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Supply Chain Innovation (Advanced), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
The Master of Supply Chain Innovation (Advanced) at Swinburne University of Technology invites students to think innovatively about supply chain management. The course uniquely combines creative thinking skills and established supply chain theory with knowledge of the latest emerging technologies, preparing students to contribute to the field through research.


Students will be invited to advance existing knowledge in supply and demand, apply critical thinking, test out decision-making methodologies, analyse existing business models, and innovate using unique creative solutions.

On completion of the course, graduates will have the chance to specialise with supply chain consultancy opportunities, or prepare for a PhD in the field.

Course description

The Master of Supply Chain Innovation (Advanced) at Swinburne University of Technology uniquely combines key elements of supply chain management, innovation, and business information systems to enable graduates to think outside the box in today’s supply chains - and equip them for the changing needs of the industry. It includes innovative thinking, supply chain management, logistics, lean thinking, big data and business information systems, has a strong focus on business improvement, and is designed to equip students with the capacity to think more innovatively about supply networks

This advanced program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain specialised supply chain knowledge through research. In the research component, students have the opportunity to apply and extend the knowledge gained throughout their studies by understanding and applying the research process. This option is intended for students who want to focus on a particular area of their career or consultancy, or as preparation for their PhD.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to work in supply chain management, procurement and logistics management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design 
  • Supply Chain Management 
  • Logistics Management 
  • Six Sigma Lean Green Belt 
  • Business Analytics and Visualisation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option is only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 095828C

  • a recognised bachelor degree in any discipline or
  • successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain Innovation  
  • Completion of the Masters Qualifying Program for international spplicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37480 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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