Business Management (Supply Chain and Logistics)



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 & Logistics) 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.

You will be taught by 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. You will also benefit from our partnership with NOVUS Lite, which provides guaranteed placements for your third year.

This course 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


- Gain training in specialised, industry standard software for managing and analysing supply chain processes SAP®


- Take a work placement in your third year to improve your employability skills


- Have the opportunity to study abroad with the EU Erasmus programme


- Take part in international competitions


- Get access to the Chartered Management Institute's Management Direct Resource Hub


- Become a member of the Chartered Management Institute upon graduation.



Course modules

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Year 1
Quantitative Methods for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory
Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory
Management Concepts (15 credits) - Compulsory
Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory
People Management (15 credits) - Compulsory
Year 2
Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory
Management Information Systems (15 credits) - Compulsory
Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory
Organisational Behaviour (15 credits) - Compulsory
Trade and International Business (30 Credits) - Optional
Business Law (30 credits) - Optional
Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Optional
Accounting and Finance for Business (30 credits) - Optional
Marketing Research and Insights (30 credits) - Optional
Operations Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 3
Procurement and Sourcing (15 credits) - Compulsory
Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Supply Chain and Logistics Innovations (15 credits) - Compulsory
Logistics (15 credits) - Compulsory
Enterprise Resource Planning (15 credits) - Compulsory
Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) - Compulsory



Start date

10/2021

Tuitions and fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
6 Years - part-time Bachelor of Arts - BA £9250 European Fees
6 Years - part-time Bachelor of Arts - BA £9250 Home Fees
6 Years - part-time Bachelor of Arts - BA £11500 Overseas Fees