University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Strategic Procurement Management

Students develop a sound grasp of current and emerging theories associated with purchasing and supply chain management, with emphasis on relationships with other corporate functions and activities; during the course, learners expand knowledge of concepts and practices, which they can apply to the benefit of own organisation.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification, or, in exceptional circumstances, 3 years� or more significant management experience; students who already hold the CIPS graduate diploma, or equivalent, are eligible for exemptions and entry to a 1 year fast track programme (weekends).

Course modules

Modules include: Finance and law; management theories and philosophies; dissertation project; research methods; strategic operations management and operational research; sustainable supply chain management; purchasing principles and management; advanced procurement; corporate social responsibility and ethics.

Assessment methods

The assessments are currently assignment based with no written exams. Assignment word count may vary but tends to be 2 3,000 word assignments per 20 credit module.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
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03455 767778