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.
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:
|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|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
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.
International students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international/ for further information including English language requirements.
Assumed knowledge - English (4,SA) and Mathematics A or B (4, SA) Queensland level or its interstate equivalent.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
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 Accreditiation||
The course will be recognised by Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics SME's, professionals and practitioners, the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA).
In addition the course will be recognised by the Logistics Association of Australia.
No Residential School for this course.
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|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|
|Number of units: 16||Total credit points: 96|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|LOGS12001||Improve Logistics Performance|
|LOGS12002||Markets, Channels and Sales|
|LOGS12003||Logistics Accounting & Budgets|
|LOGS12004||Supply Markets and Procurement|
|LOGS12005||Balance Demand and Supply|
|LOGS12006||Global Supply Chains & Trade|
|LOGS12007||Analysing Supply Chains|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|LOGS13001||Managing Change in Logistics|
|LOGS13002||Plan Infrastructure Projects|
|LOGS13003||Simulation of Facility Design|
|LOGS13004||Supply Chain Risk Analysis|
|LOGS13005||Supply Network Mapping|
|LOGS13006||Modelling Complex Networks|
|LOGS13008||Supply Chain Challenges|