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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 relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum B grade average over the 300-level majoring courses plus two years' relevant professional experience; or

(c) been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum B grade average over the 300-level majoring courses plus five years' relevant professional experience; or

(d) been awarded or qualified for a relevant Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent with a minimum B grade average plus two years' relevant professional experience; or

(e) been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum A- grade average over the 300-level majoring courses plus two years' relevant professional experience; or

(f) been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum A- grade average over the 300-level majoring courses plus five years' relevant professional experience.

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

and including:

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

(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), 1(e) and 1(f) shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits comprising a research report of 60 credits and 60 credits of approved courses from Part One, which must include 240.758.

Specialisations

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

Student Progression

5. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a minimum Grade Average of B- over courses undertaken for Part One, and a minimum B grade for the methods course, 240.758.

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

Completion Requirements

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

8. 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 Supply Chain Management should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

10. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Master of Supply Chain Management prior to 1 January 2021 may satisfy admission, qualification and progression requirements in place prior to this date.

11. Such candidates undertaking study in conjunction with the Professional Pathway may substitute a course or courses already taken for a course or courses of the same value within the Qualification schedule. Candidates who have already completed 240.752 may substitute it for 240.759 and another 15 credit course.

12. Such candidates who were undertaking study in conjunction with the Thesis Pathway, who have completed at least 15 credits towards the qualification, may fulfil the Thesis Pathway requirements as defined by Schedule B, including the progression criteria in place prior to 1 January 2021. Those candidates who have completed 240.754 may substitute the course for another course in the Schedule of the same value.

13. These transitional provisions expire 31 December 2024.

Schedule for the Master of Supply Chain Management

Schedule A

Part One (120 credits from)

Compulsory courses (105 credits from)

240.753 Supply Chain Analytics 15 credits

240.755 Executive Supply Chain Management 30 credits

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

240.758 Research Methods and Skills 30 credits

240.759 Integrated Logistics 15 credits
R 240.752

15 credits from

112.747 International Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
R 112.748

125.702 Financial Management 15 credits

228.733 Packaging Technology II 15 credits

238.700 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Footprinting Principles 15 credits

240.757 Humanitarian Logistics 15 credits

287.735 Quality Improvement 15 credits
R 143.785

287.741 Quality System Development and Management 15 credits
R 287.730

Part Two (60 credits from)

240.887 Research Report 60 credits
P 240.758 (B)

Schedule B: Master of Supply Chain Management available under Transitional Provisions

Part One (90 credits from)

Compulsory courses (75 credits from)

240.752 Integrated Logistics 30 credits

240.753 Supply Chain Analytics 15 credits

240.758 Research Methods and Skills 30 credits

15 credits from

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

240.757 Humanitarian Logistics 15 credits

Part Two (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

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