Where will this take me?


You will leave the degree with a number of essential skills, including:

  • Knowledge of all aspects of the supply of goods and services, including procurement, transformation operations, transport/distribution, and the management of information in these areas.
  • Ability to apply technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise about developments that contribute to high levels of supply chain performance outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively apply knowledge of research principles and methods of supply chain analysis and business decision analysis.
  • Cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply theories of SCM to different contextual problems in supply chains and their business applications.

Professional Recognition

The Master of Supply Chain Management is a Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) accredited degree. CIPS is a United Kingdom based international organisation working for the procurement and supply professions. It promotes good practice and provides services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.

University of Melbourne students currently enrolled in the Master of Supply Chain Management are entitled to a complimentary student membership.

Graduates of the Master of Supply Chain Management who have completed a specified range of subjects and meet CIPS work experience requirements, are eligible to apply to upgrade to full MCIPS membership. Find out more about CIPS Membership.

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