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C07129v2 Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management (GradDipStratSCM)
CRICOS code: 055275G
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management extends the graduate certificate and provides the opportunity for further specialisation in supply chain management.

The course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in the manufacturing or services sector, be it private, public or not-for-profit organisations, or whether it is a small- or medium-sized enterprise or a multinational corporation. This course further fosters academic, research and functional capabilities to effectively facilitate the design, planning and operations of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the provision of products and services to end-users. By completing this course, the student's suite of existing skills required to manage inter- and intra-organisational resources, capabilities, business operation and supply chain functions is significantly enhanced for superior performance, value creation and competitive advantage.

Course aims

The course seeks to enhance professionals' understanding of the nature, context and contribution of global supply chains and operation management functions in both inter- and intra- organisational contexts facilitating competitive advantage.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in the service industry and areas traditionally associated with business operations management.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 apply advanced knowledge of complex theoretical business concepts, including Indigenous procurement, to strategic supply chain management practice in a global context
2.1 Apply critical thinking skills to develop innovative solutions to complex issues in strategic supply chain management
3.1 Use appropriate media to communicate information effectively to stakeholders
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders, integrating Indigenous suppliers, to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Critically evaluate and apply professional and research standards and principles of sustainability, ethical and social responsibility, and Indigenous values as managers in context of operations and supply chain management
5.1 Apply broad technical and professional skills, together with Indigenous business values, within operations and supply chain management practice

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions, of which two core subjects can be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Note: Students who wish to apply for MCIPS accreditation cannot get recognition of prior learning for any of the subjects.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of 8 subjects, comprising six core (36 credit points) and one subject (6 credit points) selected from a list of specialist subjects.

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
21741 Operations and Quality Management 6cp
21877 Strategic Procurement 6cp
21797 Strategic Supply Chain Management 6cp
21745 Services and Network Productivity with Data Analytics 6cp
21947 Supply Chain Risk Management 6cp
21963 Supply Chain Technology Management 6cp
Select 6 credit points of options: 6cp
22787 Business Project Management6cp 
77942 Legal Aspects of Contracts Administration6cp 
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration.

Not all subjects are offered every session.

Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21741 Operations and Quality Management   6cp
21797 Strategic Supply Chain Management   6cp
21877 Strategic Procurement   6cp
Spring session
21963 Supply Chain Technology Management   6cp
21745 Services and Network Productivity with Data Analytics   6cp
21947 Supply Chain Risk Management   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21745 Services and Network Productivity with Data Analytics   6cp
21963 Supply Chain Technology Management   6cp
21947 Supply Chain Risk Management   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21741 Operations and Quality Management   6cp
21797 Strategic Supply Chain Management   6cp
21877 Strategic Procurement   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management (C11199), the Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management, and the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (C04324), or the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension) (C04325).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email business@uts.edu.au
Business (Postgraduate)