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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Supply Chain Management
MSCM

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Master of Supply Chain Management requires that the candidate:

(a) meets the University admission requirements as specified and shall have:

(b) been awarded or qualified for a university Bachelor's degree with a major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or an equivalent qualification, having achieved a B+ grade average or higher, over the highest level courses; or

(c) been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree, having achieved a B grade average or higher, over the qualifying 300-level courses, and have completed a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience, or equivalent; or

(d) been awarded or qualified for a Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or an equivalent qualification, having achieved a B grade average or higher for entry into the Professional Pathway; or

(e) been awarded or qualified for a university Bachelor's degree with a major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or an equivalent qualification, having achieved a B+ grade average or higher, over the qualifying 300-level courses, and have completed a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience, or equivalent for entry into the Thesis Pathway; or

(f) been awarded or qualified for a four year Bachelor's degree with Honours with a major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or equivalent qualification(s), having achieved a B+ grade average or higher, over the highest level courses for entry into the Thesis Pathway; or

(g) been awarded or qualified for the Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or an equivalent qualification, having achieved a B+ grade average or higher for entry into the Thesis Pathway.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Degree of Master of Supply Chain Management shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits, comprising:

(a) completion of Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule of the Degree;

(b) courses selected from the Schedule to the Degree;

and including:

(c) any Compulsory Courses listed in the Schedule to the Degree;

(d) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, the programme of study for candidates admitted under Regulation 1(d) shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits from courses listed in the schedule, including:

(a) Part Two (Professional Pathway); and

(b) up to 60 credits from Part One courses listed in the Schedule; and including:

(c) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, the programme of study for candidates admitted under Regulations 1(e) or 1(f) or 1(g) shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) 240.758 and Part Two only (thesis pathway); and including:

(b) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

5. The Degree of Master of Supply Chain Management is awarded without specialisations.

Student Progression

6. For progression from Part One to Part Two (thesis pathway), candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of A- or higher over the first 60 credits undertaken for Part One, which must include 240.752, 240.753 and one of 240.754, 240.756 or 240.757, and must achieve a minimum B grade in 240.758.

7. For Progression from Part One to Part Two (professional pathway), candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of B or higher over the first 60 credits undertaken for Part One, which must include 240.752, 240.753 and one of 240.754, 240.756 or 240.757, and must achieve a minimum B grade in 240.758.

8. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Supply Chain Management may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.

Completion Requirements

9. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

10. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

11. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Master of Supply Chain Management

Part One

Compulsory courses (90 credits from)

240.752 Integrated Logistics 30 credits

240.753 Supply Chain Analytics 15 credits

240.758 Research Methods in Supply Chain Management 30 credits

15 credits from

240.754 Supply Chain Optimisation 15 credits

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

240.757 Logistics in Humanitarian Aid Projects 15 credits

Compulsory course for Professional Pathway

240.755 Executive Supply Chain Management 30 credits
P 240.752 C 240.752 R 112.751

Part Two

Thesis Pathway (90 credits from)

240.888 Thesis 90 credits
P 240.758 (B grade minimum) R 240.887, 240.897, 240.898, 240.899

240.895 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
P 240.758 (B grade minimum) R 240.887, 240.897, 240.898, 240.888, 240.899

240.896 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
C 240.895 R 240.887, 240.897, 240.898, 240.888, 240.899

Professional Pathway (60 credits from)

240.887 Research Report 60 credits
P 240.758 (B)

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