This IIE qualification is suitable for students who would like to pursue a career in logistics and supply chain management. If you are an analytical person, who is a practical thinker with strong planning skills and a natural flair for organising and solving complex problems, then this qualification was designed for you.

 

SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP

 

This IIE qualification enhances your creative, problem solving, analytical skills and encourages effective communication skills. Students who pursue this qualification will gain the knowledge, skills and applied competencies to enter the world of work as Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates, in either the private, public or NGO sector.

 

POSSIBLE CAREERS

 

  • Logistics professional.

  • Supply Chain Management practitioner

  • Transport Logistics Manager

  • Procurement Manager/Consultant

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management Researcher

  • Project Manager

  • Customer Relations Manager

 

 

    DURATION

    Full-time: This is a three-year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at IIE Rosebank College. Full-time lectures take place during the day on weekdays at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Bloemfontein, Pretoria CBD, Cape Town, Durban, Bloemfontein, Polokwane, Pietermaritzburg, and Port Elizabeth.

     

    Online/Distance: This IIE qualification is available through IIE Distance Learning for individuals wanting to study and work. Speak to one of our student advisors for more information.

     

    THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES

    The IIE Bachelor of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) as a 360-credit qualification on Level 7 (SAQA ID No:  101528). On successful completion you will receive a Degree in Bachelor of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), a leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa.

     

    STUDY FURTHER WITH IIE PATHWAYS

    The Independent Institute of Education (THE IIE) offers you the opportunity to start with a higher certificate and progress into a diploma or degree.  There are several pathways offered at IIE Rosebank College that enable access to higher-level qualifications.  Speak to the student advisor for more information. 



    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    The following is required to be considered for admission:

    Minimum Admission Requirements EnglishNotes
    NSC: Bachelor pass with30% 
    NC(V): Bachelor pass with 50% 
    SC: Endorsement -none with33.3% 
    SC(a): Bachelor passA minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% in SC
    InternationalAn USAf Exemption Certificate is required meeting the English requirements.
    A cognate Higher Certificate OR cognate 240 credit Diploma OR an Advanced Certificate OR 360 credit Diploma may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies.If discipline not cognate at least 20% of credits must be academic literacy or numeracy related.
     
    Senate Discretionary AdmissionsMature Age Exemption

    Candidates having attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with a  Senior Certificate with a minimum of 40% in at least four higher or standard grade subjects, at least three of which shall have been passed simultaneously and one of which shall be a recognised higher grade subject; OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

     

    An USAf Exemption Certificate is required.

    Senate Discretionary Mature Age Admission for students with a Senior Certificate with endorsementCandidates 23 years and older at point of registration, with an endorsed Senior Certificate can be accepted on a senate discretionary mature age admission. Their academic progress will be tracked and reported at Senate. An USAf Exemption Certificate is not required.
    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Where candidates do not satisfy the formal admission requirements for this qualification, The IIE may consider an admission application in terms of the Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion Policy (IIE010).
    USAf approved cognate foundation programme

    Candidates who have completed an USAf approved cognate foundation programme from a registered and accredited provider may be admitted.

     

    An USAf Exemption Certificate is required   -   the Office of the Registrar will facilitate, on behalf of the student, an application for degree admission to USAf, once the student has provided proof of payment to USAf.

    Transfer studentsCandidates who have successfully completed at least 120 credits on the first year of a cognate degree may be admitted.  However, if a student completed less than 120 credits, the admission criteria on the NSC or equivalent apply.
    OQSF qualifications

    Candidates with an OQSF Level 5 cognate qualification may be admitted, provided the OQSF qualification has at least 120 credits at NQF Level 5.

    An USAf Exemption Certificate is required   -   the Office of the Registrar will facilitate, on behalf of the student, an application for degree admission to USAf, once the student has provided proof of payment to USAf.

    General Education Development (GED) - An USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have an USAf Foreign Conditional Exemption Certificate as well as NBT: AQL results and have obtained a score of at least 51 for Academic Literacy (AL) and a score of at least 40 for Quantitative Literacy (QL).



    Candidates having attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with a  Senior Certificate with a minimum of 40% in at least four higher or standard grade subjects, at least three of which shall have been passed simultaneously and one of which shall be a recognised higher grade subject; OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

     

    An USAf Exemption Certificate is required.


    If you are an international student, you must ensure that:

    •  you have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
    • your equivalent qualification is evaluated by the Universities South Africa (USAf);
    • you have a valid study visa issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.


    Industry

    Commerce

    Programme Type

    Degree

    COURSE OUTLINE

    • Accounting 1A
    • Business Management 1A
    • Economics 1A
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1A: Introduction
    • Accounting 1B
    • Business Management 1B
    • Economics 1B
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1B: Operations and Production Management
    • Financial Management 2A
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2A: Purchasing Management
    • Logistics Management Activities
    • Quantitative Techniques
    • Business-to-Business Marketing
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2B: Supplier Relationship Management
    • Project Management
    • Sustainable Supply Chain Management


    • Customer Relations Management
    • Introduction to Research
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3A: Warehouse Management
    • Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3B: Transportation Management
    • Research Practice

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

    To be awarded this qualification, a minimum final year mark of 50% for each module must be achieved.

    This factsheet is valid for the 2021 academic year only.

    The fees for all Online IIE qualifications include textbooks (ebooks).

    Free software is available to all registered IIE Rosebank College students. The software includes and is not limited to MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook, which come with Office 365 bundle. Students can access the software using their RCONNECT email address at FTP//10.118.180.17/.

    PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS FOR BLENDED LEARNING

    To get the best out of the blended learning experience, you will need a computer or laptop with WIFI, Windows 8.1 or higher, Intel Pentium 4 Processor or higher, 1Ghz Processor or higher, 4 GB RAM or higher, 3 GB of available disk space, and a screen resolution of a minimum 1280 x 800.

     

    NB: this fact sheet is accurate at the time of publication.  The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) reserves the right to alter any of the content prior to commencement of registration due to changes in regulation, policy, market requirements or any other valid reason."