B.Sc in IT logistics


The B. Sc Logistics Management degree is a work-based, distance learning degree and aims to break down the barriers between learning at work and learning at university. The program takes into account the high levels of skills and learning that are demonstrated every day in the workplace and provides a degree framework to support and accredit this learning.

The course is open to all suitably qualified candidates and offers an opportunity to transfer your academic qualifications and work experience to achieve a degree in Logistics Management. The program includes modules in Study Skills for Distance Learning, Reflection and Reflective Practice, Change Management, Supply Chain Strategy and Applied Problem Solving in the Logistics Workplace.

The B. Sc Logistics Management degree is a 'top-up' course. The first one and two years of the course are accredited through previous academic qualifications and/or relevant professional experience. This distance learning degree can take between 13 and 24 months to complete, depending on your individual circumstances and work commitments.

Students who graduate from this degree with at least a second class award, will have achieved the academic requirements to make them eligible to apply for Full Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.

B.Sc in IT logistics Description

Level 1( First Year of the Degree)

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) General credit of 120 CATS points is awarded to students who meet the minimum entry criteria of an HND, Foundation Degree or equivalent.

Level 2 ( Second Year of the Degree)

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) General credit of 120 CATS points is awarded to students who meet the minimum entry criteria of an HND, Foundation Degree or equivalent and have proof of relevant or current professional work experience.

Level 3( Third Year of the Degree)

The module provides students with a structured framework within which to develop the essential skills for distance learning. You will be encouraged to take personal control of your learning and to balance the freedoms and disciplines inherent in a distance learning environment. Using models of theory and practice embellished by your personal experience, you will develop your ability to self-motivate, manage your own studies and reflect on how you learn. You will evaluate theories and practical models to challenge and to expand on received wisdoms to support both your academic and practical development.

Why B.Sc in IT logistics

The aim of this unit is to enable you to critically examine the supply chain processes that facilitate the attainment of competitive advantage in a wide range of business sectors. You will also consider some of the issues shaping the development and selection of supply chain strategy within organisations. Upon completion of this unit you will be in a position to:

  • Identify how logistics and supply chain strategy can contribute to the competitiveness of an organisation.
  • Critically evaluate the issues associated with the development of supply chain strategy.
  • Evaluate the notion of flexibility within supply chain strategy development.
  • Analyse organisational problems using supply chain related methodological tools and approaches.
  • Identify and reflect on the underlying values and beliefs of current supply chain practitioners where possible relating theory to practice.
  • Reflect on your thinking and understanding of the supply chain strategy implementation.

Career Path

Employers are increasingly looking to recruit graduates who can demonstrate that they have the skills and abilities to succeed in the workplace. This degree has been devised to give you just that edge. Because all students will already be employed the benefits of the degree are:

  • Academic recognition for learning you have already achieved.
  • Study at a pace and place to suit you, the potential to work towards the degree when work and personal commitments allow and to take a break from the course when other pressures take over.
  • Learning is relevant and focused on issues in your job.
  • Direct access to specialist expertise to support work-based projects and to extend the scope of your activities.
  • Immediate opportunities to apply theory in practice.
  • Improved performance and the ability to respond to change.
    • Improved performance and competitive edge.
    • Increased motivation, confidence and creativity of workforce.
    • Immediate benefits from availability of expertise and advice on work based projects.
    • Customised programmes to suit your organisation.


  1. Language(Tamil / Hindi)
  2. English I
  3. Data Structures & C Programming
  4. 4. C Programming using Data Structures (Prac - I)
  5. Mathematical Foundations for Computer Science
  6. Environmental Studies
  1. Language - II (Tamil/Hindi)
  2. English II
  3. Object Oriented Programming with C++
  4. 4. Object Oriented Programming with C++ (Prac - II)
  5. Computer Oriented Numerical & Statistical Methods
  6. Value Education - Human Rights
  1. System Software & Operating System
  2. Java Programming
  3. Programming Lab JAVA (Prac - III)
  4. Computer Organization & Architecture
  5. Microprocessor & ALP
  6. Introduction to Web Design & Application
  7. Non-Major Elective I - Women’s Rights
  1. Principles of Data Communications & Networks
  2. Financial Management
  3. Advertising and Sales Promotion
  4. PC Software (MS Office)-Theory
  5. PC Software (MS Office)- Practical
  6. Business Law
  7. Skill Based II –Consumer Behavior
  8. Non-Major Elective II-General Awareness
  1. International Business Management
  2. Fundamentals of Logistics
  3. Introduction to Shipping
  4. Customs Procedure
  5. Warehousing & Inventory Mgmt
  6. Transportation & Distribution Management
  7. Stevedoring / Freight Forwarding & Port Operations
  8. Liner Trade
  1. Unpaid Industrial Internship Programme India - 3 Months(or) International - 2 Months
  2. Project Work