Logistics occurs in all industries and by its very nature is the key to their efficiency and effectiveness. Consequently there are excellent career prospects for Logistics graduates. The breadth and depth of our programmes will give you a head start in your chosen career.
Typical areas of employment include:
- logistics and distribution divisions of manufacturers
- the retail industry
- freight forwarders
- the health services
- road freight hauliers
- local and central government consultants
- third-party distribution companies
- parcel delivery services
- manufacturing logistics
- procurement divisions of companies
- the Armed Forces
Our recent graduates were very successful in finding logistics, supply chain and general management graduate positions with a variety of companies including: Debenhams, L’Oréal, Caterpillar, Bloomberg, Panasonic UK, Adidas-Salomon, Unilever, Virgin Atlantic Airways, BMW, Fujitsu, Hays Distribution, Omega Logistics, Rolls-Royce, Wincanton, Exel, Interbrew, GSK, Gist, TNT and Atkins.
Some of our other graduates chose to join Officer Training Schemes for the Army and Royal Air Force and Aston University’s position as one of the select few UK Defence Academy (DTUS) universities makes us ideal for those wishing to pursue their careers in this area.
During the course of your studies you will be involved in several individual and group projects. These are designed to develop individual skills needed to work within the logistics and transport industry after your graduation. There is a wide range of skills involved in project work such as communication, written and verbal, organisational and management skills. Team work may teach you how to compromise as well.