Taught course

Project Management (APM) (On Campus)

Arden University · Arden University

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course you mustnormally have either:

  • A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you don’t have academic qualifications we’re more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if you have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you have other postgraduate level business awards you may be eligible for entry and/or exemptions. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

If you don’t already have an undergraduate degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our undergraduate degree programmes.

We offer online degrees in a range of subjects. As they are delivered via online learning, they can fit in around your current commitments. Please click here to see our available online degrees.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

So you’re in or want to work in project management? Ready to take your career to the next level, or perhaps try a new role? If the answer is yes - then this postgrad degree is right up your street.

By the end of it, you’ll be able to deliver global projects using gold standard techniques.

Accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM), this Masters will explore the fundamentals of successful project delivery and begin to understand the importance of data in project planning. You will leave with a certificate that recognises your knowledge in both academic and recognised professional fields.

Each module combines key topics, along with postgraduate level content and assessments.


  • Project Management Techniques
  • Management of Projects
  • Project Analytics
  • Advanced Data Mining and Manipulation
  • Sustainability in Theory and Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Blended Learning

This course is delivered in one of our study centres in London, Birmingham or Manchester over two years, with one three-hour evening session a fortnight. As well as these classes, you’ll have access to our unique online learning platform. There, you will be able to reinforce your learning through a lively combination of discussion forums, guided group work, podcasts, narrated presentations and online lectures. 90% of our students work alongside their study and we have designed this course so that you can achieve your qualification without having to press pause on your life or career.

Benefits of blended learning

  • Just one three-hour evening seminar every two weeks
  • Online and on-campus student support
  • Great value and a postgraduate loan covers the entire cost of the course
  • Graduate in just 2 years
  • Modern campus in central London, Birmingham or Manchester where you're able to network with other professionals
  • Industry recognised with APM accreditation.

Information for international students

Arden's blended learning courses are only available for UK residents. However, with distance learning Arden makes it possible to study from anywhere in the world. Thousands of students from over 150 countries already do. You don't need to leave your country or your family to get a UK degree.

Click here to find out more.

Fees and funding

We believe costs shouldn’t be a barrier to personal development which is why our degrees cost much less than the average UK qualification. If you are looking for a smart, value for money option then look no further - you can stay in control of your finance and focus on your learning.

For further information regarding course fees please visit the website for more information.

Please note that duration of the course will depend on those who apply for a student loan. Please speak to our admissions advisors for more information.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

The Admissions Team
0800 268 7737