Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management

20 Credits (CIQ)

Project Management

The Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management introduces the learner to the various stages of project management, such as how to do a feasibility study and then plan the project, effectively execute a project,   identify and mitigate potential risks and achieve project goals to the satisfaction of all the stakeholders.

Highlights of the course

  • Get a Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management from Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK. 

  • CIQ is a professional awarding organisation incorporated in the UK. 

  • It is a 20 CIQ credits course comprising a single module: Strategic Project Management and Implementation.

  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support.

  • Program Flexibility: Can complete the program in 21-60 days based on learners’ pace and time availability.

  • No prior certification or work experience is necessary.

Course Module & Fee

Module Fees

$300 (To be paid upon starting the module)

PGC-CIQ Certification Fee

$200 (To be paid to claim certificate)

Total Fees


Admission Requirement

English Language Proficiency

There is no formal entry requirement for this course, however a good standard of written and spoken English is required to study with us, but a formal language qualification (such as IELTS) is not necessary. Generally, your English simply needs to be sufficient to:

  • Use study materials, including online books, video and audio.

  • Complete the assessment requirement of the respective modules.

Why UniAthena?


At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.


With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.


Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.



Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management

Flexible Duration

21 - 60 Days



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What You Learn

Module 1

Strategic Project Management & Implementation

Strategic Project Management & Implementation

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

The module provides a clear understanding of the various phases of project management, strategies on how to successfully carry out a project and the emerging trends in project management.

21 - 60 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 20 CIQ CREDITS


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Students Observed Improvement in Performance at Work 

Partners of this Programme

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?


Versatile Skills

The Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management is very versatile because all businesses and organisations need skilled leaders who can solve problems, successfully manage workflow, and delegate where appropriate. Project management involves setting project goals, establishing tasks and a timeline for completion by assigned parties, evaluating progress and making adjustments as needed to ensure that clients, internal or external, achieve their desired results. The learner can apply these skills to almost any career option or path he wants to pursue.


Upward Mobility

After completion of this course, the learner will land a job that is challenging and rewarding, as well as receive an excellent salary. A high salary is an attractive part of working in project management, but perhaps the most rewarding feature of working in this specialty is the ability to move upward or change positions within a multitude of different industries.


Wide Variety of Industries

The Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management imparts skills to identify and spearhead projects. Project managers are needed in a wide variety of industries. Although quite common in the IT field, project-oriented work also prevails in the business service, oil and gas, finance and insurance, manufacturing, construction and utility industries—all over the world.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:


Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Records of Achievements with Grade issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Register on the UniAthena Website for a 7-day trial.
2. The admissions team will guide you through the course details.
3. Enroll in the program by paying the registration fee.
4. On successful payment, you will receive an official "Admission Letter" along with the fee receipt.
5. Access your portal and enjoy learning.

Interested candidates need to submit any Identity Proof to verify their identity.

Interested learners can directly enroll in the program, as there is no prerequisite for prior certifications. However, If the learner wishes to progress to any Master's Program they should meet the minimum eligibility criteria.

The trial will be available for a period of 7 days, and you can access the learning resources of three lessons from the first unit. The access will be denied after 7 days, and you have to make the payment and enroll in the program to resume learning.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are recorded video classes and essential reading materials. The learners can make use of these resources and for more references, additional resources are provided in the portal.

Yes. Whenever a learner joins, he or she will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom they can reach out to for any academic assistance. Learners can contact the student support executive at for non-academic assistance.

There are no written exams for this program. Once you are enrolled in the program, the assessment will be based on the unit-wise quiz and assignment marks. You can access the assignments and quizzes under the "Project Details" tab in the learning portal and it will be unit-wise. You will get two attempts for each quiz and the assessor will consider the best marks. The assignments are unit-wise, and the learners get only one attempt for assignment submission; once submitted, assignments cannot be edited.

Learners will be able to attend the assignment only after completing the particular unit quiz.
If you have any questions concerning the assignments or quizzes, you can seek the support of your Personal Tutor. After you have submitted the assignment and quiz, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for your failure. You will have to rework the assignment according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrolment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your resubmission, you may apply for a retake by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.

The course outline and learning outcomes are given as downloadable documents on the course webpage.