Plymouth Business School

BSc (Hons) International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Planned new course

UCAS course code J9N8
Institution code P60

1 year

Course type


Study location Plymouth

International shipping is a crucial industry, essential for transporting goods like coffee and computers. Professional shipping managers make complex decisions that keep the global economy moving. This industry handles the majority of the world's trade, serving as the backbone of global commerce. Our specialised top-up degree builds on your previous academic achievements or work experience, equipping you with the skills needed to thrive in this dynamic, global, and expanding field.

International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Careers with this subject

Completion of this top-up programme may lead to masters degrees in a variety of business and finance areas including a Master of Business Administration (MBA), MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management or MSc International Procurement and Supply Chain Management. If you prefer to move straight into your career, this top-up course is a great way to embark on a graduate role in logistics and supply chain management. 

Key features

  • Bridge the gap from your prior qualifications or experience and gain the expert knowledge necessary to enter this vibrant industry.
  • Our career-focused degree prepares you to navigate industry complexities by conducting in-depth analyses of the supply chain and logistics sector and examining the latest regulations and governance in ports, shipping, and supply chain management. 
  • Explore environmental issues, current regulations, and governance while honing essential business and management skills to kickstart your logistics career. 
  • Our programme goes beyond theory, equipping you with hands-on experience in critical thinking, effective communication, and innovative problem-solving, tailored specifically for the dynamic global shipping industry.
  • Take advantage of our International Shipping and Logistics Group’s connections with key commercial and international maritime organisations, such as the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and The Nautical Institute.

Entry requirements

For entry into the one-year programme you must have completed a foundation degree or equivalent with a business or management emphasis, equivalent to 120 credits of study at both Levels 4 and 5.
Candidates whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. Read more about English language requirements
We welcome applicants with international qualifications.

Fees, costs and funding

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Additional costs

This course is delivered by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business and more details of any additional costs associated with the faculty's courses are listed on the following page: Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business additional costs.

How to apply

All applications for undergraduate courses are made through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). 
UCAS will ask for the information contained in the box at the top of this course page including the UCAS course code and the institution code. 
To apply for this course and for more information about submitting an application including application deadline dates, please visit the UCAS website.
Support is also available to overseas students applying to the University from our International Office via our how to apply webpage or email

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