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Project Management (Top up) BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

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 benefitsOur 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.The focus of the course is on the underpinning of knowledge and education to enable newly appointed project managers, as well as more experienced project managers, to enhance their skills and to build on their experience to take this to graduate level. The top-up course assumes a basic level of PM knowledge and builds on this to develop an appreciation of the role of projects within organisations, how projects fit into a programme and portfolio structure and how projects need to be chosen and then managed to maximise the chances of success.Alongside detailed knowledge and understanding of projects, programme and portfolios, students will also develop their personal, professional, communication and general IT skills.Lectures will be delivered by experienced academics and industry professionals, and delivery will be a blend of face-to-face teaching in lectures and seminars, supported by high quality online learning resources.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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Successful completion of a related foundation degree or HND. Applicants from courses based at institutions other than University of Cumbria will be assessed on their suitability depending upon the modules they have studied.


University information

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University of Cumbria

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  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

A number of scholarships for undergraduates to the value of 50% of tuition costs for the first year, including the International Scholarship Programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    110th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    112 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%



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