Postgraduate Award in Programme and Project Management


Programme Overview

Developed, fully taught and awarded by the University of Warwick, UK.

The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation and for links with business and industry.

Why choose the University of Warwick?

  • Ranked 54th in QS World University Rankings 2019
  • A member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities
  • Top 10 of UK league tables (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018/The Guardian University League Table 2018)
  • Ranked as the third-most targeted university among the UK’s top graduate employers in 2017-2018 (Graduate Market Survey 2018, High Fliers Research)
  • WMG is one of the world's leading research and education groups, with a track record of hugely successful industry collaboration

WMG, a part of the university, has strong links with companies world-wide. WMG has pioneered an international model for working with industry, commerce and public sectors – understanding a company’s strategy and working in partnership with them to find innovative solutions through multi-disciplinary research.

This programme is delivered by the University of Warwick's faculty.

Programme Highlights:

  • Three-way participation: University + Organisation + Participant
  • Combine academic excellence with industrial experience
  • Developed with industry to address real-world problems
  • First-hand understanding of issues facing modern business and industry
  • Application-based assignments and projects
  • Global experience and inputs

Benefits to Businesses:

  • On the job (in-company) assignments & projects
  • Approach business issue as you would with an external consultant
  • Immediate application of both concepts and tools

This programme is suitable for professionals in business, engineering, IT or scientific discipline.

Awarded by:

Course Start Date & End Date

There are 6 intakes a year - January, March, May July, September and November 

Jan 2019 Intake*
Jan 2019 - Dec 2019 

Mar 2019 Intake*
Mar 2019 - Feb 2020

May 2019 Intake*
May 2019 - Apr 2020

July 2019 Intake*
Jul 2019 - Jun 2020

Sep 2019 Intake*
Sep 2019 - Aug 2020

Nov 2019 Intake*
Nov 2019 - Oct 2020 

*Date & period is subject to change by the University

Note: Application closing date is usually one month before commencement date.


Programme fee: S$10,111.50*

Application Fee applies

*All fees quoted are inclusive of 7% GST, but exclude textbooks and course material. Fees are valid for part-time March 2019 intake.




Application Closing Date for March 2019 Intake: 

9 February 2019


Develop effective techniques to project management skills

Designed to develop abilities to manage and lead, the programme provides an opportunity for professionals to expand their knowledge and strengthen their skill set in project management in their current technical and business field, or into a new field of experience.

In this programme, you get the opportunity to learn:

  • The methodologies, tools, principles and philosophies to successful project management

  • Learn also about human resource management in projects and programmes as well as risk management and change management.

  • Develop methodical approach to the management of the financial aspects of projects and programmes.

Career Prospects/Further Education

Graduates can expect to be employed in service industries, information technology, engineering or any other business area needing project management skills.

Graduates can also explore pursuing a Master’s degree with the University.


Mode of Delivery/Session Timetable

Teaching faculty – Academics from the University of Warwick

The programme has a structured curriculum of 3 modules. The modules are delivered on a modular-basis over 12 months.

Each modules comprises approximately 40 contact hours delivered in sessions of 3 to 9 hours usually over 1 week or 2 weekends.

Typical module schedule may be either:

Mon – Fri: 6:30pm – 10pm (Wed: no class)
Sat: 9am – 6pm (2 weekends)
Sun: 1pm – 6pm (1 weekend)


Sat – Sun: 9am – 6pm (2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays)

Lectures are held in classes at SIM campus unless otherwise stated.

Course materials are accessible online. Students are recommended to access study and research materials on their personal computers for in-class coursework.


Participants are to complete three modules; including 2 core modules and one elective module.

Core Module

·         Managing the multi-Project/Programme Environment

·         Project Planning, Management and Control

Electives  (choose one)

·         Programme and Project Strategy

·         Financial Analysis and Control Systems

·         International Joint Ventures

·         Leading Change

·         Organisations, People and Performance

Module Synopses

Participants may choose from the modules offered at SIM during the candidature period.

The modules offered will be at the discretion of the University of Warwick and SIM.

Duration of Programme/Candidature Period

1 year part-time programme

Students who have not completed the programme requirements in the candidature period will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

Minimum Class Size

Minimum class size to commence: 20 students

If the programme fails to commence due to low take-up rate, students will be informed within 1 month before class commencement.

Entry Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree (2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent) or;

  • Ordinary degree with 2 years of relevant post-qualification industrial experience

  • Other qualifications - can be assessed on individual merits

English Proficiency Requirement

Local Applicants:

  • Applicants whose entry qualification was attained in Singapore with at least three years of study in an English medium institution is exempted from English Proficiency Requirement.

International Applicants:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each band); or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 59 in each of the 4 component scores)

 Other Requirements

  • Two satisfactory academic/industrial reference letters
  • A letter of academic interest and your objectives in undertaking postgraduate study

An interview by the Programme Director and/or Programme Faculty may be required as part of the admission process. Applicants not meeting the formal academic requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who have a work permit or employment pass can be considered for admission.


Course Fee 

Programme fee: S$10,111.50 payable on a per-module basis 

*Per Module Fee: S$3,370.50

*Per Module Fee also applies to repeat fee (subject to approval).

Application Fee applies

All fees quoted are inclusive of 7% GST, but exclude textbooks and course material. Fees are valid for March 2019 intake.  




The average teacher student ratio 1: 35

Click here for Lecturers’ Profile and Teaching Modules

Assessment & Exams

Participants are assessed by continuous assessment through coursework – application of concepts and tools to solve company problems.


Participants will be allowed to progress through each module upon the completion of its coursework.

Attendance Requirement


Award & Graduation

Fulfil the programme’s attendance requirement and complete all 3 modules’ coursework to attain the Postgraduate Award in Programme and Project Management.