Middlesex University

Course Introduction

In today’s global business environment the success of a business is increasingly determined by the speed and efficiency of its supply chains. To compete in this fast moving global marketplace organisations demand employees that have both a broad understanding of how businesses operate and specialist knowledge of supply chain processes.

**Why study BA Business Management (Supply Chain Management) at Middlesex University?**

Tailored towards ambitious students who are keen to apply theory to practice in a business environment, this course equips you with both a broad understanding of how organisations work, acquire and use resources, and meet the needs of their customers. You will learn specialist knowledge and skills on how companies manage materials, information and money as they flow through the chain of organisations involved in creating and delivering products.

Our one'year Business Management (Supply Chain) top up course is for students who already hold a business foundation or HND qualification, and are based in either the UK or overseas. It prepares you to enter a diverse range of businesses, governmental and third sector organisations. You will study the key functions that underpin business success, supported by expert tutors who bring extensive experience drawn from across a number of business disciplines, as well as having the opportunity to do a work placement in your third year.

**Course highlights**

Learn from academics who have research expertise in areas including supply chain forecasting, scheduling theory and operations management, as well as having worked in sectors such as FMCG and software programming

Training in the implementation of specialised, industry standard software for managing and analysing supply chain processes SAP®

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which students can integrate this into their time at Middlesex. Students who wish to do a placement can take either a 36 week 3rd year sandwich placement as part of a 4 year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing students to complete within 3 years

There are also opportunities to study abroad with the EU Erasmus programme, linked to a partner university in Europe and the USA

You will have access to cutting'edge business resources including the Chartered Management Institute's Management Direct Resource Hub and can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute and you can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute and a full member upon graduation

You can choose to study Spanish or Mandarin at beginners and intermediate level as part of your degree, ensuring you stand out in today's competitive job market

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Understanding the Context of Business, SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology), Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Project. Year 1: Applications and Research in Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Financial Aspects of Business (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Management and Organisations (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) ' Compulsory. Year 2: Brand Management (30 credits) ' Optional, Business Communication Spanish (30 Credits) ' Optional, Business Communications in Mandarin (30 credits) ' Optional, Business Environment Analysis (30 credits) ' Compulsory, HRM in a Global Context (30 credits) ' Optional, Operations Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Sustainable Products (30 credits) ' Optional, Work, Organisation and Society (30 credits) ' Compulsory. Year 3: Logistics (30 credits) ' Optional, Procurement and Sourcing (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Procurement and Sourcing (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Strategic Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory, Research Project (30 credits) ' Optional

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £11,000 Overseas Fees