University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Diploma of Strategic Supply Chain Management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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

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 and 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 and business operation functions are significantly enhanced for superior performance and value creation. The course seeks to enhance professionals' understanding of the nature, context and contribution of global supply chains and operation management functions in the organisational context. Career options include management-level positions in service industry and areas traditionally associated with business operations management.


All students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of eight subjects, comprising six specialist core subjects (36 credit points) and two elective subjects (12 credit points). The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.


  • Strategic 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. 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.

Study pathways

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

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $48,096 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

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. 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.

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