The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and skills in the field. Combining theoretical and practical elements, the program prepares learners for diverse roles and offers a pathway for further study upon successful completion.
These qualifications are tailored for learners aged 18 and above, with the entry profile encompassing one of the following: a relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or its equivalent, GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or an equivalent qualification, or mature learners over 21 with pertinent management experience (subject to confirmation from the delivery center). Non-native English speakers from non-majority English-speaking countries must demonstrate English language competency, with further details available on the English Language Expectations page.
Stars College qualifications at RQF Level 4 are designed to embody practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competences. In academic terms, they are assessed as equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and the first year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree program.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is composed of 6 mandatory units, totaling 120 credits, with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1200 hours. The completed qualification involves 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH).
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management includes key units such as Academic Writing and Research Skills, Logistics and the Business Environment, Operations and Logistics Management, Finance and Accounting, Communication in Business, and Leading and Managing Teams, each contributing 20 credits for a comprehensive 120-credit qualification.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is structured for one academic year of full-time study, with flexibility for part-time and distance learning. Approved centers deliver the qualification through various methods, including face-to-face instruction via lectures, tutorials, seminars, as well as distance and online modes.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management involves internal assessment by the center and external verification by Stars College for all units. The qualifications are criterion-referenced, evaluating learners based on the attainment of specified learning outcomes. To pass a unit, learners must present evidence demonstrating fulfillment of all learning outcomes and meeting assessment criteria standards, with the Assessor making the judgment. An audit trail detailing how the overall achievement judgment for learners has been determined should be provided by the Assessor.
To excel in our English-taught and assessed qualifications, learners must showcase English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 5.5, ensuring comprehension at the required level to undertake our programs.
Successful completion of our qualification aligns with the university's standard academic entry requirements. However, each applicant will undergo individual assessment, and additional entry requirements may impact university entry. Confirmed progression arrangements with each university indicate that our qualifications, approved and regulated by Ofqual, also grant learners eligibility to advance to a top-up degree, master’s program, or MBA at numerous universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing.