Overview

This major equips graduates with a qualification in transport, logistics and supply chain from VU. You’ll have the potential to connect with any industry, anywhere in the world.

Course description

Pursue a business career in the fast-growing export/import industry with a major in Supply Chain and Logistics Management. After developing a solid foundation in your first year, you will gain skills and knowledge in all aspects of logistics in a sustainable supply chain. These include purchasing and procurement of materials, inventory flow and control, storage and material handling in warehousing, economics of mode of transport, and distribution and shipment.

Core Subject

Year 1

CORE BUSINESS UNITS

BAO1101      Accounting for Decision Making
BCO1102      Information Systems for Business
BEO1105      Economic Principles
BEO1106      Business Statistics
BHO1171      Introduction to Marketing
BLO1105       Business Law
BMO1102      Management and Organisation Behaviour
BPD1100       Integrated Business Challenge
Year 2 & 3

Compulsory Major

SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT (BMASCL)
BMO2181       Operations Management
BMO2201       Distribution Management
BMO2202
Purchasing and Supply Management
BMO2203       E-Supply Chain Management
BMO3123
Integrated Supply Chain Management
BMO3418
Transport and Logistics Management
BMO3419       Supply Chain Analytics
BPD3100       Applied Business Challenge

Compulsory Minor (Discipline Minor)

INTERNATIONAL TRADE (BMIITD)
BEO2002       International Business Context
BEO2003       International Economics and Finance
BEO2004       International Trade Practices
BEO3430       International Economic Analysis
Suggested Electives (Breadth Minor)

BPD2100       International Business Challenge
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3

(Students are given option to choose electives from other majors that are being offered during the semester)

*Subject to change

 

CAREERS AND PROSPECTS

GRADUATE OUTCOMES AND CAREERS

Graduates find careers in global and local organisations that deal in importing, exporting and shipping, warehousing and distribution. Roles include administrative and supervisory roles in export and import, procurement and distribution manager, freight forwarder, customs officer, warehousing and inventory controller, stock analyst or researcher

Professional Recognition

 

This business major is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and students are trained with SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Training software).


TESTIMONIALS

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This specialisation is offered as an option as part of the Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree.

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