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MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management

MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management


Develop the necessary skills for a successful career in the procurement/purchasing and supply management fields

This Masters programme has been designed for business graduates and/or graduates from a purchasing and supply management related discipline.

Why Study International Procurement and Supply Management at Griffith College?

Our MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management is available on a full and part-time basis over a 1-2 Year period and aims to equip students with the specialist skills required for successful careers in the procurement/purchasing and supply management fields across a broad base of industries.

  • Students will develop their knowledge and skills to work in this dynamic business arena across multiple service or manufacturing orientated industries.
  • Students will enhance their ability to research current trends and developments in procurement and supply management.
  • flexible study model gives students the option of either full-time or part-time study
  • Students have the opportunity to further their studies by enrolling on our internationally recognised MBA in International Business.
  • highly practical learning approach taught by a Graduate Business School lecturing team with outstanding industry experience.
Course details
Stage 1

Taught modules:

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • International Marketing Management
  • Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility*
  • Economics and Risk Assessment 1
  • Procurement and Supply Management
  • Sustainable Development
Stage 2: PG Diploma in International Procurement and Supply Management

Taught modules:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • International Strategy
  • Business Research Methods*
  • Economics and Risk Assessment 2
  • Sustainable Procurement and Supply Management
  • Strategic Procurement and Supply Management

* over two semesters

Stage 3
  • MSc Dissertation
How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Primary Honours Degree in a business/purchasing/supply management related discipline or a postgraduate related qualification and/or experiential learning. Non-business graduates with substantial work experience may apply but will be subject to interview.

How to Apply

Applicants can Apply Online Directly

Academic Achievement Applicants must normally hold an approved honours degree in a business or purchasing/procurement and supply management related discipline or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary or professional institution. Students with or without relevant business management experience are welcome to apply.

English Language

Proficiency All applicants for whom English is not their native language must provide proof of English language proficiency to a standard of at least 6.5 in IELTS, 575 TOEFL or equivalent.

Accreditation of Prior Learning and Prior Experience (APL/APEL)

The Graduate Business School welcomes applications from those with prior academic and/or professional learning experience which may be relevant to the MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management programme. Applicants who wish for their prior academic and/or professional learning experience to be considered are requested to indicate this at the time of application and we will be happy to examine all of the relevant documentation accordingly.


Fee Information 

A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Tuition Fees

Study Mode: Full-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 9,150.00

EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00

Non EU living Ireland: EUR 11,000.00

Non EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 9,150.00

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.


Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]

Academic Progression

On completion of the Level 9 MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression

 Through the MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of communication and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

  • Supply Chain and Logistics Specialist
  • Global Sourcing Manager
  • Planning Manager
  • Strategic Sourcing Manager
  • Distribution Specialist
  • Procurement Manager
  • International Supply Chain Director
  • Demand Planning Analyst
  • Sourcing Manager
  • Supplier Management

Ready to take the next step?