Taught course

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Diplomas in Procurement and Supply

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
Diploma in Procurement and Supply Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Entry requirements

All candidates must start at the Diploma Level, candidates should have at least two A-levels. Exemptions are available to those that can demonstrate that they have studied the same subject within an alternative programme and at an equivalent level. All exemptions should be applied for directly through CIPS.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma is a valued qualification awarded to those who successfully meet the requirements of the Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Professional Diploma stages.

You will study:

Diploma (Level Four)

You will study five core subjects:

  • Negotiating and Contracting in Procurement and Supply
  • Sourcing in Procurement and Supply
  • Contexts of Procurement and Supply
  • Business Needs in Procurement and Supply
  • Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply

Advanced Diploma (Level Five)

You will study five core subjects:

  • Category Management in Procurement and Supply
  • Management in Procurement and Supply
  • Managing Risks in Procurement and Supply
  • Sustainability in Supply Chains
  • Improving the Competitiveness of Supply Chains

Professional Diploma (Level Six)

You will study five core subjects:

  • Leadership in Procurement and Supply
  • Legal Aspects in Procurement and Supply
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Corporate and Business Strategy
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma is a valued qualification awarded to those who successfully meet the requirements of the Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Professional Diploma stages.

Fees and funding

For information on funding, please telephone UGCS Ltd on 01443 482482.

Qualification and course duration

Diploma in Procurement and Supply

part time
8 months

Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

part time
8 months

Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

part time
8 months

Course contact details

Phone
0845 519 2284