Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

308550 v.2 Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Strategic Procurement)


Course CRICOS Code: Registration Pending
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


Designed to provide the theoretical foundations and techniques of management, law, logistics purchasing, contract administration via case studies and practical business applications. A range of issues are studied that are applicable to strategic procurement, including competitive conduct, strategy, logistics and management.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in a business, commerce or economics discipline or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is two semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. Some units are available in the evening.

Professional Recognition

Graduates are eligible to meet the requirements leading to full membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply in the United Kingdom.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are expected to obtain employment in both the public and private sectors. Public sector employers are the State Supply Commission, Department of Contract and Management Services, and local government authorities. Private sector employers include large commercial organisations and mining companies.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Majors, Streams or Other Core Components

10895 v.3   Project Management 641 3.0 25.0
10962 v.3   Law (International Business) 533 3.0 25.0
5934 v.4   Legal Environment 560 3.0 25.0
12279 v.3   Materials Management in Enterprise Environments 502 3.0 25.0
12280 v.3   Strategic Logistics Management 502 3.0 25.0
300445 v.2   Strategic Procurement 502 3.0 25.0
300455 v.3   Contract Administration 502 3.0 25.0
300456 v.2   Purchasing and Procurement 502 3.0 25.0
306821 v.1   Strategic Management (Alliances, Partnerships and Networks) 562 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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