Applied Project Management at University of West London - UCAS

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Course summary

In recent years there has been a growing awareness and appreciation of the benefits of using project management techniques across a wide range of business settings. On this practical course you will examine the role of applied project management in specific sectors and discover how to plan, control, monitor and deliver successful projects. The course will help you gain the generic skills and understanding that you need to fulfill your particular business and organisational needs. In addition, you will gain experience with supporting software such as Microsoft Project Management. On this career-oriented applied project management course, you will learn how to use structured concepts and frameworks to tackle unstructured, complex real-world scenarios. You can expect to see core theories reflected and tested in your case studies and in-course assessments. The course is divided into three parts. This will help to develop your skills in general project management as well as more subject-specific practice areas. The three parts are: 1. Four core modules covering contemporary project management and its relation to other areas of a business or organisation: Principles of Project Management Strategic Portfolio Management Team Dynamics and Leadership Project Finance and Marketing. 2. A choice of one specialist module to focus on either Computing (Consultancy and Technical Innovation module) OR Enterprise Management (Managing Innovation and Change). 3. The Research Methods module and Dissertation OR, if you are doing an internship, you will take the Employability Skills and Employment module and its related dissertation. If you are an international student you also will need to take the Learning and Professional Development module, which focuses on transferable skills including presentation and problem solving.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need an Honours degree (minimum 2.2) from a recognised UK university or equivalent. Applicants may also be able to gain entry on the strength of equivalent experience and achievement. In this case, Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) may be possible. International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components.

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Applied Project Management at University of West London - UCAS