Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Program code

BP255

Duration

3 years

Intakes

Febuary 

June/July

October

Application deadlines

31 January

31 May/5 July

30 September

 

Location

RMIT Saigon South

RMIT Hanoi city

Overview

Professionals in the logistics and supply chain industry manage people, services, products and processes. 

At the heart of logistics and supply chain management are the needs to oversee the movement of materials around the world, to develop strategies to help organisations run more efficiently and to deliver value to the consumers.

In this program, you will develop your knowledge in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain industry.

The curriculum covers areas including procurement and global sourcing, warehousing, freight and distribution, business operations, supply chain design and analysis, sustainable practices, and the management of technology, human and physical resources.

This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation in Australia (CILTA).

Program structure

Year one

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Information System
  • Marketing Principles

Semester 2

  • Business Statistics 1
  • Prices and Markets
  • Accounting in Organisations and Society

Semester 3

  • Commercial Law
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Year two

Semester 4

  • Warehouse and Distribution Channels
  • Procurement Management and Global Sourcing
  • Program elective 1

Semester 5

  • Transportation and Freight Logistics
  • Program elective 2
  • General elective 1

Semester 6

  • Business IT and Supply Chain
  • Operations Management
  • General elective 2

Year three

Semester 7

  • Supply Chain Analysis and Design
  • Program elecive 3
  • General elective 3

Semester 8

  • Supply Chain Management Strategy
  • Program elective 4

Semester 9

  • General elective 4

*‘Program elective’ refers to elective courses offered in this particular program. ‘General elective’ refers to elective courses offered across the university. 

 

Learning, teaching & assessment

  • Teaching methods include face-to-face delivery, tutorials, workshops and industry seminars.
  • Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

Career prospects

There is a growing need for managers with expertise in logistics and supply chain management in Vietnam and the ASEAN region. You will be capable of taking on a broad range of roles including:

In this program you will develop knowledge and skills related to logistics and supply chain management and general business practice enabling you to immediately contribute to organisational objectives.

On the successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  1. Apply broad theoretical and technical knowledge of business practice in diverse contexts.
  2. Integrate specialist theoretical knowledge with technical skills to provide in-depth professional advice related to business, logistics and supply chain management.
  3. Critically analyse and synthesise information to formulate effective business decisions.
  4. Apply reasoned judgements to solve problems in a variety of business contexts with reference to ethical, regulatory and global perspectives.
  5. Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action strategies for improvement.
  6. Communicate business data and concepts to professionals and non-professionals in diverse contexts.
  7. Apply an adaptive and collaborative approach to working with others in a variety of business and professional contexts. 
  8. Integrate and apply professional theory with practice in authentic Work Integrated Learning (WIL) contexts. 

Fees

Students can choose standard fee or fixed fee program. Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

(*) Fixed Fees are offered to brand new students who would like to fix their course tuition fees for a specified period of a Higher Education degree program. The fixed fee program guards against potential fee increases and currency fluctuations. 

Notes:

  1. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND).
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • High school graduation diploma with a minimum GPA of 7.0/10.0 for Grade 12, for other international qualifications please view entry requirements by country​; or
  • Successfully complete the UniSTART for Business with a minimum GPA of 1.0/4.0 with no double fail of a course
  • If you have completed or partially completed a similar program at another institution you may be accepted with some academic credit, or exemptions, being granted toward this program.

English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT English Advanced or complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79+ (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58+ (no communication band below 50)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE) 176+ (no band below 169)

For other international English entry requirements, please view English equivalency requirements.

Note: TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson and Cambridge results are recognised for two years from the test date. RMIT English results are recognised for one year from the test date.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

How to apply