Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (PG Dip)

Robert Gordon University the United Kingdom

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The award
PG Dip

How long you will study
30 weeks

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at Robert Gordon University

This full-time course is suitable for professionals who wish to develop knowledge, understanding and business management skills in the fields of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. The degree enables the student to focus on a specialised and strategically important aspect of business. A wide range of analytical concepts and models are explored to encourage their application in contemporary organisational contexts.

The core subject areas develop transferable management skills enabling organisational and contextual linkage with the specialist areas of Procurement and The Supply Chain. The specialist subject areas aim to develop an understanding and application of the concepts and frameworks which could be taken back into the workplace. The dissertation stage enables in-depth research to be undertaken investigating organisations' challenges in this field.

What you will study

Semester 1

  • Business Environment

  • Finance for Managers

  • Operations Management

  • Managing People


Semester 2

  • Purchasing Principles and Law

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Strategic Purchasing

  • Research Methods


Semester 3

  • Dissertation in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management


Entry requirements

Applicants will require a good honours degree. Those who do not possess an honours degree but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Placements and accreditations

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: entire course £8276 for academic year 2010/11


International Students

  • New students: entire course £8600 for academic year 2010/11


The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.

How to apply

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.

http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline/

If you prefer to apply on paper, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office to request that an application be posted out to you.

If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:

  • Email postgraduateadmissions@rgu.ac.uk

  • Call +44 (0) 1224 262132


If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

  • Complete our International Enquiries form

  • Call 0044 1224 262726

  • Email international@rgu.ac.uk

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study60 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study45 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study90 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study15 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study60 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study90 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

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