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Project Management

Course Code: FPC2067

Level: 5
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: 17 weeks
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 1.30pm - 3.00pm

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About the course

Are you looking for a university-level project management course that could be an alternative to Prince2 and other project management programmes? This Certificate in Project Management from City College Plymouth is awarded by University of Plymouth. Project management is becoming increasingly important in modern businesses as organisations strive to streamline their processes and become more efficient, and this module will introduce you to projects and project management in contemporary organisations. You will learn to practice a selection of recognised techniques, both hard and soft, participating in a real-life project and producing a measurable output.

What you'll learn
  • Understanding projects and project management
  • Definitions, characteristics, typologies
  • Success criteria and factors
  • Projects in contemporary organisations
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but students will gain relevant work experience.


This module will be assessed by coursework only.

What's next?

On successful completion of this module you may progress to a range of other CPD modules at the College. Three modules equate to a Certificate of Professional Development Award.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.