Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12400
    Tuition (Year)
    8100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
, | Online
Develop the professional expertise needed to plan, develop, manage and deliver complex projects. Applicable to any industry, our course is Association for Project Management (APM) accredited. It is designed for graduates and professionals who wish to enter a career, or further their existing career in project management.

About

Our MSc Project Management takes a generic approach to project management. It provides the opportunity for you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of the project manager and a broad understanding of the management processes and practices involved in the development and operation of projects from inception to completion.

You will develop the knowledge and applicational skills required to manage projects in a wide range of organisations that use projects.

Uniquely our MSc Project Management recognises that management is an individual and personal activity; every manager manages in their own way. Consequently, the course enables you to develop your own unique approach to managing projects, based on good general management and specialist project management skills.

We’ve combined advanced theory and research modules to create a course that you’ll be able to draw on throughout your career.

With our degree, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to manage and lead projects in a wide range of industries and organisations.

You will be able to meet the increasing demand for professional project managers, nationally and internationally, to provide the increasingly sophisticated management of projects across a broad spectrum of organisations.

Accreditation

Accredited by The Association for Project Management, APM is now in receipt of a Royal Charter adding further value to this distinctive qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Management Theory
  • Management Practice
  • Project Management Context
  • Project Management Systems
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Cost and Financial Management
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Masters Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    This is the main UCAS deadline for the majority of degree courses. The deadline is 6pm.

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 28 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Full-time - January start, 15 months. September start, 12 months. Part-time - January start, 33 months. September start, 28 months. Distance learning - January

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: First Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First 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).

  • A first degree, with honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of lower second (2:2) or equivalent.
  • Those who do not possess an honours degree, but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and/or appropriate work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered; applicants may be interviewed. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12400 International
  • GBP 8100 EU/EEA
  • The part-time fee (UK & EU students) is £4,050 per year.
  • The distance learning (total cost) fee (UK & EU students) is £4,050.

Funding

Students from England and Wales can borrow up to £10,280 to study a Masters degree.

In Northern Ireland, a loan of £5,500 will be available.

Students from Scotland can borrow a total of £10,000: £5,500 for tuition fees and £4,500 for living costs.

You don’t have to borrow the full amount. You can also amend the amount you requested up to one month before the end of the academic year.

Postgraduate loans are not means-tested.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.