Study About Entry Fees Prospects How to apply Faculty of Business, Law and Politics Logistics and Supply Chain Management UndergraduateBSc (Hons) Standard course option With a Foundation Year With a Year Abroad With Industrial Placement Year of entry: 2018 2019 UCAS code: J960 How to apply What you'll study First year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Personal and Professional Skills for Contemporary Organisations This module introduces the organisational behaviour and HRM concepts that you'll need for the course. Areas of focus include individual difference and personal development, and people management and leadership. You'll also concentrate on effective communication and information; skill evaluating; and strategy, culture, and referencing. Accounting and Finance This module delivers essential basic accounting and finance knowledge. You'll study topics including measuring financial performance; analysing and interpreting financial statements; capital investment appraisal decisions; financing decisions; working capital management; cost behaviour; cost-volume-profit analysis; absorption costing; variance analysis; and budgeting. Business Environments This module introduces you to the wider environments - economic, political, social, legal, cultural - that businesses operate in and in turn help shape. You'll examine the tools for assessing how various market structures and changes in these environments may impact upon the conduct and performance of business. Operations, Supply Chain and Business Practices You will explore how modern businesses are developing their operations management and supply chain practices to enhance their competitiveness. You will learn new tools and techniques that can help you to understand, analyse and evaluate the complexities inherent in today's organisations. Marketing This module introduces you to core marketing theories and concepts such as segmentation, targeting and positioning, consumer behaviour, and marketing mix. You'll have the opportunity to apply your understanding of these different concepts in a real-life business project. Optional modules World Economy This module provides an introduction to the world economy. You'll study the nature of, and change in, the world economy from an economic perspective complemented by a social, political and institutional understanding. You'll develop insights into key contemporary issues associated with international trade, international finance, regional groupings such as the European Community, climate change and others. Passport Languages The Passport Foreign Language Scheme provides you with the opportunity to develop your language skills. You can join a module to learn a new foreign language or to improve your existing language skills and intercultural competence. Languages include French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese and Russian. Summer School Broaden your experience in an international setting and study in one of our partner institutions for up to three weeks over the summer. This module can count towards your degree. Second year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Procurement and Supply Chain Operations This module explains how procurement ensures the effective supply of the materials that businesses need. Core concepts include managing business relationships, planning operations and problem solving. Supply Chain Information Management and Big Data This module discusses the role that information management and big data can play for the supply chain. It will introduce you to the use of qualitative and quantitative methods for big data, text mining and social media mining analysis. Research Methods This module offers the exciting opportunity to prepare and undertake a small action research project. It will introduce you to research methodology, the need for ethical approval, how to find and analyse data, and how you can use literature to support the formulation of a research question. The module will also help you to become better critical readers of others’ research. Optional modules Financial Management Develop a fundamental understanding of investment, financing and dividend decisions. You'll be introduced to the basic techniques and concepts needed to evaluate complex financial management problems. Decision Making for Managers You will explore decision making and a range of factors that can impact upon decision makers in organisational settings. You'll consider the potential for decision making to become compromised by, amongst other things, bias and overly narrow consideration of complex situations, as well as looking at ways to improve the effectiveness of decision making. Organisation in the Digital Economy The internet and emerging digital technologies present business and society with all kinds of opportunities and challenges. Here's your chance to engage with the new management mindsets needed to address them. Sustainable Business and Innovation Develop insights into the major trends, challenges and innovative thinking on business sustainability and corporate responsibility. You'll be introduced to alternative business models, innovations and practices, and will explore business-focused solutions to pressing challenges. Consumer and Business Buyer Behaviour The consumer should be at the heart of any marketing activity. In this module, you'll build a deeper understanding of consumer behaviour and how you can use this information to develop effective marketing plans, marketing communications and develop products and services to satisfy unmet needs. Decision Making for Managers You will explore decision making and a range of factors that can impact upon decision makers in organisational settings. You'll consider the potential for decision making to become compromised by, amongst other things, bias and overly narrow consideration of complex situations, as well as looking at ways to improve the effectiveness