Logistics and supply chain management at the University of Newcastle explores activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management

Bachelor of Business

Logistics and supply chain management

Available at Newcastle campus (Callaghan)

This logistics and supply chain management major examines the increasingly important and rapidly expanding fields of supply chain management and logistics. You will investigate the planning and management of activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion and logistics management activities.

When you study logistics and supply chain management you will be in high demand with employers, with many industries seeking graduates with both specific supply chain management expertise and the general transferable skills gained within the Bachelor of Business.

Many of our graduates have gone on to find great jobs, not just in Australia but throughout the world. The Bachelor of Business prepares you for a career in management and business consulting, whether in developed Western economies or in the transitional economies of Asia, Eastern Europe, India and Africa.

The University of Newcastle has high calibre, internationally diverse academic staff with active research projects in different aspects of logistics and supply chain management. You can expect to learn from scholars who use different educational methods to best impart the current knowledge in this field.

First year

In first year of the logistics and supply chain management major you will study key concepts and principles of economics, accounting, management, information and communication, decision making and law as well as how they apply to business operations and within the context of the global financial environment.

Second year

Second year will see you continue to study general Bachelor of Business topics including business strategy and consumer behaviour and begin your specialised studies which include strategic supply chain management, supply chain modelling, knowledge management and strategic business systems.