Business Management: Project Management
What's Business Management: Project Management like?
With a Graduate Apprenticeship in Business Management, you’ll build a career in a sector bursting with opportunities. This apprenticeship helps you aim for roles in many sectors including:
You'll develop real-world skills - and earn yourself a degree.
We've worked with colleges, universities and industry employers to create this qualification. You'll gain the skills and knowledge the industry expects from a graduate - and earn yourself a degree.
You'll gain a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10. When you complete it you'll achieve the following qualification(s):
Honours degree in Business Management or Project Management at SCQF Level 10
professional qualification in Project Management at SCQF Level 9 or above, such as the APM Project Professional Qualification
You’ll be expected to achieve some learning outcomes by the end of your apprenticeship. These include:
understanding the organisation and how it operates
developing and maintaining business cases
planning and managing projects and budgets
leading and managing teams
engaging with stakeholders
supporting procurement and contracts
managing change control processes
managing quality processes
developing personal professionalism
Your Graduate Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. Employers value these skills, which include:
working with others
These skills are crucial for your future life and career as they help you to:
cope and excel during change
collaborate with others
When you complete this apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10, you'll achieve an honours degree. This opens the door to many opportunities in work and further learning.
Straight to a job
You could apply for jobs such as:
Project management office (PMO) manager
If you'd like to do further study, you could consider:
postgraduate study, such as a Master’s degree in project management
further professional qualifications
This apprenticeship shares some learning and skills outcomes with many professional qualifications.
With your employer and learning provider, you'll work out the right professional pathway. Your learning provider will guide you on the professional registration process to follow.
Entry requirements for Graduate Apprenticeships vary by course and institution.
Each vacancy advert tells you what qualifications you need to start the apprenticeship. Or you can contact the university for guidance on entry requirements.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll study at university about 1 day a week. When you complete the apprenticeship you’ll have achieved an honours degree.
How long will it take?
This is a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10 (Honours degree level) and will take up to 4 years to complete.
You might complete the apprenticeship in a shorter time. That’s because you might have prior learning or experience that can be taken into consideration. This means you don’t have to repeat some parts of the qualification.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.