Business Logistics and Transport Management, BA Hons

This programme will provide you with an understanding of logistics and transport management and how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. It will equip you with the ability to assess the contribution of logistics and transport to competitiveness, customer service and the creation of value. Degree structureIn your first year, you will study the same courses on business planning and processes, economics and organisation behaviour as students on our BA Hons Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BA Hons Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and BSc Hons Business degrees. This means you will have the option to switch programmes at the read more

Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

3 years full time

6 years part time

4 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

This programme will provide you with an understanding of logistics and transport management and how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. It will equip you with the ability to assess the contribution of logistics and transport to competitiveness, customer service and the creation of value.

Degree structure

In your first year, you will study the same courses on business planning and processes, economics and organisation behaviour as students on our BA Hons Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BA Hons Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and BSc Hons Business degrees. This means you will have the option to switch programmes at the end of your first year if one of these more closely matches your developing skills and interests.

Experience abroad

You will have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year. You can also participate in the Erasmus+ international exchange programme.

Accreditation

We anticipate that this programme will receive accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK, which will enable graduates to gain partial exemption from CILT qualifications.

Outcomes

The aims of this degree 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.

What you'll study

For information on courses for this programme click here.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Presentations
  • Case studies.

Professional recognition

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, for full membership of the institute, or possibly the Advanced Diploma in Logistics or Advanced Diploma in Transport.

Students who complete the sandwich year (work placement) may gain an additional qualification, the Diploma of Professional Experience (DPE).

Careers

Career opportunities in transport and logistics roles include logistics operations manager, supply chain
manager, procurement officer, transport manager, operations director, project manager and distribution
manager.

Undergraduate placement

The Business School has a dedicated Employability Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year. Working with over 200 companies they also offer a range of internships, mentoring schemes and networking opportunities.

Find out more about our careers and employability support.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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