University of Cumbria

Project Management University of Cumbria Degree level: Undergraduate


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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

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N214
Institution code C99
Campus name Carlisle - Fusehill Street
Campus code F

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
A level CCC
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
Scottish Higher BBCC

GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £10,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Cumbria
Registered Office
Fusehill Street

Course contact details

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University of Cumbria

0845 606 1144

Fax: 01524 384567