Module Code: BS1144

Micro-credential Overview

Projects are becoming an increasingly important part of how all organisations across industry sectors do business. The primary objective of this module is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to apply project management principles, tools and techniques to deliver value to the organisation.  This module will explain the role of the project manager, and provide learners with skills and knowledge to perform this role in dealing with stakeholders needs and expectations, developing project plans and executing them in an efficient and effective manner.

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25 - Semester 2

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is online.

Assessment will be carried out on a continuous basis.

NFQ Level and ECTs 

Level 8

10 ECT’s 

Application Process

From the 1st April 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal

When completing your application please make sure to select the following categories:

Academic level: Micro-credentials and CPD
College/Interest type: Micro-credentials/CPD Undergrad Level 9.
Academic programme: CPB 1 Science and Technology Studies CPD - CPB1.

You will need to manually enter the Module Name and Code under ‘Module Name’ on the second page of your application. Please copy the name and code below:

Project Management - BS1144

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


Subsided fee: €395

*Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidised places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria on the Micro-credentials webpage.

Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age. Ideally, learners will have a Level 7 NFQ qualification or relevant work experience.  Learners who do not meet the entry requirements and have project experience through their work will be evaluated under the University of Galway RPL policy.

Contact Information

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