University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management provides a solid introduction to business operations management for those wishing to gain some experience in this area. This course is designed to furnish competencies of those in need of new and contemporary skills and capabilities in manufacturing or services sector, be it private, public or not-for profit organisations. This course specifically provides a preliminary set of skills and capabilities required to manage inter- and intra-organisational resources and business operation functions. By studying this basic course, graduates' ability to create, capture and appropriate value within their organisational context is enhanced. The course introduces participants to the nature and contribution of supply chain and operational management functions in the organisational context. Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Designed for

Those keen to gain experience in business operations management in this area


All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four core specialist subjects. The course duration is one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.


  • Supply chain management

Standard entry 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. Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education. 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.

Further information

This course was previously called the Graduate Certificate in Operations and Supply Chain Management. This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management, the Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management, and the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management.

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