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Foundation Degree in Transport and Supply Chain Management (Validated by The Open University)

Level 5
Full-Time/Part-Time
22/23
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Overview

The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme.

A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector.

This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.

Please see link to OU Regulations for validated awards of the Open University here

Download the full programme specification here

  • Principles of Supply Chain
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Digital Business Technology
  • Data Analytics and Statistics
  • Transport Safety and Compliance
  • Freight Operations
  • Passenger Transport Operations and Management
  • Road Transport Operations and Management
  • Rail, Air and Sea Transport
  • Work Base Learning Transport
  • All applications will be individually considered. Successful applicants must have normally studied at level 3 or above for a minimum of two years. Applicants should possess a minimum of five GCSEs grades A, B, C that should include English and Maths or other equivalent (Essential skills numeracy, BTEC Level 3 Mathematics or Essential Skills Literacy) qualifications in addition to one of the following

    • successful completion of an advanced diploma;
    • successful completion of a BTEC ExtendedDiploma/Diploma/SubDiploma/Certificate in a related subject or a NVQ level 3 in a related subject;
    • successful completion of A-level study;
    • equivalent qualifications such as Scottish Certificate of Education or International Baccalaureate, a European Baccalaureate, Irish Leaving Certificate with grade C or above in four subjects at higher level;
    • qualifications deemed equivalent to the above;

    Assessment of core modules will be by a combination of Course Work, Professional Report(s), Presentation(s) and Examinations.

    *The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules. Assessment of core modules will be by a combination of Course Work, Professional Report(s), Presentation(s) and Examinations.

    Upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree in Transport & Supply Chain Management programme, graduates may consider entering into employment within the Transport and Supply Chain sector or continuing to study by applying for a place on a BSc programme in a relevant discipline including the level 6 BSc (Hons) Top-Up Degree in Transport and Supply Chain Management at South West College.

    Please see link to OU Regulations for validated awards of the Open University hereDownload the full programme specification here
    Teaching Delivery Statement
    The teaching and learning strategy within this programme will comprise of a range of delivery methods such as face to face, online and blended. All methods used have the full agreement of students, external examiners and awarding body partners

    2 Available Sessions

    *The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

    dungannon

    Full-Time

    P5501DF10A

    Session Code

    2 Year(s)

    Duration

    Higher Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    30

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    12/09/2022

    Start Date

    09:00-17:00

    Time

    Monday|Tuesday

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee £2,700.00

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    dungannon

    Part-Time

    P5501DP10A

    Session Code

    2 Year(s)

    Duration

    Higher Education

    Mode of Study

    12

    Hours per Week

    45

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    12/09/2022

    Start Date

    09:00-17:00

    Time

    Monday

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee £1,590.00

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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