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Business and Supply Chain Management BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Organisations work with partners and suppliers across the world to streamline their operations and increase their access to international markets.On this BSc (Hons) Business and Supply Chain Management (SCM) degree course, you’ll learn about the tools and techniques businesses use to manage these complex networks.Supply chain management is a profession where there's currently a skills shortage. So you'll be in high demand when start your career after the course.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:*Get hands-on experience of the SAP systems that supply chain management (SCM) professionals use to manage supply chains* Develop hands-on skills in our Business Simulation Suite, which features a corporate reception area, practice interview room and a boardroom with video-conferencing facilities* Cover topics valuable to your future career including procurement and supply, risk management in SCM, legal aspects of SCM and enterprise systems and processes* Develop transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, and creative and critical thinking, which are valued by prospective employers* Combine your SCM studies with a foundation in accounting, economics and management to set you up as a well-rounded business professionalYou can also:* Get valuable experience in the industry by taking on a work placement within a business* Study abroad at one of our partner universities* Expand your network by meeting professionals in industries related to your studies**Careers and opportunities**The supply chain industry is currently facing severe shortfalls in qualified professionals, with 1.2 million new roles needed to meet demand by 2022 according to UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). So you'll have many career opportunities when you finish the course.**What can you do with a Business and Supply Chain Management degree?**With your skills and knowledge, you'll be able to work in areas such as:* supply chain management* purchasing and procurement* procurement management* logistics analysis* distribution management* supply coordinationWhat jobs can you do with a Business and Supply Chain Management degree?Roles you can do include:*supply chain manager* procurement manager* procurement buyer* logistics analyst* distribution manager* supply coordinatorYou can also go onto study a postgraduate qualification.Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry when you finish the course. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years after you leave the University.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    17

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