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MBA DEGREE PATHWAY - LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

MBA Degree Pathway - Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Course Code LSBE/PGD/LSCM/MBA/TOP-UP
Duration 12 months
Level Postgraduate
Pedagogy On Campus | Online
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, it’s become more important for businesses to manage their supply chains and ecosystems carefully in order to survive. Government departments, companies and international organisations cannot survive for long without rigorous, systematic and strategic management of supply chains and logistics. They need to demonstrate their resilience against interference and adversity, the use of new technologies, and the application of e-security and outsourcing decisions in a world of rapid technological innovations, global industrial restructuring and retrenchment and onset of dangerous climate change. 
The one year level 7 postgraduate diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed to help students gain an extensive understanding of the forces at work and knowledge of sophisticated strategies to manage both vast technologically constructed supply chains, as well as others including traditional ones. 

The diploma provides students an in-depth understanding of the complex networks of companies, delivers infrastructure, logistics, information technology, and financial or human resources. It combines theoretical knowledge with the practical and critical evaluation of the cases. The course program focuses on building basic knowledge, introduction theories, putting them in practice, and letting the student analyse the market critically. With the help of projects and critical studies, the students will be able to handle real-time market pressure and prove to be a better professional.
Course Code: LSBE/PGD-LSCM/MBA/TOP-UP 
Credit Hours: 120 
Awarded by: OTHM 
Duration: 12-18 Months 
Tuition Fees (VCL): £ 3500 
Tuition Fees (Online): £ 1850 
Installment Option Available: Yes 
Scholarship & Bursaries Available: Yes
Mode of Study: Online/ Virtual Classroom Learning (VCL)/Webinars
Course Assessment: Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 2,500 to 3,000) No examinations Assignments
Delivered by: London School of Business & Entrepreneurship

COMPULSORY MODULES

  • Logistics Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Sustainable Operations Management
  • Procurement and Supply Management
  • Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
  • Supply Chain Planning, Modelling and Analytics
Course Code: LSBE/PGD-LSCM/MBA/TOP-UP 
Credit Hours: 80 
Duration: 06-12 Months 
Tuition Fees: £3500 - £6000
Instalment Option Available: TBC 
Scholarship & Bursaries Available: TBC
Mode of Study: Online/ Virtual Classroom Learning (VCL) /Webinars 
Delivered by: Selected UK University for MBA Top-up Degree

Compulsory Modules:
  • Business Research Methods  
  • Dissertation Project 


MBA Top-up Degree Awarding Universities

  • Northampton university (Gold Rank Teaching Standards)
  • Anglia Ruskin University (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)
  • University of West Scotland (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)
  • University of Chichester (Silver Rank Teaching Standards)



For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification, learners must possess

  • A bachelors degree or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 25) with management experience (learners must check with the admissions office regarding this requirement before registration.)

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 6.0. 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)
The importance of logistics and supply chain management has grown significantly during the year 2020. Someone equipped with comprehensive and integrated knowledge of logistics is a strong candidate in the job market. The career opportunities afforded to graduates and postgraduates are a massive draw. Every retail organisation has a supply chain, so this is an area where there are multiple opportunities for employment. Delivering products and services at the right time and place, right cost, and at the right quantity and quality is at the heart of logistics and supply chain management.
 
A postgraduate qualification provides a framework for developing the knowledge and skills required for a successful and rewarding career in logistics and supply chain management Upon completion, logistics jobs and supply chain jobs are plentiful and varied. Jobs within logistics and supply chains can include logistics and distribution managers, purchasing manager or warehouse manager. 

Students can pursue a career in:

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

Providing Study Pathways to UK University Degrees
Successful completion of the Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, qualification enable learners to progress into or within employment and/or direct entry to an MBA top-up degree. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other university entry requirements which may affect university admissions. 
This is to confirm that the Level 7 postgraduate diploma qualification is approved by the Ofqual and awarded by the OTHM, a recognised awarding organisation in the UK. The dissertation stage of an MBA degree will be delivered and awarded by the UK university. London School of Business & Entrepreneurship 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. 

Learning Methods
The course is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning students. Accelerated programmes are developed for certain purposes, kindly speak with our admissions team. Our programmes are self-study courses with dedicated support from qualified tutors from UK or Europe. The programmes could be delivered face-to-face, through live virtual lectures, tutorials, webinars or seminars. All courses are delivered via Moodle and Zoom for enhanced learning experience. All course materials are available online and can be accessed 24/7. Tutors are available by phone and the online learning system to provide support and assistance with assignments and study materials. Support Services are available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

Scholarships & Bursaries 
Have you ever wondered what a recognised British qualification can do for your professional career? 
Studying in the UK will give you the opportunity to experience multi-cultural cities, networking with other students and professionals from all over the world and gain skills to help further your career enhancement. LSBE offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to support worldwide students. Our scholarships are offered on the basis of high academic excellence and bursaries reward to students based on their personal circumstances or if they come from low-income family backgrounds. Bursaries can help students who may face more barriers to attending higher education, enabling them to access recognised British qualifications. Please contact our expert Learning Advisers to learn about our scholarships and bursaries. 

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