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Managing Supply Chain Operations (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Business & Procurement, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study


Start Date

29th Aug 2022, 2 years


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 or 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.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • HNC Supply Chain Management; OR
    • Year 1 HND Supply Chain Management.

    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 area.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    You'll study:

    • Purchasing Strategy.
    • Lean and Agile Approaches.
    • Supply Chain Project Investigation.
    • Business Culture and Strategy.
    • Management: Plan, Lead & Implement Change.

    After the course


    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:
    • Start Date:
      29th Aug 2022, 2 years
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome