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Supply Chain Management HND

(SCQF level 8)

Business & Procurement, Faculty of Business

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 2 years

27th Aug 2018, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to work within the operational supply chains of a business organisation.

The course is delivered by highly qualified lecturers who have a wealth of experience within the industry. You'll gain insight, learning and transferable skills across all core operational areas of supply chain management, procurement, logistics, storage and operations.

Career prospects and employment opportunities are excellent with many of our students progressing to degree level study and careers within supply chain management or international logistics (please see the "After the Course" section, below, to find out more).

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework: visit www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two Higher Grade passes at grade C or above including English (Modern Studies, Economics, History or Business); OR
  • Adult learners with some relevant experience, or who hope to move into this area, may be accepted subject to interview.

 

Additional selection requirements

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject.

 

What you study

Year one:
  • Supply Chain Fundamentals.
  • Total Quality Management.
  • Storage and Distribution.
  • International Trade and Payments
  • Legal Aspects of Commercial Transactions
Year two:
  • Purchasing Strategy
  • Lean and Agile Approaches
  • Supply Chain Project Investigation
  • Business Culture and Strategy
  • Management: Plan, Lead & Implement Change

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career in supply chain management, procurement, and international Logistics across all  major industry sectors

Continuing Study

On successful completion of your HND you may apply to:

  • Third year of the International  Supply Chain Management degree at Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Business at University of the West of Scotland and Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) courses offered by the college.
  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome