Graduate Certificate in Transport Systems

VU course code: BTTS | Level of study: Postgraduate
0.5 years full time or longer for part time
Hybrid, Online Real Time

Fee type for this course: Full fee

City Campus, Online Real Time
 Maree studied a supply chain management degree.


Advance your career in the fields of transport, logistics and supply chain management, with the Graduate Certificate in Transport Systems at Victoria University.

This graduate certificate will expand your transport-systems knowledge and skills, helping you prepare for further postgraduate study or a leadership position in the field.

Update and expand your knowledge of general business in the context of transport and infrastructure management, and discover strategies for addressing contemporary challenges in this rapidly growing sector. 

You'll gain expertise in:

  • transport and logistic systems
  • public transport and strategy
  • transport policy governance and safety
  • future transport and infrastructure strategies.

The graduate certificate provides an admissions pathway into the Master of Supply Chain Management if you are unable to enrol directly into that course. 

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

For PhD applicants, we offer a related ‘Integrated PhD’ which allows you to establish relevant skills before beginning your research.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course structure

To attain the Graduate Certificate in Transport Systems, students will be required to complete 48 credit points consisting of:

  • 48 credit points of professional core units

Fees & scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us, and you’re paying full fees for this course, you may be eligible for a 10% discount.

Find out how




Graduates may find careers in operator and management-level positions in transport across sectors, third-party service provider, intermodal goods warehousing and distribution, and public transports. 

We encourage you to progress to our masters degree, and aim for one of the following roles:

  • supply chain manager
  • logistics professional
  • global procurement specialist
  • sourcing/distribution manager
  • enterprise resource planning developer
  • project leader
  • transport coordinator
  • warehouse supervisor
  • import/export manager
  • customs manager.

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