The logistics module provided a solid base for my career in logistics and supply chain management. It equipped me with the skills and knowledge that enabled me to begin work at Shepherd Neame with confidence from the word go.

Stuart

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UCAS code:

N210

Location(s):

Canterbury
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Overview

Logistics is a vital part of the economy and is becoming increasingly important in the global marketplace.

Our Logistics Management course gives you the opportunity to balance academic management learning with practical insights into this fast-moving and very dynamic industry.

Designed to give you an oversight of the management of logistics operations across all areas of the industry, this course takes a twofold approach. On one hand it covers the practical and more operational elements of logistics, including different transport modes, intermodal operations, and warehousing and inventory operations, while on the other it looks at the broader strategic management aspects of logistics areas such as international logistics, outsourcing operations and benchmarking.

Why Study Logistics Management?

Logistics is an increasingly sophisticated global industry that touches everyone. At any one time,  millions of tonnes of goods are on the move around the world. The effective and efficient management of logistics has implications for the economy, the environment and well as society as a whole. 

This course will prepare you for management roles not only in logistics but also other industries and sectors nationally and globally, particularly supply chain, retail and manufacturing.

 

Entry requirements

A typical offer would be 88-112 UCAS Tariff points.

More information about entry requirements.

88-112
UCAS Points

All about the course

You'll be building your business knowledge from day one with modules in business accounting, economics, management science, marketing and organisational management. This solid grounding will prepare you to look at business from a strategic viewpoint as you progress through your degree. You'll explore areas including: 

  • domestic and international logistics management
  • business analysis and finance
  • marketing
  • human resource management. 

Employability is a key theme of the course; your learning will be closely linked to illustrations and examples from industry and in Year 2 you'll have the opportunity to take a work-based learning module. You'll also be able to apply for a work placement between Years 2 and 3 where you can take your talents into the workplace, develop your understanding of industry and learn from experienced professionals.

Module information

Please note that the list of optional modules and their availability may be subject to change. We continually review and where appropriate, revise the range of modules on offer to reflect changes in the subject and ensure the best student experience. 

In Year One combined honours students will take three core modules. These modules differ depending on the combining subject. They have been set to meet the learning needs of the combined honours subject and align with the specific combination. You can see the list of core modules for each combination here.

Core/optional modules

How you’ll learn

Each module typically consists of 50 hours of contact time (lectures and seminars) and 150 hours of student self-directed study, in addition to preparation and production of assessments. 

You'll be taught through a combination of lectures and seminars and will use industry-standard software and have access to specialist facilities throughout your course.

During seminars, you'll typically be in smaller groups where you'll be able to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures. You'll also have meetings with your academic personal tutor.

Each module typically consists of a one hour lecture and a one hour seminar per week. On average, you should expect to study for 35 hours per week during the semesters.

All courses are informed by the University’s Learning and Teaching Strategy 2015-2022.

The majority of our staff have worked as practitioners, not only in logistics, but other service and public sector industries.

As well as teaching, the team is also actively involved in research, knowledge exchange and cross-cultural teaching at institutions in other parts of Europe. 

We help you develop the tools and skills for an exciting and varied career in a dynamic global industry.

Julian GloverProgramme Director BSc Logistics Management

How you’ll be assessed

The goals of our assessment strategies are to promote learning, to demonstrate knowledge and understanding, and to ascertain the high standards of the course. Our assessments consist of case studies, essays, individual and group projects, presentations, and in class assignments. 

Your future career

This degree course is particularly appropriate if you are looking for a management career in logistics, our students develop the skills which are readily appreciated by potential employers. The course is also well suited to those considering careers in operations roles in other industries and sectors throughout the UK and the world.

Our recent logistics graduates are now following careers in the airline industry, the rail industry and freight shipping, the cruise industry and freight shipping on the arterial rivers of Europe.

Our degrees are also an ideal basis for continued study at Masters level in a range of related business disciplines.

Fees

The 2020/21 annual tuition fees for this course are:

  UK / EU Overseas
Full-time £9,250 £13,000
Part-time £4,625 N/A

Tuition fees for all courses are payable on an annual basis, except where stated.

Please read the 2020/21 Tuition Fee Statement for further information regarding 2020/21 tuition fees and year on year fee increases.

Professional accreditation

The course is accredited by The Chartered institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

The Business School has accreditation with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Several of our year two modules are accredited and on successful completion you will be eligible for CMI Level 5 qualifications in Leadership and Management.

 

Specialist facilities

Our students have access to the learning resources of the CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) and can attend meetings, other events and can tap into its careers and employment support provision.

Industry links

We work with industry stakeholders aligned to the continued development of our teaching programme, research and knowledge exchange. Some of these come in as guest lecturers and we also have masterclasses by visiting professors chosen for their continuing expertise in business and management. These established links have helped some of our students to secure placements and job opportunities on graduation.

We have a strong relationship with the CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport). Members of our teaching staff have presented to the CILT at various events, further enhancing and strengthening the relationship.

A Business School Advisory Board has been established which includes representatives from across the private and public sector. This encourages employer engagement as the Board engages in discussion about technical content of the curriculum and the development of wider employability skills, the provision of work placement opportunities, guest speakers, live case studies, and workplace visits.

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UCAS code:

N210

Location(s):

Canterbury
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