Specifically designed for students who may have already obtained a HND or equivalent qualification, a top up degree allows you to gain a full bachelor degree in less than year.

The success of businesses and organisations is, to a major extent, dependent upon having effective and beneficial relationships customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. You will have the opportunity to explore the benefits of collaboration in managing supply chains, as well as investigating the importance of developing and managing strategic business relationships from outsourcing to e-commerce.

Allowing you to build upon your existing subject knowledge, this supply chain management course explores how the success of a business is, to a major extent, dependent upon having effective and beneficial relationships with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.

Underpinned by the key principles of business through a set of core business modules, this one year course you will also learn the importance of supply chain management in the current business world.

What you will study

During this one year ‘top up’ course you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication in a global context, whilst also getting the chance to conduct an investigation into a business problem that allows you to apply your business acumen to a real life scenario.

In addition to studying four core business modules that will broaden your understanding of how businesses operate, you will also study two additional modules specialising in supply chain management. These specialist modules will allow you to explore the importance of efficient and effective...

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UCAS is the UK's Universities and Colleges Administration System.

If you would like to apply for this course, then you will need to apply online through UCAS.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a HND or equivalent qualification (i.e. Foundation Degree)

Tuition Fees

UK and EU fees for full-time study

The fee for this course in 2015 is £9,000

To find out what fee you will actually pay, please visit our money website.


To find international fees, visit our international website.


  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
    • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2016