University of Cumbria

Project Management (Top up) University of Cumbria Degree level: Undergraduate

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Want to boost your career in the IT, engineering, manufacturing, construction or the nuclear industries? With us, you can top up your foundation degree to achieve a full honours level qualification.

Our course has been designed around the requirements of professional bodies, including the Association for Project Management (APM), so that you learn all the graduate-level and profession-relevant skills that you need for a successful career in project management.

The course also focuses on your personal development, with opportunities to improve your communication and leadership skills to develop the confidence that you need as a practising project manager.

Why Choose University of Cumbria
You’ll learn the project management techniques that employers demand from you and your knowledge will be up to date with the latest guidance from the APM.

Academic theory, in areas such as project management methodologies, project management case studies and leadership skills, will be backed-up with hands-on practical sessions and examples to boost your confidence and employability.

  • Prepares you for the syllabus for the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and the APM Project Management Qualification

  • Opportunity for work-based placements

  • Tutors are experienced in providing continuous professional development courses

  • Academic staff have diverse backgrounds with project-related experience across different sectors

  • We get to know you well and support you throughout your studies

  • Kept up to date with the latest industry practices through guest lectures by current professionals

  • Site visits and case studies give you a good insight into the profession

  • Learn about project management techniques and get to grips with current professionally-used software to boost your employment chances

  • Our links with local, regional and national businesses and the Association for Project Management North West Branch give you good networking opportunities

  • Our students have won awards for working with local projects, depicting the positive contribution of project management to bring community benefits

Our aim is to see you graduate armed with the knowledge and confidence as a project manager with a bright future.

So, if you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge, a good employability profile with career-boosting potential– this is it.

Graduate destinations
Your qualification will leave you perfectly prepared for a career in project management, especially within the IT, construction, engineering or manufacturing industries.

Course details

Modules

Modules in the top up year: Dissertation / Case Study Analysis, Programme and Portfolio Management, Project Leadership, Governance and Risk Management, Management and Control of Projects.


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 N215
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 Not accepted

Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in relevant subject.


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
Carlisle
CA1 2HH


Course contact details

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University of Cumbria

0845 606 1144

Fax: 01524 384567