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University of Huddersfield

Transport and Logistics Management

UCAS Code: N920

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDM

UCAS Tariff

112

from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.

86%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2018

Subject

Others in business and management

Transport is the lifeblood of successful economies. Our journey to work, business- related travel and the movement of goods require safe, efficient and reliable transport. Modes used include air, sea, rail, road and pipeline whilst airports, ports, rail and bus terminuses, warehouses and distribution centres act as nodes within transport networks.

Transport and logistics managers aim to make sure that goods can flow successfully through the supply chain. Other equally important players in a business are the logistics analysts, customer service managers and purchasing managers. Transport operators ensure that our rail, bus and coach services are run safely, efficiently and on time.

The course aims to give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of transport, logistics and distribution services. We’ll touch on a varied range of sectors, including train operators, bus and coach companies, third party logistics operators, consultancies and even the armed forces.You'll also study the operational and economic aspects, including passenger transport.

We’ve developed a large number of contacts in the industry like Cross-Country Trains, DHL and Royal Mail. You’ll have the chance to hear some inspiring guest lectures, or go on site visits. But most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to take an optional work placement with a business in the transport and logistics industry.

Our emphasis is on giving you a chance to secure a great career. You could follow your goal and find employment in the logistics sector, or work in passenger transport management and tourism.

Modules

Year 1: Core modules: Principles of Logistics; Business Skills; Commercial Management; Economics and Marketing; Transport: Challenges and Issues.
Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Introduction to Air Transport; Fundamentals of Tourism; Organisations and People or a modern language.
Year 2: Core modules: Passenger Transport Management; Physical Logistics Management; Planning Techniques for Logistics and Transport Operations; Human Resource Management and the Workplace; Project Quality Management. Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Purchasing and Supply
Manufacturing and Operations Management; Airline and Airports Operations and Planning or a modern language.
Year 3 - optional placement year: The course offers an optional one-year (48 weeks) work placement after the second year, in the UK or abroad.
Final year: Core modules: Strategic Supply Chain Management; Global Business Strategy; Project; Transport Economics and Policy. Option modules: Choose two from a list which may include: Retail and Manufacturing Logistics; Sustainable Tourism; Airline and Airports Economics and Marketing or a modern language.

Assessment methods

Assessment will include exams, oral presentations, case studies, in-class tests, reports, essays and case study analysis.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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)

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