Gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles, processes, and strategies involved in managing the flow of goods and services from the point of origin to the point of consumption.
Offered via Distance Learning (DL) and Distance Learning Online (DLO) - Click here to find out more about our Ways to study
This programme typically includes a solid foundation in core business concepts such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management.
In response to the increasing globalisation of business, the programme aims to instil a global perspective in students, preparing them to navigate the challenges and opportunities of international supply chains. The field of logistics and supply chain management is dynamic, with frequent technological advancements and changes in market conditions. The programme aims to foster adaptability and a continuous
learning mindset among graduates.
Upon completion of the BCom Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme, graduates are well-positioned for roles in logistics companies, manufacturing firms, retail organisations, and consulting firms, among others, where they can contribute to the efficient and effective management of supply chain processes.
The BCom degree appears on the Financial Sector Conduct Authority’s (FSCA) list of recognised qualifications for FAIS Fit and Proper purposes.
The programme would be suitable for:
Successful completion of this qualification should enable the
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In the table below, the "Year 1, Year 2, and Year 3" columns correspond with the complexity of the coursework and progression of the academic levels. These labels align with international BCom standards. The columns do not represent the time it takes for a student to complete the qualification at Milpark. Students have a minimum of four (4) years, and a maximum of nine (9) years, to complete the qualification. This allows for flexibility on the learning journey, at a pace that enables students the best possible opportunity for successful outcomes.
|Induction to Business Studies*
|Principles of Microeconomics
|Procurement and Supplier
|Principles of Accounting
|Introduction to Business Management
|Management and Leadership
|Principles of Macroeconomics
|Marketing Management Practice
|Supply Chain Analytics
|Supply Chain Information
|Applied Financial Accounting
|Sustainable Supply Chain
|Introduction to Supply-Chain
|Total credits per year
* Please note that Introduction to Business Studies (INDBS1-5) and Business Numeracy (BNUM01-5) are only offered via Distance Learning Online (DLO) and should be completed in the first
semester of study.
** NOTE: specialist modules relating to your chosen major may be on offer via distance learning only.
Candidates who matriculated in 2007 or earlier require:
Candidates who matriculated in 2008 or later require:
Candidates who have completed a relevant Higher Certificate (NQF 5) or Diploma (NQF 6) in the field of business or commerce, may also be admitted to the BCom degree.
Further to the requirements for admission provided above, foreign nationals or South African nationals, seeking to apply for admission onto the qualification based on a non-South African/foreign senior school leaving certificate, must obtain and submit to Milpark, a Certificate of Exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) (www.usaf.ac.za).
Applicants with foreign senior school leaving certificates, who have already completed the equivalent of a South African Grade 12, are advised to submit their USAf Certificate of Exemption at the time of applying online for the Milpark bachelor’s degree.
Any foreign national or South African national, seeking admission based on a non-South African/foreign tertiary qualification must obtain and submit to Milpark a Certificate of Exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) (www.usaf.ac.za) at the time of applying for admission onto the qualification.
Milpark admits a small number of students onto its programme via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants interested in applying via RPL will be considered individually by the relevant Head of School.
|Close of Registration: 12 January 2024
|Close of Admission/application: 2 February 2024
|Close of Registration: 19 February 2024
|Close of Registration: 12 March 2024
|Close of Admission/application: 28 June 2024
|Close of Registration: 29 July 2024
|Close of Registration: 21 June 2024
|Close of Registration: 16 August 2024