Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management

Designed to give candidates specialist knowledge within the growing field of supply chain management.

3 years
NQF Level 7
360 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support

About

The Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management degree is a dynamic programme designed to give candidates specialist knowledge within the growing field of supply chain management. A well-implemented supply chain management system has been identified as a key tool in the success of today’s leading businesses.

Supply chain management involves the coordination, production, shipment, and delivery of goods from the point of production to the point of consumption. Students enrolled in the programme will be exposed to the learning areas of operations, supply chain management, logistics, and purchasing. Students will obtain in-depth knowledge in the field of supply chain management.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • An understanding of the key concepts in supply chain management, logistics, operations, and purchasing.
  • The ability to develop and implement strategic supply chain plans.
  • The skills and knowledge to analyse the performance of supply chain partners and develop methods to improve supply chain performance.
  • The ability to analyse and interpret information to facilitate strategy formulation and decision making in supply chain management.
  • Be able to apply and integrate knowledge to solve complex supply chain problems.

Programme structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Business Management 1A
  • Economics 1A
  • End User Computing
  • Business Mathematics

Semester 2

  • Business Management 1B
  • Economics 1B
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Business Management 2A
  • Supply Chain Management 2A
  • Commercial Law
  • Management Accounting

Semester 2

  • Business Management 2B
  • Supply Chain Management 2B
  • Project Management
  • Business Statistics

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Business Management 3A
  • Business Management 3B
  • Supply Chain Management 3A
  • Supply Chain Management 3B

Semester 2

  • Supply Chain Management 3C
  • Supply Chain Management 3D
  • Supply Chain Management 3E
  • Supply Chain Management 3F

Admission requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or
  • A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma.

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