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PgCert

Business Administration (Facilities Management)

Apply the latest academic learning to real issues and challenges your organisation faces through work-based projects.


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What is the fee? Home: £4,885 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? October 2021
January 2022

Course summary

  • Develop knowledge and skills that improve your ability to successfully lead and manage organisations
  • Learn from peers who can provide new insights, perspectives and networking opportunities
  • Work comfortably around your existing commitments with a flexible structure of study.

In any organisation, facilities management is a distinct discipline that supports the core business relationship between people, process and place. This course is designed for estates and facilities managers who want to improve their skills, leadership, knowledge and experience to advance their career.


Sheffield Business School accreditation

Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.

How you learn

Your lecturer's view
Watch course leader Toyin Aderiye talk about this course.

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

We use university-based block study in combination with self managed study time, so you can easily complete the course from anywhere within the UK or overseas. You can also study modules as and when it suits you, enabling you to progress at a pace that meets your needs and fits around your professional commitments.

Course leaders and tutors

Lilia Zerguit
Lilia Zerguit
Collaborative Course Leader Tmc (manchester College): Management Courses

Lilia is a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Business School and Course Leader for undergraduate business degrees delivered at our collaborative FE College at Manchester

Applied learning

Networking opportunities

When you study on our PgCert Facilities Management at Sheffield Hallam University, you join a learning community of managers and leaders from across a range of professions and industry backgrounds. This provides you with excellent networking opportunities and you can benefit from seeing different perspectives and solutions to managerial challenges.

Employability 

If you are employed in estates or facilities management, this qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills to improve your performance in your present job and progress more rapidly up the career ladder in areas such as property and premises management, estate management, facilities and general management.

Completing our program enhances your employability by demonstrating your potential for leadership within facilities management, and the ability to deliver solutions to complex operational issues, within an increasingly competitive environment.

Our Level 7 Facilities Management programs are highly valued by employers, and previous graduates have gone on to develop successful careers in senior management.


Future careers

If you are employed in estates or facilities management, this qualification equips you with the skills to improve your performance and progress rapidly up the career ladder in areas such as property and premises management, facilities and general management. 

Accredited by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), successful completion of the course gives you a level 7 IWFM Diploma in Facilities Management qualification and the formal professional certified membership (CIWFM). Upon graduation you also develop a route to the executive MBA in facilities management.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). The course offers a dual award, so you will receive the IWFM Level 7 Diploma and also a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration (Facilities Management). Successful completion of the course allows you to apply for the formal professional certified membership (CIWFM). We are a recognised Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) centre.

 

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Howard Street
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Entry requirements

All students

You need either

• a 2.2 degree or equivalent and two years managerial and operational experience

or

• significant managerial and operational experience

Overseas applicants also need IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below this level, we recommend you complete a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required English level.

We assess all applications on merit and interview candidates to ensure suitability for the course. We recommend that you contact us for guidance before applying. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Additional information for EU/International students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Delivering Strategic Facilities Management (Pt) Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leadership, Partnership And Change Within Facilities Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Project Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Property Asset Management Fm Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting part-time study in 2021/22 is £4,885 for the course.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

Apply for October 2021

You can also use the application form above to apply for future years of entry. If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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