Business & Management with Logistics and Supply Chain Management BSc (Hons)
UCAS code: N1J9
In an on-demand society, efficiency is everything. Discover how to command the supply chain and structure profitable businesses. Study a degree accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and gain exemptions from the education requirements for Chartered Membership.
Buying low in one place and selling high in another requires swift and efficient delivery. But logistics is about much more than that. How do we manage production across different locations? How can we limit delays to increase profitability?
You’ll explore questions like these as you study this business and management with logistics and supply chain management course.
As well as looking into business law and ethics, you’ll explore logistics. We’ll expose how the competitiveness between businesses is dependent on the supply chain. You’ll develop a solid understanding of the fundamentals of business, accounting, economics and marketing. These are the areas that are essential to a company’s success.
The opportunity to start your own business will allow you to build vital industry contacts. You’ll also be eligible for exemptions from the education requirements for Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
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Sandwich Year Option Available
Studying Abroad Option Available
Work Placement Opportunity
What you'll study
In Year 1, you’ll gain an understanding of how markets move and companies grow. We’ll introduce you to accounting and statistics, as well as examining the organisational process of business. You’ll explore how consumer behaviour is tracked, and how businesses forecast demand for products and services. As well as marketing, we’ll also head into operations management to give you vital insights into how modern businesses are run.
Module code: BUS1012
Information and the Organisation
Module code: BUS1019
Introduction to Accounting and Statistics
Module code: BUS1013
Marketing for Business
Module code: BUS1016
Module code: BUS1015
Module code: TLC1010
People and Organisations
Module code: BUS1014
You’ll delve into logistics and transportation in Year 2. Investigating the transport of goods and passengers, you’ll look into how you can manage the supply chain to make sure your business is profitable. We’ll also explore quality management and strategic purchasing. You’ll have the opportunity to take a work placement or start your own graduate enterprise, and you might choose to specialise in a subject such as international business, or project management.
Logistics and Transportation
Module code: BUS2040
Module code: BUS2023
Research Methods for Business
Module code: BUS2017
Module code: BUS2039
Module code: BUS2019
Module code: BUS2020
Finance and Performance Management
Module code: BUS2030
Module code: BUS2025
Leadership Culture and Change
Module code: BUS2029
Module code: BUS2024
Managing the Human Resource
Module code: BUS2018
Module code: BUS2022
Module code: TLC2000
In your final year, you’ll look at how to design supply chains to be agile and resilient. We’ll discuss global supply chain modelling and you’ll learn how to identify solutions to problems before they have even happened. You will complete a dissertation, or work on an extended business project with a sponsoring organisation. An additional module allows you to study a particular area of interest, such as strategic financial management, or entrepreneurship and innovation.
Agile Supply Chains and Resilience
Module code: BUS3045
Global Supply Chain Modelling
Module code: BUS3046
Module code: BUS3024
Module code: BUS3022
Extended Business Project
Module code: BUS3023
Business Strategy and Digital Goods
Module code: BUS3030
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Module code: BUS3044
Global Logistics and International Trade
Module code: BUS3031
Seeing the Future: The Next Decade of Commerce
Module code: BUS3029
Strategic Financial Management
Module code: BUS3027
Sustainability and Business
Module code: BUS3048
Module code: TLC3000
Optional modules provide an element of choice within the course curriculum. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by timetabling requirements. Some restrictions on optional module choice or combinations of optional modules may apply.
How you'll study
As well as preparing for and attending lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops, you will spend time reading and completing coursework, including written assignments and presentations. You will also have the opportunity to learn from external business professionals who are invited to teach occasional sessions, as well as benefiting from potential company visits and relevant events and conferences.
How you'll be assessed
Throughout the programme there is a combination of different forms of assessment to test intellectual development, vocational capability and critical thinking. Coursework involves individual and group-based activities, case studies and problem-solving exercises. Examinations take a variety of forms, using both seen and unseen questions.
Who will be teaching you
Edge Hill Business School is home to a thriving research community, hosts a growing international partnership portfolio, and is a member of AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the world’s largest management education network.
All of our staff are passionate about student learning and development. This degree is developed by research-active specialists in areas including inventory management in the automotive sector, information management and supply chain coordination in the transport sector, and supplier management in the aerospace sector. There will also be input from visiting speakers from multinational companies, private companies, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the public sector.
Typical offer 104-112 UCAS Tariff points. No specific subjects are required.
|BTEC Extended Diploma (or combination of BTEC QCF qualifications)||Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM).|
|T Level||Overall grade of Merit.|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||We are happy to accept IB qualifications which achieve the required number of UCAS Tariff points.|
|Access to Higher Education Diploma||45 credits at Level 3, for example 9 credits at Distinction and 36 credits at Merit or 15 credits at Distinction and 30 credits at Merit. The required total can be attained from various credit combinations.|
Please note, the above examples may differ from actual offers made. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven't been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.
English language requirements
International students require IELTS 6.0, with a score no lower than 5.5 in each individual component, or an equivalent English language qualification.
If your current level of English is half a band or one band lower, either overall or in one or two elements, you may want to consider our Pre-Sessional English course.
How to apply
Should you accept an offer of a place to study with us and formally enrol as a student, you will be subject to the provisions of the regulations, rules, codes, conditions and policies which apply to our students. These are available at www.edgehill.ac.uk/studentterms.
Did you know?
If you join a full time undergraduate degree at Edge Hill University, we will guarantee you the offer of a room in our halls of residence for the first year of your course.Discover our accommodation
A stunning £8million building provides impressive teaching and learning facilities for students in Edge Hill Business School.
The contemporary three-storey building offers a 100-seat lecture theatre and modern seminar and meeting rooms. There are also social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning, in addition to an attractive roof garden and atrium.
Where you'll study
EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.
Subject to eligibility, UK students joining this course can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees. UK students enrolling on the course may also be eligible to apply for additional funding to help with living costs. Please view the relevant Money Matters guide for comprehensive information about the financial support available to eligible UK students.
EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme may be eligible to apply for financial support. Irish nationals should ordinarily apply to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI). If you are an EU student who does not have settled or pre-settled status, or are an international student from a non-EU country, please see our international student finance pages.
Your future career
When you finish this business and management with logistics and supply chain management course, you’ll have the skills to explore a wide range of career opportunities. Roles in product development and public service management will be within your reach. Alternatively, you might use your new expertise to launch your own business.
Graduates of this course have entered careers in a number of different fields, including roles such as:
- Operations manager
- Project officer
- Business and finance manager
- Digital account manager
- Business development manager
Recent graduates have gone on to work for organisations like British Aerospace, Airbus, Ernst and Young, HMRC, and Bentley Motors.
Applying for a graduate role isn’t your only option though. You could stay at Edge Hill to complete postgraduate study. We offer a range of postgraduate courses in business and management.
This degree is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the UK’s leading professional body in logistics and transport, and as such offers exemptions from the education requirements for Chartered Membership (subject to achieving a degree classification of at least second class honours).
You will also gain affiliate membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a globally recognised professional body, for the duration of your degree and one additional year after graduation. The CMI is dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.
On successful completion of your degree, you will also be awarded a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, however our courses are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may necessitate alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses.
Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of professional bodies, revisions to subject benchmarks statements, to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Track changes to this course
Change to Chartered Management Institute Membership - 19 May 2022
Information about membership with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) updated to indicate that students gain eligibility for Affiliate Member status with the CMI for the duration of their course and one year after graduation.
Update to Example Offers - 2 March 2021
Example offers updated to include the Digital Production, Design and Development T Level with an overall grade of Merit.