CIPS professional qualifications

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) provide benchmark education programmes globally for procurement and supply professionals. 

Prove you are capable

Skills in procurement and supply are currently in high demand, as businesses struggle to deal with supply challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit. A CIPS qualification demonstrates you have reached a high professional standard and are aware of the latest laws, regulations and best practices. It can improve your employment and progression prospects within the industry. 

You can apply directly to us for this programme, using our online system. 


Why Derby?

Here's why you should consider studying with us:

How will I study?

You'll study at weekly classes where you can share ideas with fellow students and discuss and debtate issues. 

Do I qualify for exemptions?

Depending on your prior learning, you may qualify for an exemption to individual study units or even levels. Exemptions are designed to make sure that you do not repeat any learning that you've already completed and gained recognition for. Exemptions are awarded by CIPS, not our University, and for details of the requirements, the cost, and how to apply for exemptions, please see the CIPS website.