Business Logistics and Transport Management, BA Hons

Business Logistics and Transport Management, BA Hons

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 abroad 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.

UCAS code

NJ19 G BA/BLTM

Department

Systems Management & Strategy

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
6 years part-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

FROM at least two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSEs at grade C or above in English and mathematics or equivalent qualifications.

* Applicants who do not have English as their first language require IELTS of 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent in a Secure English Language Test. Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework, presentations and case studies.

Professional recognition

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, for full membership of the institute, or possibly the Advanced Diploma in Logistics or Advanced Diploma in Transport.

Career options

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.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 6

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement (Business School)

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

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Undergraduate placements

The Business School has a dedicated Placements Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year, preferably with an organisation relevant to their programme or preferred career path. To find out more visit the department's placements page.

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