Logistics with transport management bsc

Aston University
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

£9.250 - ($7.839.086)

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Tipología Bachelor's degree
Inicio Birmingham (Inglaterra)
Inicio clases Septiembre 2017
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)
  • Inicio clases:
    Septiembre 2017
Descripción

This programme will prepare you for a career in the commercial operation of passenger transport systems and facilities. Recent graduates have found employment with organisations such as Faber Group, National Express Group, Network Rail, Stagecoach UK and TNT Logistics.

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Requisitos: Entry requirements BBB - BBC including a numerate or science based subject

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comienzo Ubicación
Sep-2017
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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comienzo Sep-2017
Ubicación
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Management
IT
Economics
Supply
Marketing
Supply Chain Management
Purchasing
Transport Management
Financial
Project
Financial Training
IT Management
Supply and Chain Management
Logistics

Temario

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Transport and distribution are of crucial importance to our economy and society, and are being brought sharper into focus with issues such as congestion and public transport in the news virtually every day. 

Our Transport Management programmes examine the economic, operational, societal and environmental issues related to the transport and distribution industries.

In addition to gaining a detailed knowledge and understanding of these, you will also acquire the professional, academic and management skills necessary to enter any sector of the industry and to move between sectors during your career. Your management skills will also prepare you for a large number of alternative graduate jobs.


The degree uses examples, illustrations, visits and case studies from the transport and distribution industries. Your studies will incorporate all the relevant management skills: accounting, marketing, human resources and operations management. All are set within the context of the transport related industries, including passenger and freight modes. Your business skills will also be enhanced by courses such as economics, data analysis, operations research, computing and information management.

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Our programme is designed as a general management degree, using examples, illustrations and case studies from the transport and distribution industries. Your studies will incorporate all the relevant management skills: accounting, marketing, human resources and operations management. All are set within the context of the transport related industries, including passenger and freight modes. Your business skills will also be enhanced by courses such as economics, data analysis, operations research, computing and information management.

Year 1
  • Research Skills (EC113A)
  • Enhancing Employment Skills (EAS1ES)
  • Introduction to Logistics (LT1301) 
  • Company and Contract Law (LT1305)
  • Principles of Economics (LT1307)
  • Literature Review Project (LT1312)
  • Transport Fundamentals (LT1314)
  • Facilities Design and Management (LT1315)
  • Air Transport (LT1319)
  • Principles of Financial Accounting (BF1101)
  • Introduction to Business Management (SE1500)
Year 2
  • Inventory Control (LT2102)
  • Operations and Process Management (LT2316)
  • Project Management (LT2306)
  • Road Transport (LT2317)
  • Modelling Simulation and Optimisation (LT2318)
  • International Logistics and Purchasing (LT2319)
  • Maritime Transport (LT2311)
  • Database Management (LT2312)
  • Rail Transport (LT2315)
  • Services Marketing (LT2320)
  • Purchasing, Principles and Process (LT2321)
Year 3 - Optional placement year

See placement year section or find out more about the Aston placement year. 

  • EAS Study Placement Year (SEP001)
  • EAS Industrial Placement Year (SEP002)
Final Year
  • Final Year Project (EC310A)
  • Leadership and Human Resource Management (LT3306)
  • International Trade Law and Policy (LT3315)
  • Passenger Service Provision (LT3201)
  • Technology Applications in Supply Chains (LT3321)
  • Strategic Financial Management (LT3322)
  • Supply Chain and Procurement Strategy (LT3104)
  • Transport Planning (LT3205)
  • Multi-modal Transport