Supply Chain & Logistics Management*

BSc (Hons) - UCA Epsom - 2020


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With the globally competitive environment ever changing, new and innovative sourcing models are our greatest challenges to bringing sustainable and ethical products, services, supplies, materials and data from all over the world into the supply chain.

This course enables you to discover how businesses and brands are sourcing their products both globally and locally. Through interconnected units within the Business School, we will give you the understanding and skills needed to deliver professional strategies and ideas to make global business effective.

You'll explore the functions of logistics management and develop an understanding of how planning, manufacturing, logistics and finance all go into creating a successful supply chain. 

*Course subject to validation. 

 

 

Length of study:

Three years full-time

Campus:

UCA Epsom

Start month:

September

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Entry year(s):

2020

Entry requirements:

112 UCAS tariff points

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UCAS code:

N510

UCAS institution code:

C93

UCAS campus code:

E

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Course details

  • Year 1

    The first year of the course provides you with a firm understanding of the supply chain and logistics management and the relationship between the two, where you will learn the basic transferable skills that are essential to a career in this industry.

    Marketing Fundamentals
    The unit introduces you to the concepts, theories and models utilised in marketing, providing the basis for further study within the course. Specifically, the unit introduces you to the objectives and theory of marketing as a business function. It explores the role of marketing within organisations and how marketing can be used in the achievement of an organisation's goals and objectives.

    Supply Chain Management
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

    Project and Operations Management
    This unit introduces you to project and operations management. You will investigate the intricacies of managing operation processes and projects and its impact on shaping the competitive strategy of an organisation. Moreover, the unit introduces you to the tasks and challenges fundamental to project management, the vital function of managing complex projects across multiple functions. You will be able to learn the skills and tools of project management with a practical, hands-on approach.

    Management and Organisation Behaviour
    This unit introduces you to the concepts, theories and models utilised in management and organisation studies, providing the basis for further study within the course. Specifically, the unit is designed to offer you the opportunity to develop and gain management skills and knowledge about yourself, about others and about organisations.

    Entrepreneurship and Business Management
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

  • Year 2

    You'll have the opportunity to complete a work placement or professional project in your second year, whilst learning more about retail and manufacturing logistics. You'll demonstrate and apply theories of procurement and contract law.

    E-Business and E-Marketing (Digital Business and Marketing)
    Throughout this unit you will have the opportunity to develop conceptual knowledge needed to develop your understanding of eBusiness and eMarketing strategies. The unit explores a diverse range of activities that comprise digital business and digital marketing strategy management to enable you to appreciate the major differences between traditional and digital business and marketing activities at a strategic level.

    Procurement and Contract Law
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

    Professional Practice and Business Placement
    The aim of this unit is to provide you with business management acumen and practical skills in becoming a business and management professional. Ideally, you will have the opportunity to conduct an internship in a business organisation, or you will be participating in a set project which will enable you to achieve your learning objectives and outcomes.

    Retail and Manufacturing Logistics
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

  • Year 3

    In your final year, you'll be able to apply your knowledge to begin making informed decisions, utilise data and create a model for supply chain management in specific business settings. You'll apply advanced knowledge of global management to support your final management project.

    Supply Chain Systems Modelling
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

    Global Mangement 
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

    Final Management Project
    Unit details to be confirmed shortly.

  • Fees and additional course costs

    Tuition fees
    The course fees per year for 2019 entry are:

    • UK and EU students - £9,250 
    • International students - £15,500 (standard fee)
    • International students - £14,880 (full early payment fee)

    The fees for 2020 entry have not been confirmed but will be listed here as soon as possible.

    Additional course costs
    Details of the course course will be available as soon as possible.

    Further information
    Find out more about our course fees and any financial support you may be entitled to:

    These fees are correct for the stated academic year only. Costs may increase each year during a student’s period of continued registration on course in line with inflation (subject to any maximum regulated tuition fee limit). Any adjustment for continuing students will be at or below the RPI-X forecast rate.

     

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Facilities

Business facilities include: dedicated studios and study areas. Campus digital media suites equipped with Macs and PCs, programmed with specialist software such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver and After Effects. Modern library with a wealth of books, journals, special collections and online resources.

Course connections

On this course, you'll be exposed to a world of opportunities

  • Careers

    The course prepares you for further study at postgraduate level as well as a wide range of careers in the business sector within supply chain management, operations, solution architects, analytics, resource management and planning.

  • Further study

    Your training on this course will prepare you for a wide range of postgraduate courses. We offer postgraduate opportunities in our Business School and we will help you find the correct course for you and support you in your application should further study be for you.

    Find out more about UCA's Business School

How to apply - 2020 entry

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I am not a UK or EU citizen ...

When to apply:

We are still accepting applications for 2019 entry via UCAS - get your application in now.
If applying directly to us, you can apply throughout the year but we recommend you apply as early as possible so you have time to arrange accommodation and visas.

More information:

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Entry requirements

UK entry requirements

The standard entry requirements* for this course are:

One of the following:

  • 112 new UCAS tariff points, see accepted qualifications
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
  • 27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level, see more information about IB entry requirements.

And four GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).

Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.

*We occasionally make offers which are lower than the standard entry criteria, to students who have faced difficulties that have affected their performance and who were expected to achieve higher results.

International entry requirements

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Non-UK equivalent qualifications

English language requirements


Your portfolio

This course doesn’t require a portfolio. We may invite you for an Applicant Day and interview so you can visit us, meet the course team and other applicants, and take a tour of all our facilities. Students from diverse educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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