Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management

The Supply Chain Management Degree is 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
  • Supply Chain Management Degree distance learning


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.

A supply chain management qualification 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.


Upon successful completion of the Supply Chain Management Degree, 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

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

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Functional Areas of Management
  • Economics 1B
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Organisational Leadership
  • Supply Chain Management 2A
  • Business Law
  • Management Accounting

Semester 2

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses
  • Supply Chain Management 2B
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Business Statistics

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Financial Planning and Control
  • Global Business and Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management 3A
  • Supply Chain Management 3B

Semester 2

  • Supply Chain Management 3C
  • Supply Chain Management 3D
  • Supply Chain Management 3E
  • Operations Management in Supply Chain

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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