Taught course

Project Management (distance learning)

Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School

Entry requirements

You should have two years relevant industrial, commercial or professional experience in project management or a degree in any discipline. Candidates for whom English is not their first language must be able to demonstrate a suitable level in written and spoken English. This is normally demonstrated by providing an IELTS certificate with a score of 6.5 or the TOEFL equivalent. Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English Language for Full Time International Student Visas.

Months of entry


Course content

The Graduate Certificate Project Management provides an overview of the practices and concepts of project management. It develops and caters for all project management disciplines including those working in oil & gas, information technology, public sector, business, built environment, engineering, knowledge, health and energy.

This course is designed for those with no first degree, but a minimum of two years experience in project management, who are seeking to study a post graduate Masters in Project Management. Alternatively someone with a first degree in a different discipline may undertake this certificate for subject knowledge and career progression. The overall aim is to promote an understanding of the importance of project management and its fundamental principles, concepts and methodologies, through examining the operational, change, commercial and strategic contexts of a diverse range of projects.

Information for international students

For more information, international students can visit the International Office website.

Fees and funding

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/gradcertproject
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/gradcertproject

For more information on fees, funding and scholarships, students should visit the Student Finance website: finance & scholarships

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
9 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1224 26 2209