University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Want a career in IT, engineering, manufacturing, construction or nuclear industries?
Our course has been designed around the requirements of professional bodies, including the Association for Project Management (APM), so you learn all the profession-relevant skills that you need for a career in project management.
You’ll learn about the foundations of project management, the business environment and develop your skills in using project management techniques and software - so you can graduate career-ready.
The course also focuses on your personal development with opportunities to improve your communication and leadership skills to develop the confidence you'll need as a practising project manager.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
You’ll learn the skills that employers will demand from you, plus, your studies be kept up-to-date with the latest guidance from the APM.
While you’ll gain the academic theory required, you’ll boost your confidence and employability with hands-on practical sessions.
The curriculum specifically prepares you for the syllabus for the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and the APM Project Management Qualification
Opportunity for work-based placements
The course team also deliver continuous professional development courses and have close contact with industry
Academic staff have diverse backgrounds with a broad range of project related experience in different sectors
Interactive course delivery style means that we get to know you well and support you through your studies
Keep up-to-date with latest industry practices through guest lectures by current professionals
Site visits and case studies will give you a good insight into the profession
Our links with local, regional and national businesses and organisations provide you good networking opportunities
Close links with the Association for Project Management North West Branch
- Our students have won awards for working with local projects
Our aim is to see you graduate armed with the knowledge and confidence to step into a job as a project manager.
So, if you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge, a good employability profile and current industry-specific knowledge – this is it.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Carlisle - Fusehill Street|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 21 credits
P: 24 credits
|60 credits, 45 must be graded at Level 3|
GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|