Project Planning & Control 15 Credits at SCQF level 11

Project Planning & Control [SUM104]

1. Overview

You will gain a practical ability to critically assess, within a problem solving environment, the processes and strategies undertaken by project managers to define, plan, control and deliver project requirements.

2. What you will study

  • Planning fundamentals
  • Scope management and planning methodologies
  • Project estimation and budgeting
  • Time scheduling and phasing
  • Resource allocation, aggregation and levelling
  • Planning software
  • Project monitoring and controlling
  • Project termination
  • Project evaluation and reporting

3. How you will learn

Learning will take place through the University virtual campus with a mix of online lectures, tutorials and self guided study. Each topic within the Module will have a number of self required and obligatory activities aimed at emphasising the learning. You’re also required to contribute to a number of discussion forums on particular subject matter and case studies.

4. Entry Requirements

A good honours degree and/or previous experience.

5. How to apply

For general enquiries please call 01224 262209 or email

To apply for the course, complete the Professional Development @RGU Application Form

Admissions Policy

The Terms and Conditions of Admission describe to applicants holding an offer of a place to study at RGU, the principal rights, duties and obligations of both the applicant and the University prior to enrolling on a course of study.

Terms and Conditions of Admissions (PDF 142KB)

6. Prospects

At the end of this module you will have the ability to identify the requirements of your project planning needs and produce a project plan and schedule together with allocated resources and cost estimation. You will also be able to determine how to monitor the project and compare actual to planned progress in order to produce project status reports.

7. Assessment

The module will be assessed by one main piece of coursework and a number of specified activities.

8. Fees and Payment options


The fee for this course is £950.

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15 Credits at SCQF level 11

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Course Length

15 weeks including delivery and assessment

Mode of Attendance

Distance Learning

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Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment
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