Logistics and Supply Chain Management University of Huddersfield


Logistics and Supply Chain Management BSc(Hons) is an innovative professional programme developed in partnership with the NOVUS Trust. The Trust is an industry-led organisation that focuses on developing talent in the supply chain. If you’re wanting to go into supply chain management, this could be the course for you. It comes with a guarantee of employment if you secure a 2:1 degree.

We’ll examine how leading companies organise and manage their logistics and supply chain to ensure success.

This includes topics such as planning, sourcing, manufacturing and physical logistics and on the way we’ll give you the chance to develop your business management, leadership and decision-making skills. We want to make you employment-ready so you can take the next step in your career.

On the course you’ll have a company mentor,* so you’ll be dealing with someone who works in the industry on a daily basis, and you’ll be able to take part in industry-led seminars and site visits. We’ll also give you the chance to take paid placements, and a placement year with a leading employer. Previous students have taken placements with Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Travis Perkins, Nestle, Muller and many others.

The NOVUS Trust will also help you take things further and work towards other professional qualifications. Not only that, provided you secure a 2:1 degree and complete all your coursework, they will guarantee an offer of employment with one of the companies involved when you graduate. Recent companies involved include Argos, ASOS, Muller and Morrisons.

So if you’re looking to go into logistics and supply chain management, this course could enable you to take your first step in your career. In addition to the core course, the NOVUS Trust will provide opportunities for you to undertake additional professional qualifications that will enhance your CV and increase your value in the workplace.

You’ll have the opportunity to be mentored by a mentor drawn from industry, tasked with assisting you with your professional development. In addition you will have a University personal tutor, guiding you in personal and academic development.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years

Course details


Year 1
Core modules:
Principles of Logistics
Business Skills
Commercial Management
Marketing and Innovation
Organisations and People

Year 2
Core modules:
Physical Logistics Management
Planning Techniques for Logistics and Transport Operations
Human Resource Management
Purchasing and Supply
Manufacturing and Operations Management
Project Quality Management

Year 3 Placement year
The course offers a compulsory (48 weeks) work placement after the second year with one of the companies backing the NOVUS scheme.

Final Year
Core modules:
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Strategy and Leadership
Retail and Manufacturing Logistics
Supply Chain Systems and Modelling

Assessment method

Assessment will include exams, oral presentations, case studies, in-class tests, reports, essays and case study analysis.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Logistics and Transport, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N9H7
Institution code H60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 128 points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.
A level ABB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 128 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/

Candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre operated in conjunction with our partners in the Novus Trust

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements (https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/).

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,000 * Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The full-time undergraduate tuition fee for 19/20 entry will be £9,250. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office (sfo@hud.ac.uk) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/