MSc Commercial Project Management / Application and selection
Year of entry: 2021
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How to apply
Applications to this course are considered through a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year that will benefit applicants.
This is a competitive application process and preference will be given to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements. Preference may also be shown for applicants who have already graduated and/or already meet the English language entry requirement. Applicants for Commercial Project Management are expected to demonstrate that they have a strong academic background in management.
If we make you an offer, you will have 6 weeks to accept it. Offers that are not accepted within 6 weeks will be withdrawn so that an offer can be made to another candidate in the next application stage.
Stage 1: Application deadline Monday 19 October 2020 , decision communicated by Friday 11 December
Stage 2: Application deadline Monday 4 January 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 12 February
Stage 3: Application deadline Monday 1 March 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 23 April
Stage 4: Application deadline Monday 3 May 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 25 June
However, in some cases it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next stage due to the competition for places. We will contact you with an update on your application in the decision period if this is the case.
Please note: All places are subject to availability and some courses may close before the later stages. We therefore recommend that you apply early in the admissions cycle. Applications received after the final deadline may be considered at our discretion if places are still available.
Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must meet all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2021.
Advice to applicants
We require the following documents before we can consider your application.
- Transcript of your studies to date including credit weighting and grades achieved. If your academic documents are in languages other than English, please provide them in their original version and official translations.
- An official document from your university verifying your current weighted average mark (not arithmetic average) if this information is not included in your transcript of study. Please note : where grades are given as a percentage, the weighted average mark must also be recorded as a percentage, not as a GPA grade.
- One academic reference on letter headed paper. These can be scanned and uploaded when you apply or emailed to email@example.com . We do not request references on an applicant's behalf and it is your responsibility to ensure your referees know how to provide your reference to us.
- Degree certificate if you have already graduated.
- A CV if you graduated more than three years ago.
If English is not your first language, we also require proof of your English language ability. If you have already taken an English language qualification, please include your certificate with your application. We may be willing to consider your application without this document, but if we choose to make you an offer, the conditions will include IELTS (or equivalent qualification).
You must submit all these supporting documents with your application. If any of the above information is missing, we will not be able to consider your application and it will be rolled forward to the next stage or withdrawn.
How your application is considered
We consider your full academic history including which course units you have taken and the marks obtained. Even if you have met our minimum entry requirements, we will take into account your marks in relevant course units in our final decision making.
If you graduated more than three years ago, we will also consider the information contained on your CV and any relevant work experience you have to assess if you are still able to fulfil the entry criteria.
Overseas (non-UK) applicants
Please upload a copy of your current valid passport with your application showing the photograph page with your application. For CAS purposes, this must show your full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number and the date the passport is valid until, which must be later than the date of your planned arrival in the UK, and the start date of your course.
If you have previously studied in the UK on a Tier 4 visa as an undergraduate or postgraduate student, please send a copy of your previous CAS statement to us as it will assist with the issue of your new CAS statement. This includes study in the UK on study abroad programmes and any study that you did not complete.
You cannot use your CAS to apply for a visa more than three months before the start date of your course. The Admissions Team will contact you at the appropriate time.
Your CAS number is only valid for one Tier 4 application.