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BSc (Hons) Supply Chain Management

Course Overview

The BSc (Hons) Supply Chain Management course provides you with the real-world skills, knowledge, and competencies you need to start or progress your career in supply chain and logistics. This course has been created with in-depth consultation with leading employers in the sector to ensure that you graduate with the up-to-date, practical abilities that employers need right now. Studying your degree in supply chain and logistics with us means you’ll be taught and supported by lecturers with extensive professional experience at companies. The team behind this course have also been instrumental in commercial and policy formation of supply chains with European Commission and the UK Government. Because of our extensive industry links, including with member organisations of the UK’s NOVUS Trust network, we’re able to present you with real business problems during your degree. This will allow you to develop a thorough and in-depth understanding of the industry and the real-world challenges you’ll face in your future career. Importantly, you’ll find that the course takes a systematic view to logistics and supply chain, with each module building on the knowledge gained in the previous one, with interconnected content that helps you accumulate new skills in a logical sequence. The course is in the process of being accredited by three of the industry’s leading professional bodies, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), giving you Chartered Membership status upon graduation. This double accreditation gives you a degree that is a powerful addition to your CV, giving you an almost limitless choice of employment and career progression possibilities.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

For any business looking to make their logistics and supply chain operations more efficient, taking advantage of the latest developments in logistics and supply chain is crucial. The BSc (Hons) Supply Chain Management course will engage and inspire you through course modules that have been devised by our faculty of experienced supply chain practitioners to give your studies a ‘real world’ focus. The course takes a logical, sequential approach to supply chain, where each subject module builds on the knowledge of the previous one with interconnected content to help build on your understanding and knowledge. The course also focuses on hands-on, real-world skills so that you’ll graduate with practical experience you can apply in the workplace.
Year 1
  • Business research methods & analysis – 20 credits
  • Business consulting – 20 credits
  • Principles of procurement & contract management – 20 credits
  • Governance in a global business environment – 20 credits
  • Introduction to project management – 20 credits
  • Digital Skills & Professional Development – 20 credits
  • Technology & innovation – 20 credits
Year 2
  • Operations & Supply chain Management – 20 credits
  • Agile project management – 20 credits
  • Sustainable and circular supply chains – 20 credits
  • Applied logistics management – 20 credits
  • Operational risk & resilience – 20 credits
  • Data analytics & management – 20 credits
Year 3
  • Digital supply chain 4.0 – 20 credits
  • Strategic supply chain management – 20 credits
  • Quality management – 20 credits
  • Social value networks – 20 credits
  • Final project – 40 credits

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

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