Why study project management?
The course will provide you with the relevant knowledge, understanding and experience of applying practical skills in project management, which will equip you to succeed as a project manager.
Whilst you will specialise in project management, the characteristics of the course will also provide a focus on the interdisciplinary nature of the subject and how project management is integrated within organisations and latest methodologies applied in practice.
In demand across almost every type of business, skilled project managers are needed to lead on projects of different types and scale, to ensure they are delivered on time, in scope and budget.
Project managers with a strong grasp of the latest methodologies and frameworks, who can help companies embrace different approaches and strategies, are particularly sought after.
This work is well suited to individuals who enjoy seeing tasks through to completion and thrive on organising resources and people. You will be on the front line of managing teams, making strategic decisions and using skills that add value across many areas of business.
Why UWE Bristol?
Studying with us at this level will put you in a strong position to secure work and progress into project management roles.
We’ll support you to build the skills to work as a highly competent project manager, as you learn to apply the latest techniques and systems to market needs and business opportunities.
Covering all the relevant methodologies and frameworks, we’ll explore the importance of data metrics to project analysis and planning and encourage you to apply project management values and models to your own work.
You’ll collaborate with leading practitioners and researchers and as the course progresses, you will be equipped to advise on project management strategy, as you build your communication and research skills and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to become a project team member, manager, or project leader.
Where can it take me?
The course will put you in a strong position to pursue a career in project management within any business sector.
Businesses require strong project management expertise in many other areas, too. You could work as a supply chain manager, project engineer, project analyst, environmental manager or programme manager.
Your skills will also be beneficial in senior consultancy and management positions.