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CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Evening)

(SCQF level 8)

Business & Procurement, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

TBC

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 1699

Overview

The course is delivered by a classroom-based approach where you will have 150 hours of class contact time with your tutor across all 8 modules. The core modules which are worth 12 credits are taught over ten weeks, whilst the 6 credit modules are taught over 5 weeks. This equates to roughly 3 hours per week although on some weeks you will attend college for full days.

You will have access to a wide variety of course materials on our Virtual Learning Environment (MyCity) to further support your studies. Our library also has excellent Supply Chain related resources both in hard copy and on-line which you will gain access to on induction.  You will be able to link to your fellow classmates via an on-line forum where you can share ideas and offer each other moral support throughout the year.

Cost

The qualification cost paid to the college is £1699 plus an exam fee of £48 per Objective Response exam or £63 for the longer CR exams (there are 8 exams in total).

Time

Classes will run on a Thursday evening 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

This is the only entry point onto the CIPS  Diploma qualifications.

  • A minimum of at least two A-levels (or international equivalent) or a CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate qualification is required.
  • Alternatively, you will need a minimum of two years’ relevant experience in a business environment.

What you study

You will study 8 units in total worth 60 credits:-

  • Defining Business Need.
  • Whole Life Asset Management.
  • Ethical and Responsible Sourcing.
  • Supplier Relationships.
  • Commercial Contracting.
  • Commercial Negotiation.
  • Procurement and Supply Practice.
  • Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply.

Teaching

Assessment methods

You will be assessed at the College in line with the CIPS examination timetable which runs September, November, March, May and June of every year.

Your first exam will be November 2019 if you start your studies in August 2019.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    TBC
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1699