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Studying Project Management

Do you enjoy variety in your job? Would you relish the challenging of managing people and working to deadline? Then we have just the course for you! Consider a degree in Project Management in UK.

This degree of interconnectivity means our personal information or an organization's critical data can be hacked into and stProject management is the application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the project objectives. Or so the bookish definition goes. What it means in real terms is that you will deliver projects to improve business performance while working to time, budget and resources (people, raw material) constraints.

Every sector needs project managers, and the nature of projects they will be overseeing varies from industry to industry. A project manager at an international hotel chain could be working on introducing a new loyalty card programme, and the one in an architecture firm on the construction of a new office building, for example. To reflect the varied nature of projects, universities offer both generic project management degrees and specialised ones like Construction Management, Software Project Management and Engineering Project Management.

Irrespective of whether you pursue a generic or specialiseddegree, by studying project management you will pick up skills in planning, resource management, leadership, time management and in the use of specialist software and databases.

Studying Project Management from the UK is rewarding and very popular worldwide. The UK is at the forefront of Project Management teaching, learning and research. There are over 78 universities offering courses in this subject area. Some of the universities where you could study are: University of Northampton, Teesside University, University of Bedfordshire, De Montfort University and London South Bank University.

Salary and Career prospects

Project management graduates find employment in pretty much every sector (IT, Government, Hospitals, Engineering, and Banks). Upon graduating with a degree in project management, you could work as Junior Project Manager, Project Co-ordinator, Project Manager, Business Change Manager and Project Director or take up roles in general management.

Salaries vary depending on experience, qualification and location; although on average they are around £60,000 (55 lakhs INR) per annum.

Why Study in UK?

The UK is a world-renowned seat of learning, teaching and research with 3 universities in top 10 and 7 in top 50 in THE World Rankings 2018.

The UK is home to many of the world’s most leading companies. These include engineering and technology (Boeing, Jaguar, and Apple), energy and fossil fuels (Shell, BP), banking and finance (Barclays, Goldman Sachs), law firms (Linklaters, Allen &Overy) and hospitality companies (Hilton, Marriott).

London is a major global hub, particularly for banking, fashion, luxury goods and media, advertising and publishing.

It is possible for students to remain in the UK after finishing their studies, provided they meet prevailing visa requirements.

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