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About the course

PRINCE2® (PRojects IN a Controlled Environment) is the world’s most popular project management qualification, with over a million exams taken globally.

Used extensively by the private sector and the UK government, PRINCE2® incorporates established and proven best practice, and provides an easily-tailored and scalable method for managing a wide range of projects.

Solent is a fully APMG-accredited training organisation, offering the latest version of both foundation- and practitioner-level PRINCE2® qualifications.

Examining case studies like Cities for Less – a HEIF (Higher Education Innovation Fund) award-winning local business scheme based around Solent research and implemented using PRINCE2® – you will build the skills and confidence to contribute to or run projects of all sizes.

If you would like to take your skills to a higher level, we also offer a full MSc Project Management – combining this leading PRINCE2® qualification with sought-after Agile Project Management accreditation.

This course offers additional qualifications for you to obtain with your degree.
Additional qualification
This course has been accredited by a professional body.
Professional accreditation
You can apply direct to Solent University for this course.
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After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.
Further studies
You can study this course part-time.
Part time option

Gaining the PRINCE2® qualification opens up a wide range of potential career options.

What does this course lead to?

As the most internationally recognised project management method, PRINCE2® delivers a widely-valued set of skills that are applicable across a huge range of careers and sectors, giving you the best possible chance of career success. 

Who is this course for?

The internationally-recognised PRINCE2 programme is ideally suited to those who wish to improve their CV and take their project management, planning and resource management skills to the next level.

Facts and figures

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Fees and costs

Tuition fees

  • We offer a special discount to Solent students wanting to study PRINCE2®, where it’s not already part of your university course.

For further information please contact Dr Paul Summers at 

For further information, please visit our tuition fees page.

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Key entry requirements

    There are no pre-requisites for this course.

     For further information about UK, EU and international qualifications, please refer to our course entry requirement statement.

Study location

East Park Terrace

Got a question about this course?

Contact our Solent team:

If you are a UK, EU or EEA applicant please contact 023 8201 5066 If you are an international applicant please contact 023 8201 5066

How to apply

Contact us directly to apply.

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What you'll study

The Foundation level

The first qualification required to become a PRINCE2® practitioner, enabling you to act as an informed member of a PRINCE2® project management team.

The Practitioner level

 Following on from the Foundation level, building on the skills you’ve learned and allowing you to apply PRINCE2® methods to running and managing your own projects.


Web-based learning

Solent's virtual learning environment provides quick online access to assignments, lecture notes, suggested reading and other course information.

The Student Hub

The Student Hub is a central space where you can access all of the information and support you need during your time at University.

Professional and experienced staff can help resolve any query, and if they cannot answer the question themselves they will find the person who can.

Career support

Meet the course team

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The university cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.


The University provides excellent learning resources and facilities to its students, from campus-wide wireless to extensive library services and dedicated student working spaces with plenty of laptop points.

Course fully accredited by APMG, and Solent University is an accredited training organisation (ATO) 

Your future

If you want to take the next step in your project management training and develop your skills to a higher level, we also offer a MSc Project Management. The course is aligned to the Association of Project Managers (APM) Body of Knowledge and you’ll also gain the much sought-after PRINCE2® Practitioner and Agile Project Management™ qualifications as part of the course.

Get ready to find your place

You can still experience life at Solent at a virtual open day! Hear from course tutors, take virtual campus and accommodation tours, and chat to us live.

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