The Bachelor’s degree program in Logistics is a six-semester, modularly structured, full-time course of studies. With an academic focus on business and information technologies, it is an applied program of studies that teaches the necessary skills required of logistics professionals.
The program is completed with the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).
Career fields for Bachelor’s graduates:
The program constitutes a first-qualifying degree and enables students to take on specialist and managerial responsibilities in the following areas:
- Distribution management
- Production planning and management
- Materials management
- Procurement marketing and purchasing
- Transport planning and management
- Business organization.
The Bachelor’s program is divided into three years of study, each of which has two semesters.
In the first year of study (first and second semesters), a common course of study is provided to all students in Bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen am Rhein. It provides a general foundation in business administration and its methods.
From the third semester of the second year of study (third and fourth semesters), students begin to specialize based on their specific program of study by expanding upon the foundational knowledge that was jointly taught to all Bachelor’s students of the Department during the first year. Specialization for professional qualification begins in the fourth semester, which is complemented by a (required) elective module.
During the third year of study (fifth and sixth semesters), students continue their studies in the program’s major focus areas and prepare their Bachelor’s theses.
In the second and third years of study, the major modules are complemented by additional courses in general studies, soft skills/ethics, a business simulation game, and a required foreign language.
The Bachelor’s degree program contains the following major modules:
- Advanced Topics in Management Techniques
(Process management, quantitative methods, services management)
- Production Logistics
(Material-flow planning, production planning and management)
(Basic principles, Supply-Chain Management, seminar in eBusiness)
- Management of Logistics Supply Chains
(Quality management, project management, logistics technologies)
- ERP-Systems and Logistics
(Basic principles and internship)
- Logistics Management
(Corporate planning, logistics controlling, seminar).
After completing the Bachelor’s, students have the option of pursuing graduate studies in a four-semester Master’s degree program in Logistics.