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Logistics with Supply Chain Management

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C-C,C,C

INCLUDING A SCIENCE OR TECHNICAL SUBJECT (Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology Further Maths, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics, Geography and Geology): BBC: including a science or technical subject - Standard offer BCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B CCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15,P:0

Access in a Science or Technical subject is preferred but not essential at level 3.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Mathematics Grade C/4 and English Grade C/4

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

with minimum 5, 5, 4 in Higher Level subjects if no Science or Technical subjects studied or 28 overall points with 5, 4, 4 in Higher Level subjects including a science or technical subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

For other BTEC combinations please see Aston's webpages.

UCAS Tariff

96-112

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2022

Subject

Logistics

Our BSc Logistics with Supply Chain Management course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. You will examine activities involved in planning, sourcing, making and delivering products and services. You will develop the techniques used to optimise these processes to meet a range of strategic objectives such as minimum cost, maximum service and shorter cycle times.

Logistics is the management of the flow of resources (physical, financial and information) between the point of origin and the point of consumption. This course continues to emphasise the development of analytical and problem-solving skills that has produced so many highly employable graduates to date. You will benefit from a number of industry field trips to organisations such as Jaguar LandRover and the Port of Hull.

We developed strong partnerships with industry, our Engineering Systems and Management group offers programmes which are tailored to suit the industrial environment. This focus allows our graduates to build skills which are essential to industry, moulding them into highly employable industry ready graduates.

This course has been operating successfully for two decades producing hundreds of graduates with excellent employment rates. Recent graduates have found positions in companies such as: Jaguar LandRover, DHL, Royal Mail, Debenhams, L'Oreal, Caterpillar, Bloomberg, Panasonic UK, Adidas-Salomon, Unilever, Virgin Atlantic Airways, BMW, Fujitsu, Hays Distribution, Omega Logistics, Rolls-Royce, Wincanton, Exel, Interbrew, GSK, Gist, TNT, Procter & Gamble and Atkins.
Managing supplies has long been recognised as core to military activities and our logistics programme is one of only a few Universities available to DTUS students aspiring to join the Royal Logistics Corp.

Key course benefits:

- Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

- Engineering at Aston is ranked 7th in the UK for Student Experience in the 2017 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide

- 94.2% of students were satisfied with the Teaching of their course in the 2017 Nation Student Survey

- We foster strong partnerships with industry and offer programmes which are tailored to suit the industrial environment, this focus allows our graduates to build skills which are essential to industry, moulding them into highly employable industry ready graduates

- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
International
£17,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Aston University, Birmingham

Department:

School of Engineering and Applied Science

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Logistics

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Others in technology

Teaching and learning

83%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
76%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
64%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

79%
Library resources
83%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
52%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

73%
UK students
27%
International students
67%
Male students
33%
Female students
80%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Others in technology

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£25,140
med
Average annual salary
93%
med
Employed or in further education
77%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

31%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
12%
Business, research and administrative professionals
12%
Managers and directors in transport and logistics

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Materials and technology

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£29k

£29k

£42k

£42k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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