FdSc Logistics Management

FdSc Logistics Management

Please note: This degree is a Work-Based Distance Learning (WBDL) programme.

The Course

The FdSc Logistics Management degree provide civilian logistics specialists with the opportunity to enhance managerial and academic skills within their particular area of operational expertise.

Logistics underpins the ability to project the success of organisations. This capability must always ensure effectiveness and the attainment of organisational strategy, but must remain affordable in resource terms.

The University of Lincoln acknowledges that these requirements call for a high level of managerial underpinning and an associated level of academic expertise.

The Course

The FdSc Logistics Management degree provide civilian logistics specialists with the opportunity to enhance managerial and academic skills within their particular area of operational expertise.

Logistics underpins the ability to project the success of organisations. This capability must always ensure effectiveness and the attainment of organisational strategy, but must remain affordable in resource terms.

The University of Lincoln acknowledges that these requirements call for a high level of managerial underpinning and an associated level of academic expertise.

A range of teaching and learning methods are used on the FdSc Logistics Management programme, central to this is Blackboard which is an online teaching and learning platform.

Teaching on the course is through a range of methods such as online sessions, directed reading and videos with the aim to facilitate a community of practice learners.

Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Core)
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Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Core)

This module is designed to build upon existing logistics and supply chain knowledge, key principles identified can be analysed and applied to the literature with a focus upon the transformational and competitive landscape that has become one of today’s key business issues.

Developing Academic Writing & Associated Skills (Core)
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Developing Academic Writing & Associated Skills (Core)

The Developing Academic Writing and Associated Skills module aims to build on the Introduction to Distance Learning and Academic Writing module to equip students to respond to the requirements of distance learning study and to develop essential skills for work and career development. Moreover, it aims to provide and develop analytical skills to underpin all other modules and to support projects/problem-solving exercises whilst fostering life-long learning skills.

Developing as a Leader and Manager (Core)
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Developing as a Leader and Manager (Core)

The module will provide a framework for the development of self-awareness and emotional intelligence in relation to others, and interpersonal and social processes as they impact on personal and organisational effectiveness. Furthermore, an introduction to the concepts of Transactional and Transformational Leadership is intended to enable participants to develop a conceptual understanding, but one that is grounded on personal experience and which has practical relevance.

Work Based Logistics Project (Core)
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Work Based Logistics Project (Core)

The skills required for the management and leadership of work-based projects can be transferable from the workplace to the academic arena. This module aims to link a work-based project to the achievement of academic learning outcomes and students negotiate with an appointed tutor where appropriate academic and practical targets and outcomes are agreed. Moreover, the student will also provide evidence to demonstrate how the selected project will meet with the modular demands and overall learning outcomes.

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

The course and associated assessments are at final-year degree-level and applicants should be prepared to offer the commitment and dedication to produce work of an appropriate standard.

Throughout the programme assessment methods are designed to enable you to develop your potential, by considering the application of general theory to your specific working environment. Assessment strategies include reflection, essays, reports, portfolios and a PowerPoint presentation.

Students may benefit from the following features of the course:

  • Flexible: All of our awards are studied via our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) so as long as you have access to a reliable internet connection, you should be able to study regardless of where you are in the world
  • Transferable: Recognised professionally and academically
  • Supported: One to one tutor advice and guidance throughout the programme
  • Study Skills: Each degree has an integrated module aimed at equipping students with essential skills for study - ideal if this is your first experience of Higher Education, or you have been out of education for a while.
2018/19 Entry Part-time
Home/EU £3,024
International £3,024

For more information and for details about funding your study, please see our UK/EU Fees & Funding pages or our International funding and scholarship pages. [www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studyatlincoln/undergraduatecourses/feesandfunding/] [www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/international/feesandfunding/]

Additional Costs

For each course students may find that there are additional costs. These may be with regard to the specific clothing, materials or equipment required, depending on their subject area. Some courses provide opportunities for students to undertake field work or field trips. Where these are compulsory, the cost for the travel, accommodation and meals may be covered by the University and so is included in the fee. Where these are optional students will normally (unless stated otherwise) be required to pay their own transportation, accommodation and meal costs.

With regards to text books, the University provides students who enrol with a comprehensive reading list and our extensive library holds either material or virtual versions of the core texts that students are required to read. However, students may prefer to purchase some of these for themselves and will therefore be responsible for this cost.

Other Costs

Optional on-campus days may be available to you. Where these are optional students will normally (unless stated otherwise) be required to pay their own transportation, accommodation and meal costs.

With regards to text books, University of Lincoln provides students who enrol with a comprehensive reading list and our extensive library holds either material or virtual versions of the core texts that students are required to read. However, students may prefer to purchase some of these for themselves and will therefore be responsible for this cost.

This is a final year foundation degree course with the first year being accredited through previous academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Applicants should have a relevant Level 4 qualification such as a HNC, C&G Level 4 or similar.
A range of teaching and learning methods are used on the FdSc Logistics Management programme, central to this is Blackboard which is an online teaching and learning platform.

Teaching on the course is through a range of methods such as online sessions, directed reading and videos with the aim to facilitate a community of practice learners.

Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Core)
Find out more

Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Core)

This module is designed to build upon existing logistics and supply chain knowledge, key principles identified can be analysed and applied to the literature with a focus upon the transformational and competitive landscape that has become one of today’s key business issues.

Developing Academic Writing & Associated Skills (Core)
Find out more

Developing Academic Writing & Associated Skills (Core)

The Developing Academic Writing and Associated Skills module aims to build on the Introduction to Distance Learning and Academic Writing module to equip students to respond to the requirements of distance learning study and to develop essential skills for work and career development. Moreover, it aims to provide and develop analytical skills to underpin all other modules and to support projects/problem-solving exercises whilst fostering life-long learning skills.

Developing as a Leader and Manager (Core)
Find out more

Developing as a Leader and Manager (Core)

The module will provide a framework for the development of self-awareness and emotional intelligence in relation to others, and interpersonal and social processes as they impact on personal and organisational effectiveness. Furthermore, an introduction to the concepts of Transactional and Transformational Leadership is intended to enable participants to develop a conceptual understanding, but one that is grounded on personal experience and which has practical relevance.

Work Based Logistics Project (Core)
Find out more

Work Based Logistics Project (Core)

The skills required for the management and leadership of work-based projects can be transferable from the workplace to the academic arena. This module aims to link a work-based project to the achievement of academic learning outcomes and students negotiate with an appointed tutor where appropriate academic and practical targets and outcomes are agreed. Moreover, the student will also provide evidence to demonstrate how the selected project will meet with the modular demands and overall learning outcomes.

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

The course and associated assessments are at final-year degree-level and applicants should be prepared to offer the commitment and dedication to produce work of an appropriate standard.

Throughout the programme assessment methods are designed to enable you to develop your potential, by considering the application of general theory to your specific working environment. Assessment strategies include reflection, essays, reports, portfolios and a PowerPoint presentation.

Students may benefit from the following features of the course:

  • Flexible: All of our awards are studied via our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) so as long as you have access to a reliable internet connection, you should be able to study regardless of where you are in the world
  • Transferable: Recognised professionally and academically
  • Supported: One to one tutor advice and guidance throughout the programme
  • Study Skills: Each degree has an integrated module aimed at equipping students with essential skills for study - ideal if this is your first experience of Higher Education, or you have been out of education for a while.
2018/19 Entry Part-time
Home/EU £3,024
International £3,024

For more information and for details about funding your study, please see our UK/EU Fees & Funding pages or our International funding and scholarship pages. [www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studyatlincoln/undergraduatecourses/feesandfunding/] [www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/international/feesandfunding/]

Additional Costs

For each course students may find that there are additional costs. These may be with regard to the specific clothing, materials or equipment required, depending on their subject area. Some courses provide opportunities for students to undertake field work or field trips. Where these are compulsory, the cost for the travel, accommodation and meals may be covered by the University and so is included in the fee. Where these are optional students will normally (unless stated otherwise) be required to pay their own transportation, accommodation and meal costs.

With regards to text books, the University provides students who enrol with a comprehensive reading list and our extensive library holds either material or virtual versions of the core texts that students are required to read. However, students may prefer to purchase some of these for themselves and will therefore be responsible for this cost.

Other Costs

Optional on-campus days may be available to you. Where these are optional students will normally (unless stated otherwise) be required to pay their own transportation, accommodation and meal costs.

With regards to text books, University of Lincoln provides students who enrol with a comprehensive reading list and our extensive library holds either material or virtual versions of the core texts that students are required to read. However, students may prefer to purchase some of these for themselves and will therefore be responsible for this cost.

This is a final year foundation degree course with the first year being accredited through previous academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Applicants should have a relevant Level 4 qualification such as a HNC, C&G Level 4 or similar.

Your Future Career

This programme is designed to help students advance their careers by furthering their management competence and general employability. The course can enable students to extend their skills, knowledge and perspective to provide them with opportunities for personal and career development.

Careers Service

The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with students to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during their time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing a course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual resources for the following two years.

This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise our graduates future opportunities.

The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.

Visit our Careers Service pages for further information http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/campuslife/studentsupport/careersservice/.

This programme is designed to help students advance their careers by furthering their management competence and general employability. The course can enable students to extend their skills, knowledge and perspective to provide them with opportunities for personal and career development.

Careers Service

The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with students to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during their time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing a course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual resources for the following two years.

This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise our graduates future opportunities.

The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.

Visit our Careers Service pages for further information http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/campuslife/studentsupport/careersservice/.


The University intends to provide its courses as outlined in these pages, although the University may make changes in accordance with the Student Admissions Terms and Conditions.