Level 6 Bachelors in Project Management

A level 6 project management apprenticeship, fully funded by the apprenticeship levy and resulting in a Bachelors degree.

Level 6 Bachelors in Project Management

Overview

Project Managers are responsible for the end-to-end delivery of a project. This could be a singular project in its own right, or a sub-set of a large scale programme delivery.

A range of skills are required to be a successful project manager - from resourcing and financial management to stakeholder management, communications and reporting.

Project managers need to be effective leaders of change. Some organisations hire project managers to fulfil this role, others rely on department heads, product managers or team leaders to act as project managers - from getting buy-in for an idea, to planning the project and seeing it through to completion.

Managing a project successfully requires leadership, collaboration, integrity, inclusivity and innovation; as well as personal and professional responsibility.

The aim of this Project Manager (integrated degree) apprenticeship is to help organisations manage projects effectively.

Who is this for?

This Bachelors degree is suited to departmental managers, product managers and for those responsible for project or programme delivery within an organisation.

Upon completion, apprentices are eligible to become full members of the Association for Project Management.

Individual employers set the selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. Candidates will typically have five GCSEs at Grade C or higher, including English and Mathematics, and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points [or equivalent].

Candidates will also demonstrate a strong personal motivation and capability to benefit from and contribute to the programme.

Curriculum

The programme will cover the broad range of topics relevant to effective project management, including:

  • Governance and financial control
  • The business environment
  • Stakeholder and communications management
  • Organisational change management
  • Estimating, planning and scheduling
  • Project justification
  • Quality management
  • Procurement and contract management
  • Risk management
  • Project change control
  • Organisational strategy

Degree Structure

Participants study modules each year for the first three years, followed by two further modules, a research methods module and an EPA module in Year 4, which includes the End-Point Assessment.

Each year, modules are organised around three themes: People; Process; and Business Environment (which mirror the PMI’s Project Management Professional Certification).

Year 1

  • Business Environment
  • Project Justification
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Projects & Innovation
  • Programme Delivery
  • Communications for Project Management

Year 2

  • Finance for Project Managers
  • Estimating, Planning & Scheduling I
  • Risk Management
  • Governance
  • Estimating, Planning & Scheduling II
  • Leading Change

Year 3

  • Business Strategy
  • Procurement Management
  • Managing Organisational Change
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Introduction to Project Change & Control
  • Contract Management

Year 4

  • Advanced Project Change & Control

  • Quality Management

  • End Point Assessment

In Year 4, participants undertake a 20-week long Strategic Work-based Project (SWBP):

Each year is worth 90 credits towards the overall degree.

We will also provide the option of custom modules for those clients, who wish to develop the management and leadership skills of entire cohorts of employees. This ensures that content is relevant to the context of your industry and the culture of your workplace, with the possibility of in-house teaching at your offices.

The Ashridge Level 6 Bachelors in Project Management is developed, delivered, and assessed by Hult Ashridge Qualifications and Apprenticeships. T

he degree will be validated and awarded by an external university.

Fees & Funding

The Project Manager (integrated degree) is eligible for the maximum funding of £22,000.

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Disclaimer

This is a new course provision. In the unlikely event of any changes occurring, we advise you to contact us before submitting candidates.

Please call our apprenticeships team on +44 (0)20 3936 1185 to discuss your organisation’s requirements.