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Master of Business (Operations Management)

Approved Abbreviation: MBus(OpMgt)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2624.7

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 044855M

Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is Quarter 3, 2017 or later.

Commencement Years 2015 Quarter 4 - 2017 Quarter 2 - 2624.6 Master of Business (Operations Management)

Commencement Years 2015 (Quarters 1 to 3) - 2624.5 Master of Business (Operations Management)

Commencement Years 2014 - 2624.4 Master of Business (Operations Management)

The course 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 course includes operations management, supply chain management, logistics, and project management. The course 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.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

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

Course Advice

Dr Hilal
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above


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


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;


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

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

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International 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.

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney 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.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include four core units, two alternates and a choice of a capstone unit worth 20 credit points.

Core Units

200838Business Operations and Logistics
200776Compliance Management
51240Project Management
200329Supply Chain Management

Alternate Units

Choose two alternate units from the pool below

200853Creating Sustainable Organisations
200836Logistics Processes in Enterprise Resource Planning
51259Purchasing and Materials Management
200841Strategic Business Management

Choose one of

200829Business Project

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