Applied Procurement Research Projects
Rhedir gan School of History, Law and Social Sciences
60.000 Credyd neu 30.000 Credyd ECTS
Trefnydd: Mr David Clifford
The APRP consists of research and legal writing in the field of Public Procurement Law. The APRP is compulsory for every student who desires to graduate with an LLM degree in Public Procurement Law & Strategy. The maximum length of the essay is between 18,000 and 20,000 words.
The APRP(s) will be used to familiarise students with a broad range of current themes in Public Procurement Law and Strategy. Indicative areas where students may undertake applied research projects include national and European Procurement Law and Public Procurement Strategy. Other topics proposed by candidates may be acceptable subject to ratification by the Course Leader.
Students will choose to undertake at least one Applied Procurement Research Project (APRP) following consultation and discussions with a project supervisor. Indicative list of areas where projects may be undertaken is provided below. It is likely that projects may be undertaken in other areas subject to availability of supervision staff and the appropriateness of suggested topics.
National & European Public Procurement Law
e-Procurement – Legal & Operational issues
International Public Procurement Regimes
Sustainable and Social Procurement
Settlement of Procurement Disputes
Displays ability within a specialized area of knowledge and skills, employing appropriate skills to conduct procurement research. Work at threshold quality demonstrates an adequate knowledge and understanding of current issues in the field of Public Procurement. It shows a critical awareness of current problems, some of which is informed by thinking at the forefront of the academic discipline. Work at this level shows a developing understanding of techniques applicable to the student’s own research. It shows an ability to apply knowledge in an original way, and to use established techniques of research and enquiry to interpret knowledge in the discipline. The conceptual understanding evidenced by the work indicates that the student can evaluate scholarship in the field.
Displays accomplished ability within a specialized area of knowledge and skills, employing good quality skills to conduct Procurement research. Good work in this module will demonstrate a systematic knowledge and understanding of current issues in this field of study. It shows a critical awareness of current problems, much of which is at, or informed by thinking at, the forefront of the academic discipline. Work at this level shows a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to the student’s own research. It shows an ability to apply knowledge in an original way, and to use established techniques of research and enquiry to create and interpret knowledge in the discipline. The conceptual understanding evidenced in the work indicates that the student can evaluate advanced scholarship in the discipline. The work shows an ability to evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them, and, where, appropriate, propose hypotheses.
Displays mastery of a complex and specialized area of knowledge and skills, employing advanced skills to conduct procurement research. Excellent work in this module will contain the qualities recognized in good work, but will show them in a more consistent way, and at all points. It will demonstrate a systematic knowledge and understanding of current issues in this field of study. It shows a critical awareness of current problems, much of which is at the forefront of this academic discipline. Work at this level shows a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to the student’s own research or to advanced scholarship. It shows throughout an ability to apply knowledge in an original way, and to use established techniques of research and enquiry to create and interpret knowledge in the discipline. The conceptual understanding evidenced in the work indicates that the student can critically evaluate advanced scholarship in the discipline, and do so in a consistent manner. The work shows an ability to evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them, and, where, appropriate, propose hypotheses.
Provide insights into the procurement behaviour of the procurement function in public and private sector organisations and examine the legal polices and frameworks that affect procurement operations.
Demonstrate a critical awareness and understanding of procurement processes and the legal frameworks that support them.
Demonstrate a sophisticated familiarity with previous and current theoretical and applied law research across the range of core subjects delivered on the LLM in Public Procurement Law and Strategy.
Demonstrate the ability to critically analyse the legal conditions in the international environment that drive trade and procurement between nations and the issues facing companies and governments.
Explore and critically analyse the wide range of procurement processes associated with operations management, performance management and legal guidance.
Understand to an advanced level and critically evaluate how procurement strategies are formulated, developed and implemented within public and private sector organisations.
Critically analyse, evaluate and apply a complex body of public procurement law knowledge against a wider organisational background.
Articulate a detailed and critical understanding of the subject of procurement in relation to (indicative list): national and European Procurement Law, Litigation Strategies, European Internal Market Law, International Procurement Regimes, Sustainable Procurement, Public Procurement and Innovation, Procurement Relations, Procurement Ethics, Risk Management in Public Procurement and Contract Design and Management.
Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu
|Supervised time in studio/workshop||
Project supervision and workshop sessions and placement to identify topics for research project.
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Sgiliau pwnc penodol
- Students will acquire an understanding of advanced legal theories and jurisprudence concerning the development of Public Procurement Law at Global, European Union and national levels (UK and Ireland)
- Students will acquire critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, informed by the latest academic literature, legislation and case law.
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Cyrsiau sy’n cynnwys y modiwl hwn
Gorfodol mewn cyrsiau:
- M1AQ: LLM Public Procurement Law and Strategy year 1 (LLM/PPLS)