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Foundation, Bachelor and Masters programs in Logistics, Trade Finance, and Supply Chain Management in Northampton and Online

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Established as a University in 2005, the University of Northampton was formerly known as University College Northampton which was established in 1999 by merging several colleges and is located in Northampton, East Midlands, England. The university offers a range of Bachelor degrees, foundation degrees, diplomas and a variety of postgraduate opportunities up to PhD level. One of the youngest universities in the UK, the university is ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

With over 12000 students, University of Northampton is the first university in the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012. The university is divided into four faculties - the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology, the Faculty of Health & Society; and the Faculty of Education & Humanities. The university has three sites in Northampton. Park Campus at Kingsthorpe, Avenue Campus north of the town center and new riverside campus in the town center.

Faculty of Business and Law is reputed for its innovative curriculum and courses and is one of the country’s leading Business educators. It also has deep roots in the community through services such as the Pro Bono Advice Clinic. Students within the Faculty benefit from academic staff who have commercial and academic industry experience, alongside local knowledge and a global outlook.

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Academic Programs


Foundation Program

  • FdA in Supply Chain Leadership (Full Time & Part Time): The Foundation degree in Supply Chain Leadership offers a range of specialized modules for current and future logistics, procurement and supply chain professionals. As a student of this course, you will develop an appreciation of the association between operational, tactical and strategic elements that create differentiation for business through global Supply Chain Management.

Bachelor Degree Program

  • BA (Hons) in International Logistics and Trade Finance (Top-up, 1 year, Part Time or Full Time): This course introduces you to the world of logistics and trade finance and provides a sound framework if you are wishing to pursue a career or further study in this area. You will also become equipped with the knowledge and skills required to become effective logistics and supply chain managers. You will learn to evaluate factors shaping the trading environment, and will produce a project on an issue of particular interest.

Master Degree Programs

  • Master of Business Administration (with CIPS accreditation, Online): This program is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). Upon successful completion, students will be able to apply for Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional Status. The program is appropriate for MCIPS members seeking to enhance their membership status to that of Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional.
  • MSc in International Logistics (Full Time, Online): If you choose to study our International Logistics MSc you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the key concepts affecting Logistics and Supply Chain Management today. You will investigate and evaluate the range of current approaches to Logistics and Supply Chain Management and will look at how this could change in the next five years through the use of theoretical and industry sources. This course is externally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). Successful completion of the course will allow you admission as a full member (MCIPS).

LAST UPDATED ON May 8, 2018

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