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BSc (Hons) - Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship

This programme is designed specifically to enable you to complete the Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship, you will be provided with everything you need to know to successfully deliver projects in a range of business sectors and subject areas.

It maps directly onto the knowledge, skills and behaviours identified in this apprenticeship standard and is also designed to cover the entirety of the Association for Project Management's (APM) Body of Knowledge.

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Course Overview

The course content and structure are informed by contemporary research into project management as a discipline in its own right as well as incorporating advice and guidance from employers and the Association for Project Management (APM). The course teaching team were also closely involved in the development of the Degree Apprenticeship standard and thus understand the journey that you will take from joining the programme to successfully graduating as a qualified Project Manager.

You will be awarded a Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) qualification alongside a BSc (Hons) upon completing your degree.

On this course you will...

  • Develop robust business cases and learn project planning and control, alongside focusing on personal and professional development.
  • Study stakeholder and communications management.
  • Learn how to schedule development and management.
  • Lead and manage teams.
  • Work with projects, programmes and portfolios.
  • Manage contract and commercial arrangements.

Course Structure

What you will learn

We will provide a sound academic programme which will give apprentices of all abilities and backgrounds the opportunity to attain a degree level education. We'll provide students with the theoretical knowledge and understanding of project management, and help them develop as critical, reflective thinkers and life-long learners with the ability to recognise the value and place of both and their role in applying principles to practice. Apprentices will be encouraged to see the links between theory and practice in the workplace, and develop knowledge, skills and behaviours progressively against the Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship Standard.

The precise delivery arrangements for any particular cohort of apprentices will be confirmed at a later stage in partnership with employers.

Year one
  • Foundations of Project Management
  • Professional Development I
  • Project Context – The Business Environment
  • Projects in a Commercial Environment
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Planning and Control
Year two
  • Project Performance Management
  • Project Management Professionalism
  • Project Management Methodologies
  • Ensuring Project Quality
  • Professional Development II
Year three
  • Programme and Portfolio Management
  • Project Leadership
  • Governance, Change and Risk Management
  • Management and Control of Projects
  • Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship EPA

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