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Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context

24 months
3675 GBP/year
3675 GBP/year
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The classic distance learning Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context Postgraduate Diploma, MA from King's College London has been specifically designed for professionals wishing to expand their knowledge and understanding of EU procurement law and regulation, while also placing that system within its wider international context. 


The Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context course offered at King's College London is particularly for lawyers and senior procurement professionals.  Lawyers in private practice or the public sector, in-house legal advisers and officials dealing with practice or policy in procurement will find the addition of this in-depth study and experience of procurement law of value in any aspect of their work that involves regulated procurement.  Procurement professionals can expect the addition of this legal component to their experience to be of value as practice becomes ever more closely driven by legal developments.

Key Benefits

  • Gives an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of the EU procurement regime in the public sector
  • Detailed knowledge of the EU system is supplemented and enriched by consideration of the different challenges for implementation in Europe and the approaches taken in other systems beyond the EU
  • Programme materials written by leading professional experts in the field
  • Can be studied anywhere in the world
  • Weekend seminars led by course director
  • Hard copy study material with online additional support, traditional one year cohort
  • In the 2019 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 97% of students at the Centre of European Law agreed with the statement: Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course. 
  • MA can be started within two years of finishing the Diploma.

Career prospects

Completing this rigorous programme will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world. Programme graduates are mostly professionals who enjoy specialisation and promotion in their existing workplace or new employment destinations. Graduates from this programme typically work for

  • Law firms in London, Brussels and worldwide
  • Public sector legal departments
  • Corporate sector legal advisors
  • European Institutions
  • European Commission

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Policy, Scope and Principles of the Regime and the Essential Procurement Decisions 
  • Application of Procurement Law Issues in the Face of Modern Challenges and the Need to Achieve Efficiency 
  • Enforcement and the Wider World 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • Application for PG Diploma, progression to MA only if PG Dip is passed at Merit level.


180 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree in law or a related discipline, or be a qualified barrister or solicitor. Applications from candidates who have achieved a comparable academic level through past studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate for admission may also be considered. Holders of the CIPS Professional Diploma level 6 in procurement and supply with a majority of 60% in the final exams may also be eligible.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A certified copy of your official degree certificate.
  • Please include one professional or, if you are a recent graduate, one academic reference.
  • You may also wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3675 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3675 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3675 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3675 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • PgDip fees: £7,350 per year


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