Studying by Distance Learning through MCG
– How it
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.
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.
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
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.
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
How long will
your course take?
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
following are average timings for the completion of each programme :
2 Certificate can be completed in six to twelve months.
3 Advanced Certificate
can also be
completed in six
to twelve months.
4 Diploma can be completed in in twelve to
5 Advanced Diploma can also be completed in twelve to eighteen months.
6 Professional Diploma can also be completed in twelve to
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.
about supported distance learning study through MCG, please complete
the Form ---here--- [New
MCG - CIPS Exam Centre Number - 005031578