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					Master of
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Program Information                  Location                 English                       2009 Fees            Further Information

Program code: LMSU                   Mawson Lakes campus      IELTS overall                 Total program fee:   Email:
                                                              6.0                           A$27,000             International.office@unisa.edu.au
Program content: 54 units            School of Advanced       (minimum 6.0 in each band)    (for 54 units)
                                     Manufacturing &                                                             Web:
Duration: 1.5 years                  Mechanical Engineering   TOEFL overall                 (see Note 2)         Program
                                                              575 paper based                                    www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/progra
                                     www.unisa.edu.au/ame                                                        ms/?Year=2008
Program CRICOS code: 057808M                                  232 computer based
                                                                                                                 (insert Program Code LMSU)
                                                              90 internet based
Intake: Study Periods 2 and 5                                                                                    General
                                                              CELUSA                                             www.unisa.edu.au/international
                                                              Successful completion of an
                                                              Academic English Program to
                                                              the required standard



This program is at the forefront of postgraduate education in the emerging field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The
global economy continues to fuel even greater competition between nations. Leading trading hubs such as Singapore, Hong Kong and
Shanghai, have resultantly recognised that Logistics and Supply Chain Management is critical to their short term requirements and
more importantly their long term viability. As these economies have invested significantly in this area, the world has begun to
understand its importance, fuelling demand for professionals in this area. Tailored specifically for future leadership in this emerging
sector of the world’s economy, the program addresses the challenging demands of the global manufacturing economy.

Associated programs
A Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management are also available.

Entry requirements
Applicants will hold an undergraduate degree in engineering, management or business. Alternatively, applicants with an
undergraduate degree in another relevant discipline will be considered on a case by case basis.

Professional applicability
The program is designed for graduates, skilled practitioners and professionals from diverse disciplinary backgrounds who work in the
areas of manufacturing, service and related sectors. The program firstly provides students an advanced understanding of principles
and practice in logistics and supply chain management. This is followed by courses to provide students with the knowledge and skills
in various areas of supply chain such as network design, enterprise resource planning, inventory management and logistics. Finally
students have the opportunity to integrate and apply the developed knowledge and skills to examine and evaluate case studies. As a
result you will be recognised as a qualified practitioner in this emerging professional field.

Professional accreditation and recognition
This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. For more detailed information visit www.cips.org

Industry
Adjacent to the University campus is Technology Park, a world-class knowledge-based development for technology related
businesses; integrated with an innovative new urban precinct, town centre, the University and recreation facilities. Adelaide boasts
specialised manufacturing sectors in automotive and component manufacturing, plastics, foundry and toolmaking, precision
engineering, medical equipment, electronics, defence technology, machinery and equipment, wine, and metals manufacturing.

The automotive industry is the largest single manufacturing industry in Adelaide with more than 13,000 people directly employed. In
support of this industry and the growth plans of General Motors Holden, an industry park has been established near Mawson Lakes
encompassing more than 90 hectares and becoming home to a number of manufacturing and automotive component manufacturing
organisations.



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Program content
You will be required to complete coursework comprising 54 units including two compulsory courses and nine elective courses. The
courses of Supply Chain Management G and Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain are compulsory. Your study program will consist of
ten 4.5 unit courses and one 9.0 unit course. You will be referred to the Program Director to choose a particular program of study
appropriate to your academic background and professional interests (see Note 6).

Economic Decisions in Engineering Management                              4.5 units
Enterprise Resource Planning                                              4.5 units
Integrated Logistics Management G                                         4.5 units
Inventory Management                                                      4.5 units
Logistics Engineering G                                                   4.5 units
Production Management Systems                                             4.5 units
Project Planning and Control G                                            4.5 units
Special Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management                   4.5 units
Supply Chain Design and Management                                        4.5 units
Supply Chain Management G                                                 4.5 units
Supply Chain Management and Competitive Advantage                         4.5 units
Supply Chain Modelling and Simulation G                                   4.5 units
Systems Approach to Supply Chain Management                               4.5 units
Total Quality Management                                                  4.5 units
Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain (see Note 6)                          9.0 units

Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma
Exit options exist at Graduate Diploma level (after the completion of 36 units) and Graduate Certificate level (after the completion of
18 units). The course Supply Chain Management G is a core course for both programs.

Recognition of prior learning
University of South Australia may grant course credit, exemption or studies-in-lieu on the basis of previous study or work experience.
Credit will not normally be granted for more than one third of the total units of the program. For University of South Australia policy on
credit please visit http://www.unisa.edu.au/policies/policies/academic/A13.asp


Contacting University of South Australia

General Enquiry
International students can either telephone or email to obtain information about study opportunities at University of South Australia:
Telephone: +61 3 9627 4854
Email: international.office@unisa.edu.au

Program Enquiry
International students should contact UniSA International or visit the website www.unisa.edu.au/international/default.asp for
information about application procedures and specific study opportunities.
UniSA International
Telephone: 61 8 8302 1114
Fax: +61 8 8302 0233
Email: international.students@unisa.edu.au

How to Apply
International students wishing to apply for a program can do so through Apply Online via the weblink below or via email directly to
UniSA International.
Email: international.applications@unisa.edu.au
Web: www.unisa.edu.au/international/apply/default.asp#step2


Notes:
1. The information contained in this publication is indicative only and is designed as an aid to students contemplating enrolment at University
   of South Australia. While every effort is made to provide full and accurate information at the time of publication, the University does not
   give any warranties in relation to the accuracy and completeness of the contents. The University does not accept responsibility for any loss
   or damage occasioned by use of the information contained in this publication. The University also reserves the right to discontinue or vary
   arrangements, programs, courses (units), assessment requirements and admission requirements without prior notice. While the University
   will try to avoid or minimise any inconvenience, changes may also be made to programs, courses (units), assessment requirements and
   staff after enrolment. The University may also set limits on the number of students in a program or course (unit). Program and course
   (unit) information is also published in the University Handbooks, see www.unisa.edu.au/prospective/Program/fees.asp
2. All tuition fees are shown in Australian dollars and are for commencing students for the particular program. Please note that the fee can
   vary according to the annual program load and total duration. The total program fee must be considered as the cost of the program.
3. Prior to applying to University of South Australia, please refer to the following website for further information on studying in Australia
   including visa and government requirements, facilities and resources, campus lifestyle, accommodation, living costs, and support services:
   www.unisa.edu.au/international/predeparture
4. Depending on demand, not all elective courses in the schedule may be offered in any one year.
5. Subject to market demand, other courses may be selected with the approval of the Program Director.
6. Students should enrol in the course Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain towards the end of the program.
7. Courses completed in the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management may be counted towards
   the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management program.




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