About the course

NB: Please note that this is a new course, therefore, more details will be available shortly.

Indicative course structure

Logistics is the study of the operational integration of facility, inventory transportation and distribution for a product or service and is key to an organisation’s performance. The ability to predict and react to technological advances such as the Internet of Things and automated transportation will make a difference to organisations in ensuring their continuing success. It is these skills you will develop over the this course.

This course is the latest specialised business degree that has been added to the Business studies portfolio. Business Studies has been Hertfordshire Business School's flagship undergraduate programme for over 50 years. In addition to logistics, 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. Students gain high-level skills in managing contemporary logistical issues and delivering innovative logistics solutions.

Fact sheets 2019 Course fact sheet 1 BA (Hons) Business Studies with Logistics
Programme specifications 2019 Programme specification 1 BA (Hons) Business Studies with Logistics

Why choose this course?

5 Reasons to study Business Studies with Logistics:

  • Study at an international focused University
  • Get a powerful understanding of how businesses operate today
  • Gain an opportunity to accelerate your career prospects with high-level skills in managing contemporary logistics issues and delivering innovative logistics solutions. 
  • Benefit from teaching informed by leading research in the field of logistics management with sustainability as a key theme.
  • Develop an appreciation of the theories, decisions, recent trends and issues that affect global logistics. 

Key staff

Programme Leader Kerry McKay

Professional Accreditations

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Course details

Work Placement

Placement Year (Optional)

12 months work placement or two semesters study abroad or one-semester study abroad and 6 months work placement

Study Abroad

Students have the opportunity to study abroad (within Europe or world-wide), for one or two semesters, between Levels 5 and 6.  The Study Abroad Office advises students on this process.

Structure

  • Level 4
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Accounting Aspects of Business 15 Credits Compulsory
    Analysing and Managing Business Data 15 Credits Compulsory
    Business and Markets 15 Credits Compulsory
    Introduction to Organisational Behaviour 15 Credits Compulsory
    The Business Professional 15 Credits Compulsory
    Understanding Marketing 15 Credits Compulsory
    Technology in Business 15 Credits Optional
    The Global Business Environment 15 Credits Optional
    Mandarin Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Mandarin Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    French Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    French Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    French Route B - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    French Route B - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    German Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    German Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    German Route B - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    German Route B - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route C - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route C - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route A - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route A - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route B - 4a 15 Credits Optional
    Spanish Route B - 4b 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route B-4A 15 Credits Optional
    Japanese Route B-4B 15 Credits Optional
  • Level 5
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Managing People 15 Credits Compulsory
    Consumer Behaviour 15 Credits Compulsory
    Global Supply Chain Management 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Fees & funding

    Fees 2019

    UK/EU Students

    Full time
    • £9250 for the 2019/2020 academic year

    International Students

    Full time
    • £12350 for the 2019/2020 academic year

    Discounts are available for International students if payment is made in full at registration

    *Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

    View detailed information about tuition fees

    Read more about additional fees in the course fact sheet

    Other financial support

    Find out more about other financial support available to UK and EU students

    Living costs / accommodation

    The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.

    View detailed information about our accommodation

    Entry requirements

    UCAS points A Level BTEC
    96 CCC MMM

    How to apply

    Course length
    • Full Time, 3 Years
    • Sandwich, 4 Years
    Locations
    • University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

    2019

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    23/09/201931/05/2020Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)

    2020

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    23/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
    21/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)

    2021

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    20/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time)
    23/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
    21/09/202131/05/2022Apply online (Full Time/Sandwich)
    Optional Sandwich Placement or Study Abroad year
    We welcome applications from international and EU students