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Project Management

Many organisations large, medium or small constantly struggle to achieve efficiency savings. Project Management is consistently recognised as must have work place skillset to attain this value-added efficiency and to ensure a sustainable project success. Effective project management skills are in great demand in an increasingly collaborative, uncertain and complex global environment. This MSc in Project Management aims to provide graduates with a broad range of specialist and advanced toolsets both technical (hard) and interpersonal (soft) skills that will equip them to develop successful careers in the demanding and rapidly expanding field of project management.

Project Management, Programme Management and Portfolio Management body of knowledge will weave throughout this Master's degree and will provide a framework to explore fundamental and contemporary theory relating to processes, toolsets, leadership, cultural diversity, operations, strategy, systems, change and stakeholders' management. This coupled with an in-depth exposure to cutting edge practice across a range of sectors will enable graduates of the MSc Project Management to deliver successful projects in large, medium and small organisations.

Entry requirements

MSc: Prospective students should hold an undergraduate degree (normally of classification 2:2 or above), or:

A Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management with two years relevant work experience in a project team role, or:

Five years relevant work experience in a project team role.

In some instances those with higher level professional qualifications may be exempt from certain taught modules. Such exemptions would be discussed on a case by case basis with the Program Director.

International Students:
Students whose first language is NOT English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard

Course modules

Core modules:
Project Management Theory and Practice (20 Credits)
•Project Leadership (20 Credits)
•Strategic Project Management (20 Credits)
•Project Risk Management (20 Credits)
•Project Commercial Management (20 Credits)
•Management of Mega and Complex Projects (20 Credits)
•Project Management Innovations (20 Credits)
•Caps tone Project (40 Credits)

Assessment methods

The MSc Project Management is assessed using a variety of methods including individual coursework, presentations, group practical assessment and debates.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,000 (Whole course) Wales 1 Years

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