Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Supply Chain Management SE401

  • NFQ Level 8
  • SE401
  • 260
  • 4 Years
  • Overview
  • Further Studies
  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
  • Subjects
  • Enquiries

What is the Course about?

Supply Chain is the management of any combination of processes, functions, activities, relationships, and pathways along which products, services, information, and financial transactions move in and between enterprises. It also involves any, and all, movement of these from original producer to the ultimate end-user or consumer. Doing all of the above in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way is now a key supply chain consideration.

Course Structure

Students who choose the Supply Chain Management option at Year 3 will study a range of specialist subjects in more detail. In Year 4, one additional specialist subject can be chosen from the elective list, depending on the student’s area of interest.

Is this course for you?

If you are a team player, have strong communications skills, have an interest in how business is transacted and feel you would like to make an impact in the work you do, then a career in supply chain management might be for you.

Special Features:

  • Work Placement is an integral part of the course in Year 3.
  • Maximum flexibility enabling students to choose a speciality after Year 2.
  • Exit Awards: Higher Certificate in Business (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2 and Bachelor of Business (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Bachelor of Business graduates can progress into Year 4 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours). Bachelor of Business (Honours) graduates who achieve a minimum of a second-class honours degree are eligible to apply to undertake a research or taught masters at SETU Carlow or other institutions.

What exemptions will I receive?




What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

Graduates of this course may find employment in many sectors in a variety of roles, including: Supply
Chain Manager; Operations Manager; Retail Manager, Distribution Manager; Procurement Manager, Logistics Manager and Consultancy to name a few. Supply Chain is at the forefront of the Internet of Things and therefore presents many opportunities for those with an interest in technology. Interacting and negotiating with suppliers and customers and contributing to project management as members of cross-functional teams are also key areas of career opportunity.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

  • 2H5 & 4O6/H7
  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7


For Further Information Contact

Larry Banville