Earn a sought-after qualification that empowers you to make a significant impact in the world of Supply Chain, paving the way for your success.
Why Choose the BCom Degree?

The Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management is a gateway to your future career. The programme focuses on preparing students for highly sought-after roles in the supply chain field including logistics managers, planners, general management and business analysis positions.

If you’re passionate about overseeing critical business processes like transportation, operations, procurement, and warehousing, this degree equips you with the necessary skills, and will shape you into a versatile business professional who understands organisational structures and mechanisms.

Earn a sought-after qualification that empowers you to make a significant impact in the world of Supply Chain, paving the way for your success.

Course Information

You may enter the BCom programme, with any one of the following:
  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a Bachelor pass, or
  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
The BCom Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee [HEQC] of the Council on Higher Education [CHE] and is registered on the National Qualifications Framework [NQF] with the South African Qualifications Authority [SAQA].

Berea College of Technology (Pty) Ltd is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), with registration number 2000/HE07/004.

On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a degree certificate conferred by the College Rector at the college’s official graduation ceremony.

Check out these Top 5 Job prospects and specialisations if you graduate with a BCom Supply Chain Management degree in South Africa:

  • Logistics, Supply and Distribution Manager – Pay Estimate: +/- R340 398 to R540 004 per year
  • Procurement Officer –
    Pay Estimate: +/- R210 006 to R297 000 per year
  • Production/Operations Manager – Pay Estimate: +/- R330 000 to R554 021 per year
  • Retail Buyer – Pay Estimate: +/- R156 000 to R240 000 per year
  • Supply Chain Analyst – Pay Estimate: +/- R354 000 to R750 000 per year
1st Year Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Business Communication, Fundamentals of Business Management, Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Introduction to Information Technology, Business statistics, Business Management, Introduction to Supply Chain Management 101, 102
2nd Year Operations Management, Business Law, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Digital Transformation, Warehousing Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management 201, 202
3rd Year Total Quality Management, Transport and Logistics Management, Quantitative Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Project Management, Ethics and Corporate Governance, Supply Chain Management 301, 302
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable BCom Supply Chain Management programme pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform, where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the BCom Supply Chain Management degree, you may advance further into the Honour’s level (NQF 8) or a postgraduate diploma in Management Sciences at Durban University of Technology (DUT) or the BCom Honours in Supply Chain Management offered at University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), University of Free state (UFS) or University of Stellenbosch business (USb).

Students may progress to a general B Com degree with specific credits such as the Advanced Diploma Supply Chain Management or the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration offered at DUT or the BCom in Supply Chain Management offered at UKZN, UJ, UFS or USb.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

As a BCom graduate of the college, you may enter the college’s Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) programme, after meeting the prerequisite subject requirements.

Refer to the PGCE fact sheet fact sheet for more.

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