What will I learn?

About the course

Why Business with Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

Logistics and supply chains are at the forefront of our national economies and require managers who can face the challenges of an ever-changing business environment and seek out ways to continually improve. Career paths in this sector are diverse and attract those with a broad range of skills, such as analytical, planning, decision-making, people and process management, innovative thinking, and communication skills. The Business with Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a professional programme which has been developed to provide you with the workplace skills required for a career in this sector.

How will I learn?

You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

  • If you are selected for the NOVUS scheme, you’ll have the opportunity to be coached by a mentor drawn from industry, tasked with assisting you with your professional development. So you’ll be dealing with someone who works in the industry on a daily basis, and you’ll be able to take part in industry-led seminars and site visits. In addition, you will have a University personal tutor, guiding you in personal and academic development.
  • The NOVUS Trust will help you take things further, provided you secure a 2:1 degree and complete all your coursework, they will guarantee an offer of employment with one of the companies involved when you graduate. Recent companies involved include PZ Cussons, ARLA, Muller and Morrisons.
  • NOVUS also gives you the chance to take paid placements during the summer break, and a placement year with a leading employer. Previous students have taken placements with Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Travis Perkins, Nestle, Muller and many others.

So if you’re looking to go into logistics and supply chain management, this course could enable you to take your first step on your career path. In addition to the course, the NOVUS Trust will provide opportunities for involvement in extra-curricular activities and summer work experience that will enhance your CV and increase your value in the workplace.

What subjects will you cover?

You’ll explore subjects such as Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Planning and Control, Operations Management, Understanding Organisational Behaviour, Managing People, Procurement and Supply Chain Strategy.

Your Career

There is currently a shortage of skilled professionals within logistics and supply chain management - one of the key reasons that the industry has formed the NOVUS Trust to attract new talent and why you will be in demand. Logistics courses at Huddersfield have always enjoyed exceptionally high levels of graduate employment.
The NOVUS Trust scheme offers career opportunities unparalleled in other courses - including a guaranteed offer of employment with one of the member companies. To qualify for the guarantee you will need to graduate with a 2.1 degree and achieve satisfactory references from your placement employer and your personal tutor at the University.

Previous graduates from this subject area have gone on to roles such as Network Operations Support Manager, Supply Chain Analyst, e-fulfilment Solutions Graduate and Materials Improvement Specialist in organisations including Cummins, DHL, Wincanton, Clipper Group, Morrison’s Nestle, Yusen Logistics, Heineken and Sainsbury’s.

Which department am I in?

Department of Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing (BDLOHM)

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 19,843) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 19,843) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queensgate,

Huddersfield,

Kirklees,

HD1 3DH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and one of the following qualifications with requirements varying by degree: 3 Advanced Placements; 3 SAT II’s; SAT I; ACT. All applicants are considered individually and alternative qualifications may be acceptable. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual undergraduate degree programmes.

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

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