University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Strategy and Procurement Management

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.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an Upper 2nd class honours degree or a GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or an equivalent professional qualification (e.g. CIPS Graduate Diploma), and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in purchasing and supply management. Full-time programme: IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in any band); TOEFL IBT 95 (with no less than 22 in any band); Pearson Academic Test of English 67 (in all 4 skills).

Course modules

Strategic analysis of business; human resource management; marketing concepts and practice; finance for managers; accounting for managers; managing operations and projects; global business development; developing leadership practice; strategic purchasing and supply chain management; strategic purchasing and supply chain management (part 2). Choose 2 optional modules from the following: global marketing leadership; ethical finance and sustainability; the international business experience; implementing strategy and managing change; international co-operative strategy; business communications; the effective director; ethics in global business; international banking regulation and supervision; international business finance; entrepreneurial finance; perspectives on strategic management; international business environment; strategic marketing; operations management; human resource management; strategic purchasing and supply chain management part 1 and Part 2; financial management. As well as these modules, students will also participate in a dissertation skills workshop.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a 12,000 word research-based dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 22,590 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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0121 414 5488