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This programme has been developed in recognition of the growing importance of legal regulation in controlling public procurement; although it is intended to provide a gold standard in legal training in public procurement, the programme is aimed both at those with a legal background and those without and does not require that applicants possess a law degree; those taking the programme will obtain a thorough understanding of: the nature of law and the legal process; the principles and rules of public procurement law; the application of these rules in key national and international systems/models including those of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the World Trade Organistaion (WTO), the EU and the UK; how to implement best practice in the context of a legal framework; the programme is designed, in particular, for: policy makers responsible for designing and implementing legal rules on public procurement; procurement officers whose roles demand an understanding of the legal rules; lawyers advising on public procurement; those seeking to undertake research or teaching in public procurement.
Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent; additional experience/qualifications may also be considered; applications are welcome from those who possess the CIPS Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (Level 6 of the CIPS qualification framework) and others with relevant qualifications or experience from the purchasing and supply field; a qualification or background in law is not required; Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading and 6.0 in speaking and listening), TOEFL paper-based 600 with 5.0 in the TWE, TOEFL IBT 100 with no less than 21 in any element.
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Postgraduate Qualification (PgCert)
University of Nottingham
Government / Parliamentary Studies, Law, Law / Legal Studies
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I really enjoyed my time at Nottingham, the staff were all brill, the course was the same! I highly recommended both the course and the uni especially for studying Biological sciences, in my case, Zoology....more
The tutors are outstanding. Coursework and exams are well moderated and keeps the students always on toes throughout the time of training...more1 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
management listens to everything you said...more1 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
Great course, although a strong maths background is desirable. Nice university....more2 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
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