PROJECT MANAGEMENT – Bsc (Hons)

Overview Every sector of the current business landscape needs competent project managers who can successfully implement innovative ideas and strategies. This APM-accredited Project Management course will teach you the ins and outs of the tools and techniques projects managers need to master. Currently, engineering, retail, technology, education, healthcare and tourism are only a few of the industries that make use of project management. In order to have an impact on the deployment of projects in a business, students need to possess broad knowledge and solid concepts.  In a world where only 22% of projects meet their original objectives, specialists still believe that 87% of businesses regarded project teams as being essential to the eventual success of a project (according to research carried out by the Association of Project Management). These figures prove that competent professionals can truly change the world and this course can put you on that path. Course duration: 3 years Start dates: January/April/August/September

With a degree in project management, the sky’s the limit! All businesses regardless of the sector need people who can improve business operations and make them more efficient. Besides being a manager, you can also opt for other similar positions, including:

  • Project assistant or coordinator
  • Implementation or change manager
  • Project management consultant
  • Program or portfolio manager
  • Technical project manager/lead
  • Business project lead
  • Project planner
  • Risk analyst

 And more;

Minimum age: 18 years 

Applicants must provide proof of highest qualification obtained (e.g. high school diploma/baccalaureate/level 3 diploma) or relevant work experience 

Students from abroad must demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of English 

Students must attend an interview with a member of the admissions team 

Students must bring original diplomas at the time of registration

YEAR 1

      • Business Research Methods and Analysis
      • Business Consulting
      • Principles of Procurement, Financial Control and Contract Management
      • Governance in a Global Business Environment
      • Introduction to Project Management
      • Elective: Digital Skills & Professional Development
      • Elective: Technology and Innovation

YEAR 2

      • Advanced Project Management
      • Project Justification
      • Project Planning
      • Agile and Hybrid Project Management
      • AI and Big Data Analytics in Project Management
      • Elective: Operations & Supply Chain Management
      • Elective: Digital & Social Media Marketing

YEAR 3

      • Project Change and Control
      • Quality Management
      • Project Risk and Issue Management
      • Developing People and Capabilities
      • Final Project Including End Point Assessment

Assessment

You don’t have to worry about traditional written exams in this course. Assessments are meant to facilitate the application of learning to real-life situations and students will have the opportunity to implement live case studies, project plans or strategies, thus demonstrating practical and critical skills. On your final project, you will get the chance to work on a project management scenario pertaining to a real organisation. Consequently, students can enjoy plenty of networking opportunities along the way. Further assessments include reflective analysis, portfolios and work products, risk assessments, proposals and case study reports.

Progression

As it is accredited by the Association of Project Management (APM), completing this course considerably enhances your job prospects. On the one hand, during the three years you will have multiple opportunities to create valuable industry networks, which can lead you towards employment. On the other hand, if you’re looking to work some more on your knowledge and skills, you can continue studying at the postgraduate level, choosing an MSc in Project Management, for instance.

Self-Funding The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about. Government Funds – Student Finance England          If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

International Project Management Master Degree

International Project Management Master Degree seeks to give you the skills and practical insights required to manage the full lifecycle of a project, from initiation to closing and evaluation. The globalised business and organisational environment is creating a growing need for project managers that can operate in a variety of cultural and socio-economic settings and are capable of handling the complexities that arise while working in an international context.

The programme provides students with a systematic understanding of project management and a critical awareness of current problems together with new insights.

International Project Management Master Degree is a universally transferable skill that can be applied to any industry, with demand for Project Managers never wavering. In its simplest form project management is the discipline of organising and managing resources to deliver the required objectives. Our course will delve into the more advanced practices of project management.

The International Project Management Master Degree course boasts two distinctive features: Firstly, the focus of the course will be on what is really needed for success in today’s constantly changing business environment: students will also study research; leadership; law; change management and the global commercial marketplace. Secondly, the emphasis will be on the practical rather than the overtly theoretical and students will study, analyse and develop key tactical skills through the course’s hands-on approach to learning.

During the master in International Project Management Master Degree course, the students will gain understanding of how to deliver projects with all the valuable resource in mind, be it scope, time, cost or quality. You will learn about the core components of project management including; why the project is necessary and what the requirements to complete the project are, developing and implementing the project and managing the risks and issues that present themselves.

We emphasise the practical rather than the theoretical encouraging students to study, analyse and develop key tactical skills through a hands-on approach to learning. In contrast to more traditional project management education, the programme focuses on providing our students with knowledge to work in an international environment.

Course Length: 1 year;
Start dates:  January / April / August / September;

  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Operations Manager
  • Implementation manager
  • Management consultant
  • Programme manager
  • Portfolio manager
  • Director of projects
  • Product Development Manager
  • Global Project Manager
  • Global Operations Coordinator
  • Head of Strategic Planning
  • Industrial Production Manager
  • International Manager
  • International Supply Chain Project Manager
  • International Sales Manager
  • International Project Controller
  • International Logistics Coordinator
  • International Business Development Project Manager
  • International HR
  • Contracts Manager
  • Industry and Enhancements Planning Manager
  • Development Project Manager
  • Incident and Problem Manager
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
  • Programmes Administrator
  • Business Process Analyst
  • Director Capital Projects
  • Marketing & Business Development Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Property and Equipment Manager
  • Safety, Quality and Environmental Manager

And more;

  • Research Applications in Global Business
  • Business Law for Managers
  • Global Economic Environment
  • Cross Cultural Leadership
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Applied Project Management
  • Leading Projects – Managing Intellectual Capital
  • Business Improvement and Change
  • Developing Project Management Solutions
  • Postgraduate Major Project

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment

The programme offers a mixture of conventional lectures and seminars, supported by online resources and a variety of external sources of information. It benefits greatly from the use of case studies, live projects and collaboration with practitioners. Student presentations, group work,case studies and exams are important parts of the programme.

Self-Funding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds – Student Finance England 

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, who wants to apply for a postgraduate course you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company. If you’re starting a master’s degree, you could get a Postgraduate Master’s Loan of up to £10,609 to help with course fees and living costs. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.

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