Course Information


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

The Open University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Monday|Tuesday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 450
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator: Linda.Clarke@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 45
Hours per Week: 12
Total Hours: 540
Fee: 1500
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator: Linda.Clarke@swc.ac.uk

Description

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.

Additional Information

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

    Terms & Conditions

    Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme.
  • *The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Core Modules

  • 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
  • Assessment Method

    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.

    Progression Opportunities

    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.

    Entry Requirements

    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;

    International Student Entry Requirements

    International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.