• Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
Transforming a set of resources into a desired project outcome is no easy task, but it is an essential technique for those hoping to succeed in business. If you are in a role that would benefit from this skillset, or hoping to move into a role that has project management as a key element, the Project Management programme at the University of Essex Online could be the ideal choice.
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Overview

Project managers face challenges such as time and cost limitations and quality requirements, and must be adaptable, confident and decisive in order to succeed in their roles and with their responsibilities. 

The Project Management programme at the University of Essex Online  not only provides you with the knowledge needed to flourish, but also helps you develop these key attributes and skills.

Your course will cover a range of topics including:

  • project management frameworks, methodology and techniques
  • financial decision-making in the short and long term
  • effective leadership and management within project teams
  • the analytical tools available to manage a portfolio of projects

Your future

Project management skills are directly transferable to a wide range of industries, and job candidates who demonstrate their commitment to and knowledge of the field are often sought out for high-level roles. A postgraduate qualification is an ideal way to showcase this on your CV. 

Positions directly related to project management will see obvious benefit, and this course is also of value to those working in management consultancy, finance, marketing, sales, as well as project management professionals within specialist industries such as healthcare or property.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Management: Principles and Practices 
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • Project Management Techniques 
  • Management of Projects 
  • Project Analytics 
  • Leading and Managing Project Teams

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Senior level work experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7271 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7271 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

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