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CV70 - Bachelor of Logistics

Overview

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Logistics course prepares you to confront the challenges of the globalisation in operations, logistics management and supply chain professions. The course's well-grounded approach will develop skills and new knowledge in order that you can deal with specialised logistics and supply chain matters. You will be well placed to deal with the management of operational problems in contemporary global and regional markets. Success for a logistics professional is the capability to identify, understand and, wherever possible, reduce uncertainty, variability and constraints – that is complexity; within the risk challenged environment of an organisations supply chains and logistics.

The Bachelor of Logistics course assists workforce adaptation in the changing global economy. As logistics and supply chains becomes more reliant on data and information, so jobs in the sector will change. Through providing a course with a focus on planning, analysis and human resources, you will be better equipped to respond to workplace change.

Career Information

Graduates from the Bachelor of Logistics course can seek employment and career opportunities in various industries and economic sectors, including hospitality, tourism, banking, mining, agriculture, transportation, distribution, warehousing, aviation, construction, manufacturing, importing and exporting, wholesaling and retailing. Job functions include strategic inventory planning, procurement, warehousing, materials handling, transportation, fleet management, and events organizations in both private sector and public institutions.

Graduates in Logistics may be employed as:

  • Analysts who measure and interpret the performance of a supply network, specific supply chains and logistics operations
  • Team leaders and managers who make the receipt and delivery plans and schedules happen – on time and on cost
  • Specialists in supply chain and logistics IT and technology
  • Liaison for a shipper (or brand company) with logistics services providers (LSPs) and customers to improve relationships and performance
  • Commercial procurement specialists who negotiate with suppliers
  • Business development specialists generating sales for a LSP

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BLogistics
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance
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International Availability

Term 2 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Scores
Entry scores are not available, please contact the Student Advice Team for more information
Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a Diploma of Logistics, Diploma of Materiel Logistics, Diploma of Deployment Logistics or Diploma of Supply Chain Management or equivalent with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia.

English Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4./0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test): or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
  • Cambridge Certificatge of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
  • Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

International students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.


Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge - English (4,SA) and Mathematics A or B (4, SA) Queensland level or its interstate equivalent.

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation

Applications have been made for accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS); the Logistics Association of Australia and the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia. Students enrolled in the course are eligible for student membership of CIPS. By selecting appropriate units, graduates of the course may be eligible for full membership of CIPS.

Membership, amongst other benefits, gives students access to the comprehensive career support from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply including access to the resources of the CIPS International On-Line Knowledge Centre, the largest online resource of its kind specifically focused on transport and logistics.

Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2019 2
2018 4
Inherent Requirements
There are currently no inherent requirements associated with this course.
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Integrate an awareness of general business and logistics practice into future problem identification and solution within the logistics industry.
  • 2. Apply principles of logistics and supply chains to enable improved coordination and collaboration inside and between organisations, to deliver quality outcomes within legal and ethical frameworks.
  • 3. Develop capabilities to evaluate and utilise relevant technological knowledge and processes to support the implementation of logistics plans, monitor information, control logistics resources and operations, within required occupational health and safety parameters.
  • 4. Demonstrate a practical understanding of material management operations, concepts, techniques and applications that support operations, processes and workflows, to allow for effective and efficient procurement.
  • 5. Analyse relevant industry-based distribution procedures and principles to implement strategic and operational concepts, techniques and applications that strengthen the distribution of goods and services leading to best practice for domestic and international markets.
  • 6. Design creative supply chain solutions to address industry challenges through research, development and planning.
  • 7. Develop team and leadership skills relevant to a multicultural workplace to engage with others in culturally diverse and technically complex situations, to become effective project team members and develop life-long learning skills.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
More Details
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