University of the West of Scotland

Project Management, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language
The Project Management programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential. Project managers plan and organise resources and people to ensure projects finish on time, within budget and meet the requirements of the business.

About

The Project Management programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. On our MSc Project Management course you will gain:

  • The necessary skills and confidence to guide and manage projects to successful completion
  • Key skills for employment in the field of, and associated fields of, project management
  • An enquiring, analytical and creative approach to managing projects

Industry practitioners will deliver lectures on key topics and there are also work-based opportunities.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). 

Programme Structure

Our course not only develops technical knowledge in project management but also employability skills such as:

  • Critical thinking 
  • Analysis 
  • Problem solving 
  • Communication
  • Research 
  • ICT

You will develop these skills through the study of the following modules:

  • Postgraduate Certificate 
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Methodologies and Technologies

Plus one or two modules (depending on their credit weighting) from those listed below under the Diploma.

  • Postgraduate Diploma 
  • Risk Management
  • Change Management and Leadership 
  • Case Studies in Project Management

Plus one from: 

  • Advances in Project Management 
  • Financial Resources 
  • Research Design and Methods

(all 10 point modules)

Upon successful completion of the taught modules listed above you will undertake the MSc research project.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: If you are applying from overseas for postgraduate taught courses, the latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date.
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 year full-time, 2 years part-time, variable duration online

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

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Academic Requirements

What qualifications do you need?

A first degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate discipline from CNAA, a UK university or equivalent institution.

Direct entry to the MSc will require you to have completed a PG Diploma in an appropriate discipline or equivalent. Entry to the postgraduate course may be open if you have an HND or DipHE award in an appropriate discipline, or a professional qualification accepted as of equivalent status and usually at least three years’ relevant experience.

If you are without formal qualifications and possess extensive professional experience you may also be admitted to the course. 

Our course is available to EU and overseas students.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Paisley

  • 700 - 1400 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The Scottish Government does not provide any statutory student funding for international students studying in Scotland.

However, there are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at UWS.

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