The Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain Management) requires three years of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time) and the honours degree an additional year (or the equivalent part-time). The course is offered by the College of Business, Government and Law.
The minimum requirements for consideration for entry to all undergraduate courses are specified in detail in the University Entry Requirements.
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop broad knowledge and competencies to facilitate careers in business-related fields. Students will be encouraged and supported to develop transferable interpersonal and professional capabilities, including the capability to be reflective, self-evaluating and critically engaged. There is a particular focus on application of knowledge, competencies and capabilities to diverse and global business/supply chain contexts. Students will apply their knowledge and competencies to a broad range of business/supply chain practices including systems and processes, planning, supply management, production, operations, logistics and the use of current and emerging data and analytical practices.
Students successfully completing this course will be able to:
- critically apply broad theoretical and technical accounting, finance, economic, human resources management, procurement, operations, and risk management knowledge and skills to inform supply chain management practices and strategies
- analyse supply chain practices and decisions using theoretical and technical knowledge of regulatory, governance, compliance and legal requirements
- apply theoretical knowledge, technical competencies and critical judgement to provide solutions to routine supply chain problems
- communicate technical advice and ideas to specialists and non-specialists, in written and spoken forms
- manage time, self and tasks effectively as an individual and to collaborate with a diverse team
- use computer-based information systems or applications to solve or document business problems
Program of study
To qualify for the Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain Management) a student must complete 108 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic. A minimum of 27 units, but no more than 45 units, of Year 1 topics is to be included in the 108 units.
Students must complete 108 units:
- 49.5 units of core topics
- 27 units of specialisation topics
- 13.5 units of BUSN option topics
- 18 units of electives
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain Management) will be required to undertake a 27-unit specialisation in Supply Chain Management.
Except with the permission of the Course Management Committee, the course must be completed within ten consecutive years. Failure to do so may constitute evidence of unsatisfactory progress. Where permission is given to complete in more than ten consecutive years, there may be a requirement for additional coursework in order to ensure relevant and up-to-date knowledge.
Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics
49.5 units comprising:
BUSN1011 Accounting for Managers (4.5 units)
BUSN1009 Quantitative Methods (4.5 units)
BUSN1012 Management, People and Organisations (4.5 units)
BUSN1013 Economics for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1019 Law for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1022 Marketing Principles (4.5 units)
BUSN2019 International Business Context (4.5 units)
BUSN2038 Human Resource Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3055 Strategic Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3065 The Future of Work in the Digital Age (4.5 units)
INNO1001 Innovative and Creative Thinking - Recognising Opportunities (4.5 units)
Specialisation - Supply Chain Management - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics
27 units comprising:
BUSN2046 Operations and Supply Chain Management (4.5 units)
BUSN2050 Procurement and Managing Supply Chain (4.5 units)
BUSN3066 Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy (4.5 units)
BUSN3067 Supply Chain Analytics (4.5 units)
Including 9 units from:
BUSN2024 Sustainable Resource Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3027 E-Business (4.5 units)
BUSN3044 Industry Placement (4.5 units)
BUSN3051 International Marketing (4.5 units)
Option - Business topics
Plus 13.5 units of BUSN topics, where topic prerequisites are met.
Elective - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics
Plus 18 units of electives from any topics offered by the University, where topic prerequisites are met.
Refer to Bachelor of Business (Honours)