What will I learn?

**Overview**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.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**On this degree course, you'll:*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 transferable 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 professionalYou 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**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 coordinationWhat jobs can you do with a Business and Supply Chain Management degree?Roles you can do include:*supply chain manager* procurement manager* procurement buyer* logistics analyst* distribution manager* supply coordinatorYou can also go onto study a postgraduate qualification.Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry when you finish the course. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years after you leave the University.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities