Course rules and resolutions

 

Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the ‘Coursework Rule’), the Coursework Policy 2014 (the ‘Coursework Policy’), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2019, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Current versions of all policies are available from the Policy Register: sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

GCLSCMGT-01

Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

GNLSCMGT-01

Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

MALSCMGT-01

Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(c)
the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to candidature in any of the courses in this sequence and receive full credit for work completed in the prior award. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(i)
a pass bachelor's degree or higher qualification (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School and graded at a standard acceptable to the Business School; or
(ii)
appropriate qualifications and equivalent professional work experience of no less than three years in a relevant field, as defined by the Business School;
(iii)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(iv)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(b)
Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(i)
completion of the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of Sydney with a minimum credit average, or equivalent qualification;
(ii)
a pass bachelor's degree or higher qualification (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School and graded at a standard acceptable to the Business School;
(iii)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(iv)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(c)
Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(i)
completion of the requirements of either the Graduate Certificate or the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of Sydney with a credit average, or equivalent qualification;
(ii)
a bachelor's degree with honours or higher qualification in any discipline with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; or
(iii)
a pass bachelor's degree in a cognate discipline, as defined by the Business School, with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; or
(iv)
a pass bachelor's degree or higher qualification in a non-cognate discipline with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School and a minimum of two years relevant work experience; or
(v)
completion of the qualifications and experience specified in (i), (ii) or (iii) with a minimum pass average (or equivalent) and performance in an admissions test approved by the Business School to a standard considered satisfactory by the Business School; and
(vi)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(vii)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances the Business School may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Business School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management a candidate must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management a candidate must complete 36 credit points, comprising:
(a)
24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management a candidate must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(a)
36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
18 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c)
a 6 credit point capstone unit of study.

7 Progression rules

Unless otherwise permitted, candidates must complete the units of study for the courses in a prescribed sequence as specified by the Business School.

8 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
Subject to the specific provisions of this clause, prior learning may be recognised in the manner provided for in the Coursework Policy 2014 (Note: a waiver on its own waives a requirement but does not reduce the volume of learning for the degree as a whole).
(a)
For candidates for the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 12 credit points may be awarded if they hold both a cognate degree and have relevant professional work experience of at least two years in duration.
(b)
For candidates for any of the embedded courses in this sequence, recognition of prior learning may account for no more than 50 per cent of the course requirements.

9 Course transfer

A candidate for the Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management may elect to transfer to the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management upon completion of a minimum of 24 credit points and provided that a credit average is achieved.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2021.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2021 must complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2027.