Degree level and field of study

Bachelor’s degree (EQF 6), Service Industries

Starting group code

TLE19S1

Forms of study

Full-time studies

Structure of studies

Individual courses

Intended competence

Contact information

Franssila Tommi

Franssila Tommi

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
Logistiikka, Logistics
Teknologia, School of Technology
+358405946847

Description

Degree programme in International Logistics is a four year programme of studies combining technical, economical and managerial expertise. Students will graduate as Bachelors of Engineering.

Basis for engineering civilization is built with studies of natural sciences and basic courses of selected various fields of engineering. Professional backbone structures in economy and management module and in the module of global locistics operations. These studies consist of skills and knowledge of both physical and digital working environment in global scale.

Students may specialize in the field of purchasing and in the field of industrial logistics management. There is also a possibility to study a semester abroad and specialise in the field offered from some of the JAMK co-operation University world wide.

Key learning outcomes

Graduated student can work as a logistics specialist or a manager in the fields of industry, trade, services, authorities or training in global marketplace. She/he has learned sustainable and responsible way of thinking and working when managing logistics processes such as sales, production, purchasing, warehousing and transportation. Student has learned to work in naturally international environment and to use English language as a language for studying and working.

Learning outcomes are knowledge and skills that students achieve during the education. Learning outcomes of Logistics Engineering can be categorized according to international quality criteria of engineering education (EUR-ACE) into: Knowledge and Understanding, Engineering Analysis, Engineering Design, Investigations, Engineering Practice and Transferable Skills.

Learning outcomes can be categorized also from professional logistics point of view as follows: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Purchasing, Warehousing and Materials Management, Transportation, Production Logistics, Information Logistics, Economic Skills and Management Skills.

Each course of International Logistics offers a student learning outcomes from both international quality criteria of engineering (EUR-ACE) point of view as well as from logistics point of view.

Professional growth and know-how

International Logistics

The four year programme consist of study modules. All the students study the major professional studies of Ecenomy and Management and global logistics operations. Choosing minor studies students may expertise in the fields of purchasing and/or industrial logistics management. Students may also study as exchange in one of the co-operation universities.

Working life cooperation and learning

The study programme is planned in co-operation with business life representatives. The studies are closely connected to practical business life and students are able to build and develop their professional network during their studies. The forms of co-operation are for example study tours, project works, practical trainings and final thesis.

Accreditation

The Prior Learning Recognition Procedures are described in the Degree Regulations and the Study Guide. Students also have alternative study options available to them in partner universities (e.g. other universities of applied sciences and universities as well as EduFutura) and in open online study portals (CampusOnline).

Graduation

Being awarded a Bachelor’s degree certificate requires the student to complete the studies of the degree programme within his/her study period in accordance with his/her Personal Learning Plan. Further information in the Degree Regulations.

Degree-related qualifications

There are no specific degree-related or statutory qualification requirements in the field.

Professional profiles of graduates with examples

Graduated logistics professional may work in the fields of industry, trade, services, and public sector. She/he may work as a specialist or in managerial positions in engineering, executing and managing logistics processes of purchasing, sales, production, warehousing, transportation or information logistics.

The job title can be for example logistic planner, logistic manager, purchase engineer, purchaser, purchase manager, terminal manager, production engineer, transportation manager, warehouse manager, entrepreneur, consultant or educator.

Further studies

Students may, after graduation and a work career of at least three years, continue their studies in a Master’s degree programme. A Master’s degree from a university of applied sciences is a higher post-secondary degree. Studies can also be continued by applying for a university Master’s degree programme or similar programmes. After a Bachelor’s degree from a university of applied sciences, it is also possible to continue studies at higher education institutes abroad in Master’s degree-level programmes. A university of applied sciences also provides opportunities for continuing education in the form of specialisation studies, open studies, online study portal (CampusOnline) and working life-based continuing education.

A student who completes a Master’s degree at a university of applied sciences may receive an opportunity for postgraduate studies in science or arts at universities (Act 558/2009, Section 37).

Planning​

The programme has an advisory board which consist of company representatives, co-operation university representative, student member, authorities and logistics faculty representatives. The role of advisory board is to ensure that the content of the programme is high quality and suitable for future professional field of logistics.

The programme is accredited according to international engineering education standards (EUR-ACE). The programme follows the quality criteria of EUR-ACE and continuously improves the content and pedagogical methods used in education.

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