Strategic Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition Fee
    14690 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    6770 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English


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.

The MSc Strategic Project Management is offered by Heriot-Watt University.


The MSc Strategic Project Management from Heriot-Watt University is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
                          • Strategic Project Management
                          • Project Management
                          • Business Models
                          • Quality Management & Engineering
                          • Leadership
                          • Research Philosophy and Practice
                          • Strategic Change
                          For more information, please visit programme website.

                                    Detailed Programme Facts

                                    • Programme intensity

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

                                      • Full-time duration 12 months
                                      • Average part-time duration 24 months
                                      • Intensity Flexible
                                      • Part-time variant
                                    • Credits
                                      180 alternative credits
                                    • Languages
                                      • English
                                    • Delivery mode
                                      On Campus
                                    • More information Go to the programme website
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                                    English Language Requirements

                                    You need the following IELTS score:

                                    • 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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                                    Academic Requirements

                                    You need the following GPA score:

                                    Required score: Upper Second Class

                                    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                                    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                                    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.
                                    For more information, please visit programme website.

                                    Tuition Fee

                                    • International

                                      14690 GBP/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 14690 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                    • EU/EEA

                                      6770 GBP/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 6770 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                    Part-Time Tuition Fees:
                                    • EU: £3,385
                                    • Non-EU: £7,345


                                    We aim to encourage well-qualified, ambitious students to study with us and we offer a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to achieve this. Over £6 million worth of opportunities are available in fee and stipend scholarships, and more than 400 students benefit from this support.

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