Griffith College

MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management

MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management

MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management

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

Study MSc in Supply Chain Management and Procurement at Griffith College
Validated by:QQI
QQI Level:9
Overview

The Graduate Business School in Griffith College Dublin is now offering an MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management in full and part-time modes. This Masters programme has been designed for business graduates and/or graduates from a purchasing and supply management related discipline, to equip them with the specialist skills required for successful careers in the procurement/purchasing and supply management fields across a broad base of industries. The programme develops students' abilities to research current trends and developments in procurement and supply management and to develop their knowledge and skills to work in this dynamic business arena across multiple industries whether they be service or manufacturing orientated. The course consists of three stages; stage one and two are taught semesters. Modules covered include;

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Economics and Risk Assessment
  • International Strategy
  • Sustainable Procurement and Supply Management

The third and final stage is the dissertation semester where students, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff, submit a dissertation on a particular area of interest within the course.

EU Students:

1 Year Full-time, 2 Years Part-time

NON-EU Students:

Non-EU students from a non-Business background may be required to undertake one extra bridging semester which would extend the programme’s duration by one semester

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MBA Progression Option

On completion of the MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management, students may choose to enrol on the MBA in International Business. The graduates may, normally within a two year period, submit, with mentor supervision, two reports based on experiential learning in the workplace. The successful completion of these reports enables them to replace their MSc qualification with an MBA.

Structure

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
Entry Requirements
General 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.

Fees

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.

Sponsorship

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: accounts@griffith.ie:

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.

Please Note: A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Campus: 
Dublin
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
Campus: 
Dublin
Study Mode: 
Part-Time
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 9,150.00
How to Apply

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Entry requirements

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.

Progression
Academic Progression: 

The programme also provides an innovative route to an internationally recognised MBA qualification. On completion of the MSc in International Procurement and Supply Management, students may choose to enrol on the MBA in International Business. The graduates may submit two reports based on experiential learning in the workplace, demonstrating appropriate management competencies. These reports are produced with Mentor supervision and usually within a two year period. The successful completion of these reports enables students to replace their MSc qualification with an MBA.

What is an MBA? Find out more!

Career Progression: 

This International Procurement and Supply Management Masters programme enables students to take their careers to higher levels through the understanding of a wide range of business functions with a law focus. This focus supports the learners' professional development for their future careers and enhances their employability, enabling them to take advantage of all available opportunities. The dual aspect of procurement and supply management within this course allows graduates to develop skills to work in both fields or specialise in either area.

Get in Touch

If you would like to find out more about this course, please do not hesitate in contacting a member of our admissions team.