Business School, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.A. Business Logistics and Transport Management

This programme equips students with an understanding of logistics and transport management and provides them with a wide understanding of how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. Students are also taught key practical skills in the specialist subject areas required for a career in business, purchasing and supply chain management.

Description

This programme will equip you with an understanding of logistics and transport management and provides you with a wide understanding of how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. You will also be taught key practical skills in the specialist subject areas required for a career in business, purchasing and supply chain management. The programme also explores the environment, operations and processes of organisations and teaches students about managing logistics and transport.

The first-year courses are core for this programme and BA Hons Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BA Hons Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and BSc Hons Business. This allows you the option of switching to another specialist degree at the end of the first year once you have more understanding of the different business disciplines.

Direct entry to Year 2 and 3 is available for qualified applicants. Students on this programme may apply to participate in overseas exchanges with our Erasmus partners.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To equip you with the ability to assess the contribution of logistics and transport to competitiveness, customer service and the creation of value
  • To develop your comprehension of the strategic dimension of business activity essential in undertaking a management role in any organisation and to place a priority on integrated management skills as a prerequisite to strategic logistics.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (International)

EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350

Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
  • Icelandic
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Personal and Professional Development 1 (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
  • Business Planning and Development: Quantitative Methods 1 (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour 1 (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Personal and Professional Development 2: Career Management (15 credits)
  • Creativity and Decision Making: Quantitative Methods 2 (30 credits)
  • Project Management (15 credits)
  • Value Chain Management (30 credits)
  • Purchasing and Distribution (30 credits)

Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement)

Final Year

  • One option from: Consultancy Project; Thematic Independent Study (30 credits)
  • Managing Strategy (30 credits)
  • Organisation Behaviour 3: Leadership (15 credits)
  • Sustainable Transport (15 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Logistics (30 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

PLUS GCSEs at grade C or above in English and mathematics or equivalent qualifications.

• Applicants who do not have English as their first language require IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Accreditation

It is anticipated that the programme will be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to provide students with the opportunity to attain partial exemption from CILT(UK) qualifications standards. This may include either CILT's Professional Diploma, MILTCILT(UK), for full membership of the institute, or possibly the Advanced Diploma in Logistics or Advanced Diploma in Transport.

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