• Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
Take that first step into Project Management with the Project Management programme offered by University of Essex Online. Explore the challenges faced by project managers and build a foundation of knowledge to use within your working environment.

About

The Project Management programme offered by University of Essex Online is perfect for students wanting to progress as a manager, find a brand-new management role, or it can be used as a stepping stone towards our full MSc Project Management.

Make your mark and gain success with our unique online Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management. The course introduces many key topics and techniques relating to project management.

You’ll learn the principles and practices of good management as well as delving into managerial economics. You’ll gain skills which will enhance your CV and that can be used directly in your current management position.

Using programme content created by tutors with considerable academic and professional experience, you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of the complexities of modern business management and enhance your confidence, professional and practical abilities. 

After completing the programme you’ll be able to demonstrate an advanced understanding of the principles and theories in effective project management. You’ll also acquire a range of critical and analytical skills that can be used in a variety of different professional contexts.

Careers

the programme is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

This PG Cert Project Management course will give you the skills needed to further your managerial career and lead complex projects. The programme is also perfect for those who are already working in management and looking to add extra value to their CV and enhance their career prospects.

The wide-ranging and challenging content will also help you to develop your intellectual capacity, research, analytical and cognitive skills through the acquisition of knowledge, problem-solving and reasoning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Management: Principles and Practices 
  • Project Management Techniques 
  • Management of Projects

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

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

Work Experience

At least 5 years’ senior level work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3536 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3536 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3536 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3536 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Funding

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