Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

This extended degree in business purchasing and supply chain management will give you the skills to enter a field where suitably qualified graduates are in high demand.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Degree Duration

5 years :

1 year pathway + 4 year degree

6 years :

1 year pathway + 5 year degree - with placement


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


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Degree Overview

This extended business purchasing, and supply chain management degree has modules that cover topics such as processes and value chains, project management, economics and international purchasing.

Studying this course at Greenwich offers ideal training for graduates in sourcing and buying materials. Graduates of this degree are in high demand and have gone on to roles in purchasing, procurement and logistics in companies such as KPMG, ASDA and Ford.

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When joining this course, you may need to purchase books for your studies, as well as specific computer software (estimate, £150 per year). Our Stockwell Street library offers a extensive range of books for loan, as well as access to journals and digital resources.

Why Study this Degree

Business, management and marketing courses at Greenwich University are ranked in TOP 3 for course variety in London (University Guide 2021)

Through this course you will gain an understanding of business management and specialise in purchasing and supply chain management

Our graduates have gone on to roles in buying, procurement and logistics, and succeeded as supply chain managers, project managers and operations managers.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Greenwich

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is home to a modern university that builds excellent professional prospects.

First established in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich today is a modern institution with strong links to business and an emphasis on helping students meet the demands of a fast-changing workplace.

Located at the heart of London, with the picturesque buildings of London Stock Exchange only a few kilometres away. Students will be living and studying in one of the great financial centres of the business world and within proximity to some renowned global businesses.

Students will be able to enjoy all the finer things a vibrant multicultural city such as London can offer including a wide variety of social activities.