Is this course right for me?

Today's challenging business environment has raised the importance of purchasing and supply with the profession playing an increasingly significant role in an organisation’s sustainability. As a consequence, purchasing and supply professionals are a necessary and valuable asset to any company, especially well-qualified, well trained ones.

CIPS is an internationally recognised professional qualification, up to Honours Degree Level, which is strongly pragmatic and applies equally to both the public and private sectors.

The CIPS programme at The Management Centre, at levels 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, will develop a high standard of skill, ability and integrity among procurement professionals and can be tailored to individuals just starting out, or those who have been in the profession for some time. The tutors are experienced procurement and business practitioners who can coach, support and guide you through your qualification.

Entry requirements:

  • Level 4 procurement experience or HND/Foundation Degree

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Practical sessions


  • Written examination


  • Progression from Level 4 to Level 6
  • After Level 6 MCIPS, LLM entry into Master in Law