Supply Chain and Transport Management (BBus)

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  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    30th September 2022.

Course Summary

This course is designed for those who have some experience in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management and who wish to further their career prospects.

Admission Requirements:

This qualification is a one year step up degree for participants holding the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT); Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA); or IIPMM (Procurement and Supply Chain Management); Higher Certificate, Graduateship or degree in Supply Chain Management, or an equivalent Level 6 qualification in a relevant discipline.


Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.


National Maritime College




This part-time programme will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.


Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2021-2022 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 


Course fees must be paid before attending lectures. For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students



Note the date: Saturday 18th September @ 09:00hrs on Zoom


Course Fee & Location


One year duration: The lectures take place at the National Maritime College of Ireland in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork  (location), on Saturdays and one night a week (after discussion with group).


About Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport Management

Logistics and Transport Management is that part of the supply chain which plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer and legal requirements while simultaneously improving performance, costs and flexibility.


The concept has been defined in simpler terms and is often captured with five words:
Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return.



This course is a one year step up Degree and is designed for those who have experience in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management and who wish to further their career prospects.


Supply Chain Management has matured from a compelling method of deriving competitive advantage, to now being a baseline expectation for any organisation, both in the private and public sector, wishing to compete in the 21st Century, and with that the professions and occupations comprising Supply Chain Management are now firmly entrenched in the armoury of essential business executives.



You will be one of the elite few

  • who will possess a degree in Supply Chain and Transport Management;
  • who, as a result, will secure challenging, better paid and more fulfilling positions in the Logistics and Supply Chain;
  • who will be empowered with the knowledge and skills to implement the latest best practices in Supply Chain Management in your organisation.

Further Studies

Suitably qualified graduates may progress to the Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Global Supply Chain Management which is run by NMCI on a part-time study mode basis.



Bachelor of Business in Supply Chain and Transport Management (Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

The following link has module information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and exams: Bachelor of Business in Supply Chain and Transport Management.


  • Quality and Lean Operations
  • Managing Performance Measurement
  • Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • Business and Supply Chain Strategy
  • Transport Management in the International Supply Chain
  •  Management Accounting and Managerial Finance
  • Procurement in Supply Networks
  • Organisational Structure and Human Resource Management
  • Leadership and Communications in the Supply Chain
  • Information Technology & Supply Chain Management
  • Global  Trade and Customs Law
  • Advanced Operations Management

As more and more responsibility is placed on the Supply Chain Management and Logistics functions, the need has intensified for its practitioners to be highly skilled in the various elements of Supply Chain Management and to be completely up to date with best practices in the industry both locally and globally. Logisticians must take their place alongside engineers and accountants as proficient and exceptionally well-trained professionals.

  • Online application is open for course commencing 18th September 2022
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €400 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

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