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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Are you looking for a career in project management in industries such as IT, engineering, manufacturing, construction or nuclear? 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 which can then be applied to any specific industrial sector.The course content is based around the Association for Project Management's body of knowledge and covers topics such as project management, project planning and control, the business environment and programme and portfolio management. Alongside the content on project management, you will also develop specific skills in using project management techniques and project management software - so you can graduate career-ready.The course will also significantly enhance your personal and professional development with opportunities to improve your communication and leadership skills to give you the confidence you'll need as a practicing project manager.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**You will learn the skills that employers will demand from you, plus, your studies will be kept up to date with the latest guidance from the APM.Whilst you will gain the academic theory required, you will also boost your confidence and employability with hands-on practical sessions. - Provides a route into professional qualifications including the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and the APM Project Management Qualification- Opportunity for work-based placements- Academic staff have diverse backgrounds with professional 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- Interactive course to boost confidence and learning- Learn about project management techniques and get to grips with current professionally-used software to boost your employment chancesOur links with local, regional and national businesses and the Association for Project Management give you good networking opportunities. Our students have won awards for working with local projects, depicting the positive contribution of project management towards community benefits.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 will give you an edge, a good employability profile and current industry-specific knowledge, this is it.Our course will provide the knowledge and education needed to help current and future project managers enhance their skills in the field, no matter what their previous experience level may be. Through a blend of face-to-face learning (involving lectures and seminars) and high quality online learning resources, you'll have all you need to gain a firm foundation in project management. All of our course content aligns with the latest guidance from the Association for Project Management, and our experienced academic staff and industry professionals have a wealth of experience to help enhance your studies.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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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

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

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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