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What will I learn?

Why study the Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) (Applied)?

This four-year degree prepares you to tackle business problems in the global marketplace by combining a compulsory industry placement with studies in procurement and global sourcing, warehousing, freight and distribution, business operations, supply chain analytics and the management of human and physical resources.

Master global supply chain management

Staff, students and representatives from industry explain what it's like to study and work in the logistics and supply chain industry.

This four-year degree prepares you to tackle business problems in the global marketplace and understand the complex world of logistics, supply chain and trade industries.

Areas you'll cover include procurement and global sourcing, supply chain analytics, warehousing, freight and distribution and business operations and management. You will build on your classroom learning through a compulsory industry placement undertaken during the third year.


This degree is designed for those who want to build a career that combines hands on operations with strategic decision making. As part of your studies, you will cover topics to develop your knowledge and interest in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain management industry.

Upon completion of this degree, you may choose to pursue fields of specialisation including:

E-commerce – working with technology, finance, supply chain, human resources and marketing teams to design an interface to enable ordering or sales.
Lean-agile management, data analytics and operations management – allocating the right resources at the right time to the correct part of the supply chain.
Agri/food supply chains – encompassing all aspects of growing an agricultural/food source and getting it ‘from paddock to plate’.
Closed-loop supply chains – this is also known as reverse-flow logistics and covers activities such as product recalls, returns, repair, waste management at the end of a product’s life cycle, and recycling.
Procurement – roles have been commonplace in large industries and government departments for some time, however, jobs in private industry are increasing, particularly as consumers factor ethical sourcing into their buying decisions.
Transport/distribution and warehouse management – 3PL, 4PL, freight logistics, optimisation of vehicle routing, warehouse management systems, last-mile delivery, city logistics, port management and international logistics.

Which department am I in?

College of Business and Law



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,480.00 (19,76,165) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected July 2022


RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 75% average.

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 75%

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University) offers below pathways courses for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Nilai University

About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT University has obtained a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education.

  • Ranked 21st globally for universities less than 50 years old
  • 15th highest-ranked university in Australia
  • 8th in Australia for graduate employability
  • Industry partnerships in 100+ countries