Master of Business (Operations Management)

  • Effective from: 2017
  • Approved Abbreviation: MBus(OpMgt)
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 2624
  • AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 044855M

This program applies to students who commenced in Quarter 3, 2017 or later.

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

The program is designed for those who wish to prepare for senior operations management roles in manufacturing or service organisations, in both the private and public sectors. The program includes operations management, supply chain management, logistics, and project management. The program is intended to assist graduates to develop the perspectives and skills necessary for an integrated approach to planning, implementing, upgrading and managing business operations that enhance customer value and organisational effectiveness.

Study Mode

One year full-time or two years part-time.

Program Advice

Dr Hilal Hurriyet
 

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Part Time Internal See above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed a graduate certificate, or higher, in a business discipline; Or

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree in a Business discipline (specifically operations management, logistics management, project management, compliance management, supply chain management, enterprise resource planning and management or purchasing and materials management or related discipline) with a GPA of 5.0 or WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of 65+ (if provided on the academic record); Or

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline and a minimum of two (2) years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in roles facilitating operations management, logistics management, project management, compliance management, supply chain management, enterprise resource planning and management or purchasing and materials management or in related roles; Or

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline and a minimum of five (5) years general work experience in purchasing, incoming and /or outgoing quality control, quality assurance, scheduling, estimation for quotation, warehousing, transportation, store management, merchandising, traffic management, shift management, freight, inventory management, stock control management or materials management or in related roles.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application. 

Statement of Service form

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

http://www.uac.edu.au/
https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.  

International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include four core subjects, two alternate subjects and a capstone subject worth 20 credit points.

Subject Title Credit Points
Core Subjects
BUSM 7011Business Operations and Logistics10
BUSM 7014Compliance Management10
BUSM 7078Project Management10
BUSM 7092Supply Chain Management10
Alternate Subjects
Select two of the following:20
Creating Sustainable Organisations
Logistics Processes in Enterprise Resource Planning
Purchasing and Materials Management
Strategic Business Management
Capstone Subject
Select one of the following:20
Business Project
Internship
Total Credit Points80