Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 10,722

Course Accredited By

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  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Diploma
  • Up to 10% scholarship
Transforming a set of resources into a desired project outcome is no easy task, but it is an essential technique for those hoping to succeed in business.
  • If you are in a role that would benefit from this skillset, or hoping to move into a role that has project management as a key element, our short project management diploma course could be the ideal choice.
  • Project managers face challenges such as time and cost limitations and quality requirements, and must be adaptable, confident and decisive in order to succeed in their roles and with their responsibilities. This online course not only provides you with the knowledge needed to flourish, but also helps you develop these key attributes and skills.

Your course will cover a range of topics including:

  • project management frameworks, methodology and techniques
  • Financial decision-making in the short and long term
  • Effective leadership and management within project teams
  • The analytical tools available to manage a portfolio of projects
  • Once you have completed your course, you have the opportunity to advance onto a full degree in project management.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That’s why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route
In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip 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

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

  • At least five years’ senior level work experience

English language requirement

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)
  • Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Project Management Techniques (20 credits)
  • Management of Projects (20 credits)Project Analytics (20 credits)
  • Leading and Managing Project Team
  • Upon completion of your PG Dip Project Management we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for an MSc Project Management (180 credits).

2021-22 Full course fee**: £7,714 

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year. 

Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus. 
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship. 

Scholarships

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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