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Logistics with Purchasing Management BSc (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: J9M8

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Logistics with Purchasing Management course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. It will prepare you for a career in purchasing or supply chain management, with its emphasis on the selection, engagement, and development and performance measurement of suppliers.Purchasing has an overwhelming impact on the bottom line of any organization. It generally accounts for over half of an organisations spend and has a direct impact on the two forces that drive the bottom line: sales and costs. In a world-class organisation therefore it is essential that purchasing becomes a core competency of the firm, finding and developing suppliers and bringing in highly valued expertise.The course includes a thorough grounding in all the key subjects one would expect in a logistics or operations management degree. In addition specialist modules cover the strategic, operation and practical techniques used to select, develop, contractually engage and monitor suppliers. The application of technology, management of supply risk, methods of costing and acquisition, importance of corporate social responsibility and many more important topics are studied within the context of maximising supply chain functionality, performance and ultimately value.We foster 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. Key course benefits:- 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- 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.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,700per year

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A level : CCC - BBC

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

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    133 61%

    45th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    64th

    20

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