Do you want a career in the increasingly in-demand area of project management? Would you like to develop your ability to plan, execute and manage projects? Our MSc Project Management programme aims to equip you with the necessary knowledge, understanding, skills and strategic thinking required for successful performance as a project manager in a variety of contexts. The course is suitable for graduates keen to pursue a career in the project profession and for professionals with relevant industry experience looking to undertake project management roles and responsibilities within their organisation. It also offers the opportunity to access new career opportunities in this growing global job sector. Projects play a vital role in many organisations' change initiatives; organisations introduce change through projects. The aim of this programme is to offer you the essential knowledge and understanding, skills and experience required to operate effectively and successfully in a variety of project environments. You will focus on contemporary project management issues, the understanding of complex and innovative project environments, managing diverse project teams, innovative project management processes, change control and risk management. The development of employability skills such as communication, presentations, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, analysis and decision-making will also feature highly throughout the degree. The programme offers the opportunity to access the most recent research related to project management and includes internationally relevant and applicable theory, drawing on a range of UK and international case studies and research. Our expert lecturers will use an integrative approach to help develop your analytical skills and ability to address complex management and business problems. They will also help you implement appropriate solutions across a variety of sectors. You’ll explore international perspectives on project management, to ensure your knowledge has relevance in today's global economy. We place a particular focus on your professional and personal development to support your strategic career planning and leadership capabilities. You will be encouraged to reflect on your own career and study plans. By the time you graduate, you should be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of how projects are planned, executed and managed in a variety of contexts and industries.
The module details given below are subject to change and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study. Principles of Project Management, Professional Development and Leadership, Managing Risk, Uncertainty and Complexity in Projects, Business Research and Analytics and a Research Project.
We use a range of assessment methods throughout the course, which include: Presentations (individual and group), essays, reports and case studies, dissertation and a workplace/consultancy project.
An honours degree (2:2 or above) in a related subject area such as any built environment-related field (civil engineering, quantity surveying, estimating, construction management, architecture etc.), accountancy, finance, business, management etc. Minimum English Language entry requirements: IELTS Academic 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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