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BA (Hons)Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

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Overview

Every organisation needs to source and buy materials and resources, so procurement and purchasing skills are in high demand. This degree will provide you with an understanding of business management as well as the opportunity to specialise in the purchasing and supply chain management functions of business, in sectors such as retail, service, manufacturing and fashion.

You will study the functions of purchasing and supply chain management and their role within and across organisations in the context of the changing global environment, considering requirements for sustainable management and reduced carbon footprint from business operations.

You will learn about processes and value chains, project management, economics, distribution, international purchasing and supply chain management, and sustainable business development.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Personal & Professional Development 1 (Business) (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Business Planning and Development (30 credits)
Discover Project Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Logistics and Transport (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Personal and Professional Development 2 (PPD2) (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
Innovation in Competitive Environments (15 credits)
Project Planning and Management (15 credits)
Purchasing and Distribution (30 credits)
Operations Management (30 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Advanced Project Management (15 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Negotiations (15 credits)
Personal and Professional Practice 3 (SMS)
International Logistics and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Final Year Project: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
Business Creation Project (30 credits)
Final Year Project: Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)

Career opportunities

The graduates have gone on to roles in buying, procurement and logistics, and as supply chain, project and operations managers. This is one of the few undergraduate degrees in purchasing offered in the UK, and our graduates are sought after by employers such as ASDA, KPMG and Ford.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States