Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain Management)

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Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain Management)

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Final intake for this program is Semester 1, 2017.

Program summary

This program gives you the very latest skills and knowledge in one of the fastest growing areas of business management in Australia and around the world, with a focus on services.

Supply Chain Management is a way to ensure companies are able to reliably meet customer orders if they are operating large businesses and in many locations. Take supermarkets; without a supply chain strategy there would be no guarantee their shelves would be fully stocked every day. Similar supply chain concepts are now increasingly being implemented in service industries, such as health care, retailing, and tourism.

You will gain skills in efficient management of products and services all the way along the supply chain/network, from the point of origin or service design to the product arriving in a customer’s hands or the service being consumed by the customer. You are taught skills in the context of up-to-date models of global (service) operations and quality management. You will drill down into supply chain strategy and design, cover sustainability, managing supply chain risk and examine innovative decision making practices.

This is a three year program giving you all the fundamental skills and knowledge to thrive in the business world and it gives you a specialist edge in the practice of supply chain management.

Career opportunities

Management roles in supply chain design/management with major companies in Australia and overseas, including service industries;  inventory and materials management, procurement, retail supply chain management, risk management and supply chain sustainability, supplier and quality management; as well as general management opportunities across many industries.

Application and admission advice

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What will I study

Program structure

Introductory courses (8)

BUS101 Business Analytics
BUS102 Introduction to Economics
BUS104 Introduction to Management
BUS105 Introduction to Marketing
BUS106 Accounting for Business
BUS108 Introduction to Informatics
COR109 Communication and Thought
MGT130 Supply Chain Management

Advanced courses (9)

BUS203 Business Law and Ethics
BUS320 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
IBS320 Managing Global Logistics
MGT232 Service Operations Management
MGT233 Retail Supply Chain Management
MGT325 Quality Management
MGT326 Supply Chain Strategy and Design
MGT327 Supply Chain Information and Technology
MGT328 Innovation and Management Decision Making

Electives (7)

Select 7 elective courses. Of these electives, 2 must be from the School of Business. The remaining 5 can be from either faculty (Arts, Business and Law or Science, Health, Education and Engineering). Of these electives, 5 must also be advanced level (200/300 coded) courses.

The School of Business recommends students use these electives towards a second major or a minor from those listed below:: 

Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.

Total units: 288

Recommended study sequence

Students who commenced prior to the current semester must complete the courses from their original program structure unless otherwise advised. For courses no longer included in the current sequence, use the course links in your structure for details of requisites and scheduling. This is a recommended study sequence to complete your program within the specified full-time duration.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 288 units as outlined in the Program Structure
  • Complete no more than 10 introductory level (100 coded) courses, including the core course
Program notes
  • Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses)
  • Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods including essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests and examinations. Not all courses will necessarily include all methods
  • As part of your USC program, you may apply to Study Overseas to undertake courses with an overseas higher education provider. It is advisable to contact your Faculty Program Advisor to discuss timing and course issues
  • Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student Visa
  • Refer to the Planning your study page to manage your progression
  • You may wish to use electives to complete an additional major or minor
  • Register your selected major(s) and/or minor(s)

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • USC Tertiary Preparation Pathways (TPP) students who are currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years; or
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students; or
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement;
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently.
International students

Apply direct to USC International

More information

International students should contact USC International

How to enrol

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key semester/session/trimester enrolment dates.

Current students
Step 1 - Enrol in our courses
Step 2 - Select your class times
How to enrol once Class selection has opened
Headstart, Cross-institutional and Visiting students
New students
Plan your study
Confirm your enrolment
More information

Current students

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key semester/session/trimester dates.

Enrolling is a 2 step process:

Step 1 - Enrol in your courses

You can enrol in courses for Study period 2 now. This gives you the opportunity to plan your study well in advance.

Note: Enrolling in courses incurs fees, so only enrol in courses you intend to study. If you enrol in a course but don't select a class time for it (step 2) or drop it from your enrolment by census date, you'll still be charged for the course.

View the instructions to complete Step 1 in the video below or the Enrol in your courses PDF guide.

Step 2 - Select your class times 

Check the Academic calendar for the timetable release date for each study period. When the timetable has been released you can use the Timetable Planner* to plan your class times.

All students (excluding Headstart, Cross institutional and Visiting students)

Once Class selection opens*, select your class times in USC Central by following the instructions in the video below or the Select your class times PDF guide.

Tip: Select your classes as soon as Class selection opens as classes can fill quickly.

* We will be in contact with you to let you know when the Timetable Planner is available and Class selection opens.

How to enrol once class selection has opened

If class selection is open and you are yet to enrol in your courses, you can enrol in your courses and select your class times in one step.

Check the Academic Calendar for Class selection open date to confirm.

View the instructions in the video below or the How to enrol when class selection has opened PDF Guide (565KB).

Headstart, Cross-institutional and Visiting students

Complete and submit a Class preference form to select your class times.

New students 

Domestic students: Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps for Getting Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in your courses.

International students should view the Getting Started Guide for International students for enrolment steps.

Plan your study

Before you re-enrol it's important to plan your study to make sure you study the right courses at the right time so you can finish your degree when you plan to.

Follow the Planning your study instructions to plan your courses for the upcoming semesters/trimesters/sessions. You can vary your study load between full-time (3-4 courses) or part-time (1-2 courses) in each study period. If you need some assistance, contact Student Central.

Confirm your enrolment

View your class timetable in USC Central to confirm you are enrolled in the courses you selected. Close to the beginning of the semester/trimester/session, your course details can be found in My Courses in Blackboard.

To prove your enrolment to Centrelink, print an unofficial transcript from USC Central. Refer to the steps at View your Unofficial Transcript in the USC Central Guide.

Once you are enrolled, learn how to manage your enrolment.

More information

Search for answers and ask questions via askUSC, or contact Student Central.

* For PDF documents you must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe Download page.

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