CILT(UK) Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport (QCF)


This vocational qualification is designed to develop students with the knowledge and skills required to attain a higher management role in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management sector.

Key Facts

Institution Code:
S96 (2016 Entry)
T80 (2017 Entry)
Course Length:
18-24 months

Location:
Swansea
School/Faculty:
School of Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics
Contact Name:
Graham Orr
Contact Email:
graham.orr@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk
Language Choice
English  



Getting the right product to the right place in the right quantity at the right time, in the best condition and at an acceptable cost is the challenge of logistics. It is an area that embraces purchasing and supplier management, materials management and manufacturing, inventory management and warehousing, distribution and transport, and customer service.

Logistics and Supply chain management offers a career that will continually develop an individual’s potential and reward ambition in a challenging global environment. 

Since the demand for logistics professionals outstrips the supply, there are excellent opportunities for rapid career progression for those with the drive to succeed.

Careers in logistics and supply chain management offer early responsibility, exciting challenges with good remuneration and opportunities to travel. The typical student for this pathway seeks a generalist background able to exploit any of the job opportunities found within the logistics industries.The services supporting the retail industry form the focus for discussion and analysis.

Students can attend classes either in person in Swansea or virtually via webcasting and all lectures are recorded for viewing later.   There are four mandatory modules and one research module which results in the production of a major report

  • Logistics and Transport in Strategic Context
  • Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Strategic Network Planning
  • Delivering Strategic Performance in Logistics and Transport
  • Research Project

Logistics and Supply chain management offers a career that will continually develop an individual’s potential and reward ambition in a challenging global environment. Since the demand for logistics professionals outstrips the supply, there are excellent opportunities for rapid career progression for those with the drive to succeed. Careers in Logistics Services offer early responsibility, exciting challenges with good remuneration and opportunities to travel.  

Assessment methods include a variety of written formats from essays and reports (ranging from 2,500 to 2,750 words), Directed Reading and Reflection Exercises (up to 500 words in length) and oral presentations delivered both in a group and individually.

The student-led research project is expected to be around 8,000 to 10,000 words in length. The project is supported by a nominated member of the academic staff in the role of project supervisor.

In addition to summative assessments the programme also undertakes a range of formative assessments that may include one or more of the following: peer assessed work, group presentations, reflective journals, blogs and wikis, internet searches, document analysis, and bibliographic exercises.

Students are normally in work but applications for those not currently employed are encouraged. The University invites applications from students of other EU countries and from outside the EU, who have qualifications and skills equivalent to the above.

Other equivalent qualifications are accepted and the admissions panel will consider each application on an individual basis. Please note also that our offers are not based solely on your academic achievements; we take into account your full range of skills, experience and attainments when considering your application.

After two years of membership this award qualifies students to apply for Chartered Mambership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport with the right to use the post-nominal CMILT. The award also fulfils part of the requirement for access to the MSc Logistics.