THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEED
Programmes leading to Overseas University Awards

 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 
Programme Code84A24
Awarding InstitutionNorthumbria University, UK    
Programme Starting Date30 Sep 2019
Aims and ObjectivesThis top-up degree programme is designed for holders of Associate Degree or Higher Diploma. It aims to study the whole field of supply chain management, including buying, inventory control, supplier development, customer service, logistics and distribution, and encourages the development of functional expertise and skills as well as the understanding of the strategic significance of the supply chain philosophy.
FeaturesInternational Standing:

  • Newcastle Business School (NBS) of Northumbria University (NU) has been awarded Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation in business and accounting

  • NBS won the Business School of the Year award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015

  • NU ranks 48th in Times Higher Education's UK University Rankings 2019 and 50th in "Business and Management Studies" in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2019


  • Programme:

  • 34th intake since January 2003*

  • A strong alumni network of around 5,000* in various professions in Hong Kong

  • Identical curriculum, syllabuses and assessments as those delivered on campus in Newcastle

  • Assessment by coursework (i.e. assignments, group reports, presentations, etc.)#

  • Leading to a Northumbria Award upon successful completion of study


  • Scholarship & Overseas Summer Course:

  • Scholarship opportunities are available for students with outstanding academic results

  • A summer English Language and Cultural Learning Programme at Northumbria University in Newcastle will be available to students on a competitive basis


  • * These figures also cover other Northumbria University programmes offered at SPEED.
    # Some modules may also have a written examination.
    Normal Duration2 years (Part-time)
    Medium of InstructionEnglish
    Programme LeaderDr Peggy Ng Mei-lan BASc, MBus, PgCertEd, MSc, DBA, AFHEA
    Professional RecognitionStudents of this intake who successfully graduate from the programme with satisfactory results with an overall minimum mark of 50% may be eligible for exemption from the academic requirements for Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK*.

    *Re-accreditation is being sought and to be confirmed.