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BA (Hons)Business Logistics and Transport Management

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Course code NJ19
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Overview

This programme will equip you with an understanding of logistics and transport management and provides you with a wide understanding of how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. You will also be taught key practical skills in the specialist subject areas required for a career in business, purchasing and supply chain management. The programme also explores the environment, operations and processes of organisations and teaches students about managing logistics and transport.

The first-year courses are core for this programme and BA Hons Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BA Hons Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and BSc Hons Business. This allows you the option of switching to another specialist degree at the end of the first year once you have more understanding of the different business disciplines.

Direct entry to Year 2 and 3 is available for qualified applicants. Students on this programme may apply to participate in overseas exchanges with our Erasmus partners. The scheme provides a grant towards the cost of studying aboard for part of the degree.

The aims of the programme 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.

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 – Quantitative Methods 1 (30 credits)
Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)
Organisation Behaviour 1: Managing the Performance of Individuals (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

PPD 2 – Career Development (15 credits)
Project Management (15 credits)
Creativity & Decision Making – Quantitative Methods 2 (30 credits)
Purchasing and Distribution (30 credits)
Operations Management: Processes and Value Chains (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Sustainable Business Development (15 credits)
Sustainable Transport (15 credits)
Contemporary Transportation and Logistics (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

PPD3: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
PPD3 – Thematic Independent Study (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates may pursue careers in transport and logistics roles including logistics operations manager, supply chain manager, procurement officer, transport manager, operations director, project manager and distribution manager.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Pre-deadline
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States