Project Management, Short Course | Part time online | University of Essex Online | United Kingdom
8 months
4350 GBP/full
4160 GBP/full
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This Project Management PG Cert course from University of Essex Online, delves into the essential project management techniques needed to succeed in this career.

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Within this Project Management PG Cert course from University of Essex Online you’ll gain a thorough understanding of the complexities of modern business, and how having the ability to manage your resources effectively despite time and cost constraints can help you succeed in a constantly changing commercial environment. As well as developing your interpersonal and research skills, you will obtain knowledge on key topics such as:

  • project management frameworks, methodology and techniques
  • the emerging role of management in managing projects
  • general management and organisational theory and processes

If you find the course beneficial, you can choose to continue your studies after you complete the course by progressing onto the PG Dip or full Masters in project management.

Why this course is great

  • Gain a highly recognised postgraduate qualification in just 8 months.
  • Receive your degree from the University of Essex, a top 40 UK university (Complete University Guide 2023)
  • No need to take a break – complete this course 100% online and part-time around your existing work.

Career opportunities:

Project management skills are transferable to a wide range of industries and a postgraduate qualification is an ideal way to ensure you’re sought out for high-level roles. As well as direct project management roles, this course would also be of value to those working in management consultancy, finance, marketing and sales – as well as project management in specialist industries such as healthcare or property.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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The deadline for completing applications is a week before the start date, but we recommend preparing and submitting your application in advance of your chosen intake.


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for the PG Cert Project Management, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

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

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for the PG Cert Project Management, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least five years’ senior level work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4350 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4350 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    4160 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4160 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.


Regional scholarship available for international students based overseas in eligible countries.

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