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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 (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

UCAS Tariff

112

from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.

86%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2019

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. Well 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.Weve developed a large number of contacts in the industry like Cross-Country Trains, DHL and Royal Mail. Youll have the chance to hear some inspiring guest lectures, or go on site visits. But most importantly, youll 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 foreign language module can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish*. We also offer British Sign Language.

*Subject to change

Year 2
Core module:
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:
The Travel and Tourism Industry
Purchasing and Supply
Manufacturing and Operations Management
Airline and Airports Operations and Planning

Or a modern foreign language module can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish*. We also offer British Sign Language.

Year 3 - optional placement year
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 foreign language module can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish*. We also offer British Sign Language.

*Subject to change

Assessment methods

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

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

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,000
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)

TEF rating:

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

60%
UK students
40%
International students
54%
Male students
46%
Female students
58%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


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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.

£19,500
med
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
78%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

16%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
15%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
10%
Business, research and administrative professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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