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University of Huddersfield

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

UCAS Code: N9H7

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

UCAS Tariff

120

from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.

75%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2020

Subject

Logistics

**Why Logistics and Supply Chain Management?
Logistics and Supply Chain Management BSc(Hons) is an innovative professional programme developed in partnership with the NOVUS Trust. The Trust is an industry-led organisation that focuses on developing talent in the supply chain. If you’re wanting to go into supply chain management, this could be the course for you. It comes with a guarantee of employment if you secure a 2:1 degree.**

We’ll examine how leading companies organise and manage their logistics and supply chain to ensure success.This includes topics such as planning, sourcing, manufacturing and physical logistics and on the way we’ll give you the chance to develop your business management, leadership and decision-making skills. We want to make you employment-ready so you can take the next step in your career.

How will I learn?
You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

- You’ll have the opportunity to be coached by a mentor drawn from industry, tasked with assisting you with your professional development so you’ll be dealing with someone who works in the industry on a daily basis, and you’ll be able to take part in industry-led seminars and site visits. In addition, you will have a University personal tutor, guiding you in personal and academic development

- The NOVUS Trust will help you take things further, provided you secure a 2:1 degree and complete all your coursework, they will guarantee an offer of employment with one of the companies involved when you graduate. Recent companies involved include Argos, ASOS, Muller and Morrisons

- We’ll also give you the chance to take paid placements, and a placement year with a leading employer. Previous students have taken placements with Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Travis Perkins, Nestle, Muller and many others

So if you’re looking to go into logistics and supply chain management, this course could enable you to take your first step in your career. In addition to the course, the NOVUS Trust will provide opportunities for you to undertake additional professional qualifications that will enhance your CV and increase your value in the workplace.

What subjects will you cover?
You’ll explore subjects such as Principles of Logistics, Commercial management, Marketing and Innovation, Planning Techniques for Logistics and Transport Operations, Purchasing and Supply, Strategy and Leadership and Retail and Manufacturing Logistics.

Modules

Year 1
Core modules:
Principles of Logistics
Business Skills
Commercial Management
Economics
Marketing and Innovation
Organisations and People

Year 2
Core modules:
Physical Logistics Management
Planning Techniques for Logistics and Transport Operations
Human Resource Management
Purchasing and Supply
Manufacturing and Operations Management
Project Quality Management

Year 3
The course offers a compulsory (48 weeks) work placement after the second year with one of the companies backing the NOVUS scheme.

Final year
Core modules:
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Project
Strategy and Leadership
Retail and Manufacturing Logistics
Supply Chain Systems and Modelling

Assessment methods

22.3% of the study time on this course is spent in lectures, seminars, workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules.

Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Extra funding

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

The Uni


Course location:

University of Huddersfield

Department:

Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing (BDLOHM)

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

77%
med
Logistics

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

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Teaching and learning

70%
Staff make the subject interesting
86%
Staff are good at explaining things
77%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
84%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
97%
Course specific equipment and facilities
69%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

70%
UK students
30%
International students
75%
Male students
25%
Female students
62%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

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What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,500
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Average annual salary
99%
high
Employed or in further education
95%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

20%
Functional managers and directors
16%
Science, engineering and production technicians
14%
Business, research and administrative professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

The stats cover quite a broad subject area, but over half of the graduates we're talking about here studied some kind of audio technology subject. It's not a surprise, then, to find that the most common job for graduates from this subject last year was as a sound technician in film, TV and music. Jobs in IT, as arts officers or musicians, in marketing, or in business were also popular — these degrees can be quite flexible and give you a lot of opportunities. Another degree that falls under this heading is in transport logistics (told you it was broad!), and those graduates did particularly well as our whole just-in-time retail economy really needs good logistics skills - and graduates with those qualifications are in serious shortage. But your prospects do depend on the particular degree you take, so if you have a course in mind, take a look at the information on the university's website.

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