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About

Organisations work with partners and suppliers across the world to streamline their operations and increase their access to international markets.On this BSc (Hons) Business and Supply Chain Management (SCM) degree course, you’ll learn about the tools and techniques businesses use to manage these complex networks.

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Overview

Supply chain management is a profession where there's currently a skills shortage. So you'll be in high demand when start your career after the course.

What you'll experience

  • Get hands-on experience of the SAP systems that supply chain management (SCM) professionals use to manage supply chains
  • Develop hands-on skills in our Business Simulation Suite, which features a corporate reception area, practice interview room and a boardroom with video-conferencing facilities
  • Cover topics valuable to your future career including procurement and supply, risk management in SCM, legal aspects of SCM and enterprise systems and processes
  • Develop transferrable skills such as communication, teamwork, and creative and critical thinking, which are valued by prospective employers
  • Combine your SCM studies with a foundation in accounting, economics and management to set you up as a well-rounded business professional
  • You can also:

    • Get valuable experience in the industry by taking on a work placement within a business
    • Study abroad at one of our partner universities
    • Expand your network by meeting professionals in industries related to your studies

Placement year

After your second year, you can do a paid placement year to get valuable experience in the industry. Previous students have completed placements in organisations such as:

  • IBM
  • Bosch
  • Rolls Royce

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service will help you find relevant work experience during your course.

We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies.

Teaching

Teaching on this course includes:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • business suite sessions
  • one-on-one tutorials

How you're assessed

You’ll be assessed through:

  • essays
  • presentations
  • projects
  • exams
  • reflective work
  • computer-based assignments

You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark. You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.

Careers and opportunities

The supply chain industry is currently facing severe shortfalls in qualified professionals, with 1.2 million new roles needed to meet demand by 2022 according to UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). So you'll have many career opportunities when you finish the course.

What can you do with a Business and Supply Chain Management degree?

With your skills and knowledge, you'll be able to work in areas such as:

  • supply chain management
  • purchasing and procurement
  • procurement management
  • logistics analysis
  • distribution management
  • supply coordination

Roles you can do include:

  • supply chain manager
  • procurement manager
  • procurement buyer
  • logistics analyst
  • distribution manager
  • supply coordinator

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Procurement and Supply
  • Risk Management and Supply Chain Vulnerability
  • Business Logistics Management
  • Leadership, Ethics, Governance and Sustainability
  • Legal Issues in Procurement and Supply
  • Financial Decision Making and Control
  • International Business
  •  Electronic and Mobile Commerce
  • Approaches to Decision Modelling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 112-120 points from 3 A levels or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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