Logistics Management (BA Hons)

Logistics students

Study mode

Full-Time or Placement


3 Years (Full-Time)
4 Years (Placement)

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On this innovative and exciting degree programme, you will be taught by staff with extensive knowledge and experience in working with SMEs and larger enterprises.

The current international environment is based on competitive value gained from the whole supply chain consistently delivering their requirements to time, of the right quality and precise quantity. In this degree programme you will address logistics, information, planning and SCM themes. You will also gain knowledge and ideas that address solutions for dated business models. 

Our expertise supports you to focus on how logistics and supply chain management continue to add value to the business by delivering productivity improvements and innovation in customer-facing planning and delivery activity.

The detailed content of the programmes enables you to implement contemporary and innovative solutions to logistics and supply chain management challenges for businesses at a local, national and international level.

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Course modules

Take a look at the course map for a breakdown of modules that you'll study to complete the course.

Entry requirements

  • High school graduation certificate, including a good pass in Maths and English language
  • An approved Diploma from one of our approved international partners
  • IELTS (minimum band 6.0 or above) or a recognised equivalent


  • Transport Management
  • Production Planning
  • Procurement Manager
  • Fleet Management
  • Distribution Manager
  • Operations Manager

Placement information

Andrew Shelton, Graduate.

"The vast number of placements was simply outstanding." Andrew Shelton, Graduate

Placement type:

12-Month, Optional


12 months, full-time (minimum 35 hours per week)


Placements can be carried out in the UK or overseas; popular overseas placement destinations include the USA, China and Europe. You may even wish to source your own placement in other countries.

Visa requirements:

If carrying out a placement abroad, there may be a visa requirement.

Financial arrangements:

On your placement year you will pay a reduced tuition fee and are still eligible to apply for a maintenance loan. Financial support is also available from the Student Finance Team by contacting moneyadvice@glos.ac.uk.

Placement support:

You will have access to guidance from the Placements Team throughout your placement search, and for the duration of your placement year. You can contact the Placements Team on placements@glos.ac.uk.

Academic expertise

In international and local sourcing, agile and lean methods of supply, services marketing, responsive replenishment systems, big data and business analytics, ecommerce, inventory and operations management.

Internationally rated research output

Professor Neil Towers, one our academic staff, is Editor-in-Chief of the leading European journal, the International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management. We already have recognition in the wider academic community for this subject area.

International reach

We have extensive networks across Europe and beyond. For example, we are a key partner with four other European partners in a potential project on ‘Cross European Fashion Retail Supply Chain Visibility Training Resources’.

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