Master of Science (Supply Chain Management & Project Management)

Course summary

This course gives professionals working in logistics, supply chain management, project management, and operations management the knowledge and skills to succeed in a rapidly changing business environment. Logistics/ Supply chain management enable the student to successfully manage the flow of materials and information within and between organisations and other relevant stakeholders. Project Management equips students with the skills and knowledge to deliver on large scale projects as well as continuous improvement within an organisation. Students will learn how to diagnose existing processes and supply chains and how to implement a supply chain strategy within an organisation. Additionally, skills and capabilities are developed on project planning, execution and revision.

If you have a Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, Maths or IT and are interested in learning how to implement a supply chain strategy within an organisation and develop skills in forecasting, production and service planning, then this is the right course for you.

If you have already completed an undergraduate in Project Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related area, you may receive credit for recognition of prior learning for this course.

Students who are interested in studying a shorter course with one specialisation should consider the Master of Science (Supply Chain Management) or Master of Science (Project Management)
If you do not meet the direct entry requirements for this course may consider the Graduate Certificate in Business as a pathway option.

Why study this course?

Our courses are: continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.

We offer three intakes per year, where you can study from our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

Our dedicated student support services are built around individual students’ needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.

International Students can choose to take up the option of selecting the elective subject, Global Workplace Practice, which includes practical job seeking activities and access to the Australian workforce either through an internship, industry-based project or part-time employment.

Course information

Study area

Business

Campus

Wollongong, Sydney

Course Code

1436

ATAR (UAI)

-

Duration

2 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

080830K

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

Academic Requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree, in a specialisation related to Business, Engineering, Maths or IT with an equivalent average mark of 50% or a Graduate Certificate in Business.

Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.

English Requirements

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

88

18

18

18

18

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.

Credit Transfer

Applicants may be eligible for advanced standing on successful completion of:


  • a recognised Bachelors degree with a major in Project Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related area - 24 credit points (4 core subjects); 

  • a Master of International Business - 30 credit points - (5 subjects);

  • Master of Business (any major) - up to 36 credit points (6 subjects) dependent upon subject selection.

Fees

2018 Information
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $10,350
Full Course Fee: $55,200

The fee per trimester is based on a study load of 18 credit points, ie 3 subjects.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $10,350
Full Course Fee: $55,200

The fee per trimester is based on a study load of 18 credit points, ie 3 subjects.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Entry Requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree, in a specialisation related to Business, Engineering, Maths or IT with an equivalent average mark of 50% or a Graduate Certificate in Business.

Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.

Credit Transfer

Applicants may be eligible for advanced standing on successful completion of:


  • a recognised Bachelors degree with a major in Project Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related area - 24 credit points (4 core subjects); 

  • a Master of International Business - 30 credit points - (5 subjects);

  • Master of Business (any major) - up to 36 credit points (6 subjects) dependent upon subject selection.

Fees

2018 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $10,134
Full Course Fee: $54,048

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $10,134
Full Course Fee: $54,048

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Admission information

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW’s Admissions Procedures Policy, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.


Profile information

This information provides indicative enrolment and an explanation of the basis of admission of students in this course.


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT

This table is intended to show the breakdown of the student group for a course or group of related courses. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed information to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors. For more information on ‘bonus points’ and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants, see ‘Points to UOW’.

ATAR PROFILE OF ATAR-BASED OFFERS IN 2016

ATAR

Selection Rank

Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

75th percentile rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

25th percentile rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

L/N: Low numbers (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)
N/P: Not published (less than 25 ATAR-based offers made)
Understanding ATAR profile data

ATAR refers to the unadjusted, raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR.
Selection Rank figures represent the ATAR profile of the same student group but includes the impact of ATAR-related adjustments such as 'Points to UOW'.

STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2016.

APPLICANT BACKGROUND

2016 intake

2016 intake (%)

Higher education study

-

-

Vocational education & training study

-

-

Recent secondary education

Basis of admission

ATAR Only

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR)

-

-

Work & life experience

-

-

International students

-

-

All students

-

-

L/N: Low numbers (number of students is less than 5)
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)
Understanding student profile data

Higher education study includes people who have studied a University course or completed a bridging or enabling course.
Vocational education and training (VET) study includes people who have undertaken VET study since leaving school.
ATAR only includes people admitted only on the basis of ATAR, regardless of whether this includes adjustment factors such as equity or bonus points.
ATAR plus additional criteria includes people who were admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test,
early offer conditional on minimum ATAR).
Other criteria only (non-ATAR) includes people admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone,
schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement).
Work & life experience includes people admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above.
International student represents all other students.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

2018 Trimester 1

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
5 February 2018

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Enrolment & Orientation: 1 & 2 February (Wollongong)(TBC); 30 & 31 January (Sydney)(TBC)
Session: 5 February - 27 April 2018

2018 Trimester 2

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
14 May 2018

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Orientation: 10 & 11 May (Wollongong)(TBC); 8 & 9 May (Sydney)(TBC)
Session: 14 May - 3 August 2018

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Master of Science will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate theory and practice in the field of Management Science.
  2. Autonomously apply innovative solutions to 'real world' problems in Management Science.
  3. Communicate complex disciplinary information effectively to a variety of stakeholders both written and oral formats.
  4. Conduct a professionally-focussed research project.
  5. Collaboratively discuss ethical, responsibility and sustainability issues in Management Science.
  6. Analyse complex systems to enable performance enhancement.

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete a total of eight (8) core subjects (48 credit points) along with the subjects listed for their selected major.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Core
ACCY801*Accounting and Financial Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MARK804*Principles of Marketing Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MGNT803*Organisational Behaviour and Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 802*Operations Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 908**Supply Chain Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 922^Business Research Project (MSc)6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 935***Project Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 909Total Quality Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3

** OPS 908 is a pre-requisite subject for the Supply Chain Management specialisation study subjects* Students who have completed a bachelors majoring in a business related discipline may be permitted to substitute one of the 800-level subjects depending on their undergraduate major. Students must seek approval from the Program Director.

*** OPS 935 is a pre-requisite subject for the Project Management specialisation study subjects

^ OPS 922 is to be completed by students who are at their last trimester of study in the course

PLEASE NOTE: Not all subjects are offered at all locations, and subject and session offerings may change prior to the commencement of session. Students are advised to check the latest information available on the Subject Database by clicking the subject codes above.

Specialisation

Information on the Supply Chain Management and Project Management double major is available through the major pages above.

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Accreditation & professional recognition

This course enables graduates to meet the educational and membership requirements of relevant professional associations. For more information, visit Professional Accreditation and Recognition.

Why choose this course

Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business at University of Wollongong. Our courses are delivered from campuses located in the Sydney CBD at Circular Quay in Sydney and Wollongong. They are designed for individuals seeking to expand their expertise, build their professional excellence or enhance their leadership capabilities.

Our postgraduate programs are: informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified and industry-experienced academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.

Find out more about the Sydney Business School.