Tender to Delivery Masters in Health and Social Care Policy
Open procurement for the provision of a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care Policy.
United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
39 Victoria Street
Telephone: +44 2072104850
NUTS code: UK
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care/about/procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Masters in Health and Social Care Policy
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (the “Authority”) is issuing this notice to inform the market of its intention to start an open procurement for the provision of a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care Policy. The purpose of this tendering exercise is to engage the services of a university/higher education institute which can award UK degrees (i.e. a body recognised by the UK authorities as capable of awarding a UK degree) to provide a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care policy.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
National. Policy staff in the Department of Health and Social Care are based in London and Leeds.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The principal requirement is the provision of a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care Policy. The ability to offer a postgraduate Diploma to participants of the course who are unable to commit to completing a masters dissertation would be desirable, but not essential.
It is envisaged that there will be 3 cohorts of participants, with the possibility of 2 further contract extensions, each for one further cohort. The first cohort will commence their studies in autumn 2019. The third cohort are expected to complete their studies in autumn 2023.
Most participants will be policy staff employed by the Department of Health and Social Care, but participants employed by the department’s arms length bodies may also join the course under this contract. The minimum size of each cohort will be 15 participants. At this stage, it is envisaged that the maximum cohort size will be 30 participants, but this could rise to 40 participants.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
To be renewed annually for a maximum of 2 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Online through the procurement portal https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: