Business Logistics and Transport Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English, Icelandic
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This Business Logistics and Transport Management programme from the University of Greenwich equips students with an understanding of logistics and transport management and provides them with a wide understanding of how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. Students are also taught key practical skills in the specialist subject areas required for a career in business.

About

This Business Logistics and Transport Management programme from the University of Greenwich 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 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.

Accreditation

It is anticipated that the programme will be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to provide students with the opportunity to attain partial exemption from CILT(UK) qualifications standards. This may include either CILT's Professional Diploma, MILTCILT(UK), for full membership of the institute, or possibly the Advanced Diploma in Logistics or Advanced Diploma in Transport.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Icelandic
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Personal & Professional Development 1 (Business) 
  • Introduction to Business Processes
  • Business Planning and Development - Quantitative Methods 1
  • Introduction to Economics for Business 
  • Organisation Behaviour 1: Managing the Performance of Individuals 
  • Personal and Professional Development 2 (PPD2)
  • Project Management 
  • Creativity & Decision Making - Quantitative Methods 2 
  • Purchasing and Distribution 
  • Operations Management: Processes and Value Chains
  • Managing Strategy 
  • Sustainable Business Development 
  • Sustainable Transport 
  • Contemporary Transportation and Logistics 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

UK educational background:

112 UCAS points from A-levels. No more than 12 points should come from AS-levels. 

GCSE English language and mathematics with a minimum of grade C are required.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Access courses
  • Level 2 alternatives like Functional Skills and Key Skills for English and mathematics.
Non-UK educational background:

  • IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.
  • If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 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.
  • UK/EU part-time: pro-rata full time fee.

Living costs for London

684 - 830 /month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships:

Greenwich Scholarship Programme -  Available for students who attend programmes where fees are over £6,165 for full-time students and over £4,624 for part-time students 

Loans: 

Tuition Fee Loan - Apply, and you could get up to £9,000 each year. This is paid directly to your university or college in three installments throughout the year. You don't have to pay back the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 a year.

Maintenance Loans – These loans are available to help cover living expenses. The amount you get depends on whether you live with your family, and in or outside London. Loan amounts currently range from £6,704 to £10,702. 

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