Taught course

Strategy and Procurement Management

University of Birmingham · Birmingham Business School

Entry requirements

The normal requirements for entry to the programme are three years of relevant work experience together with: A good honours degree or equivalent; or Professional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or an equivalent professional body.

Months of entry


Course content

The MBA (SPM) is accredited by the UK's Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), and graduates who fulfil the relevant work experience requirements of CIPS are also awarded full membership of the Institute (MCIPS).

The programme offers a range of specialist professionally orientated modules designed for managers with procurement responsibilities across a range of sectors and industries. It provides an opportunity for those involved in procurement to develop their general management knowledge and skills, and to gain access to leading-edge thinking and research in procurement and supply management. Those teaching the specialist components of this programme have had substantial practical and consultancy experience of the modern procurement function in a range of manufacturing, service and public sector organizations. The programme is available in both part-time and full-time delivery modes.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Information for international students

International students can find details of scholarships at www.international.bham.ac.uk/scholarships.htm

Fees and funding

UK students
£22,590 FT/PT (whole course)
International students
£22,590 PT (whole course)

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Qualification and course duration


part time
30-72 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate enquiry service
0121 414 5005