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Business Logistics and Transport Management (Year 3 Direct Entry) Undergraduate prospectus

  • Want to understand how organisations incorporate and manage logistics and transport management?
  • Top-up your foundation degree, HND or two years of higher education in business to an honours degree.
  • We have been named as one of the "most international" universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.

Overview

Overview

Course structure

This degree enables students who have previously completed a foundation degree, an HND or two years of higher education in business or management to 'top up' to an honours degree.

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.

Ranking

Greenwich is one of the top two most globally diverse universities in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, by Hotcourses Diversity Index.

We have also been named as one of the "most international" universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.

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

Entry requirements

You should have a minimum of 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5 with an average overall score of 55%, with no failed or referred courses.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Presentations
  • Case studies.

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.

Employability

You will connect with employers through our dedicated Business School Employability Team who focus on developing your employment skills. They also provide you with CV support and will invite you to employment fairs to network with employers and recruiters from industries.

Business start-up

You will be encouraged to enter the university's Enterprise Challenge which rewards student entrepreneurship and innovation. Previous winners received a prize of £5,000 for their idea of developing an enterprise and study hub.

We encourage our graduates with credible business ideas to develop their business under academic supervision. International students who wish to develop their business in the UK after graduation may be able to apply for a visa Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) scheme, subject to eligibility and availability.

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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