The BSc (Hons) Logistics Management degree is a work-based, distance learning degree and aims to break down the barriers between learning at work and learning at university. The programme takes into account the high levels of skills and learning that are demonstrated every day in the workplace and provides a degree framework to support and accredit this learning.
The course is open to all suitably qualified candidates and offers an opportunity to transfer your academic qualifications and work experience to achieve a degree in Logistics Management. The programme includes modules in Study Skills for Distance Learning, Reflection and Reflective Practice, Change Management, Supply Chain Strategy and Applied Problem Solving in the Logistics Workplace.
The BSc (Hons) Logistics Management degree is a 'top-up' course. The first one and two years of the course are accredited through previous academic qualifications and/or relevant professional experience. This distance learning degree can take between 13 and 24 months to complete, depending on your individual circumstances and work commitments.
Students who graduate from this degree with at least a second class award, will have achieved the academic requirements to make them eligible to apply for Full Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.
How You Are Assessed
Throughout the course assessment methods are designed to enable you to develop your potential and permit a close working relationship between the learning experience and individual assessment. Assessment strategies will reflect the focus of the course on independent self-managed learning.
Employers are increasingly looking to recruit graduates who can demonstrate that they have the skills and abilities to succeed in the workplace. This degree has been devised to give you just that edge. Because all students will already be employed the benefits of the degree are:
Academic recognition for learning you have already achieved
Study at a pace and place to suit you, the potential to work towards the degree when work and personal commitments allow and to take a break from the course when other pressures take over
Learning is relevant and focused on issues in your job
Direct access to specialist expertise to support work-based projects and to extend the scope of your activities
Immediate opportunities to apply theory in practice
Improved performance and the ability to respond to change.
Improved performance and competitive edge
Increased motivation, confidence and creativity of workforce
Immediate benefits from availability of expertise and advice on work based projects
Customised programmes to suit your organisation.
International Student Requirements:
Admission to the WBDL undergraduate programme is dependent on several criteria; however, your ability to complete the programme satisfactorily and benefit from it will be the main factor taken into consideration. The programme requires a high level of personal commitment and students will need to be well motivated.
Entry with Advanced Standing, APL:
Students will be accepted onto the course with advanced standing through credit awarded for prior certificated learning (APL). Credit for certificated learning will be awarded according to agreed tariffs for qualifications such as HND, Diploma of Higher Education, NEBS etc.