Ara Institute Of Canterbury Supply Chain Management

Acquire the ability to make sound strategic decisions and solve problems in supply chain logistics.



Throughout the course of this programme, core competencies of project management, e-commerce, operations management and supply chain logistics are integrated to address, identify and resolve present day supply chain issues.

Quantitative techniques covered will lay the foundation for sound decision making and problem solving in resolving operational issues, while qualitative content will explore the best methods for planning, organising and strategy formulation aspects from the managerial perspective.

A real-world industry project will form part of your studies and will provide you with hands-on experience that strengthens your understanding of the area. Part-time up to 4 years.

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs $6,700 – $7,500 per year

Indicative Student Services Fee $320 per year

International costs$21,310 per year

International Levy $523.50 per year

Valid To December 31, 2021

Academic Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in any field excluding Supply Chain Logistics.

Alternative Requirements

Still want to study but don’t meet the Academic Requirements?



If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

English Requirements

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives¬†English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.


Overall IELTS 6.0 Academic

  • 5.5 Listening
  • 5.5 Reading
  • 5.5 Writing
  • 5.5 Speaking