2018 Postgraduate Courses
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Master of Science | 2018

Testamur Title of Degree:

Master of Science



UOW Course Code:

1432 - single major
1436 - double major


042635F - single major
080830K - double major

Total Credit Points:

72 credit points - single major
96 credit points - double major


1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent for double major in Supply Chain Management and Project Management

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Business

Intake Session(s):

Trimester 1, 2, 3

Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus:

Wollongong, Sydney

Additional Information:

Supply Chain Management: Course Finder
Project Management: Course Finder


Supply Chain Management

This course is designed to provide professionals working in logistics and operations management, particularly in the manufacturing, transport, retail and service industries, with the skills to manage the flow of materials and information within and between organisations and their business environment.

Students will learn how to implement a supply chain strategy within an organisation and develop skills in forecasting, production and service planning.

Project Management

Efficient project management provides organisations with improved ability to plan, implement and control their business activities. The growth of new forms of technology in project management has prompted organisations to look for skilled project managers who can enhance the performance of their businesses.

The Master of Science (Project Management) equips students with comprehensive project management skills and teaches strategies for dealing with a broad range of issues encountered within business organisations.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder (see table above). 

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Master of Science will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate theory and practice in the field of Management Science.
  2. Autonomously apply innovative solutions to 'real world' problems in Management Science.
  3. Communicate complex disciplinary information effectively to a variety of stakeholders both written and oral formats.
  4. Conduct a professionally-focussed research project.
  5. Collaboratively discuss ethical, responsibility and sustainability issues in Management Science.
  6. Analyse complex systems to enable performance enhancement.

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete a total of eight (8) core subjects (48 credit points) along with the subjects listed for their selected major.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
ACCY801* Accounting and Financial Management 6
MARK804* Principles of Marketing Management 6
MGNT803* Organisational Behaviour and Management 6
OPS 802* Operations Management 6
OPS 908** Supply Chain Management 6
OPS 922^ Business Research Project (MSc) 6
OPS 935*** Project Management 6
OPS 909 Total Quality Management 6


  • * Students who have completed a bachelors majoring in a business related discipline may be permitted to substitute one of the 800-level subjects depending on their undergraduate major. Students must seek approval from the Program Director.
  • ** OPS 908 is a pre-requisite subject for the Supply Chain Management specialisation study subjects.
  • *** OPS 935 is a pre-requisite subject for the Project Management specialisation study subjects
  • ^ OPS 922 is to be completed by students who are at their last trimester of study in the course
  • Please click the subject codes in the above table for information on sessions of offer for each subject at different locations. For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.


Information on the Supply Chain Management and Project Management double major is available through the major pages above.

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's articulation arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Professional Recognition / Accreditation

The Master of Science enables graduates to meet the educational requirements for the membership of relevant professional associations. for further information, visit Professional Accreditation and Recognition.

Other Information 

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder (Supply Chain Management)
UOW Course Finder (Project Management)
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 6 February, 2018