Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Supply Chain Management and Logistics
The BSc Supply Chain Management and Logistics offers its students expertise in all aspects of supply chain management, and enables them to specialize in a number of methods and techniques regarding the theoretical as well as the technical part of the industry. Students are able to study in depth all significant areas in supply chain management and develop the required understanding in order to be successful in this sector.
The design of the programme is meant to fill in any gaps in the specific demand from industry in order to meet the need of upskilling current personnel. The particular sector of studies is a representation of results in a close, respectful, responsive and productive collaboration with a number of industry sections locally and internationally.
Educational aims/key skills
The objectives of the programme are the following:
1. To identify the fundamental theories and concepts and methods that inform supply chain management within a variety of organisational settings and in a variety of disciplines.
2. To demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of specialised areas pertaining to different supply chain functions.
3. To display specialised technical, analytical and creative skills which are fundamental to problem solving and decision making.
4. To apply knowledge in a variety of enterprise settings.
5. To transfer and apply skills developed to a range of situations including the workplace and further study.
6. To cultivate skills in problem identification, research design, data analysis and problem solving and exploit those skills to enhance innovation and facilitate process optimization.
|Course Code||Course Title||Credits|
|UU-FNT-103||Introduction to Bachelor Degree||0.00|
|UU-SCM-1200-MW||Introduction to Supply Chain Management||24.00|
|UU-SCM-1310-MW||The Global Economic Environment||24.00|
|UU-COM-1010-MW||Introduction to Information Technology||24.00|
|UU-SCM-2210-MW||Management and Leadership||24.00|
|UU-SCM-3100-MW||Purchasing and Supply Management||24.00|
|UU-SCM-3200-MW||Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Forecasting||24.00|
|UU-SCM-3310-MW||Decision Tools for Supply Chains Management and Logistics||24.00|
|UU-SCM-3110-MW||Supply Chains Planning and Inventory Control||24.00|
|UU-SCM-3400-MW||Principles of Transportation||24.00|
|UU-SCM-4100-MW||Advanced Frameworks and Models in SCM||24.00|
|UU-SCM-4200-MW||Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management||24.00|
|UU-SCM-4400-MW||Strategic Supply Chain Management||24.00|
The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Malawi bachelor degree programmes are as outlined below. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.
· Regular admission to a Bachelor degree programme requires the Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) with 6 passes, grades 1-4.
· Applicants with 6 passes in the Malawi School Certificate of Education, grades 1-6, with at least 2 years postgraduate, relevant experience may be considered for entry.
· Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may be considered for entry.
· Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer.
· English proficiency; grade 6 or better on the Malawi School Certificate of Education or equivalent
· Current CV
· Copy of valid passport or national ID