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University of Cumbria

Project Management

UCAS Code: N214

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Access to HE Diploma

M:21,P:24

60 credits, 45 must be graded at Level 3

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C

UCAS Tariff

96

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Project management

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 practising project manager.

**Why Choose University of Cumbria**

You’ll learn the skills that employers will demand from you, plus, your studies be kept up to date with the latest guidance from the APM.

While you’ll 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 chances

Our 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.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Department:

Business, Law, Policing and Social Sciences

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Project management

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
41%
Male students
59%
Female students
78%
2:1 or above
2%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


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Project management

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

98%
high
Employed or in further education
56%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

17%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
17%
Other administrative occupations
8%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Project management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£15k

£15k

£21k

£21k

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£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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