Programme Management, Short Course | Part time online | University of Birmingham online | United Kingdom
56 days
1250 GBP/full
1250 GBP/full
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Examine the role of programme management in the implementation of public service strategy to help enact positive change around the world.

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Taught by the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV), the UK’s leading academic centre for research and teaching on local governance and strategic public management, this course is project-based and focuses primarily on the practical aspects of project implementation. 

It’s through the influence of INLOGOV that you’ll learn to recognise and apply the principles of programme and project management – and how project management relates to overall programmes.

After completing the 8-week Programme Management course from University of Birmingham online , you will receive an official University of Birmingham postgraduate micro-credential certificate (worth 10 academic credits) and a transcript. You will be able to use these academic credits to apply for advanced entry to the University of Birmingham’s full Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) qualification.

Why choose a postgraduate micro-credential short course?

  • Boost your CV in just eight weeks
  • Develop the specialist skills you need for your career goals
  • Gain an introduction to our Online MPA
  • Get a taster of online learning before committing to a full MPA degree
  • Earn a postgraduate micro-credential certificate worth 10 masters credits
  • Study around your existing commitments with 100% online learning
  • Expand your expertise at a top-100 University
  • Join a community of like-minded learners from over 50 different countries

Programme Structure

Why Study this Course?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Analyse the strengths and limitations of different approaches to programme and project management and their suitability for different types of programmes (e.g. complex inter-agency and partner-based projects – or single service projects)
  • Manage the multiple human factors which impact on project and programme management: business, financial and political.
  • Apply the necessary skills to enable the successful management of programmes and projects from design through risk assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Apply an appropriate range of theories, techniques and frameworks
  • Evaluate, learn and adapt as an integral part of programme and project managem

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  • Part-time
    • 56 days

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to apply for a short course, you will need to have obtained (or be predicted to obtain) an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university, OR an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. Professional applications may also be considered. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP for the full programme during 56 days.
  • National

    1250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP for the full programme during 56 days.


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