PolyU SPEED BA (Hons) in Business (Operations and Supply Chain Management) - Full-time
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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business (Operations and Supply Chain Management) - Full-time

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business (Operations and Supply Chain Management) - Full-time

Programme Code

84039-OS (Full-time)

Medium of Instruction

English (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)

Scheme Leader & Award Leader

Dr Simon YUEN

BSc, PhD, FSTLA, CMILT, PMHKLA, MIPSHK

Commencement Date

05 Sep 2022

Normal Duration

2 years

Tuition Fee (Local students)

HK$2,690/ credit

Tuition Fee (Non-local students)

HK$2,960/ credit

Division

Division of Business and Hospitality Management

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Programme Features

  • Local and overseas work opportunities to increase your employability
  • Theories, professional knowledge and practical skills in Operations & Supply Chain Management will facilitate your future career development in related fields such as freight forwarding, air transport, and courier services
  • Local and international internship opportunities, such as the Government Logistics Department, LF Logistics, Zuellig Pharma, and PolyU SPEED Summer Internship Programme in Mainland China (Shenzhen and Guangzhou)
  • Graduates can continue their studies at local and overseas universities such as The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University and University of Warwick
  • The programme closely meets the market needs and is led by well-qualified lecturers with rich work experience in the field

Professional Recognition

Graduates are qualified to register as an Associate Member of The Institute of Purchasing & Supply of Hong Kong (IPSHK). Graduates with 2-year working experience in purchasing/ supply/ logistics or related fields are qualified to register as a Member of IPSHK.

Future Prospects

Career Prospects

  • Local and international internship opportunities, such as the Government Logistics Department, LF Logistics, Zuellig Pharma, and PolyU SPEED Summer Internship Programme in Mainland China (Shenzhen and Guangzhou)

 

Further Study Opportunities

  • Graduates can continue their studies at local and overseas universities such as The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University and University of Warwick

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete the following requirements with satisfactory results for an honours degree:

 

RequirementsMinimum Credits
General University Requirements (GUR)Note 19
Cluster Area Requirements (CAR)2 subjects, 3 credits each6
Service-Learning (SL) OR Free Elective1 subject, 3 credits3
Essential Components of General Education (non-credit bearing)-N/A

Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR)Note 2

(Please refer to the table below for details)

51
Scheme
Compulsory
8 subjects, 3 credits each24
Award-Specific
Compulsory
3 subjects, 3 credits each9
Elective6 subjects, 3 credits each
(at least 3 from the elective pool of students’ own subject area; others can be from subjects of any areas)
18

Work-Integrated Education (WIE)Note 3

300 hours of work-based learning experience

N/A
Total60

 

Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR)

 

Foundation (up to 3 subjects for students from non-business-related disciplines only)Note 2

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Management

 

Scheme Compulsory (all 8 subjects)

  • Business Communication in Chinese 
  • Business Finance  CEF
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics and Governance 
  • Effective Professional Communication in English
  • Marketing Management  CEF
  • Applied Business Research
  • Integrated Study (Business)

 

Award-Specific Compulsory (all 3 subjects)

  • Business Operations Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • International Trade and Shipping Logistics

 

Elective# - Operations and Supply Chain Management (any 3 subjects)

  • Air Transport Logistics
  • Business Information Systems and e-SCM
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management and Practices
  • Strategic Procurement Management

 

Elective# - Other Subject Areas (any 3 subjects)
(Students can choose the Award-specific Compulsory and Elective of the other subject areas under the Scheme as elective subjects)

Offering of any elective subjects is subject to sufficient enrolment.

CEF

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The mother course (Bachelor of Arts in Business/ Bachelor of Arts in Business (Finance)/ Bachelor of Arts in Business (Health Services Management)/ Bachelor of Arts in Business (Human Resource Management)/ Bachelor of Arts in Business (Innovation and Design Management)/ Bachelor of Arts in Business (International Business)/ Bachelor of Arts in Business (Operations and Supply Chain Management)) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5).

 

Note:

  1. Students who have not met the equivalent standard of undergraduate degree Language and Communication Requirements (LCR) under GUR are required to take up to 9 additional credits in LCR (2 subjects in English & 1 subject in Chinese, 3 credits each). They will be advised if they are required to take LCR subjects on admission.
  2. Students from non-business-related disciplines (i.e. holders of Associate Degree or equivalent qualification not in Accounting/ Business) with good academic results may also be considered for admission to this programme. These students will be required to take up to 3 additional foundation subjects if they have not completed similar subjects before.
  3. Relevant work experience accumulated during or after sub-degree studies may be considered for fulfilment of WIE. Students will be invited to submit application for consideration after programme commencement.

Entrance Requirements

Holder of a recognised Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or equivalent qualification in business-related areas. Applicants with qualifications in non-business-related areas will also be considered and, if admitted, are required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).

 

 Notes:

  1. The main medium of instruction of the study programme concerned should be English.  An applicant who has completed the programme with other languages as the main medium of instruction should attain the following English Language requirement: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (paper based); 80 (Internet based).
  2. An applicant who does not possess the above-mentioned qualification but has reached the age of 25 before 1 September, in the year in which he/she seeks admission, may apply as a mature applicant.  A mature applicant should possess relevant work experience in senior positions and is expected to have completed some post-secondary studies in business-related areas. He/she will also be required to pass an admission test and demonstrate to the Admission Interview Panel his/her ability to complete the programme.  In addition, he/she may be required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).