Online degree

Project Management

Advance your career as a project manager or project leader with an online Masters degree in project management accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM)

Gain project management knowledge and skills useful in a variety of industries

Project managers are highly sought after in industries across the globe. With this degree you will develop the project management skills to access these exciting career opportunities.

You will learn how to manage projects and teams effectively by exploring a range of specialist project management principles and developing your own approach to managing projects. You will have access to the supported learning you need to develop your transferable skills and confidence. Internationally recognised, this online project management degree is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).

Which degree is right for you?

Postgraduate Certificate

Advance your career as a highly proficient project leader with our internationally recognised Certificate in Project Management. Our distance learning course is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM) and relevant to any industry.
Duration
1 year (3 trimesters)
Overview
4 programs
Start dates
16 Sep 2019 (apply by 13 Sep 2019)
13 Jan 2020 (apply by 6 Jan 2020)
4 May 2020 (apply by 27 Apr 2020)
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What do I need to apply?

  • Applicants will require a good honours degree from a recognised university, or a degree or degree equivalent qualification, with relevant work experience.
  • Qualifications from an approved professional body, plus appropriate work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time will be considered.
  • Applicants may be invited for interview.
  • All international students, for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of the course a student will be expected to be able to:

  • Use the language, knowledge, theories, principles and practical skills demanded by the discipline of management.
  • Demonstrate a systematic working knowledge of the practices undertaken by managers operating in the built environment context.
  • Critically analyse and evaluate procedures, systems and techniques used in management.
  • Apply aspects of the scientific, social, environmental, legal, technical, ethical, economic, health and safety, and political. dimensions to management issues in the built environment.
  • Solve organisational, technical, economic and legal problems in the context of management in the built environment.
  • Demonstrate a critical perspective of current practice and future developments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a specialised area relating to management and the built environment.
  • Systematically analyse and critically evaluate arguments and procedures used to identify a client’s needs and the means to satisfy them.
  • Identify complex problems, critically analyse, synthesise and apply relevant knowledge and skills to provide an appropriate solution of a professional and ethical nature.
  • Simulate processes, synthesise and forecast possible outcomes.
  • Logically and systematically plan and organise processes and actions.
  • Critically evaluate relevant issues at the forefront of theory and practice.
  • Work as part of a team contributing to defined goals and group dynamics.
  • Demonstrate independent and self-managed personal skills.
  • Communicate efficiently in spoken, written and graphical forms and be able to present complex issues to clients.
  • Develop appropriate learning strategies and study techniques.
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of communications and information technology (CIT).

Postgraduate Diploma

Advance your career as a highly proficient project leader with our internationally recognised online Diploma in Project Management. Our distance learning course is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM) and relevant to any industry.
Duration
2 years (6 trimesters)
Overview
8 programs
Start dates
16 Sep 2019 (apply by 13 Sep 2019)
13 Jan 2020 (apply by 6 Jan 2020)
4 May 2020 (apply by 27 Apr 2020)
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What do I need to apply?

  • Applicants will require a good honours degree from a recognised university, or a degree or degree equivalent qualification, with relevant work experience.
  • Or Qualifications from an approved professional body, plus appropriate work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time will be considered for entry into Postgraduate Certificate.
  • Applicants may be offered an interview.
  • An equivalent Postgraduate Certificate from a recognised university will be considered for progression to Postgraduate Diploma. The qualification will be mapped against the learning outcomes of the course.
  • All international students, for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of the course a student will be expected to be able to:

  • Use the language, knowledge, theories, principles and practical skills demanded by the discipline of management.
  • Demonstrate a systematic working knowledge of the practices undertaken by managers operating in the built environment context.
  • Critically analyse and evaluate procedures, systems and techniques used in management.
  • Apply aspects of the scientific, social, environmental, legal, technical, ethical, economic, health and safety, and political dimensions to management issues in the built environment.
  • Solve organisational, technical, economic and legal problems in the context of management in the built environment.
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the role and application of developing technologies within the built environment.
  • Demonstrate a critical perspective of current practice and future developments.
  • Analyse and evaluate the influence of construction on the environment and be aware of their ethical and professional responsibilities towards society when satisfying client needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a specialised area relating to management and the built environment.
  • Systematically analyse and critically evaluate arguments and procedures used to identify a client’s needs and the means to satisfy them.
  • Identify complex problems, critically analyse, synthesise and apply relevant knowledge and skills to provide an appropriate solution of a professional and ethical nature.
  • Demonstrate a competence in management techniques and approaches in problem solving.
  • Simulate processes, synthesise and forecast possible outcomes.
  • Logically and systematically plan and organise processes and actions.
  • Critically evaluate relevant issues at the forefront of theory and practice.
  • Work as part of a team contributing to defined goals and group dynamics.
  • Demonstrate independent and self-managed personal skills.
  • Communicate efficiently in spoken, written and graphical forms and be able to present complex issues to clients.
  • Demonstrate a sense of enquiry and reflective self-analysis to serve as a basis for continuing professional development.
  • Develop appropriate learning strategies and study techniques.
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of communications and information technology (CIT).
  • Utilise appropriate quantitative methods.

Masters

Develop your career and gain the professional expertise needed to plan and deliver complex projects. Internationally recognised, this online project management Masters degree is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).
Duration
2-3 years
Overview
9 programs
Start dates
16 Sep 2019 (apply by 13 Sep 2019)
13 Jan 2020 (apply by 30 Dec 2019)
4 May 2020 (apply by 27 Apr 2020)
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What do I need to apply?

To gain entry, you’ll need a good honours degree from a recognised university.

Alternatively, if you have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and/or appropriate work experience at a suitable level within an organisation, and for an appropriate length of time, you may be considered.

You may be interviewed prior to acceptance. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

As a distance learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email.

If English is not your first language, you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

How much will it cost?

6700 GBP

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Use the language, knowledge, theories, principles and practical skills demanded by the discipline of management.

  • Critically analyse and evaluate procedures, systems and techniques used in management.

  • Apply aspects of the scientific, social, environmental, legal, technical, ethical, economic, health and safety, and political dimensions to management issues in the built environment.

  • Systematically analyse and critically evaluate arguments and procedures used to identify a client’s needs and the means to satisfy them.

  • Identify complex problems, critically analyse, synthesise and apply relevant knowledge and skills to provide an appropriate solution of a professional and ethical nature.

  • Logically and systematically plan and organise processes and actions.

  • Work as part of a team contributing to defined goals and group dynamics.

  • Communicate efficiently in spoken, written and graphical forms and be able to present complex issues to clients.

Programs on this degree

Program
Project Management Context
Cost and Financial Management
Major Project
Management Practice
Management Theory
Project Management Systems
Project Management Techniques
Project Planning and Control
Research Design and Methods

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