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BSC (HONS) LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (LEVEL 4 & 5 + TOP-UP DEGREE)

BSc (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Level 4 & 5 + Top-up Degree)
Course Code LSBE/UND/LSCM/TOP-UP/UoD
Duration 36 months
Level Undergraduate
Pedagogy Online
In today’s global economy the success of a business is increasingly determined by the efficiency of its supply chain resources. Amazon is one of the prime examples of the fastest growing logistics and supply chain management business model. To compete in this fast moving global marketplace, business organisations are demanding a workforce that have both a broad understanding of business operations and specific knowledge of supply chain processes. In fact, supply chain management is an essential function within business operations where you will build expert knowledge in the planning and organisation of the sourcing, procurement, conversion and logistics of from manufacturers and suppliers, through to customers.
  
The course is divided into two stages, where at stage 1 the student will study a Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and at stage 2 will study a  BSc (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management final year top-up degree.
Course Code: LSBE/UND/LSCM/D-LSCM-04 
Credit Hours: 120 
Awarded by: OTHM 
Duration: 06-12 Months 
Tuition Fees (VCL): £ 3500 
Tuition Fees (Online): £ 1750 
Installment Option Available: Yes 
Scholarship & Bursaries Available: Yes
Mode of Study: Online/ Virtual Classroom Learning (VCL) 
Assessment Method: Assignments / Presentations / Article Reviews 
Delivered by: London School of Business & Entrepreneurship

The modules are written against prescribed learning outcomes defined by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) administered by Ofqual, the Government appointed regulator. In addition, the learning outcomes are articulated against the Awarding Organisation curriculum who is a recognised awarding body monitored and assessed by QAA, the Quality Assurance Agency, the Government appointed quality assurance body. 

COMPULSORY MODULES

  1. Purchasing and E-Procurement
  2. Financial Accounting and Analysis
  3. Introduction to Business Economics
  4. Management and Organisational Behaviour
  5. Introduction to Production and Operations Management
  6. Introduction to Models and Frameworks for Operations Management
Course Code: LSBE/UND/LSCM/D-LSCM-05 
Credit Hours: 120 
Awarded by: OTHM 
Duration: 06-12 Months 
Tuition Fees (VCL): £ 3500 
Tuition Fees (Online): £ 1750 
Installment Option Available: Yes 
Scholarship & Bursaries Available: Yes
Mode of Study: Online/ Virtual Classroom Learning (VCL) 
Assessment Method: Assignments / Presentations / Article Reviews 
Delivered by: London School of Business & Entrepreneurship

The modules are written against prescribed learning outcomes defined by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) administered by Ofqual, the Government appointed regulator. In addition, the learning outcomes are articulated against the Awarding Organisation curriculum who is a recognised awarding body monitored and assessed by QAA, the Quality Assurance Agency, the Government appointed quality assurance body. 


COMPULSORY MODULES

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Communication
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Forecasting
  • Purchasing, Supplier Management and Negotiation
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Course Code: LSBE/UND/LSCM/TOP-UP/UoD 
    Credit Hours: 120  
    Duration: 12 Months 
    Tuition Fees : £ 14, 045 
    Installment Option Available: TBC
    Mode of Study: On Campus (Classroom-based Learning)
    Assessment Method: Assignments / Exams / Presentations / Case Studies / Coursework 
    Delivered & Awarded by: University of Derby 

    Logistics is an important, vibrant and technology-driven industry undergoing massive expansion. This course will equip you with both a broad understanding of how organisations work and the use of resources to meet the needs of the consumer market. You will learn specialist knowledge and skills on how companies manage materials, information and money as they flow through the chain of organisations involved in creating and delivering products. After completion, graduates can enter a diverse range of employment routes from private businesses to government sector organisations. 

    Compulsory Modules 
    1. Independent Study
    2. Supply Chain Strategy  
    3. Supply Chain Systems Modelling

    Optional Modules 
    1. Air Freight Logistics
    2. Multi-modal Logistics
    3. Retail Distribution Logistics
    4. Retail Supply Chain Management
    Each course has its own entry requirements. These depend on the level of the course, the type of course, your achieved qualifications and previous work experience. 

    Applicant must possess the following for entry into Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; 

    1. The applicant must be 18 years or older at the start of the course. 
    2. Must have completed 12 years of education. If completed 10 years of education then at least demonstrate a Level 3 qualification with minimum 'C' or 'Pass' grades in Mathematics and English. 
    3. Provide relevant Local Board of Examination results from the home country, which must include at least 'C' Grade in English and 4 other subjects. 
    4. Mock Examination Result can also be accepted for initial Conditional Admission, pending the release of the Board of Examination Result. (This will be assessed on a case by case basis.)

    Applicant must possess the following for entry into Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; 

    1. Must have achieved a recognised Level 4 qualification in the relevant discipline or Business Management or overseas qualification (equivalent) 
    2. Mature Learners  (21 years or older) with work experience in management or supervisory roles but having no formal qualification or Level 4 Diploma. (This will also be assessed on a case by case basis.) 

    Applicants will also be required to complete the following: 
    1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement 
    2. Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport 
    3. Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview 

    English Language Requirements 
    If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course. 

    To complete the course, students should have access to: 
    1.  a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom 
    2.  a webcam and headphones 
    3.  internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)
    Delivering products and services at the right time and place, right cost, and at the right quantity and quality is all about logistics and supply chain management. The importance and demand have grown significantly in the COVID-19 pandemic and thanks to the e-commerce industry who has delivered essentials to the consumers' doorsteps. The logistics and distribution/supply chain industry is creating all sorts of jobs for graduates in IT, Business Management and Cyber Security. The industry is relying on transformative technologies like big data, the Internet of Things, supply chain analytics and cloud computing to create new efficiencies and savings. Jobs within logistics and supply chains can include logistics and distribution managers, purchasing manager or warehouse manager. 

     Graduates can also pursue a career in: 

    • Freight transportation 
    • Supply chain design and planning 
    • Inventory management and control
    • Warehouse design and management 
    • Procurement and supply management 
    • Distribution network design and planning 

    About Ofqual 
    The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England. A non-ministerial government department with jurisdiction in England. An Ofqual regulated Diploma Level 4 & 5 (240 credits) course is equivalent to the Year 1 and Year 2 of a three years’ UK Bachelor’s degree. Similarly, a regulated Diploma Level 7 course carries 120 credits, gives entry onto an MBA top-up degree programme at a range of UK universities. The course will provide full exemption towards MBA course work and students only have to complete one module and a research project directly with the university. 

    Progression Routes to UK University Degrees
    Completion of a Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Levels 4&5 will meet the university’s standard academic entry requirements of an undergraduate final year (top-up) degree. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry. 
    London School of Business & Entrepreneurship provides study pathways to progress directly on to UK universities to study the final year of a Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree at the dissertation level. This is to confirm that all the undergraduate and postgraduate Ofqual regulated qualification certificates are awarded by relevant awarding organisations and the final stage of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree will be delivered and awarded by UK universities. LSBE is responsible to deliver quality teaching and valuable learning experience to our worldwide student community. Feel free to contact our admissions team to discuss the university progression routes and admission requirements. 

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