Master of Business (Operations Management)

Approved Abbreviation: MBus(OpMgt)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2624.4

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 044855M

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 the course is 2014 or later.

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.

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, quality 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.

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


An undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline.

Applications from Australian citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

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.

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 as per the recommended sequence below.

Students may only enrol in a maximum of 20 credit points per quarter.

Core Units

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

Alternate Units

Students choose up to four alternate units from below (up to two electives are permitted - students may select any other postgraduate unit with approval from Director Academic Program or Director Postgraduate Education):

200825Understanding Contemporary Organisations
200853Creating Sustainable Organisations
200820The Contemporary Business Environment
200780Enterprise Resource Planning
200841Strategic Business Management
51259Purchasing and Materials Management

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