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Level 6 -Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Level 5 - Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

 Level 4 -Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Level 3 - Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operation

Level 2 - Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations


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Studying by Distance Learning through MCG How it works

Our distance learning programmes work in almost the same way as traditional classroom based study, but with more flexibility. The study is built around you, which gives you the opportunity to balance your studies with your job, personal life and individual circumstances.

You will have a one-to-one relationship with your tutor rather than being part of a large class. With this flexibility you can :

         Start whenever you want - any day of the year

         Study from anywhere in the world - even if you relocate, you can continue to study

         Cover programme modules as quickly or as slowly as you choose, only sitting scheduled exams when you feel ready

         Overcome your own specific weaknesses by focusing specifically on them with your tutor


Study Material and Tutor Support

At MCG, we believe that the most important parts of your course are to have the right study material and professional tutor support. You will have access to this support throughout the duration of your study schedule.

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In addition to studying the material provided, students should keep up with current developments in purchasing, supply and business in general. This can be done through newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and the Internet.



If you are not sure about distance learning or the CIPS qualifications, you can choose to study one unit at a time. This way you can find out whether it is the right programme for you and the right style of study.

You don't have to wait or aim for any particular term date. You can start at any time which suits you. The only limitations are the CIPS exams which are currently scheduled three times per year outside of the UK in May, July and November.

If you have to relocate because of your job, you can continue to study and we will help you to find a new exam centre where CIPS can send the papers for you to sit.

Your studies do not need to take control of you but should fit in with your many commitments.  If something happens with your job or family which affects your studies, then let us know and we will work with you to decide the best way forward.


How long will your course take?

This depends on your personal strengths and weaknesses, the courses you have taken in the past, your work experience and the research and additional reading you decide to do. You may find that you move through one module/unit more quickly than another.

The following are average timings for the completion of each programme :

        Level 2 Certificate can be completed in six to twelve months. 

         Level 3 Advanced Certificate can also be completed in six to twelve months. 

         Level 4 Diploma can be completed in in twelve to eighteen months. 

         Level 5 Advanced Diploma can also be completed in twelve to eighteen months. 

         Level 6 Professional Diploma can also be completed in twelve to eighteen months. 

Customised study schedules will guide you through the subjects and a tutor will provide feedback on your coursework, answer your specific questions, and provide advice, support and encouragement. You can contact your tutor whenever you need to, with any problems you might have in understanding the topics.

If there is something you need to know, we will try to answer it for you.

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