University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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

The ever growing interest among business managers and academics into supply chains, the emergence of advanced service economies, connected information systems which includes disruptive technologies, cloud computing and data analytics, new management practices and approaches, and the pressure of global competition, have placed a premium on those who have a broad understanding of how to plan and manage complex business operations and related processes. Further, in today's volatile environment, risk and complexity in supply chains have been major issues faced by industry which encourages businesses to engender a more organic capability to deal with unexpected disruptions. This course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in all sectors of business, and who seek advanced knowledge of supply chain networks, procurement strategies, operations and logistics management. The Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension) is designed for those who wish to gain significant insight and skills in these areas. The additional subject choices this program provides includes opportunity to specialise more deeply into the core strategic and tactical aspect of network and logistics network design, as well as the systematic application of improvement methodology within procurement and supply chain processes which help reduce variability and uncertainty through the supply chain enabling better control of product and service quality. In addition to operations and supply chain management capabilities, students further enhance skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities through better understanding of organisational and management practices and international contexts. The course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in all sectors of business. Career options include positions in operations management, global logistics and network design, supply chain and logistics management, and strategic procurement.

Designed for

Those employed in all sectors of business

Structure

The course totals 96 credit points and consists of a combination of core and elective subjects. The course may be completed in two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Subjects

  • 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. Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average. 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 eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $85,500 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 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, the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management, and the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Advanced). 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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