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BSc (Hons) Logistics Management (open)
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BSc (Hons) Logistics Management (open)

The BSc (Hons) Logistics Management programme has been designed to develop students capacity to successfully manage people, operations...

Course Overview

The BSc (Hons) Logistics Management programme has been designed to develop students' capacity to successfully manage people, operations and systems within a logistics environment.

Link: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/course/logldlub

Part-time: 18 to 24 months

This work-based distance learning programme is designed to provide those working within an appropriate environment, and commonly already holding professional qualifications, the management skills to effectively and efficiently manage their work areas. The degree draws upon specialised knowledge and skills students may have already developed during the course of their employment.

The course aims develop of a broad range of logistics management knowledge and skills such as leading people, budgeting, managing the organisation and managing systems. The programme offers elective modules to allow students to choose their own learning journey. Students can make choices concerning their role within the organisation and the particular logistics function they operate in.

The Lincoln International Business School subscribes to the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), which establishes a set of principles to guide our educational endeavour to address global challenges and create a better future for society. These principles are embedded in our programmes through the notion of The Lincoln Responsible Management Graduate:

"Through educational experiences at Lincoln our students develop as people who understand their responsibilities as global citizens, as entrepreneurs, as managers of people, money and resources, as stewards of the economy and the environment and as self-reflective leaders setting future agendas for organisations."

The programme aims to provide:

  • A learning programme focused on learning that is highly relevant to the workplace
  • Assessment methods focusing on theory, practice, application and reflection;
  • The full degree will offer duel accreditation from the CMI and include a CMI Diploma at Level 5, and Chartered Manager status;
  • The full programme is also accredited and linked to the professional bodies the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), which allows the BSc to be mapped to professional standards and entry to membership routes.

This flexible learning programme can be tailored to individual needs and circumstances, and provides an academically rigorous learning environment within which students have the opportunity to extend skills, expertise, knowledge, vision and personal/career development by:

  • Engaging in independent learning, reflective debate and practice, supported throughout by a module tutor and a range of resources.
  • Focusing on theoretical aspects of business and management, offering the opportunity to apply theories and concepts to students' workplaces, developing knowledge in addition to developing a range of skills and abilities.
  • Gaining an understanding of the dynamic nature of modern organisations and the environment within which they operate by applying module content to management situations within the workplace in increasingly integrated and systematic ways.

The programme presents a framework within which students may engage in personal and professional development by integrating the development of knowledge, skills and experience, whilst simultaneously contributing to organisational effectiveness.

The programme provides a distance-learning framework to enable individuals to complete the programme within a two year period - the duration reflects personal circumstances, accredited experience, prior learning and work commitments.

We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.

Link to be added here: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/studyatlincoln/undergraduate-whatyouneedtoknow

The programme adopts a range of formative and summative assessment strategies. The strategy for assessment for the programme includes the use of 'formative' assessments to provide a key element of the learning experience. Students will have the opportunity for formative assessment on all assessment elements.

Where students submit written work it is submitted electronically via Blackboard. Feedback on assessments will be delivered electronically in line with the university of Lincoln regulations.

For each module there will be an assignment brief which will include details of the intended learning outcomes for the module, the assignment tasks to be undertaken, and the weighting of the assignment tasks.

Due to the work-based learning nature of the programme, portfolio's will be used extensively where appropriate combined with alternative and innovate assessment methods. Portfolio assessments could include reports, case studies, descriptions, reviews, reflective learning accounts, presentations, projects, proposals and plans, with accompanying critical commentary.

Portfolio assessments are designed to enable students to demonstrate how they have applied their knowledge and understanding, skills and behaviours in a real work environment and in a range of ways to achieve real work objectives.

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Home/EU: £6,100**

International: £6,100**

** Fees of £6,100 are for the whole programme based on completion within two years following initial enrolment (excluding any periods where study has been interrupted).


This BSc Logistics Management programme is designed to help students advance their careers by furthering their management competence and general employability. Students have the opportunity to extend their skills, knowledge and vision and the course provides them with opportunities for personal and career development.

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