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Project Management, Postgraduate Certificate

Robert Gordon University, the United Kingdom

Robert Gordon University

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About Project Management, Postgraduate Certificate - at Robert Gordon University

The MSc in Project Management is suitable for those already in the profession as well as those at the start of their career.

The course provides access and experience across all faculties. It is also multidisciplinary, designed to meet the needs of a range of disciplines such as engineering, business, health, IT and energy in all sectors of the economy.

What you will study

Semester 1

  • Project Fundamentals

  • Project Organisation and Behaviour

  • Project Planning and Control

  • Commercial Realities for Project Management


Semester 2

  • Risk and Safety Management

  • Project Strategy and Leadership

  • Professional Body of Knowledge for Project Management

Plus 1 module from:
  • Quality and Environmental Management Systems

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Finance for Managers

  • Contemporary Public Service

  • Financing Public Services

  • Software Project Engineering

  • Economics and Asset Management

  • Managing Change


Semester 3

  • Technical Implementation Team Project

  • Individual Project


Entry requirements

Applicants will require a good honours degree. Those who do not possess an honours degree but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

If you do not meet the requirements and are a non-graduate with experience in business/management insufficient to justify exemption, you may wish to consider access to the course via the Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Placements and accreditations

Our innovative degree was the first to receive full accreditation by the Association for Project Management.

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: entire course £8876 for academic year 2010/11


International Students

  • New students: entire course £9200 for academic year 2010/11


The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.

How to apply

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.

If you prefer to apply on paper, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office to request that an application be posted out to you.

If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:

  • Email postgraduateadmissions@rgu.ac.uk

  • Call +44 (0) 1224 262132


If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

  • Complete our International Enquiries form

  • Call 0044 1224 262726

  • Email international@rgu.ac.uk

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Robert Gordon University to find course entry requirements.

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