Graduate Diploma in Business (Supply Chain Management)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Graduate Diploma in Business (Supply Chain Management) offers a pathway to postgraduate supply chain management studies such as the Master of Business (Supply Chain Management) and Master of Supply Chain Management.
It is designed for those who already have a base of significant relevant professional experience but do not yet have a bachelor is degree.
This course develops your knowledge of the field of logistics and supply chain management with a particular focus on the skills and techniques required for employment in early career management roles.
Supply chain management is one of the largest industries in Australia and this degree can greatly enhance career opportunities across a wide range of early career roles in the supply chain management field.
Course objectives

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Contribute consistently, with personal accountability for outputs in a dynamic 21st century Supply Chain work team, working in an ethical and socially responsible manner.
Synthesise and critically review knowledge about business systems relevant to supply chain practices to make high level independent technical recommendations.
Analyse research findings applicable to established supply chain theories, and to emerging situations and challenges in contemporary supply chain situations
Critically apply cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills that demonstrate autonomy, creative problem -solving, adaptability and responsibility as a supply chain practitioner or learner.
Interpret, based on analysis, the ways in which networks of interconnected businesses collaborate to make, and deliver, products and services for global markets.
Effectively communicate complex supply chain management knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences.
Critically evaluate a range of activities that constitute the supply chain management discipline - from ERP systems and operations and logistics strategies to global procurement.
Course structure
To attain the award of Graduate Diploma in Business (Supply Chain Management), students must successfully complete the following:
84 credit points (equivalent to 7 units) core units
12 credit points (equivalent to 1 unit) elective unit from the list provided (unit offering is subject to availability).
Students planning to continue onto Masters study are strongly recommended to take BMO6630, Business Research Methods as their elective unit.


Which department am I in? College of Business

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have Bachelor/Honours degree: Successful completion of a cognate (similar discipline) Bachelor/Honours Degree; or Successful completion of a non-cognate (any discipline) Bachelor/Honours Degree and a Graduate Certificate in a cognate (similar discipline) field. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System or its equivalent - overall score of 6.5 and no individual band score less than 6.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Student must have a Bachelor/Honours degree: Domestic applicants with a Bachelor Degree in any discipline. You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 79. Section score no less than: Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Reading: 18, Writing: 22; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 58; VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 6): Achieved; English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS) - EAP 2 (advanced): A grade.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne

Full Time (1 year)

US$23,832.00 per year

26 February 2018, 23 July 2018

Victoria University City Flinders Campus, Ground Floor (VUHQ), 300 Flinders Street, MELBOURNE, Victoria, 3000, MELBOURNE, Australia