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Business with Sustainable Transport Management BSc (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

About the course

Why Business with Sustainable Transport Management?

Transport is the lifeblood of successful economies. Our journey to work, business- related travel and the movement of goods require safe, efficient and reliable transport. Modes used include air, sea, rail, road and pipeline whilst airports, ports, rail and bus termini, warehouses and distribution centres act as nodes within transport networks.

Transport and logistics managers aim to make sure that people can travel safely and sustainably, and goods can flow successfully through the supply chain. Other equally important players in a business are the logistics analysts, customer service managers and planning managers. Transport operators ensure that our rail, bus and coach services are run efficiently and on time.

In the first year you’ll study the building blocks of business and you’ll receive a thorough grounding in all aspects of sustainable transport, logistics and distribution services. You’ll study the operational and economics aspects of sustainable transport and learn how these can affect businesses We’ll also touch on a range of sectors, including train operators, bus and coach companies, third party logistics operators, consultancies and even the armed forces.

All our courses offer a credited Personal and Academic Development Module, which provides on-going guidance on developing your personal and employability skills and an opportunity to complete a placement year.

How will I learn?

You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

  • We’ve developed a large number of contacts in the industry like Arriva, Grand Central, Govia Thameslink and Network Rail.
  • You’ll have the chance to hear some inspiring guest lectures, or go on site visits. But most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to take an optional work placement with a business in the transport and logistics industry.
  • Our emphasis is on giving you a chance to secure a great career. You could follow your goal and find employment in the logistics sector, or work in passenger transport management and tourism.

What subjects will you cover?

You’ll explore subjects such as Passenger Transport Management, Sustainable Aviation Management, Understanding Markets and Consumers, Financial Fluency and Legal Environment, Managing People, Operations Management, Planning and Control, and Mobility Economics and Policy.

Your Career

Previous graduates from this subject area have gone on to roles such as Management Trainee, Logistics Co-Worker, Ocean Export Operator, Transport Management Trainee, Supply Chain Graduate and Intern Logistics Assistant in organisations including Yusen Logistics (UK) and (Europe), Ikea Group, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, XPO Logistics Europe, Lafarge Tarmac, Norbert Dentressangle and LINTAS Freight & Logistics L.L.C.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per 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 Huddersfield

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  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

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