of decision making. Passport Languages The Passport Foreign Language Scheme provides you with the opportunity to develop your language skills. You can join a module to learn a new foreign language or to improve your existing language skills and intercultural competence. Languages include French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese and Russian. Summer School Broaden your experience in an international setting and study in one of our partner institutions for up to three weeks over the summer. This module can count towards your degree. Final year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Supply Chain Sustainability and the Environment Supply Chain Network Design Global Logistics and Port Management Supply Chain Consultancy Project Dissertation or Research Project Optional modules Business Project Management This module introduces a number of concepts, techniques, and methods designed to aid the successful management of projects. You'll consider differences in management thinking and in particular the different principles and assumptions that underpin various approaches for planning and undertaking projects. Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466100 International Enquiries “The amount of support available, and the amount that people obviously cared, was the difference between Hull and all of the other universities I’d been to.” Alexander Pearson Watch video More about this course Study under acclaimed experts who use the latest technology, including role-play tools like Minecraft, to help you grasp the big picture of global logistics and supply chain management. You learn how to manage complex supply chains, as well as the interconnected relationships among the different stakeholders and networks across industries. Global organisations like Apple and Amazon highlight how understanding logistics and supply chain management is critical for competitive success. At Hull, the learning experience is research-driven with a strong practical emphasis on problem-solving. Our teaching staff are recognised for their cutting-edge research, expertise and ability to transfer industry best practices. Our state-of-the-art facilities include the Bloomberg Global Data Supply Chain, which enables you to engage with real-life, up-to-date information on companies worldwide. You can also engage with our partners, such as the World Economic Forum. The programme is accredited by the two most relevant professional bodies: the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Choose to spend a year studying abroad at one of our partner institutions or undertake a year-long professional placement. Overseas summer schools are also available and are credit-bearing for degree purposes – a distinctive feature at Hull. Teaching and Learning Scheduled Placement Independent First year 22% 78% Second year 15% 85% Final year 13% 87% Assessment Written Practical Coursework First year 47% 3% 50% Second year 22% 78% Final year 10% 90% Our teaching staff Dr Claudia Colicchia Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management Dr Dionysios Demetis Lecturer in Management Systems Dr Alessandro Creazza Senior Lecturer/ Director of UK Recruitment and Partnerships Dr Pervaiz Akhtar Reader in Management Systems Dr Sarah Shaw Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Linda Whicker Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and HUBS Undergraduate Examinations Officer Professor Nishikant Mishra Professor/ Head of Management Systems Subject Group Where you'll study Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Related courses Business Management and Supply Chain Management Get right to the heart of logistics - Hull is one of the centres of the UK's logistics and supply chain industry. Logistics and supply chain management is a specialist subject at Hull, benefiting from our world-class Logistics Institute and industry links. Use industry tools to analyse supply chains and solve case studies based on real-time official data. Our degrees are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Entry requirements 2019 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications. Alternative qualifications IB Diploma: 28 points. Access to HE Diploma: Pass with minimum of 15 credit at distinction and 15 credits at merit. We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance. At a glance For this course, you'll need... 112 UCAS points Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here. We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed. Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree. If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Fees and funding Home/EU: £9,250 per year* International: £14,000 per year *The amount you pay may increase each year, in line with inflation. UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs. Substantial discounts are available for International students. More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website. Scholarships If you have a low household income, we may be able to offer you a scholarship of £1,000 Get 120 UCAS points from three A levels or equivalent, and you could receive a reward of £2,000 - £4,000 Visit our Scholarships page to find out more. Future Prospects Our students secure jobs in an array of businesses and in a variety of contexts in the UK and abroad. These include manufacturing companies, service companies, retailers, not-for-profit organisations, consultancy firms and the public sector. With the Humber emerging as Britain’s ‘energy estuary’, the University is focused on meeting the workforce needs of international players such as Siemens, who are making huge investments in the area. Recent graduates have found positions with companies such as DHL, Accenture, Asda, Henkel and Bosch. They secured roles such as supply chain manager, global operations manager, international logistics manager and strategic services manager.