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International Supply Chain Management (3rd year entry) BA (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Supply chain management is a growing global specialist area and an essential function within organisations, involving many aspects from procurement and logistics through to operations and project management.

This programme is designed for students with a relevant HND to enter at Year 3 and gain an Honours degree. You'll develop your understanding of the complexity of the internal and external connections of international supply chains and gain the tools, techniques and management abilities required for a successful career. You'll also develop your knowledge of the global challenges affecting supply chain process, including economic, legal, financial, strategic and global issues, and their impact on international trade.

Assessment Methods

Assessments are designed to develop your independent learning while testing your ability to address problems, formulate arguments and analysis issues. A wide range of assessment strategies geared to the content of the modules enable you to develop not just in your written skills and learning but also skills such as data analysis, software applications, presentation and team working.

Assessment methods may vary between modules and include: unseen examinations, class tests, written course work, presentations and group work.

In addition, case studies are used within assessments so that all learning can be applied to real life.

Teaching Methods

The learning and teaching methods we use are designed to ensure that the programme is both vocationally relevant and academically challenging. Our approach is student-centred, practical, participative and relevant to the needs of both our student and employers. We focus on a more independent learning approach and you will be encouraged to generate and critically evaluate theory and practice.

As well as the traditional lecture, seminar and workshop/practical formats, we adopt a multi-platform approach to learning that includes a wide range of supporting material, including podcasts, webinars (internet-based seminars), discussion boards and independent (including web-based) study. The nature of the classroom setting is a balance between knowledge transfer, interactivity and group activities; with students having the opportunity to contribute to the learning environment.

Your career

With increased global competition and the pressures of an uncertain economic environment, there is a growing demand for supply chain/logistics managers who understand the complexity of the internal and external connections of today’s international supply ere are opportunities for graduates in all industry sectors including public services, local government, the NHS, retail, manufacturing, logistics and engineering.

Depending on your previous area of study you'll be able to select option modules including project management and digital business and marketing or choose to study a language.

In addition to specialist knowledge, you'll develop your entrepreneurial thinking, your IT skills and the people skills crucial to successfully implementing strategy and change in organisations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,250per year

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

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

Level 3 Entry: SQA HND Supply Chain Management, HND Business, HND Retail Management or HND Administration & IT with a BB in the Graded Units

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University information

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The campus is in the heart of Glasgow, an affordable, accessible and welcoming city – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
Benefit from a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    168 77%

    12th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    104th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    17th

    23

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