The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Project Management focuses on developing practical skills in project management, covering principles in people management, business finance, and marketing. Completion opens pathways to both higher education and employment, equipping learners with essential skills for success in their chosen sector.
These qualifications are tailored for learners aged 18 and above, with potential entry profiles encompassing at least one of the following: a relevant Level 3 Diploma or equivalent qualification, GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or an equivalent qualification, or mature learners over 21 with pertinent management experience (subject to confirmation from the delivery center).
Non-native English-speaking learners, not from a majority English-speaking country, are required to furnish evidence of English language proficiency. Additional details and specific expectations can be found on the English Language Expectations page on the Stars College website.
Stars College qualifications at RQF Level 4 are designed to encompass practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competences. In academic terms, they are assessed as equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and the first year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree program.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Project Management comprises 6 mandatory units, totaling 120 credits, with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1200 hours. The recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 600 hours.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Project Management includes key units such as Principles of Project Management, People Management, Introduction to Business Finance, Fundamentals of Management in Projects, Business Marketing, and Personal and Professional Development, each contributing 20 credits for a comprehensive 120-credit qualification.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Project Management is structured for one academic year of full-time study, with flexibility for part-time and distance learning. Approved centers deliver the qualification through various methods, including face-to-face instruction via lectures, tutorials, seminars, as well as distance and online modes.
The Stars College Level 4 Diploma in Project Management involves internal assessment by the center and external verification by Stars College for all units. The qualifications are criterion-referenced, evaluating learners based on the attainment of specified learning outcomes. To pass a unit, learners must present evidence demonstrating fulfillment of all learning outcomes and meeting assessment criteria standards, with the Assessor making the judgment. An audit trail detailing how the overall achievement judgment for learners has been determined should be provided by the Assessor.
To succeed in our English-taught and assessed qualifications, learners must exhibit English language proficiency at a level equivalent to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 5.5. This level of comprehension is deemed necessary for effective engagement with our academic programs.