The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management develops essential competencies for effective project management in complex environments.
To qualify for the Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management, learners must have an honours degree or equivalent, management experience (for mature learners), and be at least 21 years old. Non-native English speakers must provide proof of English proficiency.
The Stars College Level 7 diplomas, recognized on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), are equivalent to master's degrees. They are shorter, requiring 120 credits. To obtain a full master's degree, learners must complete an additional dissertation stage at a university, which requires 60 credits.
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management comprises 5 mandatory units. It requires a total of 120 credits, 1200 hours of Total Qualification Time (TQT), and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) to complete the qualification.
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management includes five key units: Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project (30 credits), Procurement Risk and Contract Management (30 credits), Advanced Project and Logistics Management (20 credits), Operations and Information Management for Project Managers (20 credits), and Advanced Research Methods (20 credits).
The Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management is designed for full-time study over one academic year, but it also accommodates part-time and distance learning. The course is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, and seminars, both face-to-face and online, by approved centres.
All units of the Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management are internally assessed and externally verified by Stars College. To pass a unit, learners must demonstrate that they've met all learning outcomes and assessment criteria. The Assessor makes the final judgement on learners' achievement and provides an audit trail for this process.
Upon successful completion of the Stars College Level 7 Diploma in Project Management, learners can advance in their current employment or find new opportunities. They also have the option to continue their studies towards a relevant master's top-up programme, which is recognized by many universities in the UK and overseas.
To succeed in our qualifications, learners must demonstrate English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5. Non-native speakers who haven't completed their last two years of schooling in English must prove their proficiency at CEFR level B2 or PTE Academic 51.