Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Project Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Project Management is an essential and desirable criteria in almost every job description and many organisations struggle to achieve efficiency savings. Project Management is consistently recognised as a must have work place skill set to attain this value for monies efficiency and to ensure a sustainable project, programme and portfolio success. Effective project management skills are in great demand in an increasingly collaborative, uncertain and complex global environment. This MSc in Project Management aims to provide graduates with a broad range of specialist and advanced tool-sets of both technical and interpersonal skills that will equip them to develop successful careers in the demanding and rapidly expanding field of project management. Project Management is a life skill and applies to every sector from Engineering, Construction, Built Environment, Oil and Gas, Energy/Renewable/Clean Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing and Production, Banking, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Information Systems, Health, Social Care, Public Services, Government, Charity (Non-Governmental Organisations), Third Sectors, Retail, Media and Creative Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), Legal, Capacity development, Local Content and many other Professional Services. This course will cater the needs for most sectors and industries by embedding a range of Project Management methodologies and methods such as Linear (Traditional/Waterfall), Agile, Scrum, Kanban, PRINCE2 and Project Management for Sustainable Development. Project Management, Programme Management and Portfolio Management body of knowledge will weave throughout this Master's degree and will provide a framework to explore fundamental and contemporary theory relating to methodologies, processes, tool-sets, leadership, cultural diversity and behaviours, operations, strategy, systems, change, risk, innovation, commercial and stakeholders' management. This coupled with an in-depth exposure to cutting edge practice across a range of sectors will enable graduates of the MSc Project Management to deliver successful projects, programmes and portfolios in organisations of all sizes. Overall, student experience is central to the MSc Project Management and is at the heart of everything that we do and deliver in this course.


Core modules: Project Management Theory and Practice (20 Credits) •Project Leadership (20 Credits) •Strategic Project Management (20 Credits) •Project Risk Management (20 Credits) •Project Commercial Management (20 Credits) •Management of Mega and Complex Projects (20 Credits) •Project Management Innovations (20 Credits) •Caps tone Project (40 Credits)

Assessment method

The MSc Project Management is assessed using a variety of methods including individual coursework, presentations, group practical assessment and debates.

Entry requirements

Prospective students should hold an undergraduate degree (normally of classification 2:2 or above), or: A Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management with two years relevant work experience in a project team role, or: Five years relevant work experience in a project team role. In some instances those with higher level professional qualifications may be exempt from certain taught modules. Such exemptions would be discussed on a case by case basis with the Program Director. International Students: Students whose first language is NOT English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £11000 Whole course
England £11000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11000 Whole course
Scotland £11000 Whole course
Wales £11000 Whole course
EU £17600 Whole course
International £17600 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Project Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS