Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Northumbria University (Sept 2020 Intake)
Credits Required for Graduation
Medium of Instruction
BASc, MBus, PgCertEd, MSc, DBA, AFHEA
28 Sep 2020
2 years (Part-time mode)
Tuition Fee (Local students)
Application fee: HK$200
Tuition fee: HK$80,000 (payable by 4 equal instalments, with each instalment to be settled prior to the commencement of each semester)
This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance in Hong Kong. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
Aims and Objectives
This top-up degree programme is designed for holders of Associate Degree or Higher Diploma. It aims to study the whole field of supply chain management, including buying, inventory control, supplier development, customer service, logistics and distribution, and encourages the development of functional expertise and skills as well as the understanding of the strategic significance of the supply chain philosophy.
Highlights and Features
- Newcastle Business School (NBS) of Northumbria University (NU) has been awarded Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation in business and accounting
- NBS won the Business School of the Year award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015
- NU ranks 47th in Times Higher Education's UK University Rankings 2020 and 52nd in "Business and Management Studies" in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2021
- 36th intake since January 2003*
- A strong alumni network of around 5,100* in various professions in Hong Kong
- Identical or comparable curricula, syllabuses and assessments to those delivered on campus in Newcastle
- Assessment by coursework (i.e. assignments, group reports, presentations, etc.)#
- Leading to a Northumbria Award upon successful completion of study
Scholarship & Overseas Summer Course:
- Scholarship opportunities are available for students with outstanding academic results
- A summer English Language and Cultural Learning Programme at Northumbria University in Newcastle will be available to students on a competitive basis
Semester 1, Year 1
MO9622 Strategic Supply Chain Management
HR0388 Academic and Career Development (Part 1 of 2)
Semester 2, Year 1
MO9623 Supply Networks
HR0388 Academic and Career Development (Part 2 of 2)
Semester 1, Year 2
MO9624 Supply Chain Innovation
NX0328 Contemporary Issues in Business (Part 1 of 2)
Semester 2, Year 2
SM0382 Strategic Management and Corporate Responsibility
NX0328 Contemporary Issues in Business (Part 2 of 2)
Study Support activities such as orientation, library induction, research workshop will be run to facilitate academic support and provide students with a framework for independent learning.
Classes are conducted on weekday evenings and/or Saturday afternoons/evenings on PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.
Teaching and Assessment
A variety of teaching and assessment methods will be used including lectures, workshops, seminars, projects and group exercises with the aim of helping students to become independent learners equipped with practical skills and competencies. Students will be assessed by assignments. Some modules may also have a written examination.
Students of this intake who successfully graduate from the programme with satisfactory results with an overall minimum mark of 50% will be eligible for exemption from the academic requirements for Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK.
For admission to the programme, applicants should:
i) possess a Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree or an equivalent qualification in a business-related discipline, or BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business, AND
ii) achieve a score of 575 in TOEFL or 6.5 in IELTS, or equivalent in other tests of English (e.g. HKALE, HKCEE or HKDSE).
Holders of other qualification(s) with substantial relevant work experience may also apply. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an admission test and an interview.
Extended Non-means-tested Loan
Students on the programme are eligible to apply for the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) offered by the Student Finance Office (SFO). Further information on the scheme can be obtained via the SFO website.
Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. For more details, please visit the the CEF website .
The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have record of registration of this course under the Qualifications Framework.
Application and Enquiries
Programme brochure and application form can be downloaded from this website:
Completed application form should be submitted via email to PolyU SPEED (email@example.com), together with the following documents:
- Original receipt of application fee payment* (e.g. ATM receipt); AND
- Copies of academic transcripts, public exam results, and results of relevant English Language proficiency tests.
21 August 2020
For academic matters
Dr Peggy NG
For administrative matters
Mr Travis KWOK
For general enquiries
Ms Susanna HUI
Date: 15 August 2020, Saturday
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Platform: The session will be conducted online; details will be provided in the confirmation email after successful registration.
Note: Registration is required. Please click this link to register.
The programme is supported by e-learning platforms. Students can access PolyU and CPCE library facilities.