Portobello InstitutePGC in Facilities Management

PGC in Facilities Management

€ 3995
1 Academic Semester
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Details
This is a postgraduate certificate, internationally recognised as an advanced level of study and qualification for those wishing to enhance their existing qualifications and advance to more senior positions in facilities and workplace management.

The Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) in Facilities & Workplace Management sets out to develop the critical and practical skills which can be applied in the practice of facilities and operational management in a highly competitive global market place. Building upon the knowledge gained from undergraduate studies and/or experiential learning in the workplace, this postgraduate qualification is ideal if you are seeking an industry specific qualification, to enhance your existing qualifications, and add credibility to your knowledge and experience.

A flexible study option to balance work, study and life

This postgraduate certificate is designed to offer a level 9 qualification for those coming from a broad spectrum of degree programmes, such as business, finance and engineering. The blended learning delivery mode is a flexible study option for those seeking to fit learning around work and family. There is access to extensive learning resources and support materials through our virtual learning environment that enables students to choose the time and place most suited for them to study.

Cultivate strategic thinking

Cultivating strategic thinking is a core theme and the programme is taught from this perspective. Tutors are experienced industry leaders, ensuring the relevance of the content to the FM sector. Graduates can immediately implement their learning and make a positive impact to the success of their working environment.

Combine working full-time with study from anywhere

These modules have been designed by Portobello Institute for blended online learning so you can study from anywhere and in your own time. This online blended learning option gives mature students and those working or training full-time, the opportunity to access this masters degree qualification from anywhere in the world.

Accessible, affordable, achievable

There is an easy payment plan designed to make this degree affordable for you. These factors, together with the one to one tutorial support, offer you the opportunity to access a career in performance analysis, with a qualification that is accessible, affordable and achievable.

Here are some reasons to choose to study with Portobello:

Accelerated programme completing your qualification in four months, getting you out into the world of work faster.
Career focused qualifications – our courses lead to awards that offer you the opportunity of immediate employment upon graduation.
Notable university partners – our university partners are among the top-ranking universities in the UK offering you access to a qualification from a renowned university.
Realistic entry requirements – our entry requirements are reflective of the academic ability needed to successfully complete this course. These are clearly stated and remain static regardless of demand for places.
Individualised support – we fit your learning model with support available when you need it throughout your learning journey.
SMART assessments – we use a range of assessments for each module designed to support a broad range of learning styles, giving you the opportunity to excel.
Industry expert tutors – our tutors are all industry practitioners connecting research and theory with industry practice throughout their lectures.
Flexible delivery – we deliver theory sessions online whilst also recording the session simultaneously offering you a choice of when and how you learn.
Affordable payment options – all our courses offer you the option to choose an easy payment plan supporting you to spread the cost out over your learning journey.
Why should I study this course?
This PGC Facilities & Workplace Management provides a grounding in understanding the strategic components of facilities management, evaluating strategic direction and planning for effective implementation of the strategy selected. You will have the opportunity to learn from a range of experts in the field of facilities management to gain a postgraduate qualification and further your career as a leader in professional facilities management.

Build your career with a strong network of connections

Building a strong network of connections is essential as you advance your career to senior level. Portobello Institute has an established network of connections and we offer our students the opportunity to engage with those connections through live and online events run annually.

Choose to gain a level 9 qualification with flexibility to progress to Masters

You may already hold a masters qualification in another discipline or are not yet ready to undertake a full masters programme. This postgraduate certificate is structured for completion over a 4 month period. The modules you will complete for the postgraduate certificate form part of the our MSc In Facilities and Workplace Management. You will have the opportunity to progress on to complete this masters should you chose or you may chose to graduate with a recognised industry specific postgraduate certificate.

This choice gives you flexibility to choose your learning journey to suit the demands of work and home life and to complete the MSC in Facilities Management at a later date.


This postgraduate programme is designed to encourage critical thinking leading to a strategic rather than operational mindset. Practical industry insights and presentations ensure that students relate theory to real-life work scenarios.

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