BSc Intelligent Supply Chain

General

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Program Description

Following XJTLU’s exciting and innovative Syntegrative Educational Model, this programme is an equal collaboration between the University and its industry partner, AMT, at the School of Intelligent Finance and Business in XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang).

The BSc Intelligent Supply Chain programme integrates application and practice, providing you with a cutting-edge education in supply chains in the era of artificial intelligence.

You will study theories in strategies, processes, information systems, financial support systems, model simulation, and artificial intelligence optimisation in operations and supply chain, and receive training in supply chain management and optimisation.

In addition, you will benefit from XJTLU's collaboration with industry partners in the field of the intelligent supply chain, gaining a solid understanding of how the supply chain shapes the sales and profit potential of a business, and the role technology can play in revolutionising supply chain management practices around the world.

Not only that, but graduates from this unique programme will also meet the needs of a wide range of employers, as the educational model’s unique focus on entrepreneurship and innovation provides you with the skills and abilities to think like an entrepreneur, providing the foundation for you to go on to become one of the leaders for tomorrow’s new industries.

Why Should I Study Intelligent Supply Chain at XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang)?

  • Be part of a unique educational experience, preparing you to work in fast-paced, rapidly changing, smart technology-driven industries;
  • Benefit from XJTLU's strategic location in Taicang's High-Tech Development Zone with rapidly expanding technology-driven industries;
  • Learn through practical application, using your knowledge and skills in solving real problems in research and industry settings;
  • Benefit from mentoring and training from industry experts as part of the unique industry-themed school's partnerships with leading businesses;
  • Gain valuable entrepreneur and leadership skills through studying the unique contemporary entrepreneur modules that are part of the degree, giving you a competitive edge in whatever career path you choose;
  • 600 hours of problem-based internship experience as part of the degree programme;
  • Study in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities in XJTLU's new Taicang campus (due to open in 2021);
  • Graduate with world-class qualifications, including two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the BSc Intelligent Supply Chain programme, you will have:

  • a comprehensive and in-depth theoretical foundation of supply chain management;
  • the ability to use the technology in supply chains to solve the practical problems of supply chain operations under modern emerging business models;
  • a global perspective on supply chain management, as well as a deep insight into the industry within China;
  • the ability to combine theory, practice and critical thinking to find innovative business solutions;
  • comprehensive knowledge of entrepreneurship and leadership, project management and innovation concepts and how to apply them in a practical setting;
  • high-level communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills that are transferable across a range of careers and industries.

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Modules

Year One

UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree.

Year Two

Major: Compulsory Modules

Major: Optional Modules

Minor: Compulsory Modules

Year Three

Major: Compulsory Modules

Major: Optional Modules

Minor: Compulsory Modules

Year Four

Major: Compulsory Modules

Major: Optional Modules

Minor: Compulsory Modules

Careers

Graduates from this programme will be well-prepared to reach senior managerial positions or become an operations or supply chain management strategist in top national and international organisations. You will not only have specialised knowledge but also possess a wide range of skills that will place you in a highly prized position in your future work place.

Fees

International students

RMB 88,000 per academic year.

Early bird discount

All international who accept their offer by 1 May 2020 will automatically qualify for an RMB 8,000 early bird discount

Join a free Chinese language course

We now offer a free summer Chinese language course for all undergraduate and postgraduate students starting their degree in September 2020.

Choose from a two-week, four-week or six-week language course.

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students

RMB 88,000 per academic year.

Early bird discount

All Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao students who accept their offer by 1 May 2020 will automatically qualify for an RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students who apply to XJTLU through the Joint Entrance Examination on the governmental online application system (Education Examination Authority of Guangdong Province) will automatically qualify for an RMB 8,000 early bird discount.

Mainland Chinese students

RMB 88,000 per academic year.

Entry Requirements

International students

Entry into Year One

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Entry into Year Two

Students who have completed A-levels or International Baccalaureate (or equivalent) will be considered for entry into Year Two, different programmes have different subject-relevant requirements.

  • A-level: BBB
  • IB Diploma: 30 points
  • Advanced Placement Tests/Subject SATS--High school diploma with a GPA of 3.0 or above, plus:
    • Redesigned SAT: 1280+ (students that took the SATs previous to 2016 will require 1800+) or ACT: 27, and 2 AP examinations: 4+ or 2 SAT subject tests: 600+ or
    • 3 AP examinations: 4+ or
    • 3 SAT subjects: 600+

Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students

Students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan may apply with the following:

  • A minimum grade of 400 on the Joint Entrance Examination to Chinese Universities for Overseas Chinese Students and Students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, or
  • General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) ranking of at least the top 50 per cent for 4 subjects, including English and Maths. For detailed information see information in Chinese.

English language requirements

For international applicants, if you are a non-native English speaker, or if you have not previously studied in English, you must have satisfactory English language skills to study at XJTLU. Various English qualifications are accepted:

Year One entry

  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL: 62 (iBT)

Year Two entry

  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL: 90 (iBT)

English qualifications are not required for students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan who take the Joint Examination or the GSAT.

Students who are entering into Year One with less than IELTS 6.0 or equivalent in their English proficiency will take 10 credits EAP, and students with IELTS 6.5 or above will take five credits EAP.

"This programme combines BSc Intelligent Supply Chain, and entrepreneurship & innovation training; allowing you to develop a critical insight in real industrial operation."

Dr Guoquan Liu
Programme Director

How To Apply

Applications should be submitted via our online application system:

  1. Click/tap the apply link
  2. Create an account or log in to your existing account
  3. Complete your application

Once your application account is successfully created, enter all the information required in the application form carefully and make sure the information you provide is correct, complete and up to date. Upload the required documents to the corresponding fields.

You may log-in to view your application form at any time.

For further details of how to successfully apply to study at XJTLU, please visit the how to apply page.

Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is an international joint venture university founded by Xi’an Jiaotong University in China and the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom in 2006. ... Read More

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is an international joint venture university founded by Xi’an Jiaotong University in China and the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom in 2006. Read less