Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Develop an understanding of key supply chain management principles with the Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in any field who want to prepare themselves for a role in the supply chain management profession. In as little as eight months, you’ll develop the advanced knowledge and skills required for supply chain and logistics decisions.

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Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline)

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band.

English language requirements

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You must successfully complete 120 points, made up of eight 15-point professional knowledge and skills courses.

You can choose how many courses you take to fit around work demands and personal commitments. You can continue working full-time while completing your Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management part-time.

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* Students can only do one of the courses from INTB862 or INTB866

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

  • Logistics officer
  • Procurement/purchasing officer
  • Forecasting officer
  • Ports officer
  • Warehouse/distribution officer
  • Transportation officer
  • Supply chain analyst/officer

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Pathway to a PhD

High-achieving postgraduate diploma students with at least an A- grade average over the 120 points in level 8 professional master’s degree courses qualify to apply to the Doctor of Philosophy by completing the Master of Business with a B+ grade average or higher. You'll receive 60 points of credit towards the Master of Business, and will need to complete another 120 points.

Quick facts
Programme code:
8 months to 1 year full-time / part-time available
City Campus
24 Oct 2023
26 Feb 2024
21 Oct 2024
$20,827 (for 120 points)
($19,753 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
$35,074 (for 120 points)
($34,000 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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