• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
Learn the cutting-edge techniques and tools needed to carry out successful projects with the Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management offered by University of Essex Online. Boost your knowledge and skills with this part time course guaranteed to put you on the road to a rewarding managerial career. 

About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management offered by University of Essex Online will build on your existing knowledge and experience whilst engaging in activities which enable you to relate your experience to contemporary ideas and practice within a global context. Giving you the skills and knowledge to progress your career in a wide variety of organisations and industries.

Developed by subject experts, this advanced programme covers a range of challenging topics, principles, theories and practices within project management. Expanding your current thinking across a range of issues relevant to the subject area and providing a theoretical and practical exploration of the factors required for effective project management in today’s global and highly competitive environment.

On this course you’ll learn how to effectively manage and analyse projects leading you to success within your organisation or further afield. You’ll also gather extensive knowledge in managerial economics, sustainable operations plus many more key areas of management.

Career prospects

This Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management will demonstrate to current and future employers that you possess both the passion and dedication to study online and advance in your career as a manager.

The project management knowledge you will gain from the programme will allow you to advance in a number of professional environments, while the transferable skills (including communication, critical-thinking and research) you’ll develop will give you the confidence to progress in almost any industry or sector.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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 five years’ senior level work experience.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5448 GBP/year
    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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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