Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) (Applied)

Study Area

Business and Economics

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

4 Years

About the Course

This four-year course prepares you to tackle business problems in the global marketplace and understand the complex world of logistics, supply chain and trade industries. Areas you'll cover include procurement and global sourcing, supply chain analytics, warehousing, freight and distribution and business operations and management. You will build on your classroom learning through a compulsory industry placement undertaken during the third year. This course is designed for those who want to build a career that combines hands on operations with strategic decision making. RMIT’s degrees cover topics to develop your knowledge and interest in contemporary issues central to the logistics and supply chain management industry. Here are some fields of specialisation to consider for your future career. E-commerce – working with technology, finance, supply chain, human resources and marketing teams to design an interface to enable ordering or sales. Lean-agile management, data analytics and operations management – allocating the right resources at the right time to the correct part of the supply chain. Agri/food supply chains – encompassing all aspects of growing an agricultural/food source and getting it ‘from paddock to plate’. Closed-loop supply chains – this is also known as reverse-flow logistics and covers activities such as product recalls, returns, repair, waste management at the end of a product’s life cycle, and recycling. Procurement – roles have been commonplace in large industries and government departments for some time, however, jobs in private industry are increasing, particularly as consumers factor ethical sourcing into their buying decisions. Transport/distribution and warehouse management – 3PL, 4PL, freight logistics, optimisation of vehicle routing, warehouse management systems, last-mile delivery, city logistics, port management and international logistics.


Average Score


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking