5 Reasons to Study the Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management at Cork University Business School

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The Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management at CUBS (Cork University Business School) gives students with a level 9 qualification in an area that is in increasing demand in the workplace. You could not get a more focused or useful course to further your career. The course is flexible enough to be done alongside other studies or work and has strong practical application to Project Management in any type of industry.

1. Delivered using a hybrid model for maximum flexibility 

Delivered through one online evening class and one day in-person class in UCC per week, providing the benefits of convenience as well as the opportunity to create a network and the benefits of in-person interaction.

2. Everything you need for PMP 

Providing all the hours and support needed to prepare students for the internationally recognised Project Management Professional (PMP) exams.

3. Content constantly updated to maintain relevance and applicability 

The curriculum is kept contemporary and relevant as well as research-informed and incorporating evolving industry best practice.

4. Delivered by experienced project managers in conjunction with industry partners 

This programme is delivered by academic staff in CUBS, the majority experienced project managers, in conjunction with our industry partner and accredited PMI education provider, Velopi.

5. Accredited PMI provider  

UCC has partnered with Velopi to offer a unique programme to the marketplace, providing candidates with an internationally recognised academic and professional accreditation in Project Management.


Academic Programme Catalogue

See the Academic Programme Catalogue where you can search for the complete and up-to-date content for this course. Note that the modules for all courses are subject to change from year to year. For complete descriptions of individual modules, see the Book of Modules.

Search for postgraduate business courses delivered by UCC’s CUBS on Postgrad.ie.

Cork University Business School (CUBS), UCC is Ireland’s largest business school, we produce 1,000 graduates annually, many of whom go on to reach the highest echelons of organisations across the world and create real world impact. Adopting a research led and practice informed approach, CUBS offers a high-quality student learning environment that delivers talent pipelines to transform the future of organisations regionally, nationally and internationally.

With a proud heritage dating back over a century, business education in UCC is undergoing a rebirth since our unprecedented investment in 16 new professors to launch the business school in 2015. Committed to lifelong learning and building on our successful, AMBA accredited, Executive MBA, we acquired the FT ranked Irish Management Institute in 2016, Ireland’s largest provider of executive education, strengthening UCC’s position as a provider of whole-life learning, development, and education.

Leading on our theme “Shaping leaders for a sustainable future”, CUBS offers a fresh and bold ambition to be globally recognised for attracting, nurturing and channeling diverse talent to deliver sustainable, productive organisations which contribute positively to societal health and well-being. Seeking to attract and develop the best globally, we continually strive to offer a world-class faculty that will build our academic excellence while also reinforcing our relevance by engaging in cutting-edge research. Indicative of our bold ambition to provide a world-class educational experience, we are investing in our new business campus in Cork city centre.

Our focus is on positively shaping the world in which we live to serve future generations and transform the future of business and society. This stems from the values and skills we seek to impart in our students and the innovative research undertaken. With UCC ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide we have ambitions to become a Triple Crown Accredited Business School, currently a ‘club’ of less than 100 schools. With highly ambitious staff and students, CUBS seeks to take its place among the leading business schools of the world. In sum, we seek to make a positive difference in individuals, business and society


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