Strategic Project Management, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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The MSc Strategic Project Management is designed to prepare graduates to be future leaders in the global project based environment. By developing knowledge and skills in both business strategy and project management, our graduates are unique, valuable and attractive to all types of organisations and industry sectors.


Through accreditation by the Association of Project Management (APM) and strong industry relations, students will be exposed to strategic thinking, innovation, best practices and the latest research in project and programme management.

Students also have opportunities to apply for internships, participate in industry projects and network with potential employers at a number of social events and activities. Consequently, the majority of our student gain employment prior to graduation and overall employability from the programme is very successful.

Programme Structure

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Models
  • Quality Management & Engineering
  • Leadership
  • Research Philosophy and Practice
  • Strategic Change
  • Demand and Inventory Planning
  • Finance
  • Green and Sustainable Logistics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Managing Diversity in Business
  • Systems Thinking & Analysis

                          Detailed Programme Facts

                          • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
                          • Programme intensity

                            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                            • Duration 12 months
                            • Average duration 24 months
                            • Intensity Flexible
                            • Part-time variant
                          • Credits
                            60 ECTS
                          • Languages
                            • English
                          • Delivery mode
                            On Campus
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                          English Language Requirements

                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                          • Minimum required score:


                            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                          • Minimum required score (Grade C):


                            The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

                            Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                          Academic Requirements

                          Entry requirements

                          • A good Honours degree (first or second class), or its non-UK equivalent, in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.
                          • Work or project experience in a related role will be of further advantage.

                          Tuition Fee Per Year

                          • GBP 14690 International
                          • GBP 6770 EU/EEA
                          Part-Time Tuition Fees:
                          • EU: £3,385
                          • Non-EU: £7,345


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