Qualification Level

Undergraduate

Duration

3 years full time or equivalent part time

Start Date

Mar, Jul, Nov

Units

24

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. 

Career opportunities

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.

Replenishment Analyst

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

  • Management

    Find out how to identify and solve logistical problems through effective management systems.

  • Procurement

    Learn about the purchase process and how to make buying decisions. 

  • Global Logistics

    Discover how the logistics and supply chain industry functions in a global marketplace.

  • Operations Management

    Learn how to manage operations at every level of the supply chain. 

  • Understanding Risk

    Explore popular practices and develop strategies to manage and minimise risk.

Support and assistance

Everyone has questions from time to time. That’s why we have a dedicated team of tutors and support staff on-call to help you, seven days a week. So whether you need help with writing a report or have a technical issue, there’s always someone you can talk to. 

Course units

Entry criteria

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.

VCE Pre-requisites

  • 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