Taught by industry professionals, this course has been designed to give you the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with the same degree as on-campus students, which will open doors to business opportunities both here and overseas.
A community of thinkers
At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students. Like you, each person will bring a unique perspective to discussions. You will work on a range of activities that simulate real scenarios, and form valuable networks with those already working in the industry.
A unique learning experience
You shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to study, so we have created a degree that can fit around it. You’ll learn in an interactive environment with other students from your discipline. Here you will undertake and manage projects, learn from real life industry examples and develop a skill set you can take straight into the workplace.
What you will learn
Find out how to identify and solve logistical problems through effective management systems.
Learn about the purchase process and how to make buying decisions.
Discover how the logistics and supply chain industry functions in a global marketplace.
Learn how to manage operations at every level of the supply chain.
Explore popular practices and develop strategies to manage and minimise risk.
Support and assistance
- ACC10007 Financial Information for Decision Making
- BUS20003 Operations Management
- BUS20007 Procurement Management
- BUS30003 Transportation Management
- BUS30009 Industry Consulting Project
- BUS30016 Understanding Risk Management
- BUS30024: Advanced Innovation Business Practice
- COM10011: Learning and Communicating for Innovative Practice
- ECO10004: Economic Principles
- INB20008 Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- INF10003 Introduction to Business Information Systems
- MGT10001 Introduction to Management
- MGT30005 Strategic Planning in Dynamic Environments
- MKT10007 Fundamentals of Marketing
- MKT20023 Marketing Channel Design and Integration
- ORG20003 Organisational Behaviour
- Electives 8 elective units
Non-Year 12 entry
Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.
Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.
Applicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success.
The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements.
Year 12 entry
Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.
- Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score
- Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL