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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.

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. 

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

Core Modules

  • Accounting Aspects of Business - 15 Credits
  • Analysing and Managing Business Data - 15 Credits
  • Business and Markets - 15 Credits
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour - 15 Credits
  • The Business Professional - 15 Credits
  • Understanding Marketing - 15 Credits

Optional

  • Technology in Business - 15 Credits
  • The Global Business Environment - 15 Credits
  • Mandarin Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Mandarin Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • French Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • French Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • French Route B - 4a - 15 Credits
  • French Route B - 4b - 15 Credits
  • German Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • German Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • German Route B - 4a - 15 Credits
  • German Route B - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route C - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route C - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route A - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route A - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route B - 4a - 15 Credits
  • Spanish Route B - 4b - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route B-4A - 15 Credits
  • Japanese Route B-4B - 15 Credits

Level 5

Core Modules

  • Managing People - 15 Credits
  • Consumer Behaviour - 15 Credits
  • Global Supply Chain Management - 15 Credits

Optional

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.

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Other financial support

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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.

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Entry requirements...

72-168 UCAS Points, GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 (C) or above

How to apply

2019

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

2020

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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)